You Are Dead You Are Here Launch Project

You Are Dead. You Are Here. tells the charged story of an encounter between an American soldier and an Iraqi girl blogger, through the lens of the technologies that connect them. Inspired by the convergence of video-game environments, virtual technologies and military research, the show incorporates animated landscapes from “Virtual Iraq”, a virtual-reality program used in veterans’ P.T.S.D. therapy.

The World Premiere is June 2013 at Here Arts Center

Learn more about the show:
Jared Mezzocchi, media designer, Christine Evans, playwright, and the director, Joseph Megel.

Albert “Skip” Rizzo, creator of virtual Iraq discusses the program that he created for soldiers with post traumatic stress disorder.