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Re: virtual venice

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giselle beiguelman <[log in to unmask]>

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giselle beiguelman <[log in to unmask]>

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Fri, 15 Jun 2007 00:04:53 -0300

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this seems interesting and related to that emerging discussion

(posted today at WDL mailing list by Jeremy Hunsinger )

GB

Brian Eno's 77 Million Paintings is a generative visual artwork,
composed of many overlaid images forming a "slow-changing light
painting." You can see a lesser demo version on the official site. On
June 29th, 77 Mil will open in Second Life and real life
simultaneously, to be seen via streaming video and in-world through a
recreated version of the work by Angrybeth Shortbread.

Eno was moved by a desire to get his visual installation work out of
the gallery, where few can see it, to a larger audience. (As someone
who's studied his work, I would suspect that his thought process went
something like: Hmm…people have great big gorgeous HD monitors and
TVs now…maybe I should dust off the old screensaver idea…) Head to
blueair.tv and longnow.org for SL coordinates and more info. Here's
teh press release:

The Long Now Foundation, a San Francisco non profit dedicated to
fostering long-term responsibility, is pleased to announce the Second
Life premiere of Brian Eno's 77 Million Paintings, in partnership
with metaverse services company blueair.tv.

The work will be both streamed via video at select locations inside
Second Life, while a rendition of 77 Million Paintings has been
created by blueair.tv creative partner Annabeth Robinson, known
virtually as AngryBeth Shortbread.

Two evenings, June 29th and 30th, are open to the general public at
multiple venues across Second Life, with the largest public area
provided by Joi Ito (Kula Sims). The final night, July 1st, is a
private event that will be held in appreciation for Long Now members
worldwide ( members.longnow.org) and hosted on the Leeds College of
Art and Design's Digital Media Sim. Members of The Long Now
Foundation staff and board will also be visiting the Second Life sims
throughout the weekend and during the member event on Sunday evening.

The North American premiere will be hosted by The Long Now Foundation
at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. Mr. Eno
hopes to be in San Francisco for the event.

Questions regarding the Second Life opening, sponsorship of the
event, Second Life-based artwork and blueair.tv itself should be
directed to Bryan Campen at 312.799.1329 or via email at
blueair.tvATgmail.com <http://blueair.tvatgmail.com/>. Any questions or
requests for interviews
regarding the artist, installation and membership to The Long Now
Foundation should be directed to Danielle Engelman at 415.561.6582 or
via email at danielleATlongnow.org.


2007/6/14, dom/ <[log in to unmask]>:
>
> Sarah, Patrick and all,
>
> about the China Tracy Pavilion: I've not seen the RL installation, but
> the one in SL seems nothing special: an aerial architecture where you
> can relax and chat with other avatars. The press release (see below)
> describes it as a "platform for dialogue and exchange open to everyone":
> bat that's not a description of the web, or of SL as a whole? From the
> author of Cosplayers I was expecting something more...
>
> On the solid ground, there is a huge architecture full of water,
> gondolas, chairs and balloons where you can sit down. And, obviously,
> there are San Marco's lions everywhere. In the end, it's just another
> big corporation colonizing Second Life...
>
> > would you see these 'synthetic performances' as they call them (or
> > reiterations as you call them?) as 'native works'? in just a technical
> > or also theoretical sense? what about reiterations of
> > exhibitions/events?
>
> They are native - I think - because they question the space and the body
> in a place where these words have a completely different meaning. What
> does it mean shooting someone, having sex, touch someone's boobs or
> masturbating in a place where your body - your sacred body - is made of
> pixels? What does it means to fill up the SL environment of 7.000 oacks?
> It's ecology (as in Beuys), pollution or viral marketing?
>
> But I let the answer to Patrick, he will definitely answer better than
> me ;-)
>
> bests,
> domenico
>
> --
>
> *****************************************
> Venice Biennale 2007 National Participation:
> PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
> *****************************************
> An on Line & off Line Art Project: CHINA TRACY PAVILION
> China Pavilion, 52nd Venice Biennale 2007
> Inc SL & RL Exhibition, SL Video and Research.
> *****************************************
> The Concept of China Pavilion: EVERYDAY MIRACLES
> Commissioner: China Arts & Entertainment Group.
> Curator: Hou Hanru ( U.S.)
> http://www.labiennale.org/en/art
> *****************************************
> SL Artist: CHINA TRACY (AKA RL: Cao Fei)
> www.alternativearchive.com/chinatracy
> CHINA TRACY (AKA RL: Cao Fei) is one of the four woman artists (Shen
> Yuan, Yin Xiuzhen, Kan Xuan) participated in the China Pavilion, 52nd
> Venice Biennale 2007
>
>
> ===1. TIME====
> Exhibition Last for 6 Months:10 June - 21 November 2007
> Press Conference and Opening Party: 6 June
> 6-9 June: Private view for Press
> 10 June – 21 November: For Public
>
> ===2. VENUE====
> The Real Life China Tracy Pavilion: Virgin Gardens, Arsenale, Venice
> The Second Life China Tracy Pavilion: China Tracy Pavilion, Parioli
> (181, 201, 64)
> The Second Life Exhibition Space: Parioli Museum. Parioli Roma Italy,
> Parioli (225, 217, 40)
>
> ===3. PRESS CONFERENCE ====
> June 7th afternoon 2pm, Parioli Museum, Second Life.
> Landmark: Parioli Roma Italy, Parioli (225, 217, 40)
> Sponsor : Virtual Italian Parks
>
> About China Tracy Pavilion
> (China Tracy's Blog: www.alternativearchive.com/chinatracy)
>
> China Tracy (AKA RL: Cao Fei), born in Guangdong, China in 1978, is the
> youngest but the most versatile in the group. Working with video,
> photography, performance, experimental theatre, documentary and
> fictional films, writing and other media, she vividly express the
> intense experiences of a young generation of Chinese urban youth
> navigating the wave of modernisation, urbanisation and globalisation.
> With an incredibly fresh but vigilant sense of humour, she examines and
> makes visible the very realities and dreams of this generation in
> various contexts from work to play, from suffering to happiness. Today,
> she garners a great deal of admiration from the international
> professionals in the art world. She has been presented in Venice
> Biennale 2003, 2nd Guangzhou Triennial and Sydney Biennale 2006.
>
> Thousands of youngsters are deeply addicted to the virtual world created
> on the internet. The immensely popular online game "Second Life" (
> HYPERLINK "http://www.secondlife.com" www.secondlife.com) provides them
> with a "3-D virtual world entirely built and owned by its residents". It
> offers "a truly collaborative, immersive and open-ended entertainment
> experience, where together people create and inhabit a virtual world of
> their own design." In this new world, all people are the nation's
> "inhabitants", there are no "countries" or "regions", but only a digital
> world generated by imagination and creativity. Naming her avatar China
> Tracy, Cao Fei is building up an on-line project for the Chinese
> Pavilion to carry out an adventure into this virtual world that is
> exerting crucial influence on our perception of the real and thus
> considerably modifying our social relationships. Creating a China Tracy
> Pavilion on the Second Life, Cao Fei will construct a platform for
> dialogue and exchange open to everyone. Venturing into this imminent
> future, this project will definitely bring the Chinese Pavilion itself
> to a much more global perspective.
>
> --
>
> Domenico Quaranta
>
> mob. +39 340 2392478
> email. [log in to unmask]
> home. vicolo San Giorgio 18 - 25122 brescia (BS)
> web. http://www.domenicoquaranta.net/
>



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[Eva e Franco Mattes a.k.a. 0100101110101101.ORG]


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--
Sometimes it's better to be sincerely false instead of being falsely true.
[Eva e Franco Mattes a.k.a. 0100101110101101.ORG]


me: www.desvirtual.com
myself: www.noema.art.br
you: http://netart.incubadora.fapesp.br/
everybody: http://del.icio.us/desvirtual +
http://www.youtube.com/gbeiguelman

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