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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.


photo of the Avatar Orchestra Metaverse by Frieda Korda


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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 Cap animation
, sound Dreaming into Alternate Universes instruments, and we dreamed
together, ringing in the New year as it struck from from Central European Time (CET) to Pacific Time.

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AOM at 2013 Odyssey Festival

The Avatar Orchestra Metaverse perform a live concert to open the 2013 Odyssey Performance Art Festival. New Mayan-inspired mask instruments designed by Norman Lowrey were shared with Second Life audience, and and all were taken on a seamless sound trip as only AOM can deliver.

With additional instrumental mixes conceived and/or built by AOM members Andreas Mueller, Pauline Oliveros, Viv Corringham, Bjorn Eriksson, Shintaro Miyazaki, Sachiko Hayashi and Tina Pearson and with elements from the work of Stelarc. Set by Frieda Kuterna.
Live on Odyssey and projected live at
Museum Sorgdrager, Ameland (The Netherlands)
and at the Black Bag Media Collective Studio, St. John’s, Newfoundland (Canada)
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Immersed with AOM

Immersed with AOM – A Benefit for Odyssey
Odyssey is very happy to announce the final performance in our 2012 Fundraising Series – very generously donated by the Avatar Orchestra Metaverse and including the offer of AOM instruments in exchange for donations!! Read on for details (from AOM Homepage):


Saturday, March 24 1 pm SLT
Odyssey Art and Performance Simulator, Second Life


Bring your musical mind

bring your Lindens
and prepare to be immersed, soothed, inspired, mesmerized, energized and downright amazed.


Join the Avatar Orchestra Metaverse Saturday, March 24 in a celebration of their 5 years working at Odyssey Art and Performance Simulator in Second Life. Odyssey hosts some of the most adventurous and thought-provoking art-making in virtual reality. It exists through the volunteer management of Liz Solo and Fau Ferdinand. Funds raised will help fund the cost of renting the Second Life simulator from Linden Labs.



Guests will be given an insider experience of the Orchestral dynamic and offered virtual audio-visual instruments, animations, seats and the chance to play in performance with AOM in exchange for donations to Odyssey.This is a very rare opportunity to have access to a limited set of AOM instruments and instruction and to experience the deep telematic experience of playing with the seasoned members of the Orchestra in this platform.



The program features the creations of AOM’s three instrument builders / script artists.PROGRAM



Tim Risher’s RITUAL, in which the audience will be surrounded by undulating chanting sounds and the ritualistic dance of avatars.Norman Lowrey’s IN WHIRLED (TRANCE)FORMATIONS, preceded by a demonstration of Norman’s amazing set of Singing Masks, which are offered for sale to support Odyssey. Participants will be instructed in HUD use and invited to perform this piece with AOM. (see photos below)Andreas Mueller’s WEE NO KRESH and ALEATRICITY,preceded by the sale of dancing animations and sounding instruments that will light up your Second Life dancing experience.SATURDAY MARCH 24 1 – 2 pm SLT

See you there!
How to buy Lindens:
Payments can also be made via Paypal to Odyssey – Email Odyssey: odysseyart​ssl@yahoo.​ca
Singing Masks offered by donation (minimum 500 Lindens)


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