Back in 1564, my dad built the “Vasari Corridor” along the Ponte Vecchio (medieval bridge across the river Arno) so he could get from the Palazzo Vecchio to the Palazzo Pitti without getting assassinated. On Sunday, Edie and I were hanging out on the PV. A sketch artist made portraits of us.
Words and Prims Both lighter than ordinary Matter Both colored Twisted Tortured Flung Building blocks They combine With neighbors Forming bridges As easily as walls Have you noticed Delete key Works the same Word or prim Have you noticed No takebacks Once given away I want to be a poet …
Theres always something going on over at Oona Nostra’s studio at MU [Nostradamus 1]. I usually pass by to admire all her chairs (I’m not sure, but I think they’re breeding) or to jump off her roof (there’s an urban legend that if you do it right you’ll bounce right …
Chances are, you’ve seen me around here, maybe even engaged me in a quick chat. If not, rest assured I have perved you from the rooftop of my studio at Tullia 1. See this as a more formal introduction. But where my writers at? Don’t get me wrong, I …
An interesting contest is being held at LEA12, The Paradise of CyberPolis, asking what is CyberArt? featuring entries from MU learners and more SL artists!
With this essay I hope to introduce a series of thought experiments running through the Second Life experience. I have a specific psychoanalytical framework I am using – Lacan’s 4 discourses – and if you are unfamiliar with this, that is fine, as I hope to illustrate the formula while the experiment plays out.
Pharaoh was the name for king and the son of the god Ra. The title originates in the Egyptian term “great house”, describing the royal palace.
One of the things I cherish most about SL is the thought-provoking conversations, the sharing of thoughts and ideas with so many intriguing minds that make you stretch your imagination just a little further. My encounters with Eupalinos Ugajin feel like walking through a minimalist painting, through a tiny doorway, into a quiet, floating hallway..
At approximately 5:30am SLT this morning, MU Learner Edie Sedgwick’s body was found in the Eleonora Slough near Neeva Torok’s studio. No suspects are in custody.
I first met Pearl Grey while hanging upside down in my studio sorting out inventory, and noticed a nearby dot on my map. That quiet little dot turned out to be an inspiring MU neighbor, and I soon discovered that Pearl’s activities extend well beyond her beautiful studio.
The “Big Avatar On Campus” award is given each Friday to the avatar who has the biggest presence on the Medici University campus. It is selected by the previous recipient.
I have no idea, but a lot of pants spontaneously went missing! If you missed out, apparently this phenomenon is being encouraged today, so go ahead and take casual Friday to the extreme!
When I first glimpsed Piedra’s work, at her MU studio, I immediately fell in love with the delicate colour palettes and soft treatment of the images.. I wanted to go on a little journey through these images. Piedra was kind enough to lead the way and let my mind wander every now and then:
One cannot help help but draw parallels between Xerxes remarkable career and that of Medici University’s legendary artist and DJ NSANE.