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MFA DESIGN THESIS

Oculus Rift may not have been on your radar, but the introduction of this virtual reality (VR) headset (now owned by Facebook) signals a new technological movement: immersive technology for commercial use.

SOCIAL VR

Designing for Agency and Empathy in Virtual Environments

VIRTUAL ABUSE

Designing for Agency and Empathy in Virtual Environments

UNREGULATED TECH

Designing for Agency and Empathy in Virtual Environments

 

 

Violence against others occurs in VR spaces as it does in the physical world. While designers may not be able to expunge this from human nature, I believe that we can reactively and proactively nurture relationship-building through designing tools and environment for empathetic connection in the virtual world.

 

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CHEK

Designing for Agency and Empathy in Virtual Environments

TUERI

Designing for Agency and Empathy in Virtual Environments

FAIRYTALE WORLD

Designing for Agency and Empathy in Virtual Environments

TERRAMOVA

Designing for Agency and Empathy in Virtual Environments

WHO’S THERE

Designing for Agency and Empathy in Virtual Environments