Tag Archives: Photo a Day
Fiona Blaylock and Vaneeesa Blaylock dancing at Club Rebublik in Second Life

19 August – Fiona & Club Republik

NU REPUBLIK, 19 Aug — With Olympic world harmony already a thing of the past, we return to geopolitical musical chairs: Sweden condemns Russia for sending Pussy Riot to prison for 2 years for “Upsetting the social order,” and Russia condemns the UK for threatening to storm the Ecuadorian Embassy so they can send Julian […]

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11 August

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ScreenShot from World of Warcraft, Avatar Viya, lies unconscious next to a giant, angry Naga.

August 7 – Day 1

Location: Vashj’ir, World of Warcraft In Photo: Viya, having been knocked unconscious and dragged away by an angry Naga. Having bit the bullet and begun questing in the game again, Viya was promptly smashed on the head and physically removed from the site. Even though I have been through this on not one but two characters in the […]

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ScreenShot from Star Wars: The Old Republic of a large, pink, scaly critter approaching Ravanel's avatar, who is sitting on the floor of some Star Wars interior

7 August – It’s pink and it bites

LOCATION: Just outside the Spaceport, Corellia (Star Wars: The Old Republic) IN PHOTO: Ravanel Griffon, Gannifari Star Wars players were pleasantly surprised today by a Gannifari in their mailbox. Apparently, this was Bioware’s way of saying thanks for moving our characters to more crowded servers. Despite my concerns about sending pets in lockboxes by mail […]

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2 August — Day 25

If you’re looking for a calm and relaxing place in Second Life, Chris Lorraine Sofee‘s island in the sky is as hard to beat as it’s hard to find. Once inside the house, climb the stairs up to the roof to reach this enchanted meadow. It’s a creation that makes a masterful use of transparencies […]

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1 August — Day 24

That’s Kikas trying out one of our unconventional “instant scenes” on top of an undescribable structure inside Eupalinos Ugajin’s unorthodox Kou! installation in Second Life, where we’re preparing a hopefully unbelievable party with him and some other friends. And that’s enough unusualness for the moment…

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30 July – Day 23

Yesterday the news reached us of the passing of Chris Marker, aged 91, considered one of the most influential filmmakers ever. In his eighties, while proclaiming the death of cinema, Marker joined Second Life (through an avatar named Sergei Murasaki) in order to explore its possibilities as an artistic medium. Here’s a great quote by […]

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29 July — Day 22

I’d say Alpha Auer is the most creative clothing designer in Second Life, she pushes the limits of virtual fashion like no one else does. But Alpha Auer is just one of the several avatars of Elif Ayiter, “a designer and a researcher” in real life, a truly extraordinary virtual artist. Her sim Alpha Tribe, […]

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28 July – Day 21

This picture was taken a while ago in Chouchou, in my opinion the coolest hangout spot in Second Life. It’s just a sandy island with a tree and a piano at the center plus some wrecks spread around, making a very relaxing change from the visual bombardment that is the norm in SL regions. Chouchou […]

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27 July – Day 20

The place we went to this afternoon is so excitingly photogenic I had quite some trouble choosing a picture of it, among the many I took, to share in World Today. So, even for a few words about this Maya Paris’ installation (if the title, Celebrity Blow Your Tits Off, is not enough!), I’ll help […]

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25 July – Day 19

A crashed sports car next to a carousel in the middle of the ruins of what looks like an ancient monastery — this would be a weird scene even if the whole was not located in a flooded plain! Aptly, the place is called Mysterious Dream, a part of the Moonlight sim in Second Life.

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24 July – Day 18

This is the “vintage village” of Verdigris. the main streets of which are mysteriously built on top of two unfinished bridges. I guess it’s all part of “the inventions of a curious mind” as the place’s description laconically informs. Anyway, there’s plenty of shops around, most of them of the “arty” kind, including an antique […]

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