High Heels

NEW CALEDON, 30 May — With VB03 – Veniticinco Mujeres, our new, largest-to-date performance work, featuring “veinticinco mujeres” in high heels just a week away, it seems like the right moment to say a word about high heels. There’s much to say about heels in terms of culture and gender …

Eloh Eliot

In the middle of a barren snow drift in Lippert stands, unexpectedly, a small patch of sunflowers. And in the middle of that tiny patch of sunflowers stands the greatest gift in all of SL: Four crates of free, but priceless, Pleiades skins from Eloh Eliot. Another, Lippert: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Lippert/67/194/166 I …

Charlie White

I’ve seen some of Charlie White’s work in the past, like his Alien at a Cocktail Party photos… and so I was completely unprepared for the sublime power of his 2008 Teen and Transgender Comparative Study photographs. In these images he pairs teenage girls and pre-op transwomen, two people both …

100 Friends

The reason my FB account is under the name “Vanessa Blaylock” and not my “real” name Vaneeesa Blaylock, is that when I signed up, Facebook said that the name “Vaneeesa” was unacceptable because “too many repeating letters” – not allowed!

6000 Degrees

Here are some excerpts from my 2003 work 6000 Degrees. As you can see in the video above, Monica struggles with issues of identity and individuality. Monica struggles a lot, but seems to conclude that her life is unique. Yet the gallery installation of her “struggle” presented five 10′ tall …