Click here to start exploring "Hand", the latest metaverse art installation by the acclaimed Bryn Oh. To whet your intrigue, first watch this trailer (above) she created, with music and magical voice work by Phemie Alcott. Like I said yesterday, Immersiva, the simulator underneath this installation, may disappear by the end of this year -- so when you go, please donate what Linden Dollars you can at the entrance.
"Hand", Bryn tells me, continues the themes she's been exploring in Second Life for nearly a decade, and includes some shocking or disturbing elements -- so much so that it provoked a strong reaction from one visitor who in real life was a first responder during the September 11th terrorist attacks.
"Each of my works for the last 9 years or so have been an ongoing narrative which is interconnected," as she puts it. "Each new work is a layer to the story. This work, along with all the others, are a type of diary which I use to express parts of my life and things I can imagine could happen in the future."
So for example, "Hand" has flying drones that take photos of you, and advertisers who project ads directly into people's homes. And when you click on a phone, you then see a photo of a girl taking a selfie -- in front of the crashing twin towers on 9/11: