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Turbulence on Tue, 17 Apr 2007 21:16:34 +0200 (CEST)


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<nettime-ann> OurFloatingPoints 4: The Art of Living a Second Life


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Emerson College, New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc./Turbulence.org, and the
Museum of Science present:

OurFloatingPoints 4: The Art of Living a Second Life
http://institute.emerson.edu/floatingpoints/

DATE: April 25, 7 pm
*NEW VENUE*: Museum of Science, Cahners Theater
STREAMED LIVE: http://institute.emerson.edu/floatingpoints/2007/live.php
BROADCAST TO SECOND LIFE:
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Emerson%20Island/153/109/24
FREE AND OPEN TO ALL!

A panel discussion with Wagner James Au (aka Hamlet Linden), John Lester
(aka Pathfinder Linden), and John (Craig) Freeman (aka JC Freemont);
moderated by Eric Gordon (aka Boston Borst).

Called "the biggest digital art installation in the world" (Warren Ellis),
Second Life is a highly imaginative, online, 3-D rendered environment
populated with avatars (graphic representations of people). In Second Life
you can teleport, fly, live in a house, go to clubs, take classes, make and
view art, or just "hang out." You cannot drown and you do not age. Spanning
more than 42,000 acres in real-world scale--larger than metropolitan
Boston--Second Life is second home to over 2 million "residents," many of
whom collaboratively create its content. It is a place where real business
is conducted using virtual dollars that can also be traded in the real
world. Join us during the Boston Cyberarts Festival for a discussion about
the creative, social and economic implications of Second Life.

For more information about the series, please visit
http://institute.emerson.edu/floatingpoints/


Jo-Anne Green, Co-Director
New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc.: http://new-radio.org
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