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Wednesday, August 2 • 3:45pm - 4:00pm
Hacking the Magic Circle: USSR's Mixed Reality

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What is the responsibility of immersive storytellers in a #alternativefacts era where reality is constantly getting mixed up for wrong reasons, across unpredictable contexts? To answer this question, we're going to look at the biggest magic circle ever drawn: the Soviet Union. CEO of Aconite (a mixed reality storytelling platform) and daughter of Soviet LARPers, Nadya Lev looks at large-scale narrative immersion through the lens of Russian propaganda, mass manipulation, and dissident culture.

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Nadya Lev

Co-Founder, Aconite
Nadya Lev is a multimedia artist and technologist. Together with her co-founder Star St. Germain, she is building Aconite, a mixed reality storytelling platform. Aconite defines a mixed reality story as an immersive experience that sits at the intersection of narrative, adventure... Read More →

Wednesday August 2, 2017 3:45pm - 4:00pm EDT
Room 105