Senses Places at Corporealidades Pós-humanas

Senses Places – the collective founded and led by Portugal’s Interdisciplinary artist Isabel Valverde – presented a program of work at this year’s Corporealidades Pós-humanas in Salvador, Brazil. Collaborators joined Isabel online at the Senses Places studio on Odyssey. Performers and audiences participated from Brazil via different portals including live streams and Second Life. Senses…

“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…

Avatar Salad

The Second Front are working on Exhibit A this week preparing a new performance/machinima for the University of Wichita’s upcoming “At A Distance” exhibition. Stay tuned for more news and documentation from “Virtual Proposition for Alison Knowles #1 – Make an Avatar Salad”, based on an Alison Knowles event score/performance called “Proposition #2 – Make…

Senses Places at Odyssey/Open Sim Conference

Odyssey is proud to provide a home to Senses Places – a dance based mixed reality project by Isabel Valverde and collaborators. The project runs a mixed reality participatory environment on the Odyssey Simulator in Second Life and this week presented performances and demonstrations at the 2016 Open Sim Community Conference. Here are some images…

Pokemon-A-Go-Go

The Second Front have been busy on Odyssey these last weeks shooting machinima for their latest piece – Pokemon-A-Go-Go. The video has been released today and we share it with you here: About Pokémon-A-Go-Go What happens when the Pokémon turn? Years of torment and domination have led to an uprising. While humans have been busy…

Al Hansen’s “Car Bibbe”

Today Bibbe Hansen restaged the Al Hansen happening “Car Bibbe” at Howl Arts in New York City. To mark the event we have released a machinima of The Second Front performance of “Car Bibbe” that took place on Odyssey earlier this year. The performance stars The Second Front (Patrick Lichty, Bibbe Hansen, Scott Killdal, Liz Solo, Doug Jarvis, Yael Gilks) with special…

Call for Installations for Odyssey on Craft

Call for Installations and Performances The Odyssey Simulators have opened a new sim in Craft World and we are looking for installations to present in the Fall of 2016 and throughout 2017. These installations will run for four month periods at Odyssey on Craft. We are seeking work related to themes involving The Future, Dystopian…

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

Leave Nothing Untouched

Leave Nothing Untouched: A Wrong Biennial Pavilion Reception Curated by Patrick Lichty Featuring: Second Front and Virtual Fluxus @ Odyssey Art and Performance Simulator With Participants in San Francisco CA, Victoria BC, Hudson NY, St. John’s Newfoundland, London UK, and Sharjah UAE. Friday, January 15, 2016 – 9 AM SLT/PST – onwards – Exhibit A…