The Amazons of Aquarius: an ethnographic journey in Second Life | Quintarelli | Visual Ethnography

The Amazons of Aquarius: an ethnographic journey in Second Life

Elena Quintarelli

Abstract


The film "The Amazon of Aquarius" is a visual outcome of the research about the activities of the "Amazons of Aquarius", a group of forty members within the online virtual world of Second Life. Through the video the audience is introduced into the Amazon group in a mix of observational ethnography, interviews with the participants and the presence of the anthropologist.

Keywords


Second Life, virtual community

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ISSN Print 2499-9288
ISSN Online 2281-1605
Publisher Altrimedia Edizioni
Patronage University of Basilicata, Italy
Web Leonardo Di Benedetto



Periodico registrato presso il Tribunale di Matera, numero di registrazione 2/2014