AI Oracle Opera (work in progress)

Channelers is a mystical, Artificial Intelligence-driven performance modeled as a hybrid post-show Q&A session/oracular divination ritual and set to a synthpop soundtrack, with all spoken language  and lyrics generated by our bespoke-trained A.I. chatbot personae. Audience members converse in real-time with our A.I. chatbots, as channeled by our performers via in-ear receivers. A hyper-transactional Q&A gradually gives way to penetrating contemplation and critique about the nature of our bodily, emotional, and ecological autonomy.

An initial production residency and work-in-progress performance was staged at Hamilton College.  Future iterations are in the process of becoming…


Conceived and Co-Created with Anna Huff & Jeff Larson
Directed by Chi-wang Yang
Lighting Design by Duncan Davies
Sound Design by Anthony Christiana