No Spectators: Community-Built Virtual Multiverses

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:15 PM to 4:10 PM
Connection & CulturePre-Recorded

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Upon cancellation of physical experiences, events were presented with a conundrum: how to translate the magic that happens when humans interact on virtual lands? Some have managed to beautifully transform the physicality into amazing multiverse-like experiences: Burning Man, the contra-culture community built eight virtual versions of its temporary city in Nevada - from 2D to a high tech photorealistic VR city. C2 Montreal, known for reinventing the tech conference experience, served as a platform for thousands of one-to-one and one-to-many conversations proposed by its virtual attendees. The band Courier Club hosted a music festival inside Minecraft with over 5000 gamers. They all sparked a quantum kaleidoscope of real human connections. Their secret? Make the community build it together
Event Type
Session
Conference Theme
Connection in Disconnection
Format
Panel
Level
Beginner
Accessibility
Closed Captioned
Availability
On Demand