All sessions of the VWBPE 2020 Conference are held in Second Life®. All times are in SLT (Pacific Time).
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Our host, johannes1977, has done it again! Join us for a lesson on how art throughout the ages was used to tell the story of war, from Egyptian times to present day. This immersive experience will show how art and photography have been used throughout history to tell war stories. There will be prizes!
Access: Second Life: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/226/113/1000
Accessibility: Scripts and notecards available on site
Speaker: James Stibbards / JB Hancroft
This is an advanced technical session, for those who would like to have *large* and *complex* projects in SL or OpenSim, but are concerned about the inherent limits of the programming platform and language (LSL). It is not an introduction to coding. It will include an introduction to terminology.
- Participants will be able to design projects which extend beyond the scripting memory model of SL.
- Participants will be able to design projects which extend beyond SL, to include web server computing
Accessibility: Provide a written script during the presentation
Betty Tureaud, a Danish artist in RL, is a builder who optimizes the use of light and space in SL. You won’t want to miss STELLA, her amazing and beautiful installation at VWBPE 2020. Your journey will begin in a pink rocketship. Enjoy this exhibit in daylight settings!
Location: Rocket to Art Installation
Speaker: Christian Jonathan Angel Rueda / ecoonis, Universidad Autonoma de Querataro
During the development of initial digital technologies, the user was an observer entity that, since it was not involved in the mixing of the real with the virtual, did not feel the direct and instantaneous affectation of the use of said technology itself. Currently, with the new 3D-IDEs technologies, immersion is total, which generates a new problem both with their identity and with their perception of mixed realities, which can affect their moral perception and ethical awareness
- Participants may reflect on the proposal of a Values Sensitive Design (VSD)
Accessibility: Speak easy HUD
Host: Asmita Duranjaya
“MindScape” is related to brain research and what can refer to the human mind, how to develop, inspire and care for or manipulate it. 15 artists have created either a 2D or a 3D work referring to the topic by adding his or her idea, be it more realistic-physical or more mental or philosophical abstract. The 3D area is a moon landscape, where the 50-prim-installations are presented.
- Participants will be able to observe the installations and pictures and to interact with them.
- Participants will be motivated to develop their own idea about what MIND can be and do for them.
Accessibility: Provide a written script during the presentation. Bots provide information on the art installations.
Access: Second Life: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Nice%20Atoll/185/142/3685