show #73: always in season [rerun]

the fabulous jackie olive joins us for this evergreen interview, director of “always in season”, a documentary about the history of lynching in the united states. what does this have to do with second life or virtual reality you ask? well, if vr is indeed an “empathy machine” [as nonny dela pena puts it] we…

show #71: jayjay & uwa art curation [rerun]

jayjay jegathesan works for the university of western australia among other things in the capacity of a curator of immersive art, which is often made by people with a wide range of disabilities. in this interview which we originally aired in show #54 he talks about the empowering nature of a virtual world, especially in…

show #24: immersive journalism

“virtual reality is an empathy machine!” says nonny dela pena and with each project of her unique approach to immersive journalism she proves anew: this technology¬†can be used for so many more things other than simply blowing stuff up! enjoy the show: and here is some more reading/viewing material: – virtual guantanamo write-up in vanity…