Robots and avatars: our colleagues and playmates of the future

Boddington, Ghislaine (2009) Robots and avatars: our colleagues and playmates of the future. NESTA. [Other]


Robots and Avatars is a programme of activities designed to explore how young people will work and play with new representational forms of virtual and physical life in 10-15 years time. It was co-conceived and co-produced by Body>Data>Space director Ghislaine Boddington and NESTA.
It includes range of educational events,an exhibition, a website and a book/DVD. It will investigate new relationships and skills required by the future workforce, and what the forthcoming generations can expect from their jobs, careers and recreation time. A key concern is the evolution of potential identities of todays younger generation.

Item Type: Other
Additional Information: The programme started with a Forum on 25th November 2009 at NESTA, London and provided a platform for inter-sector and inter-generational investigation of our identities in the 21st century.
Research Areas: A. > School of Media and Performing Arts > Performing Arts
Item ID: 3412
Depositing User: Lucia Piquero
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2010 13:23
Last Modified: 09 Feb 2022 10:11

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