Category Archives: Virtual Worlds

Through the Looking Glass Self: Group Identity and Avatar Design in Second Life

Posted on November 1, 2010, 5:01 pm, by Nancy, under Virtual Worlds.

Through the Looking Glass Self: Group Identity and Avatar Design in Second Life
Colorado State University/ Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Paper presented by Rosa Mikeal Martey and Mia Consalvo
Approaching the podium is a woman with bright pink streaks in her hair, dressed fully in black and with the brisk walk of someone possessing the cool sort of [...]

Machinima Workshop @ imagineNative 2010

Posted on October 22, 2010, 11:34 am, by Jason, under RESOURCES, Virtual Worlds, Workshops.

Skawennati, Nancy and I are in Toronto this week, giving a two-day Machinima Workshop as part of imagineNative 2010. We have nine students, invited by iNative to participate, who spent yesterday on a very steep learning curve. Today we’re going to start shooting 3 30 second machinimas to enter into the Machinima Expo promo festival.

Fun in Four Directions: start of a sideshow of Aborginal avatars

Posted on April 21, 2010, 3:19 pm, by skawennati, under Artists, Virtual Worlds, representation.

Today I revisited an artwork from 2008, a collaboration between Bea Parsons and myself, called Guided By The Four Directions. Let me break it down for you.

Jetpack Inspiration

Posted on September 22, 2008, 10:45 am, by skawennati, under INSPIRATION, Virtual Worlds.

Finally, jetpacks are for real!