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“1000 Avatars,” an installation in Second Life

My Second Life avatar, awestruck by almost a thousand other avatars (click for a closer look).

“Mixed reality” artist Kristine Schomaker—Gracie Kendal in Second Life—is completing work on 1000 Avatars, a tower of larger-than-”life”-size avatars photographed from behind. Get it? Because, in a third-person game like Second Life, you only see your own backside—Kristine‚Äôs photos reflect how Second Life users actually come to visualize their virtual selves.

Her statement of intent is here.

One response to ““1000 Avatars,” an installation in Second Life” »

  1. Awww thank you so much for posing this :))

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