ArtSpace and TejanoTech: against the tide, a university that still flourishes in SL

The new ArtSpace gallery has opened recently in Second Life and I took some time to visit its first exhibition and the surrounding sim where it is located: TejanoTech, kept by the University of Texas at San Antonio. Both the gallery and the sim actually fit each other and feel like a coherent environment, because […]

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When (second) life imitates art

A new visit that I’ve recently paid to Da Boom in Second Life led me to think of a certain way in which we, SL residents, commonly experience some traditional forms of art: by recreating them in a 3D environment and interacting with the pieces that we build. As I said, this particular journey started […]

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At Van Gogh’s virtual Arles

NEW UPDATE: The virtual Arles was rebuilt at a new sim: Torell Nederland. UPDATE: It seems that the virtual Arles is gone (I’m having a busy time IRL right now, so I couldn’t check it myself in SL). The sim is still there, but it seems it’s someone’s private home now. Anyway, I’ll leave this […]

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