Women Adventurers

Last week I rented a store in the town center on Marblehead in Second Life New England. I knew what I wanted to call the store, Yordie’s Excellent Adventures and the concept is something I’ve been thinking about for awhile. I even created a Facebook page for it last year. And there’s …

VB43 – Cast

Animal Avatar Pride Parade 48 avatars participated in Saturday’s Animal Parade in Sydney Harbour. Starting in front of Danish architect Jørn Utzon’s legendary Sydney Opera House (started 1959, completed 1973) we walked 3 loops of a course that took us across the Harbour Bridge (1923 – 1932) from the Sydney …

VB42 – Cast

  Avatar Pride Parade 34 avatars participated in yesterday’s 8-region, 5-university pride walk starting on the Eastern United States coast at Long Island University, then walking up the California coast from Long Beach State through Stanford and San Jose State, then through a couple of library regions and finishing finally …

Becoming Someone Else – Part 1

This salon has professional authors with qualifications in education, psychology and other professions who explore identity and virtual identify. I read their posts with great interest.  There’s little question in my mind that most people who enter virtual worlds end up making choices that lead them into their identities. Ravanel started a series called, …

Moderation

CYBERSPACE, 10 January — In the glorious free speech year of 2010 Rose was moderated out of SL7B and VBCO was moderated out of Burn2. Probably a lot of other artists were moderated out of a lot of other things. Here at iRez, I have never moderated a comment out. …

VB Previz #44 – VBCO/Multiverse 2011

On Saturday, 1 January 2011 the performance art organization Vaneeesa Blaylock / Company became VBCO/Multiverse VBCO/Multiverse is offering a full slate of 2011 performance artworks on numerous virtual world grids, each exploring identity, individuality, uniqueness, instantiation, embodiment, and persona, here on the myriad shores of the new worlds of the …

Nienke Klunder

LONDON, 4 July — Like Nikki S. Lee and Cindy Sherman, Nienke Klunder uses transformations of her appearance and self portraiture to explore identity. Klunder creates her images not in the street like Lee, but in her own studio, like Sherman. What fascinates me so much about this work, besides …