Tag Archives: Burning Man

Diary #13

SOMEWHERE NEAR BLACK ROCK CITY, NEVADA, 1998 — Liz Bowman and I walking in the Nevada desert, not far from the Burning Man site. THE HAGUE, 2012 — I was 29 in 1998, yes, for the “first” time. I had finally finished my MFA a couple months earlier, and Mark’s startup was going well and […]

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I Have Many Worlds

A few aspects of Virtual Worlds (building/creative types, rather than game types) different from a certain famous VW: • Lower Traffic • Higher Creative Freedom • Less DMCA griefing • Megaprims • Lower lag, yet worse performance In anticipation of our upcoming performance VB24 – Multiverse, which is slated to have 3 houses simultaneously occupied […]

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VB Previz #41 – Multiverse

VB24 – Multiverse Saturday, 12 February 2011, 8-10pm GMT a simultaneous performance on the Reaction, InWorldz, and Second Life grids Hi Guys, I guess everybody knows that the peeps from Burn2 banned Vaneeesa’s VB22 – The House with the Ocean View. Or, “moderated” it out of existence, as Mr. Moo likes to say. http://vaneeesa.com/2010/10/14/banned-by-burn2/ Anyways, […]

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Shhhh, Secret!

Please don’t hate me you guys! I’m trying to do the right thing, but it’s hard! And it’s really hard when people you like don’t get along. Yes, the little black girl wearing the Burn2 Greeter hat is me. I guess I have two confessions to make: One is that before I agreed to be […]

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VB22-1/2 – Avatar Suicide

VIRTUAL BLACK ROCK CITY, NEVADA — With Burn2 set to open in less than 24 hours, one plot here on the playa stands completely barren: Burning Man – Bordello27. This is the parcel that was to have been the site of VB22 – The House with the Ocean View. It was to have been a […]

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Banned by Burn2

TO: M2Danger Ranger m2 Burner EmCee Widget Kev Sweetwater Principals, Burn2 FROM: Vaneeesa Blaylock, Artistic Director, VB/CO RE: Refund for the space that you won’t allow me to use. Dear M2Danger, m2, EmCee, and Kev, On Monday, Ronon Carver, head of Burn2 security and apparently chief Burn2 art moderator, informed me that we would not […]

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VB Previz #37 – The House with the Ocean View / Burn2

For twelve days, from Friday 15 November to Tuesday 26 November 2002, Marina Abramovic performed The House with the Ocean View at the Sean Kelley Gallery in New York City… For nine days, from Saturday 16 October to Sunday 24 October 2010, VB/CO will perform our adaptation of The House with the Ocean View at […]

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Burn2 Campsite

You can’t say a bad word about Burning Life ’09, and indeed Silene’s Artist Camp was all about creating on-site, learning new things, and interacting with other artists. Still, I think the bulk of ’09 was an open house of amazing stuff to go look at. Perhaps in this tight-knit 6-region Burn2 we can interact more.

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Burn2

BURN2 will be held October 16 – 24, as scheduled. Our Burning Man-inspired theme is “Metropolis: Civilization in the desert.”

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VB Previz #29 – 2010 Preview

For 2010, VB/CO will present 12 works of performance art.

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Bryn Oh’s Brain

What’s so amazing about a place… a space… a moment… a gift… like this crazy dwell between Bryn’s mosquito Ferris wheel and her sensorium cloud… is how capacious it is… how generous it is… and how it invites not just your brain… but also your body… to exist in resonance with it… in this time and in this space…

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VBFM #4 – Zombie Crawl

VBFM #4 – Burning Life ’09 Zombie Crawl Virtual Black Rock City 21 October 2009 Images on Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/vaneeesab/sets/72157623348715981/ We participated several times in Burning Life ’09: • VB11 – Fire Walk with Me – http://vaneeesa.com/portfolio/#vb11 • Silene Christen’s Artist Duel Camp with Laurel Leavit – http://www.flickr.com/photos/vaneeesab/sets/72157623352311943/ • And we took to the streets for […]

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