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A Paradise Happier Far: “Paradise Lost in Second Life” (Review)

Last Saturday, I was privileged to be invited to attend a preview performance of the Basilique Performing Arts Company‘s new dramatic adaptation of John Milton’s epic poem, Paradise Lost in Second Life. As what follows may seem tl;dr to some, I’ll begin … Continue reading

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Striving with Paradise: A Look Ahead to “Paradise Lost in Second Life”

 While it is undoubtedly true that there have been other poets in the language who are more revered or who have a higher profile in popular culture – Shakespeare, of course, is the obvious example – it is likely also … Continue reading

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Whose Voice? Whose Issue? The Problems with SL Activism and One Billion Rising

Like many hundreds of other people, I made my way yesterday to the Second Life event observing One Billion Rising. The theme of OBR – an end to global misogyny and sexual violence – is one that has always been … Continue reading

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The Singularity of Bryn Oh

[On Saturday, I was fortunate to be granted the opportunity, along with other bloggers in the Immersiva group, to attend a preview of Bryn Oh’s newest installation, The Singularity of Kumiko. The new exhibit opens to the public on 14 … Continue reading

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“Why Is Your Avatar So Sexy?” Choice and the Two Cultures

“Why is your avatar so sexy?” A number of years ago, I was a participant in a virtual presentation in and about Second Life that was projected upon a large screen to a group of academics in RL. I myself … Continue reading

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“Hope Tinged with Fear”: Pho Vinternatt’s “Dreams” (Review)

I love Second Life art; the visual arts are the form for which, I believe, the virtual world platform is best suited, and most easily adapted to produce some really innovative new approaches. I have no formal, and relatively little … Continue reading

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