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Archive for October, 2008

 NO LAB in RMB City

NO LAB in RMB City is a new collaboration between Cao Fei (SL: China Tracy) and MAP OFFICE created for Prospect.1 New Orleans, the largest biennial of international contemporary art ever organized in the United States. A special section of Cao Fei’s RMB City, a virtual art community under construction in Second Life, has been [...]



 Avatrian Exhibit at the University of South Florida

The University of South Florida will be launching its in-world space dedicated to distance learning and educational courses within the Second Life platform. It is termed as the 21st Century Teaching Excellence Faculty Development Space

Avatrian takes part in this educational venture as an exhibitor. Original content featured in Avatrian’s installation are the Ladybugs (or [...]



 Avenue Magazine features Avatrian and the Yokohama Triennale

Avenue Models recently launched a new member to their growing family – AVENUE Magazine. It proudly sets itself apart from existing in-world magazines by featuring exciting articles of the SL community’s movers & shakers on their SL and RL accomplishments. The magazine’s goal is to link both RL and SL, and be a platform bridging [...]



 “Tiny Nation”: SL-based Animated Featurettes Come of Age

Ever since Second Life started out back in 2003, creative residents have produced thousands of amateur or “home-made” videos, called machinimas, and have distributed these throughout the internet, via streaming servers and/or YouTube. The subject matter of such videos have been as diverse as life itself, although everyone would probably agree that on the technical [...]



 Cash From Nigeria

Entertainment inside Second Life has always been interesting and one-of-a-kind. A perfect example of this testimony would be the satirical and comical song performed by EvaMoon Ember in the Late Show with Angelico Babii – Cash from Nigeria.
The song is dedicated to those who were gullible enough to fall for the Cash from Nigeria email [...]



 Chenin in The Second QuestioN! Show

“..if you have the answer..we have the question.”
Second QuestioN! is a fast paced Science themed show with the best and the brightest of experience in SL and beyond. The show is at every Tuesday, 7:00 PM SL time in the SciLands – Studio Dome. Together with their two vivacious hosts, Pooky Amsterdam and Hydra Shaftoe, [...]



 Rodion in The Dating Casino!

“..Let the hearts fall where they may
Love is a gamble.. it’s time to play
The Dating Casino
The Dating Casino!
Your odds for romance just improved..”

Pooky Amsterdam, together with Xtreme Reality, brings to you a fun-filled romantic Second Life experience. The Dating Casino! is the brand new original game played live on Sundays at 8:00 PM in SL’s [...]