American artists collective consisting of: creative technologist, coordinator, movie maker/visual effects Krystal Cooper, writer, associate professor of communication Ebony Utley and Poet, performer playwright Rachel N. Hastings at Villa R!
This close-knit group takes inspiration and formulates new ideas for a very original project: an interactive videogame that discusses the meaning of relationship and intimacy in our contemporary society…
Our special guests working hard on new ideas in the Atelier…
also at night…
During their stay they were interested in looking at the local traditions and culture
Museo Cultura e Musica Popolare dei Peloritani, Gesso (Messina)
Enjoying time at Villa R…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTOWXhWIrC8&feature=youtu.be (pizza evening)
Cooking and so on…
Exploring Villa R and its magic surroundings:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_pfhYr_qi4 (Iolanda’s sculpture “Totem”)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MqpUfQCvGI&feature=youtu.be (Villafranca’s beach and sunset)
Outcome so far…interview made by Giuditta R (video)
The project remained secret until the end of 2015…but finally in the beginning of 2016 Ebony Utley and Rachel Hastings are ready with “Beta Play / Love Lines” about healthy romantic relationships.
Follow this link to “play the game”: http://lovelinesonline.com/beta-play/
Love Lines Beta. Real Love. Real Lines. Real People!
At the end of their journey we are glad to share some impressions by Ebony, Rachel and Krystal on their experience at Villa R: