Metaverse Muslim: Playing out our Mongrel Selves

In exploring the intersection of digital life and Islam over the last couple of years I’ve come across a number of projects and articles examining Muslims and the metaverse, from virtual hajj tours and Islamic sacred spaces in Second Life to academic articles on the concept of “e-hijab,” which the author describes as Muslim women whose avatars wear the e-hijab as a clear visual manifestation of religious identity.I was reminded of the idea of e-hijab in looking at images posted by Strawberry … [Read more...]