TITLE

Into the Grid of Second Life: CREATING SELF AND SUBSTANCE IN A VIRTUAL WORLD

AUTHOR(S)
Hubbell, Leesa
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Surface Design Journal;Winter2009, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with Beth Harris, professor of art history at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City is presented. Harris discusses the avatar she created in the video game "Second Life," which she mentions, a representation of her. She also discusses the group called Not Possible in Real Life (NPIRL) where she is a member. She further discusses the transformation from material to digital for surface designers who prefer tactility and process.
ACCESSION #
36331316

 

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