“Sleep” on Odyssey

Created for the Sleep as Art Residency at Ars Electronica (Shulea Cheang et al) – Featuring Krysania Eramos (Yunji Johanning) Fau Ferdinand (Yael Gilks) Man Michinaga (Patrick Lichty) Bibbe OH (Bibbe Hansen) Lizsolo Mathilde (Liz Solo). Warhol’s Factory couch by Bebe Begonia. Second Front are lot of people: Produced by Patrick Lichty Concept by SHuLea…

“the wide sky” open on Odyssey

Liz Solo’s new installation opened this weekend on Odyssey. Her new website with a machinima series and “memory archive” launched today. Here is a link to the installation on Odyssey: SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Odyssey/46/82/1680 The website is live here: www.thewidesky.ca Here are a few images from the opening launch followed by a press release from IOTA. Humming…

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…

AOM at Interaccess

On Sunday February 23 the Avatar Orchestra Metaverse gave a Special Matinee Performance live @ Interaccess in Toronto and simultaneously on the Odyssey Simulator. Tina Pearson (Victoria) of AOM was in attendance in Toronto to conduct the performance and give a workshop and artist talk. http://www.vectorfestival.org/avatar-orchestra-metaverse-special-matinee-performance/ photo of the Avatar Orchestra Metaverse by Frieda Korda

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