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The Ensoulment of Virtual Space Minecraft as a Tool for Engaging With a Sculpture Park
  This is a demonstration of a Minecraft facsimile of Jupiter Artland, a sculpture park on the outskirts of Edinburgh. With the cooperation of primary school children we developed a mixed reality game employing Minecraft. Our aim is to investigate attachment to virtual space and the use of make-believe to manage this.

  • Date:

    21 June 2016

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  • Publisher

    Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

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  • Library of Congress:

    QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science

  • Dewey Decimal Classification:

    006.6 Computer graphics


Flint, T., Turner, P., & Banach, A. (2016). The Ensoulment of Virtual Space Minecraft as a Tool for Engaging With a Sculpture Park. In J. C. Read, & P. Stenton (Eds.), IDC '16 Proceedings of the The 15th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children. , (680-683).



Minecraft; Make-Believe; Ensoulment; Mixed Reality; Presence.

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