Welcome to "Pororoca da Amazonia" an exhibit at SLEA2. It is a virtual twin of the Amazon River's tidal bore wave phenomena that occurs when the Sun, Earth, and Moon are aligned. The word Pororoca comes from the indigenous Tupi word "porórka," meaning "great roar. This celestial alignment causes a very powerful ocean tide that actually pushes the Amazon River flows back upriver. The region represents four main components of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest. This exhibit is open from January to June 2023.
PRIMITIVE marks Grant Valeska's debut solo exhibition at the GBTH and provides a captivating introduction to his artistic vision and approach. Challenging the pre-existing notion that intentionality is not possible in work where aesthetics and visual impact take precedence, Valeska masterfully transports the viewer into a world of striking poses, intricate textures, and arresting compositions. More info at gbth.org/Unit-1
In this layered installation at Artsville, artist Deborakaz suggests parallels between the past, present, and future of stories where violence is present since childhood. Visitors are encouraged to use Shared Environment and have Advanced Lighting Model enabled while visiting this installation.
A DARK STAR by Gem Preiz will be the third of 3 installations exhibited on SLEA 3 full region grant during the first half of 2023. It synthesizes the colors of "LINES OF LIGHTS" and the shape of the structures of "COLOR & GLOW", both still on display on the same Sim (see landmarks below). After an enclosed maze of lines and lights, and glowing colors open to sky and horizons, A DARK STAR concludes the series with a construction in 3 dimensions, surrounded by orbiters, and nested in an isotropic 3D universe of glowing lines, the boundaries of which are unreachable.
Kultivate is pleased to announce the opening of Ilyra Chardin's "The Strangest Dream" art installation! This installation is an interactive lucid dream about the major things that affect people in the world today. Learn more at kultivatemagazine.com/2023/05/17/thursday-1pm-slt-ilyra-chardin-presents-the-strangest-dream
Raglan Shire's 18th Artwalk runs from Sunday May 14th through Sunday June 18th. It is a five week long event that spans 5 regions. Over 150 artists from around the world participate in this event. Everything from RL photos, paintings, and drawings to SL sculptures will be displayed. Artwalk features live music shows as well as regular weekly events.
Fashion designer Sascha Carvalho presents the NO ONOFF #4 metaverse installation salon, which seeks to bridge the gap between physical and metaverse environments. The works on display at this multimedia salon address reality, sex, gender, personal identity, and the way we view ourselves and each other in our globalized world. Featured at the largest design event in northern Europe: DDW
C E N I T's debut exhibition at the GBTH is a visual journey through the highs and lows of love. LET ME IN, LET ME OUT tells a story that is both personal and universal, exploring the complexities of the human heart. Through her imagery, C E N I T invites us to reflect on our own experiences of love and loss, and to find solace in the beauty that can emerge from even the darkest moments. The times we share with each other are a gift that cannot be taken back. More info at gbth.org/Unit-2
Artist Marina Münter revisits NON-PERISHABLE for a third time, the exhibit that inspired the founding of GBTH in 2017. Presenting a series of stand-alone photographs and shipping container installations, the artist pairs color-associated scenographic assemblages with evocative references in a visually stunning display. NON-PERISHABLE invites the viewer to consider the ways in which we attach meaning and value to the objects in our lives, and how these associations shape our understanding of the world around us. More info at gbth.org/NON-PERISHABLE-by-Marina-Munter
Visit real-life inspirations of The Greatest Showman movie set with the famous Barnum Circus in an amazing victorian New York City scenography. Check out the Grease movie set with the well-known Rydell High School, the Frosty Palace, and Amusement Park. Experience unique stage Spectacles at the Rebel Yell Studios!
Livio Korobase takes us on a journey to a psychedelic world of cosmic music, amidst the notes of Tangerine Dreams, through "The Quantum Gate". His creation is a fusion of sound, three-dimensional constructions, and animated textures, which allow visitors to immerse themselves in a dreamlike universe, rich in symbolism and references to the multiverse. Experience The Quantum Gate: breathe it, live it, let it envelop you, and interact with it, in all its forms and nuances. This place is alive and pulsating, ready to animate every cell of your being and take you to explore the boundaries of your consciousness. Let the music guide you and the shapes transport you, until you reach the depths of your soul.
Heartseed is the creation of Jedda Zenovka, who also built the landscape of Happy Clam Island where it resides. Its psychedelic mix of form and color are, in Jedda’s words, “Tripped out designs that naturally fuse organic forms; water, sounds, plant-creatures, that blend into a mythical protopean environment.”
Digital Dreams is an immersive region-wide art gallery made entirely by AI. When you arrive, please accept the Elite experience and the multilingual TourGuide HUD provided, or you can just walk and explore. The Guide will show (or teleport) you to the six themed chambers containing hundreds of photos to immerse you in magical worlds. Room description is in nearby chat followed by a gift if wearing the HUD.
Resolve to visit NEW YEARS EVE, a video installation at Unit #8 GBTH, that plumbs the depths of personal experiences since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. UK artist Amanda (aht1981) employs pop art sensibility to aim her documentary lens and capture the honest responses of her social milieu. More info at gbth.org/Unit-8
Join the inquiry at DISTANCE, by Mich Michabo, a photographic installation at Unit #7 at GBTH, that invites us to question how our virtual selves can be extensions of our real selves. Michabo positions herself in a virtual environment, recalling scenes from the urban life of a young woman, and reinforces the connection between the virtual and the physical. More info at gbth.org/Unit-7
Make a note to visit IN OTHER WOR(L)DS by Whiskey Monday, a photographic exhibition in two parts at Units #5 & #6 at GBTH, that finds the writer manifesting herself artistically through photography in Second Life. In this exhibition, she explores the link between image and text, connecting her highly narrative and evocative visual work with the real-life pages of her journal, from which spring the impetus and inspiration for her imagery, and Twitter, where she also captures her ideas. More info at gbth.org/Units-5-and-6
Pore over the imagery at Vessels by Rob Danton Unit #4 at GBTH, a photographic exhibit that is the result of the artist’s long interest in our avatars and how we choose to represent ourselves virtually. Illuminating the individual details and unique aspects of avatars, Danton’s pictures try to answer the question "What would you choose to look like?" It seems to be, in many cases, "Something like me." More info at gbth.org/Unit-4
XSPACE is an interactive region-wide installation made by Betty Tureaud and AI. A space and light art with interactive elements where you can fly in space on a skateboard and experience a place with distant galaxies seen through a space telescope. Find the space crab to ride and have fun!
With generous support from the Canada Council for the Arts. An eccentric man living alone in the countryside discovers an impossible channel on his television set. This begins a story where you find the pages from his torn up diary and collect parts to write a letter. What you write in your letter will decide how the story ends. Watch the trailer: youtu.be/1rQrAv45d4c
Immerse yourself in the rich landscapes and cultures of Africa and India at the installation on Inspiration Island, the Sunvibes Africa/India Experience. This multi-media experience celebrates the diverse heritage of a third of Earth's population and a quarter of Earth's landmass, with interactive, fun, and enlightening discoveries!
Showcasing at The Vordun Museum and Gallery, with over 100 paintings, engravings, and letters, Allegories of Artemisia celebrates the life and work of Artemisia Gentileschi, a remarkable and influential Italian baroque painter, who is said to be the first woman in art history to make a living from her work.
At the Terrygold Art Gallery (TAG) find the thought-provoking art installations of artist Terrygold. PM10 - Fine dust, Terrygold’s new art installation, is a walk through one of the several cities suffocated by pollution. A story to read, accompanied by photos and stagings arranged vertically, where, sitting, it’s difficult to maintain orientation.
Immerse yourself in GOELA, a sculptural installation at Exhibition Pavilion #1 at GBTH, that explores consumption and its relation to our perception. Brazilian artist Públio (Bebel) uses Second Life as a “...bridge to amplify the possibility of manifesting extensions… of itself in different forms.” More info at gbth.org/Exhibition-Pavilion-1
Walls of Freedom is based on the book of the same name portraying the first three years of the Egyptian revolution that began on January 25, 2011, told through striking images of art that transformed Egypt's walls into a visual testimony of bravery and resistance. This is an ongoing build where fiction meets nonfiction or is it where nonfiction meets fiction? This platform is all about art, politics, and religion!
In a tribute to Moebius, Betty Tureaud creates 4 Mazes of 4 Elements: Space - Earth - Tecno - Mind --> and YOU are the 5th element! Come experience this interactive art installation's endless blue skies and unending flat plains featuring: 4 Mazes; the INCAL; the Crystal; and the Dark Light! Bring a friend and soar above the INCAL. There are puzzles to solve and prizes to win in your Quest!
The Borderless Project is a region-wide, multi-level, interactive digital art exhibition in which they play with light: reflections, structures, movement, creation, and evolution. With sounds and music to match the emotions brought to life by the multi-talented team of artists and scripters: Betty Tureaud, Gem Preiz, Delain Canucci, Thoth Jantzen, Mitsuko Kytori, Blaise Timtam, and Akiko Kinoshi. For a quick preview, play this video and skip ahead to 14:30 - youtu.be/2cViS7vJ0bU?t=870
“Spiralo” is a virtual cultural complex produced by the noise-classical music project 'Tia Rungray'. The space will include a sound installation hall, a gallery, a café, and a shopping floor. The name "Spiralo" means "spiral" in Esperanto, and the name comes from the fact that the floors are arranged in a spiral pattern, inspired by the image of everyday life and art blending together in virtual life. The idea is to make it easier to enjoy high-quality art activities in Second Life and to make visitors more aware of their close relationship to life. It functions to make everyday activities such as watching, listening, dressing, talking and photography more artistic. It offers you a way to enjoy the time and space in which you can relax in everyday life. As a cultural hub for contemporary art in Second Life, “Spiralo” hopes to continue to create a cultural scene.
At Foul Whisperings, Strange Matters, explore this immersive project that involved a creative team of more than 40 artists, actors, sound engineers, designers, and literature experts. This themed island features gaming-style interactivity for individual users to experience in a media-rich environment employing sound, text and animation. Discover the magic for yourself!
An exhibit of 3D sculptures, images, and videos about Mitoraj Art by Marea2007 Praga in Plusia Land since 2007. This project represents a tribute to his art and a contribution so that even just one person who has never seen his sculptures can come to the curiosity to deepen his unlimited creativity.
Chris Marker, celebrated French photographer and film director, invites you on a tour of his work, led by his longtime guide, Monsieur Guillame, an orange cat who pops up to assist you on your travels. This is a part of the Chris Marker exhibition at the Museum fuer Gestaltung Zuerich.
GlastonBelli and Corsica South Coasters are delighted to introduce a colorful new art installation by Regi Yifu, entitled 'Limitations Are Self-Imposed.' Artists-In-Residence are usually invited to keep their projects in the area for at least six months, so there is plenty of time to take in this visually engaging and interactive exhibit.
Immergence is an interactive art installation by Thoth Jantzen: "Where emergent processes and immersive environments collide, and where everything you see is exactly as it doesn't seem.” Come and visit: QFT; The Gauntlet; The Mind Melter; The Hippycampus; The Mother Ship and other great interactive spaces. Cutting edge media is used, so set your graphics when arrive, and grab a Spaceship!
"Echoes in the Garden," is an interactive installation by Rose Borchovski on the "Susa Bubble" story. I hear echoes in the garden. Is anybody listening? I hear lost echoes in the garden! Is anybody listening? And they whisper: “The ones who are only living, are the ones who are only dying.”
"Clay and Seed" is a region-wide art installation in the Gobi Oasis of Akimori. Created by HaveIt Neox (3D Installation), Bamboo Barnes (2D Art), and Lilia Artis (Poetry) -- In a floating world, these 3 artists balance the erosion of human relationships, loneliness, and abuse with our better natures of hope, gratefulness, and growth. Please come and explore this unique collaborative masterpiece!
Mythologies is the latest art exhibit by Alpha Tribe. An architecture and a number of small landscapes in which deities and characters from different mythologies across history can be present virtually - sometimes sharing spaces and sometimes thematically separated.
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