Digital Prize 2020

Laila - Immersive Installation
Platform member

Finnish National Opera and Ballet

Laila - FEDORA 10 Years - Winner of the FEDORA - Digital Prize 2020

*The white circle on the image is a graphic translation of the emotions conveyed by the project. This visual representation has been generated thanks to generative artificial intelligence within a campaign designed by our partner Landor & Fitch, the world's largest specialist brand and design group, to celebrate FEDORA's 10-year anniversary. Learn more.


We create a universe within which things can happen uniquely to you. Depending on what you say, depending on how you move within the space, depending on how you interact with other visitors.”
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Composer

The canon of opera divas from Aida to Salome will soon be shaken up by an extraordinary new diva.

Laila invites the audience to shape her reality and the world of the future together with artificial intelligence. She challenges us to encounter our hopes, fears and anxieties related to technology and the unknown tomorrow.

"A project of this quality and vision is critical for showing new paths for opera in our very challenging times, and Laila to me is a sign of hope, inspiration and quality."
Peter Maniura, Director of IMZ Academy and Chair of the FEDORA Digital Prize Jury 2020.

Video Presentation

Artistic Team

Esa Pekka Salonen

Esa-Pekka Salonen


Paula Vesala

Paula Vesala


Tuomas Norvio

Tuomas Norvio

Sound Designer

Ekho Collective

Ekho Collective



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