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We tied the knot

We tied the knot

Tie the knot In my own language we use a similar phrase for ‘Tie the knot’. We say:  ‘Ik heb hem/haar gestrikt’. We all know what it means I assume. These words are being said when someone agrees to be your partner in love. Though […]

Hitler in your heart

Hitler in your heart

The dark force in us We all have a shadow side, a dark force, according to Carl Gustav Jung and I can only agree on that. That’s why this blog starts with a shadow song from Antony and the Johnsons: hitler in my heart. Please […]

Who’s your Daddy?

Who’s your Daddy?

I have a Daddy (Dom) in SL This is not a joke. And no I also did not lose my mind or change of personality which makes me openly admit here and now I have a Daddy Dom lover and feel very much at ease […]

Only lovers left alive

Only lovers left alive

A careless carer I still am not completely sure what has gotten into me since the beginning of April, but I do know I was the last one to expect myself to become so detached from Second Life and virtual existences in general as I […]

Power play games in the Metaverse / Black Mirror

Power play games in the Metaverse / Black Mirror

Black  Mirror This week I started to watch Season 4 from the Black Mirror series by Charlie Brooker.  The first episode is called USS Callister, which clearly relates to the USS Enterprise from the famous Star Trek series by Gene Roddenberry.  In USS Callister the […]

Avatarus Sapiens

Avatarus Sapiens

Get Lost Gem Preiz is a man of wisdom and the creator of Sapiens at LEA 9.  At the entrance of Sapiens you are told to get lost. The notecard with information about Sapiens is very clear about that:  “Sapiens” is an installation which is not […]

Desires in the Metaverse

Desires in the Metaverse

Metaverse The Metaverse is a collective virtual shared space, created by the convergence of virtually enhanced physical reality and physically persistent virtual space,including the sum of all virtual worlds, augmented reality, and the internet. The word metaverse combines the prefix “meta” (meaning “beyond”) with “universe” and is typically used to describe […]

Touch the Sound

Touch the Sound

Palpable sounds After my blog about my ‘RL Love Affair’ a while ago Eupalinos gave me a link to the documentary ‘Touch the Sound’ about Evelyn Glennie. I watched it at New Year’s Eve and recommend it to anyone who has an ear for the essence of […]

Sound and Vision

Sound and Vision

Birth | Cuby & The Blizzards | David Bowie I was born in the winter of 1962. Two years after that  Cuby & the Blizzards were born. They were a Dutch Blues group with a very unique sound, a mixture of Blues and Rock&Roll. I only got […]

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 […]