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Wednesday, August 2 • 4:15pm - 4:30pm
VR & Body Image: Living Life As An Eggplant

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The talk discusses gay body images, body dissatisfactions, and sexual objectifications through the making of VR game, Perfect Eggplants Don't Exi-. In this game, players are encouraged to objectify their own bodies, and modify their body appearances to meet the game's arbitrary beauty standards.

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Mikei Huang

Designer/VR Dev, Parsons School of Design
Mikei is a designer and VR game developer focused on visual design and interaction design. He creates games that address current topics in gay culture, often using foods (eggplants, bananas) as innuendos in comedic tones. Mikei has worked with Electronic Arts, Panasonic, Viacom... Read More →

Wednesday August 2, 2017 4:15pm - 4:30pm EDT
Room 105