I need your help.
I am putting together a real life performance using Second Life and I would love to run it by all of you and get your feedback. Vaneeesa and I have been talking about it in email and I have gotten some great advice, but I decided to open this up for a public (SL or irez) discussion and get your input as well.
I have a room which is about 17 ft by 19 ft in which I will be projecting Second Life on a wall as big as I can. I am hoping to fill the whole wall to make it a more immersive experience. (Due to budget and time constraints I am only able to use 1 projector)
I have decided to recreate my work area from home in the gallery. I will transport my desk (table), computer chair and all of my personal items on my desk. My idea is to sit at the computer and be in SL as Gracie (in human form as my ideal self).
Gracie will go shopping, dancing, art gallery hopping, hang with friends and anything else I can think of.
My hope is that people who come into the gallery will consider the idea of living a second life. What it means? Why my avatar looks as she does. etc.
I have also thought of having a table with post-it notes in which people would answer a question and stick the post it on the wall.
What would you do if you have a second life? Who would you be? etc.
Are these the right questions?
Should I interact with the public? I have had so many ideas, they are all pretty jumbled in my head right now and I would love to work it all out.
Of course working on an important project brought up a lot of self doubt. I started asking how this is performance and why? and why is this important? Will people get it?
I would love your input and confidence 🙂
Thank you all so much!!