The Virtual Building Company

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Enterprise Applications for Virtual Worlds

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Dr. Peter Hagerty was the founder Exhibitions Director of the Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool's first gallery devoted to photography. Subsequently, he would initiate a campaign to established a charitable trust on behalf of the photographer Chambr� Hardman and campaigned for the retention in Liverpool of his unique collection of photographs and ephemera. As a result of enormous public support Hardman's House and Studio is now one of three National Trust properties on Merseyside.

In recognition of this historical research Peter was subsequently awarded a three year Doctoral Research Grant from Liverpool John Moores University and after the award of his PhD he continued to teach academic research to photography graduate students.

Peter is currently Chairperson of the Chambr� Hardman Trust.

His doctoral thesis funded by Liverpool School of Art can be read and downloaded here "The Continuity of Landscape Representation: the Photography of E.Chambr� Hardman (1898-1988)"

He has more than ten years experience of working with 3d Vertex Design tools, Web Design and Multimedia.

He has built extensively in the virtual world of Second Life as well as for standalone applications.

email : peter hagerty@virgin.net

Published

ISEA2011 Istanbul- Paper Presentation "Archipelagoes of Art" (2011)

But is it Art ? (2009)

Meet me in world AVATAR : Arklo Galicia

Portrait Arklo Novelli