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…

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…

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…

Too Many Flowers

Too Many Flowers an Installation by Nebulosus Severine Opening Reception Saturday January 16th, 2016 10 AM – 2 PM SLT The Artist will be in attendance Too Many Flowers is an installation that revolves around the topics of body autonomy, female sexual violence, gendered imbalances of power, the subjugation of women, rape culture, and abortion….

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…

Summer of Love 2.1

The Second Front performed on Odyssey last weekend and were projected live into Turner Hall at Milwalkee’s Pabst Theatre as part of the event Present Music – Life Love and Death – a showcase of life, love, and death-inspired art installations. Second Front presented a new iteration of their Summer of Love 2.0 installation –…