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Friday, August 17, 2007


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Hi Amalthea!

Thanks for mentioning the Not Possible IRL group. While the group is limited to serious content creators only, others can benefit from our findings by visiting our blog at http://npirl.blogspot.com.

Loved your piece on the top 10 art installations and never forget that there is still so much more for us to see and explore. In particular, I plan to make a bee-line TP to Keystone Bouchard's Reflexive Architecture, and finally finally see DanCoyote's work. The discovery never ends...

Bettina Tizzy

Juria Yoshikawa

Yeah! I'm glad to see Edo there. Sweet stuff. JY


Juria - I really loved your Blink installation (http://youtube.com/watch?v=OusYDN2Da8g). It would have definitely made the top 10 had it been a permanent show. If you ever put it down anywhere, do let me know :)

Robbie D

This was a nice idea, to give more reporting space to the art scene - and the top 10 list is full of really amazing works by very talented people.

However, I can't help but feel that - as so many were inevitably overlooked - a rank ordered list is perhaps not the best way to do this?

Perhaps it's just me? - rather I would love to see this becoming a regular feature, each week highlighting a single work and its merits - than standing the works up in a list *against* each other...

Either way, thanks.


I'm actually considering a more regular feature and it has been very hard to compose this list - rank, as you may well realize, is very subjective here.
In the end, I put this list together for newcomers to SL - a must see list of the art scene. There are tons of other amazing places being built every day though and I am definitely planning on writing about new installations and giving more detailed coverage. Thanks a lot for weighing in, Robbie :)

That's brilliant news Thea, please do keep up the good work! - It is much apreciated.


You might consider looking at these as well:

Here is info about this special empyre dLux Pony Club tour held on Monday 20th August, 2007. The tour was specially curated arts tours by the empyre guests and participants of the August discussion: 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Being in Second Life'.

Here are the places we visited:
Gazira Babeli's works @ Odyssey Exhibit A Gallery, Ian Oh's Squat
Odyssey, 49, 19, 22
Website: http://odysseyart.ning.com
Website: http://www.gazirababeli.com

Adam Nash's works @ Ramonia: Garden of Immersive Sound & Vision Sculpture Art
Miami, 220, 199, 23

The Bitfactory/Columbia SL Exhibition space
I AM Columbia, 186, 100, 26

Gallery of Reflexive Architecture by Keystone Bouchard
Architecture 193, 111, 601

Website: http://www.archsl.wordpress.com

Brad Kilgerman's work @ Ars Virtua
Dowden 43, 59, 52
Website: http://www.arsvirtua.com

Here are some places we may not have had time to see:
The Port
The Port, 235, 62, 26

DanCoyote Full Immersion Hyperformalism Exhibition
Arts and Letters, 45, 133, 706

Chris Dodd's sound works
Marni, 210,54,24


That tour sounds amazing, James. Wish I knew when on Monday it was happening so I can join you. I'll definitely go check out those spots, thanks for the suggestions :)



that’s awesome, pal. that’s awesome, love to read this post

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