the machine

At long last  “the machine” – a new film by Liz Solo and co-produced by The Black Bag Media Collective and Roles 4 Women with machinima shot on Odyssey – has premiered! “the machine” combines HD video with machinima to tell a futuristic story set in a desolate Newfoundland city. This “cyberpunk fairytale” stars Melanie…

macGRID pioneering

Odyssey is currently working with five simulators on the new macGRID, a new Cyber science and Art Platform spearheaded by McMaster University. macGRID ” is a robust, archivable, Cyberscience and Art research platform (macGRID) and a corresponding network of academic, industry and community partners who wish to engage in interdisciplinary research and creation, resource and…

The Black Bags at Club Morpheus

SATURDAY JUNE 29 – Join us at Club Morpheus for the virtual release party for Odyssey members The Black Bags‘ new full length album. Vaneessa Blaylock is hosting a dance party and has invited The Black Bags to spin their new record for the first hour. Come dance with us at 8 PM SLT at…

AOM for Odyssey

Odyssey Art and Performance Simulator has housed a remarkable array of artists who are pushing the edges of art and identity in the virtual world Second Life. The Avatar Orchestra Metaverse began at Odyssey in 2007, and is rehearsing there now in preparation for its July 2013 performance at the first annual Deep Listening Art…

Technology Tantrum

Here is a set of photos from the Random Acts of Art Workshop (RAAW) at the Judith and Norman Alix Art Gallery in Victoria BC/Odyssey – Doug Jarvis/Tran Spire led a three day workshop on mixed reality for youth aged 13 to 18.

Mathesis

Machinima documentation from Alan Sondheim’s “Mathesis” – with Sandy Baldwin. Performed live at the 2012 Odyssey Performance Art Festival (The End of the World Festival) at the Odyssey Simulator in Second Life and at the Black Bag Media Collective Studio, St. John’s, NL. To see stills from the performance and to download the IM text…

Mathesis

Alan Sondheim/Alan Dojoji with Sandy Baldwin present “Mathesis” at the 2012 Odyssey Festival. To download a pdf of the unedited chat please click this link: mathesisdialogue

Odyssey Festival Schedule

The 2012 Odyssey Performance Art Festival presents The End of the World and After Party December 21 and 22, 2012 live on the Odyssey Contemporary Art and Performance Simulator in Second Life and at participating meat spaces: Museum Sorgdrager, Ameland, the Netherlands Black Bag Media Collective Studio, St. John’s, Newfoundland Open Space, Victoria, Canada FRIDAY…

2012 Odyssey Performance Art Festival

The 2012 Odyssey Performance Art Festival (The End of the World Festival)happens December 21st and 22nd live on Odysseywith participating Meat Spaces in St. John’s Newfoundland, Victoria Canada and Ameland, the Netherlands. December 21st – The End of the WorldDecember 22nd – The End of the World After Party Featuring performances from Second Front, Stelarc,…

CyPosium!!

On 12 Octo­ber 2012, a cyber­for­mance sym­po­sium will be hosted by UpStage, the Water­wheel Tap and inde­pen­dent cyber­form­ers, where cyber­form­ers will dis­cuss their online per­for­mances with other artists, researchers and inter­ested par­tic­i­pants. Ques­tions we would like to tackle in CyPo­sium include: What dif­fer­ent kind of events hap­pened? What did they make pos­si­ble? What was spe­cial about the…