Professor Beth Coleman researches and creates media design on virtual worlds, x-reality, geofilms, machinima animation, and race as technology. She is teaching in the fall on transmedia storytelling/ARG design, geolocative media, and the history of media and technology.
Her forthcoming book, Hello Avatar: From Virtual Worlds to X-Reality (MIT Press, 2010), is on virtual world design and the impact of networked identity.
Summer 2009 Coleman is in residence at Recollets, Paris, working on Geofilm: Paris Mapping, a locative arts installation. Please email if you would like to participate in the making the geofilm.