Joining Europe's most influential conference for digital entertainment, Anthropologists, Historians, Storytellers and World Building Institute colleagues join Alex McDowell (Founder), Jeff Watson, and Juan DiazB in Stuttgart to launch a vast collaborative world build of the fictive city of Rilao, and develop a new encylopedia of Rilaoan narratives. Creative thinkers from all over the globe will gather on May 8 in Room Heilbronn to uncover stories of this newly discovered world.
Additionally, the World Building Institute is curating a revolutionary track ‘Traversing Reality: Storytelling in Brave New Worlds’, led by Alex McDowell and Tawny Schlieski of Intel’s Experience Group. The track looks at the vast potential of mixed reality technologies in creating and experiencing new narrative worlds in diverse spaces from live theater to perception science and politics. (Tuesday May 5th, Meidinger-Saal, 14:00 - 20:00)