Virtual Reality

The Gate: Open Considerations – Part 1

The Gate (or Hole in Space , Reloaded ) is an installation realized for the opening exhibition of the iMAL Center for Digital Cultures and Technology in Brussels (4 th -10 th October). Come up in Yves Bernhard's mind, manager of the iMAL Center , the installation was created to handle a only apparently simple question: how to build a bridge between real space and virtual worlds. The objective in mind was the enjoyment of virtual spaces and the interaction with their inhabitants in the physical space without the interaction of a graphic interface.... READ MORE...

Imaging Place SL

"Imaging Place," is a place-based, virtual reality art project. It takes the form of a user navigated, interactive computer program that combines panoramic photography, digital video, and three-dimensional technologies to investigate and document situations where the forces of globalization are impacting the lives of individuals in local communities.... READ MORE...

Press In Second Life

A Toyota parked in front of Wired's head office, here you are an image which pretty well summarise what is going on in Second Life. Companies start to arrive, as well as the press. The interest of the international press was in fact shocked recently by the Second Life phenomenon, which has overtaken the 1.000.000 residents in October and which is starting to be seen as a tool which is changing the way of thinking the Web, instead of being a simple game... READ MORE...

Camp Darfur In Second Life

Camp Darfur, built on Better Word Island in Second Life, a collaborative virtual gaming community, is an entire simulation camp of Darfur refugees. It was born from a collaborative work of some members of Omidyar.net, who, some months ago, have decided to create within this virtual world a place of reflex ion and raise of awareness on the violence and atrocities ongoing in Darfur... READ MORE...

Second Life Art

The online 3D world Second Life entirely made up by its residents is becoming a very interesting art experimentations platform. There are different experiences ranging over conferences, debates, communities of artists aggregations, exhibitions, private art galleries, film festivals, poems reading, concerts, and even a drawing course... READ MORE...

The Port, Artists Community In Second Life

The Port is a virtual island of 16 acres inside the on-line 3D world Second Life . Second Life is a space on the net where a parallel world in continuous expansion is being built, modelled by its own residents, that has meeting places, commercial spaces, artistic projects, and what is more incredible they are thinking and building the 100.000 avatars that they already live in... READ MORE...