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Code is Poetry: Everywhere and nowhere from JadeYu Fhang @ Split Screen Installation Space

Code is Poetry: Everywhere and nowhere from JadeYu Fhang @ Split Screen Installation Space

WordPress  meets Jade Code is Poetry, the famous tagline used by WordPress (blog software I also use) is what came to my mind when visiting the latest installation of JadeYu Fhang at Split Screen Installation Space. Jade’s installations always are impressive and mind blowing. A […]

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 […]

Get Real!

Get Real!

Checking Reality Checking reality is a popular thing in SL. The number of people convinced and motivated to tell you Second Life is the same as Real Life is endless. I agree mostly but not always. Of course we cannot be anyone else than ourselves, […]

Mi and Romy Nayar @ Artspace UTSA

Mi and Romy Nayar @ Artspace UTSA

Ro-Mi-Gor Mi and Romy, I will call them Ro-Mi for this post because it sounds and looks funny. Ok lazy writer as well but with over 30 degrees I allow myself to not only be lazy, I even allow myself to be super lazy.  Ro-Mi […]

Betty Tureaud = Happy colours

Betty Tureaud = Happy colours

Betty Tureaud in Second Life I think not many in Second Life will not know this name. At least the ones that like to visit exhibitions and installations will recognise work of Betty Tureaud in a split second. I think all of her work in […]

Messing around at Ouvroir

Messing around at Ouvroir

Messing around That’s maybe the best way to describe how to act at the Ouvroir sim in Second Life. This place is known better under these names: ‘Chris Marker/Museum für Gestaltung’ and ‘There is a hole in my inventory’. The  first name is the official […]

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 […]

The Fear

The Fear

Personal Fears We all have them, sometimes hidden, sometimes visible. Often irrational and useless. I think there is nothing much stronger than fear. Love, happiness, hope, faith and all other positive feelings can have a really hard time when fear decides to walk in your […]

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 […]

The smell of fame

The smell of fame

  The picture speaks for itself I think. Fame is a smelly thing :)  I never understand the wish for fame and attention that come with it. Why it is so important for many and why it defines their believe in being an upgraded person […]