How do you write a letter to someone without including anything overtly political when everything you know about her is overtly political? I don’t know. What I do know is that these patriots are still human beings, probably struggling to survive horrific prison conditions. Some letters seem like the least I can do.
I propose Mexico City, 1968 a virtual Olympic Games. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alyokhina & Yekaterina Samutsevich, as Tommie Smith, Juan Carlos and Peter Norman. 1968 in resonance with 2013. Mexico City with Sochi. Black Gloves with Pink.
Vanessa Blaylock has enrolled in Practice Based Research in the Arts taught by Leslie Hill & Helen Paris of Stanford Online / NovoED. The course begins 9 October. Want to join?
In this first “State of the Blog” overview, we learn that Wendz’ Minecraft 1.6.2 post is hot! Peeps can’t take their eyes off Arthurine’s BDSM in Second Life post. And Agnes’ Laugh out Loud just keeps going and going!
Keeping up with the…well, anyone, really! Postcard family we are not. My life revolves around my six year old who has been diagnosed with high-functioning autism. Also in the mix is my very supportive hubby, and my youngest, a cute struggling 4 yr old who is behind but has …
In Activity No.1 – Pussy Riot Solidarity Parade, I, “fake Nadya Tolonko” was joined by 29 other avatars in a solidarity march at virtual Moscow in Second Life
Everywhere—in schools, prisons and universities, at voting stations and sitting in front of the TV—we are taught to obey, to lie, to bite our tongues, to say “yes” when we want to say “no.” The great cause of our civilization is to foster in ourselves, our children and friends an antidote to this obedience—an obedience that eats people alive.
As part of the 17 Aug ’13 global Pussy Riot Solidarity Day, VBCO is collecting your letters to Nadya and Maria in prison. We’ll do our best to get your letters to Nadya and Maria.
DAY TO DAY If you were to see me on the street I’d prolly not even stick in your memory… unless my son was with me in which case you might look at me with your eyes in slits and think about what a bad parent I was. In reality, …
“Nadya Tolokno,” Agnes Sharple, Trill Zapatero, Vanessa Blaylock & Friends bring you an exciting new fashion experience, ASYLUM IN YOUR EMBASSY! Visit the store on Second Life Marketplace today!
Yesterday James Cuno, president and CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust, announced The Open Content Program, a 4,600 image gift to global culture.
In 1872 Claude Monet was ahead of his time. In 2004 Lawrence Lessig was ahead of his time. But how do we explain the insight of JMW Turner or Richard Stallman 30 years earlier still?
We celebrate Pussy Riot Week with a photo shoot Sunday, online shop opening Tuesday, and the Pussy Riot Solidarity Parade on Saturday.
They don’t make em’ like they used to and Safety Last was one of em’ I began my drawing with a spray painted edge then selecting a light tone of pink watercolor I covered the inside box. Using a white watercolor brush I lightened the places where I knew I …
Previz #75, for VBCO’s first “Activity,” Activity #1 – Pussy Riot Solidarity Parade. A march of avatars at Red Square in Virtual Moscow.
A visit to the breezy, new Fashion Sharing website What I Wear. Various UI/UX problems hamper the experience, but the overall site is fun and interactive.
In the final chapter of Scarlett Luv’s 10 Questions with Vanessa Blaylock we learn of plans for Pussy Riot Solidarity Parade ’13, Divorce ’14, and other events.
In Part 2 of her “10 Questions” Scarlett asks Vanessa about Mermaids and Pissants. Of floating free. Of struggling through the mire.
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