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My RL love affair

My RL love affair

Introduction This is a blog based on a true personal life event. It happened somewhere in 2008 in the middle of the night and it still feels like yesterday when I set my mind back on those 6 hours in bed. And those 6 hours […]

The Itakos Project (follow up)

The Itakos Project (follow up)

The Itakos Project – Ulysses’ Tales About 3 months ago I wrote about the Itakos Project, at LEA 16, curated by Akim Alonzo. But at that moment the main focus was on the just opened exhibition The Venal Muses by Tutsy Navarathna.  Meanwhile the Itakos […]

Cyber Love  |   Cyber Crushes  |   Cyber Friendships and all it generates.

Cyber Love | Cyber Crushes | Cyber Friendships and all it generates.

The start When I entered Second Life in March 2011 with my first avatar I would not have believed it to become so intense and life/love changing. Totally unprepared for cyber love and all its sensations  I jumped into this vortex of feelings. Yes jumped. […]

Wrong way, a machinima by Kristine Blackadder

Wrong way, a machinima by Kristine Blackadder

When life almost kills you I hardly know Kristine Blackadder, only a little bit via her friend Stories, but that’s no obstacle to feel she has a deep sense for human emotions. Kristine creates Machinima movies in SL, amongst other things, and does that in […]

Welcome to my Brain by Isa Messioptra @ Dathuil

Welcome to my Brain by Isa Messioptra @ Dathuil

Brains I know I am late with covering this exhibit from Isa Messioptra @Dathuil, but time and mood to write cannot be forced, so therefore a late review, nevertheless one I like to do very much. The title ‘ Welcome to my Brain’ already is […]

Lilium, The Seven Heavenly Virtues @ Daphne Arts

Lilium, The Seven Heavenly Virtues @ Daphne Arts

Virtues and Sins We all know them, virtues and sins, and the guilt we feel when sins take over our life. Or maybe better to say when we decide to LET sins take over our lifes. Most of what we do will be self-inflicted, with […]

The Venal Muses by Tutsy Navarathna @ Itakos Art Gallery, LEA 16

The Venal Muses by Tutsy Navarathna @ Itakos Art Gallery, LEA 16

Brothels in art   Saturday Sept 9  ‘The Venal Muses’ by Tutsy Navarathna opened at the Itakos Art Gallery  on LEA 16. Curated by Akim Alonzo this exhibition leads you into a brothel. But have no fear, you will not be asked to either take […]

What happened to the ballerina?

What happened to the ballerina?

Help! Can you imagine? Even in Second Life you can be kidnapped. And the police has trouble solving the crime. This remarkable event has been noted by Storie’s Helendale, aka GlitterPrincess Destiny. Storie’s is an avatar who writes poetry in RL, transforming it into stories […]

Flash back / Flash forward by Giovanna Cerise at Split Screen / Coppelia

Flash back / Flash forward by Giovanna Cerise at Split Screen / Coppelia

Perspective and Perception Those 2 elements are connected and show the complexity, variety and temporal characteristics of how we perceive our world. Imagine yourself sitting in a room full of mirrors. They all have different angles, different transparency, different colours and different sizes. Every direction […]

Why do I like Second Life?

Why do I like Second Life?

Why I asked myself many times because there are plenty of reasons to not like SL.  Yet there is something very unique and attractive about SL despite all downsides that keep hammering on my door as well. To name a ‘few’: Time-consuming, spending money on […]