Join us Sunday 22 Dec from 9-11am SLT for a VBCO Holiday Party. Bring your ice skates, or grab free ones at the party. We’ll be ice skating on the rings of Saturn and skating / dancing to an awesome new party mix from DJ Agnes!
iRez’ most (virtual) worldly author dropped by Second Life last night for a late night shopping spree. New clothes. Facial. Cut, color & perm. All of it. And why not? Later today we’re taking the annual iRez author photo!
Please join us at 6pm Monday PDT / 5am Tuesday MST in Virtual Red Square for a candlelight vigil in support of Russian patriot, inmate, and hunger striker Nadya Tolokno.
Хорошо, это должно быть время, чтобы утомлять вас другая древняя история фотографии . Опять же из моей бывшей танцевальной карьеры . На этот раз нет ” почти друг ” в фотографии. Это всего лишь я . С 1996 года. Оно было принято на Koninklijk консерватории в Гааге. Мы работали на кусок основанный на жизни Анны Франк .
How has your week been? My week has gone pretty well. I am back at the university now. I teach art there. I have a lot of general education “art appreciation” students. Last week we tried some painting. This week they will be doing a big photography project. I see them tomorrow. After that I will go kayaking for a while.
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.
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?
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.
“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.
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.
Intrepid fashionista Scarlett Luv asked me 10 questions. In this 1st of 3 parts I consider topics Agnes Sharple first wrote about 3 years ago, “Bitches, Feminism & Pussypower.”
The virtual world is real because we invest time and soul in developing its narratives. In Mera Kranfel’s Avatar History Quiz you can challenge yourself to pick the Who, When & Where of these virtual life moments.
I am a child, I’ll last a while. You can’t conceive of the pleasure in my smile. You hold my hand, rough up my hair, It’s lots of fun to have you there.
Promised utopia, we got moronic videos to sell crap. Another Internet is possible! Must The Internet serve commodity culture like all media before it?
In VB50: Farewell, avatars will clean 15,000 primitive objects and 6.5 hectares of virtual land. VB50 will be the last work in our performance art series.
Dancing avatars unite at Alt Avatar Bal Masqué! Secret identities revealed as dancing avatars try to guess each other’s alt identity. Club Morpheus, LEA11, Second Life.
Avatars can win a date and support the Electronic Frontier Foundation at the Alt Ball at Club Morpheus. Avatars, Identity, Freedom & EFF, everybody wins!
In VB48 Glitch Avatar Pride Parade virtual performance artists celebrate glitch culture by becoming glitch avatars. VB48 in the streets of Virtual Amsterdam.
Performance document for VB49: SPF50. Performance artwork about skin & sunburn. In VB49 virtual performance artists present a tableau vivant of sunburnt bodies.
Liz Solo The Black Bags Release Party @Club Morpheus! Liz Solo, Director of the Odyssey Art & Performance SIM in Second Life, VBCO Cast Member, and mixed reality performance artist, is also a rock/punk/rock singer of course! Her group The Black Bags just released their new record: The Black Bag …
Open Source Photoshop Files of stars and badges for websites. Celebrate your level climbing with graphics. Download all layers here. CC Attribution
Big Heads Gallery Now Open! The Big Heads Gallery / Avatar Selfie Gallery @ LEA11 in Second Life! After yesterday’s post about Big Heads (Avatar Selfies) Moni and I were talking and we decided to open a Big Heads Gallery. The gallery is open to all residents. Just come to …
Big Heads. Avatar Selfies. Fish crawl out of the ocean. They walk on land. Avatars crawled out of Text-Only MUDs and into 3D MMO’s. They shoot avatar selfies. The phone goes mobile. We shoot selfies. The mobile phone gets Instagram. We go nuts. Honesty I find the sport of boxing …
The Journey of 1,000 Posts… Today is 1 July. June is Avatar Blogger Month is complete! Can you believe it? I know some of the peeps in the photo below, and some of the other avatar bloggers who weren’t able to be in the photo, can’t believe it! We survived! …