VR Narratives: A Workshop in VR, about VR (ELO2020)



This workshop is part of ELO2020, the annual conference of the Electronic Literature Organization, which is being held virtually this year from 16-19 July.

The 90 minute session features lightning talks (about 5 minutes each) on VR narratives by researchers and creators, followed by small group discussions among speakers and participants, and then a plenary Q&A session.

Speakers include Caitlin Fisher, Director of the York University Augmented Reality Lab; Illya Szilak, author of the VR narratives Queerskins: A Love Story and the forthcoming work Queerskins: Ark; critic and scholar Anna Nacher of the Jagiellonian University, Scott Rettberg, co-author of the VR CAVE narrative Hearts and Minds, and Laryssa Whittaker, an audience insight researcher from StoryFutures, the UK’s National Centre for Immersive Storytelling.

The session will be moderated by Jill Walker Rettberg and Maud Ceuterick, both of the University of Bergen.

Ideally, we'd like participants to sign up at the conference website here: https://bit.ly/2Nirxfl. Please also follow our code of conduct (https://elo.cah.ucf.edu/conference-behavior/)

For more information about ELO2020, see the conference website at https://elo.cah.ucf.edu, or read about electronic literature at http://eliterature.org.

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