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Past events

DocLab Live: Bloodless – Guided by the Ghost of a Korean Sex Worker 25 Nov 2017 at 17:00

Special presentation on VR installation Bloodless, in which director Gina Kim and guests discuss the influence of American military presence on the South Korean people since 1956.

DocLab Live: Order, Chaos and Everything 21 Nov 2017 at 20:00

Join Jonathan Harris on a secular pilgrimage: from physical reality to the chaos of YouTube, and a digital simulation of consciousness.

Industry Session: Making VR Work for Audiences 20 Nov 2017 at 10:00

Zillah Watson, Commissioning Editor for Virtual Reality at the BBC, on how to make VR work for audiences.

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Ze Frank

Online performance artist, humorist, and public speaker, Ze Frank is creator of star.me and many other online play spaces.

Ze Frank is an American online performance artist, composer, humorist and public speaker based in Los Angeles, California.

In 2001, Frank created an online birthday invitation and sent it to seventeen of his closest friends. Forwarded wildly, t†he invitation soon generated millions of hits and over 100 gigabytes of daily web traffic to Frank’s personal Web site. The site grew to include interactive group projects, short films, animations, and video games, many Flash-based, including children’s educational videos featuring handy tips such as “Don’t vacuum your face.”

Frank won a 2002 Webby Award for Best Personal Website and In 2005, he was featured in Time Magazine’s “50 Coolest Websites”. Frank debuted onstage at the Gel conference in 2003, and later spoke at the TED Conference in 2004 and 2005.

Frank has served as an adjunct professor at ITP/NYU, Parsons School of Design, and SUNY Purchase.

Profile details

Works at: Ze Frank Games Based in: Los Angeles, California Website

Field of expertise

Producer, director

Official Website

www.star.me