In interactive text-based computer games designed to represent fantasy worlds, players become authors not only of text but of themselves, constructing new selves through social interaction. On a MUD (Multi User Domain) game, places and selves are constructed completely by online players through the anonymity of text.
SIMULATED SELVES brings selected characters out of the computer and onto the printed canvas, further mixing fantasy and reality fantasy and reality through artist interpretation. Here, we view my representations of the IRL people behind the characters and get a glimpse of the characters themselves.
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