The sense of space, of form, of biomorphic vibrance, of trajectory, of ascent in these works invites us to consider the possibilities of avatars caught somewhere between monumental architecture and grounding, pastoral land, of avatars caught somewhere between heaven and earth.
Saying that my avatar is Creative Commons Attribution doesn’t really mean much if I don’t make the source files available, so here you go…
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 it’s general impulse to explore [...]
Starlight IV, originally uploaded by Eloh Eliot. kk — sorry my 2nd SL artist post is about the same artist as the first one! Honest, there are lots of other amazing SL artists, and I’ll try to talk about a few of them very soon. But this is a special moment: the master is back [...]
VB01 & VB02 featured identical “clone” avatars. VB03 featured completely unique avatars united only by common shoes. I would like to explore a series of performances utilizing unique Shapes/Skins, with identical hair. This is an idea that while technically explorable in RL, can be dramatically more facile and dynamic in the creativity of a virtual [...]
This previsualization isn’t actually about the clothing or hair depicted. It’s about the skin. Two days ago, VB03 depicted an extraordinary range of female identities. From little Dawns whose wrists, if it’s possible, are actually smaller around than mine (I checked!) to flambouyant Jennni, towering Aja, and so many in various directions. The bodies in [...]