Fools Paradise: Production  

Introduction    Artists     Libretto    Composition     VR Design    Production
  Performance     Images     Future     Score  
  3 min. video (5.7M)       8 min. video (14.5 M)    Song 0 (19K GIF)     Proposal (108K PDF)  

Links: short Quicktime videos from the performance, Score for Song 0, Proposal
If you have the time and the bandwidth, view the 8 minute video.


Fools Paradise was performed at Northwestern University on May 1, 2004, in Louis Hall's large film production studio, as part of Performing Imagination, a series of events sponsored by the Program in the Study of the Imagination, the Center for Art and Technology, the Program in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and the New Music Marathon.

Juliet Petrus, soprano
Mackenzie Danner, flute
Danah Albaum, cello
Jessie Seetoo, VR Performer
Matt Cozza, Stage Manager

Currently Paul Hertz is working on an installation version of Fools Paradise and a 5.1 surround sound spatialization engine for use with the Ygdrasil CAVE scripting environment. See the Proposal for details.

The production of Fools Paradise was supported by a grant from the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in the Arts, and studio space from the Center for Art and Technology, both at Northwestern University.