Guided by principal investigators Tom Boellstorff and Donna ZImmerman Davis, the Ethnographia group is examining how avatar embodiment and place-making in virtual worlds like Second Life influences people with visible and invisible disabilities.
More about this 3-year National Science Foundation funded study, conducted by University of California, Irvine and University of Oregon can be found at http://www.ourdigitalselves.com/
If you like to join this community in SL please meet up at Ethnographia Island here http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Ethnographia/18/29/22
Special thanks to Marianne McCann for SL set design & RL camera work [yes she does that too!]
Super special thanks to all the Ethnographians for their trust and patience with the [seemingly endless] process of making a documentary film...