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Art and Architecture of Virtual Worlds

Credit: Virtual Venice in Second Life, Courtesy of Linden Lab 2014.

Credit: Virtual Venice in Second Life, Courtesy of Linden Lab 2014.

Talk: Art and Architecture of Virtual Worlds at Chicago Design Museum
Chicago Design Museum, Block 37, 108 North State Street, 3rd floor
Wednesday, December 6th
12:00pm—1:00pm

VGA Executive Director Jonathan Kinkley will speak about architecture of virtual worlds. Unlike architecture in the physical world that is constrained by gravity, resources, materials, zoning codes etc, the architecture of virtual worlds is only constrained by the imagination of its builders. This talk explores what people build when they can build anything, looking specifically at the worlds of Second Life and Minecraft. 

This talk is in partnership with the Chicago Design Museum (ChiDM) on the occasion of the exhibition HEY! PLAY! Games in Modern Culture October 20, 2017–February 17, 2018 at ChiDM.

@ Chicago Design Museum, Block 37, 108 North State Street, 3rd floor, Chicago, IL 60602

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