Diary #13

SOMEWHERE NEAR BLACK ROCK CITY, NEVADA, 1998 — Liz Bowman and I walking in the Nevada desert, not far from the Burning Man site. THE HAGUE, 2012 — I was 29 in 1998, yes, for the “first” time. I had finally finished my MFA a couple months earlier, and Mark’s …

I Have Many Worlds

A few aspects of Virtual Worlds (building/creative types, rather than game types) different from a certain famous VW: • Lower Traffic • Higher Creative Freedom • Less DMCA griefing • Megaprims • Lower lag, yet worse performance In anticipation of our upcoming performance VB24 – Multiverse, which is slated to …

Banned by Burn2

TO: M2Danger Ranger m2 Burner EmCee Widget Kev Sweetwater Principals, Burn2 FROM: Vaneeesa Blaylock, Artistic Director, VB/CO RE: Refund for the space that you won’t allow me to use. Dear M2Danger, m2, EmCee, and Kev, On Monday, Ronon Carver, head of Burn2 security and apparently chief Burn2 art moderator, informed …

Burn2 Campsite

You can’t say a bad word about Burning Life ’09, and indeed Silene’s Artist Camp was all about creating on-site, learning new things, and interacting with other artists. Still, I think the bulk of ’09 was an open house of amazing stuff to go look at. Perhaps in this tight-knit 6-region Burn2 we can interact more.

Bryn Oh’s Brain

What’s so amazing about a place… a space… a moment… a gift… like this crazy dwell between Bryn’s mosquito Ferris wheel and her sensorium cloud… is how capacious it is… how generous it is… and how it invites not just your brain… but also your body… to exist in resonance with it… in this time and in this space…