AJC Decatur Book Festival Panel | BIG CITY MAPS: USING VIRTUAL REALITY TO BUILD FICTIONAL WORLDS
Sep
2
12:30pm12:30pm

AJC Decatur Book Festival Panel | BIG CITY MAPS: USING VIRTUAL REALITY TO BUILD FICTIONAL WORLDS

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Imagine if you could annotate a map of Faulkner’s Yoknapatawpha County and then click on that map for a VR tour of the city… what a cool idea. Emory’s Rose Library and the Center for Digital Scholarship have partnered with the creators of Brotherman: Dictator of Discipline, an ongoing black comix series, to create a GIS map and virtual reality experience of the book’s fictional city, Big City. This digital platform will function as a prototype of a pedagogical tool for examining world-building techniques by fiction authors.

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