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NYC ELECTRONICA CONCERT PREMIERS NEW CYBORG MACHINIMA FILM

Vox Novus will be premiering my latest machinima short film "Singularity" this Thursday in NYC. If you are in the area, hope you check it out! And please SHARE.  - Sabrina Peña Young

Singularity: The point in time which accelerated technologies will cause a runaway effect in which artificial intelligence will supersede human intelligence and control, forever and irreversibly transforming society. Estimated year of Singularity: 2045. Enjoy your humanity while you can.
Circuit Bridges (Up to Upstate)
WhenThu, March 26, 7:30pm – 11:00pm
WhereGallery MC, 549 W 52nd St, New York, NY, United States (map)
DescriptionCircuit Bridges and Buffalo State University are collaborating to present music by composers from New York (both upstate and down). J. Tomas Henriques and Sabrina Pena Young are building a program centered around Buffalo, New York, that will complement Circuit Bridges' New York City area composers. March 26, 2015. 7:30 pm. Gallery MC 549 West 52nd Street New York, NY 10019 (ride the freight elevator to the 8th floor) $15 / $7 (students)
Sabrina Peña Young, The MACHINIMA Composer

"But what I took away from [Young's] talk wasn’t anything specific necessarily about animation, design, or even opera. It was about individual ideas and how the power of a community – whether a block club, neighborhood groups or a worldwide virtual environment – can come together to create this incredible product at the end. If we work together, anything is possible.” - by Melissa Kania
Director/Composer Libertaria: The Virtual Opera

"One of my favorite things about this story is its odd apocalyptic tone and strong sci-fi/fantasy foundation. The dark quality that comes with it is the cherry on top." - FanboysAnonymous.com
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It was a heroic effort, and the level of singing in the animated opera was very high...It sounds like a graphic novel, and it looks like one. As a story, it is very much in line with the good-vs.-evil sci-fi tradition, with the added bonus of a plucky female heroine...There are a good many percussion effects in the opera, and its tone is primarily quite dark and sinister, very much along the lines of acontemporary video game score." - Music Critic Greg Stepanich, The Palm Beach Arts Paper

FREE COURSE MOOC: Virtual Music Production:  https://youngart.eduongo.com/v2/website/web/course_catalogue/4293

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