“Stay Alive, My Son Chapter 1 & 2” by Bousis

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    Stay Alive, My Son Chapter 1 & 2



    This abstract provides an overview of the immersive and interactive experience titled “Stay Alive, My Son Chapter 1 & 2” [Bousis 2021] which is based on the memoirs of Pin Yathay [Pin 2000], a survivor of the Cambodian genocide. The abstract summarizes the narrative structure, technological aspects, and thematic significance of the project. Additionally, it highlights the transformative journey of the audience, the utilization of virtual human creation technology, and the director’s vision to evoke empathy and inspire change.


    1. Victoria Bousis. 2021. Stay Alive, My Son. https://letterboxd.com/film/stay-alive-my-son/.
    2. Zhixin Fang, Libai Cai, and Gang Wang. 2021. Metahuman creator the starting point of the metaverse. In International Symposium on Computer Technology and Information Science (ISCTIS). 154–157.
    3. IEEE. 2022. Ethics in Virtual Reality. https://digitalreality.ieee.org/publications/ethics-in-vr.
    4. Yathay Pin. 2000. Stay Alive, My Son. Cornell Press.
    5. Bergin Sean. 2009. The Khmer Rouge and the Cambodian genocide. Rosen Pub. Group.

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