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Still Photo from Pride Parade

Previz #68 – Avatar Pride Parade

CIRCUIT LA CORSE, MEEWALH SIM, SECOND LIFE MAINLAND, 9 August — Over the course of VB/CO’s history our performance works have covered a wide range of aesthetic and ideological territory, but it’s probably fair to say that they have moved generally from more scripted to more individualistic. In VB04 – Prism, for example, we all […]

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Esra’a Al Shafei of Mideast Youth and Xue Faith of Gallery Xue

Graves Too

PORT OF LONG BEACH, 7 Aug — Thanks to everyone for spending time at Gallery Xue / LBC on Saturday. Since everybody seems gaga over Jackie Graves cool clothes, I just thought I’d chime in and say that I love her stuff too, but unlike you wannabe military brats, I like her FUN clothes! My […]

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Color photograph of virtual fashion designer Jackie Graves at VB41 - Rock the Casbah at Gallery Xue / Port of Long Beach

Jackie Graves

OXYMORON, SECOND LIFE, 7 July — As part of iRez’ “World Today,” today, I logged on, looked at who on my contact list was also logged on, and went to go take a picture with that person. Two days ago I took a picture with Mikati Slade, two days from now it will be Yordie […]

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Avatars dressed in Jackie Graves' "Poison" paramilitary uniforms and participating in VB41 - Rock the Casbah

VB41 – Rock the Casbah

PORT OF LONG BEACH, 4 August — Newton’s Laws of Motion: First Law: A body in motion tends to stay in motion. Second Law: An idea in motion tends to go anywhere it flippin well pleases and there’s pretty much no predicting or controlling where that’s gonna be. Newton’s 2nd Law (VB/CO Edition) had a […]

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Gina Broono wearing Graves "Poison" uniform in VB41 Rock the Casbah, at Gallery Xue / Port of Long Beach

VB41 – Cast

PORT OF LONG BEACH, 4 August — Today combatants from Red, Green, and Purple teams base jumped into a field of competition that included cheese throwing, noob throwing, and the deadly speedboat elimination chase. Although Jackie Graves (Graves Leather Latex Metal) and Xue Faith (Gallery Xue / Port of Long Beach) claimed to be noncombatants […]

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Virtual Assassins Wanted!

LONG BEACH, 4 August — Calling all virtual base jumpers, assassins, pranksters & secret agents: VB41 – Rock the Casbah wants Y-O-U ! Pick Your Team! Test Yourself! Grab onto your pathetic excuse for a virtual life and make it real! VB41 – Rock the Casbah Saturday 4 August 2012 10am – Noon SLT 17:00 […]

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B&W photograph of performers at Gallery Xue / NYC performing in VB40 Charlotte, Forever!

VB40 – Charlotte, Forever!

NEW NEW YORK, 28 July — Sometimes a time, a place, and a sensibility can simply be defining. You have to pity the poor generation that grew up in the 70’s and has now spent the majority of their adult lives apologizing for the music of their time, even as their older siblings who grew […]

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B&W Photo of Pianist Pixelated Gina performing on a white, grand piano, at Gallery Xue / NYC

VB40 – Cast

NEW NEW YORK, 28 July — Today at Gallery Xue / NYC 9 cellists and 2 pianists accompanied Brazilian vocalist Anndy Believe in a performance of VB40 – Charlotte, Forever! an appreciation of avant garde music pioneer Charlotte Moorman, and an adaptation of her 1969 performance TV Bra for Living Sculpture. VB40 – Charlotte, Forever! […]

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The Lagettes!

PORTUGUÊS: NOVA NOVA YORK, 28 de Julho — o desempenho de hoje de VB40 – Charlotte, sempre! na Galeria Xue / NYC encontramos um Anndy vocalista excitante jovem Acredite em Salvador, Brasil. Ela meio que me lembrou de um jovem Yoko Ono ou Cindy Wilson, com seu entusiasmo, inspiração espástica. E então Kathleen disse que […]

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3 avatars inside Gallery Xue / NYC wearing "TV Bras" and playing cellos with posters of Charlotte Moorman in the background

VB40 – Production

NEW NEW YORK, 24 July — We’re installing at Gallery Xue / NYC this week for Saturday’s performance VB40 – Charlotte, Forever! The first of the graphic panels about Charlotte has arrived at the gallery and we’re working with cello’s & TV Bra’s ATM. It turns out that in addition to being provocative, TV Bras […]

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Avatars in the virtual world Second Life participating in the virtual performance artwork VB39 - Pink & Blue

VB39 – Pink & Blue

PICO PICO LIFE, LEA19, 21 July — Even in our 21st century moment much of Western Culture still clings to baby boys in blue and never pink as Avital Norman Nathman considered in her recent Bitch Media article Pink Scare. Today our intrepid avatars, boys in pink, girls in blue, came to one of the […]

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VB36 - Pink & Blue @ Pico Pico Life / LEA19

VB39 – Cast

PICO PICO LIFE, LEA19, 21 July — Today 21 intrepid avatars celebrated the 21st of July by not being afraid of pink… or blue! Aero Bowman Agnes Sharple Apmel Ibbetson Benji Bhalti Broken Doll Calliope Lexington Epoh Narstrom Gina Broono Kikas Babenco Lace Jewell Marky Mark Zackerly Marmaduke Arado Mikati Slade Monerda Skute NicoleX Moonwall […]

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