Performing in Second Life

Event Type: 
event
Event Type: 
performance
Start Date: 
9 Oct 2009
Hours: 
6:30PM-8:30PM
Venue: 
Eyebeam
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Second Life Performance Night

 

This evening will feature three different artists/groups, which use the online virtual world of Second Life as a medium for performance art. Launched in 2003 by Linden Labs, Second Life (SL) hit widespread popularity in 2006. In this 3D-rendered world, people across the world share a networked space with unique avatars. With a completely user-generated environment, SL enables a rich world of artistic possibilities. 

 

Alan Sondheim along with Foofwa d'Imobilite will present a performance using the aesthetics of the Second Life environment to create an experimental choreography; Lily & Honglei will present The Merry-go-around — a virtual installation addressing a series of environmental issues in today’s China; Second Front has discovered a virtual crypt within Second Life and are inviting the public to witness its opening. Together, these three short performances (12-15 minutes each) will sample some of the contemporary trends in Second Life performance art.

 

The performances will be followed by a brief panel discussion and a subsequent launch party of Avvie Road — the second DVD of Second Front’s performance works.

 

 
People: Alan Sondheim (with Foofwa d'Imobilite), Lily & Honglei, Patrick Lichty, Scott Kildall
Tags: Second Front, Second Life

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i can't find the SLURL. How can i attend??????

thanks if iºts not over already.
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Will the performance can also be appreciated in SecondLife? any surl?