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Friday, August 19 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual Reality Tools: Why Gaming, Art and Storytelling Matter

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We’ll explore new tools and expose you to Virtual Reality through panelists and VR makers who are using headsets and controllers to create art, develop STEAM curriculum games and to tell stories in community. Hear from practitioners who have implemented VR tools at their media organization, school or business and who are creating games, art, media and storytelling in VR and augmented reality.

Speakers
avatar for Kathy Bisbee

Kathy Bisbee

Executive Director/Co-founder, Brookline Interactive Group (BIG)/Public VR Lab
Kathy Bisbee is the executive director of Brookline Interactive Group (BIG), a community media arts center, and the co-founder/director of the Public VR Lab, where she and her team are building an empowered Community VR movement and new field that values accessibility, digital inclusion... Read More →
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Cindy Bishop

digital artist + coder, VR Doodler/MIT
Cindy Sherman Bishop is a visual artist, filmmaker, and digital creative. Originally a software developer and a painter, her work ranges from creating new tools for artistic expression to realizing immersive, interactive environments with full-body interaction. She received her MFA... Read More →
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Rick Cody

Team Future
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Al Williams

Executive Director, Northampton Community Television
P. Al Williams works at the intersection of community, art, and technology as Executive Director of Northampton Community Television - www.northamptontv.org - a forward-seeking community media organization whose projects include Paradise CIty Press, a community journalism and storytelling... Read More →


Friday August 19, 2016 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Commonwealth AB

Attendees (35)