Working on exciting new work with support from HEVA under the HEVA Cultural Heritage Seed Fund. The grant supports ongoing research on the use of emerging technologies to digitally mediate works of African oral literature (“orature”).
Link to project website: lesostories.com
Through the generous support of HEVA, this project seeks to incorporate African body forms, expressions, gestures and language into high quality augmented reality work, for home grown storytelling.
1. Traditional stories told in VR narrated using an Embodied Conversational Agent.
2. Research and database creation around natural language processing and non-verbal