Medici University: A fond farewell
Jun29

Medici University: A fond farewell

By Myra Wilmist and Art Oluja Medici University is closing, but its legacy lives on. The last official day of Medici University’s (MU) existence as an entity at LEA 23 is June 30. On July 1, the region will be turned over to the next occupant of LEA 23. Plans never quite go as people envision them, and MU became so much more than anyone could ever imagine. MU started with Izzy planting a seedling of an idea, the vision for a...

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Ziki Questi and the Turing Test
Jun04

Ziki Questi and the Turing Test

If you apply the same subjective criteria of the Turing Test to virtual photography, you could reasonably say it has already passed its own Imitation Game. Unless the interviewer is highly skilled with a detailed knowledge of the difference between digital and virtual photography, it isn’t possible for most of us to distinguish a well-composed, realistic virtual photograph from a real life photograph.

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Oona’s cry for help.
May13

Oona’s cry for help.

MU is incredibly important to be. Why? Because I didn’t consider myself an artist before I came to MU. Now, I do. That’s an amazing thing. It might sound a bit histrionic, but it’s true: MU has made me an artist.

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An Art Riddle: Why is this called ART?
Mar31

An Art Riddle: Why is this called ART?

Why is this called ART?

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Anthea Sharp: The Writer’s Journey
Mar30

Anthea Sharp: The Writer’s Journey

On March 29th, 2015, USA Today bestselling author, Anthea Sharp slipped on her e-gloves and helmet, powered up her Full-D sim, then opened a portal to a little piece of her fantasy realm, Feyland, residing at Medici University. For an hour she talked of her experiences in publishing, the writing process, as well as taking questions from the audience.

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Aurora (VestaAurora)
Mar14

Aurora (VestaAurora)

Aurora has been in Second Life for almost three years, now, and while she has been an active builder, her W.B Yeats tower at Medici University is her first art project.

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Nebulosus Severine
Mar09

Nebulosus Severine

Meet the MU artist, Nebulosus Severine. Nebulosus Severine has been creating art in Second Life for nearly ten years. Story by MU’s Myra Wildmist!

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