CAMP Festival 2019

2019-10-07 00:00:00 2019-10-08 00:00:00 America/Toronto CAMP Festival 2019 Are you an industry professional, independent artist, a student or an educator looking for a creative spark? Have you always wanted to know more and stay relevant in an industry that’s in constant flux? Do you want to be inspired? CAMP Festival is two solidly packed days of cutting-edge creative technology, art and design, with hand-picked speakers from around the world coming together in Calgary. Calgary FITC Calgary



Virtual reality (VR) designers accept the ethical responsibilities of removing a user’s entire world and superseding it with a fabricated reality. These unique immersive design challenges are intensified when virtual experiences become public and socially-driven. As a female VR designer in 2018, Michelle saw an opportunity to fold the language of consent into the design practice of virtual reality—as a means to design safe, accessible, virtual spaces.


Unpack methods for merging body sovereignty theory into VR design practice.

Target Audience

VR designers and multi-disciplinary designers looking to apply consent ideology to their UX.

Five Things Audience Members Will Learn

  1. Edward T Hall’s Zones of Interpersonal Space
  2. The ethical dangers and responsibilities of designing virtual embodiment
  3. Existing paradigms in consent acquisition
  4. How to use body sovereignty ideology as a VR design practice
  5. Specific VR design solutions that promote safety and inclusivity