Last Whispers: An Immersive Oratorio


At an unprecedented speed, faster than the extinction of most endangered species, we are losing our linguistic diversity—and the very means by which we know ourselves. Last Whispers is an immersive oratorio, an invocation of the languages that have gone extinct and an incantation of those that are endangered.

Screens with VR Cinema Program 1

YEAR 2018

CATEGORY VR Experience


RUN TIME 8 min

COMPANY Emblematic Group



PHONE (949) 285-9978


Lead Artists
Key Collaborators
Director & Concept
Sound Director
Executive Producers
Director Of Virtual Production
Co Producers
Sound Designers

Artist Bio

Lena Herzog

Lena Herzog (author/director/producer of Last Whispers) has authored six books of photography and several multimedia projects. Last Whispers will begin its tour in 2019 with the seven-minute Last Whispers VR.

Mark Mangini

Mark Mangini (sound designer/composer of Last Whispers) won the 2016 Academy Award for Mad Max: Fury Road.

Jonathan Yomayuza

Jonathan Yomayuza (director of virtual production for Last Whispers) has 10 years of experience in VR directing. He leverages his extensive gusto to imagine and execute the VR of the future.