Art’s Birthday 2013

*art. one million fifty* There was a long celebration of Art’s Birthday on Odyssey this year. Here is a little documentation from our marathon party – presented by Pomodoro Bolzano – *art. one million fifty* was a celebration + simulation for art lovers. Build by Frieda Korga. The party happened simultaneously on Odyssey in Second Life and…

Dance Week on Odyssey

Senses Places and Odyssey presented an experimental hybrid reality dance jam session on Odyssey for International Dance Day. The mixed reality participatory environment involved a webcam capture interface and two live streams into Second Life. Movements in Real Life triggered movements in  avatars interacting with the webcam interface. Avatars and live dancers worked together to…

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…

Avatar Orchestra machinima

The machinima is slowly outputting from the 2012 Odyssey Performance Art Festival. Here is machinima documentation from Avatar Orchestra Metaverse’s performance at the 2012 Odyssey Performance Art Festival (The End of the World Festival). The performance took place on December 21, 2012, 10 am SLT at the AOM space at Odyssey in Second Lif and…

Dreaming in the New Year

In Parallel: Dreaming into Alternate Universes with Norman Lowrey aka North Zipper A Virtual Celebration of the New Year Across 9 Time Zones. Odyssey participated in the closing ceremony of Ione’s 17th Annual Dream Festival in an overnight celebration of the New Year in Second Life. Avatars logged in through the night and received a Dreaming/Sleeping…

Second Front – Happy Birthday Fluxus

Second Front performed Happy Birthday Fluxus a series of works celebrating 50 years of Fluxus performances. The performance happened simultaneously on Odyssey Exhibit A and at the Franklin Street Works in Stamford Connecticut. The event began with an intro by Second Front member Bibbe Hansen, followed by a live, streaming performance by Second Front and…

minimal glitch

Jo Ellsmere and Pyewacket Kazyanenko’s  “minimal glitch” at the Odyssey Festival.

Grass Conversations 2

haglet alter’s “Grass Conversations” with Wirxli II/Jacquelene Drinkall and Gijs Van Hesteren. Live also at Museum Sorgdrager, Ameland, the Netherlands and the Black Bag Media Collective Studio, St. John’s, Newfoundland. To read the full text of the conversation from open chat please download this pdf: Grass Conversations Day 2