Binge and Purge… the video!

The lovely Nina Camplin/Fuschia Nightfire filmed the whole 5+ hours of my first “Binge and Purge” performance/installation  in Second Life. She then edited that down to 25 minutes and then sped it up and added this way cool music. Check it out!!!

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The end of an era… or… new beginnings?

It  kind of depends on whether you think the cup is half empty or half full as to what you think of my latest virtual performance/installation. Yes, I deleted my entire inventory in Second Life. Or what I was allowed … Continue reading

Saying Good-bye… to Second Life stuff!

Please join me Sunday Oct 20th at 10am pst/slt as I finish the durational performance where I delete the entire contents of my Second Life Inventory. The performance/installation Binge and Purge was going to slowly be played out until the end … Continue reading

Playing with video…

I can’t stop and sit still for anything. Even when I try to relax, I always find something else to do. So today, when I was supposed to be working on my to do list, I updated my website and … Continue reading

“88 are better than one”… or “Have no fear?”

Last night I was thinking about what it means to be brave. Or rather what it means to be afraid. I have received quite a few comments from people calling me brave for the art I do. Brave for how … Continue reading

Being impulsive: A story of life and hope.

    Well I cheated. I guess it depends on what your definition of cheating is. And if It really is cheating since it is my project in the first place. Isn’t there a quote that says something like “I … Continue reading

#firstworldproblems

  “I have a confession: I’m a wannabe minimalist. And I use the term wannabe loosely because this minimalism thing? It’s a work in progress. I’m not a minimalist. But I deeply strive to live with less. I know. It sounds crazy. … Continue reading

What does it mean to be one-of-a-kind in the digital world?

One of the interesting conversations started from my project “Binge and Purge” is that of the unique, one-of-a-kind work of art in Second Life. You can read a couple blog posts and the comments on Ziki Questi’s blog here and … Continue reading

The fragility of life

When I set out to create a work of art, whether a performance or installation, a painting or collage, I normally don’t have any plans. I might have some thoughts and ideas written out but I do this particular project … Continue reading

“Binge and Purge” an installation by Kristine Schomaker (Gracie Kendal)

I have a new project. Did I tell you??? I recently received a virtual land grant, equal to $1500 USD for 5 months, in the 3D online virtual world of Second Life. In this space, I am going to create a … Continue reading