Computers called in to save Chinese opera

时间:2019-03-01 12:16:04166网络整理admin

In Chinese opera a red face indicates bravery, a white one villainy. Together with their exaggerated expressions, performers’ brightly painted faces are a key part of the performance. Now Sudhir Mudur and Hao Zhou at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, are hoping to preserve the ancient art form by creating 3D computer models of faces that move to match audio recordings. As the younger generation turns to more modern forms of entertainment, the Chinese government, fearing that opera will fade into obscurity,