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What Identity Is(n’t)

Finding Yourself from Botgirl Questi on Vimeo. Identity can be many things: costume, tool, vehicle, weapon, armor, teacher, life boat, beacon, mask, medicine, camouflage, comforter or gate pass. What it can never be is Self. Identity can neither contain nor express the holistic fullness of your being. The ultimate value of identity exploration is in […]

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If a Naked Mannequin is Shot from a Cannon in an Empty Sim is it still Art?

David W. Galenson describes two types of artists in “Old Masters and Young Geniuses: The Two Life Cycles of Artistic Creativity.” The first starts with a clear internal vision of what she wants to express and then works to realize it through artistic work. The second type of artist undertakes the act of creation to discover […]

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Mixed Reality Video From 2008

I made this video just a few months after being born in Second Life. The special effects are kinda cheesy, but it foreshadowed my eventual focus on Transworld identity. The song is by my musical alt fourworlds.

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Cherrybomb: The Band That Never Was

  Some people don’t see a connection between truth and fiction. I get that. But the truth is, the only reality a fictional character’s got going for herself is integrity. I got the idea of putting together a virtual band a couple of years ago. A cross between the Archies and Gorillaz. I enlisted a […]

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2011 VWBPE Keynote on Virtual Identity

This is a recording of a presentation my human counterpart and I made together at the 2011 Virtual World Best Practices in Education conference. It’s somewhere between a lecture and a work of performance art on the topic of virtual identity.

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Primates in Virtual Worlds

No matter how fully-immersed humans are within a virtual world, avatars are primates at heart (and brain.) You can run from physiology and even hide from it, but you can’t escape its influence on your consciousness. The sense of being embedded in an external virtual world can only be experienced through the internal processes of […]

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Transworld Syndrome

  This is a strange little contemplation on virtual identity in the form of a conversation between my alt Majic and I.

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FIELD TRIP: Virtual Gallery Weekend Berlin

BERLIN, 28 April — Silent since the demise of Blue Mars, the VBCO Travel & Safari Co. launched a field trip to the temporary virtual world of Gallery Weekend Berlin 2012 today. 10 started out on the journey and 4 were delivered to the promised land. 4 died quickly at the hands of MacOS 10.5.8 […]

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frame from the VB34 machinima

VB34 – Machinima

KANDAHAR, 10 March — Light & Space artist Betty Tureaud and performance artist Vaneeesa Blaylock collaborated for the first time today with their presentation of Net/Work at Gallery Xue in the Kandahar mountains.     M A C H I N I M A . C R E D I T S VB34 – Net […]

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NicoleX Moonwall

NicoleX Moonwall is what Second Life is all about.

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