Lets just say I would rather hear you modified the IBM Plaza in SL than
caused trouble within a local creative autonomous zone.
I don't believe Marcel Duchamp ever vandalized other artists works.
What Pierre Pinoncelli did to the urinal last year with the hammer was and
now he is stuck having to deal with over $200,000 in fines.
Will he make the dada history books? Maybe...
All in all its a negative in my opinion.
> From: salvatore iaconesi <firstname.lastname@example.org
> Reply-To: <email@example.com
> Date: Sun, 07 Oct 2007 02:56:57 +0200
> To: Lee Wells <firstname.lastname@example.org
> Cc: Rhizome <email@example.com
> Subject: Re: RHIZOME_RAW: second life dramas
> Lee Wells ha scritto:
>> Good point....but I guess it would all depend on if Odyssey a free for all
>> collaboration zone or if its someone's art project in secondlife that they
>> have dedicated time and effort to produce and now need to spend more time
>> and effort to fix your alterations. I say do it in real life if you really
>> want to be avant garde.
> and maybe i do. have a doubt?
> just a point i need to assess: either you embrace a perspective or you
> the "immaterial" brings on concepts. It is plain narrow-minded to take
> only the things you like.
> it's like liking water because it quenches your thirst, but closing your
> eyes to the fact that you get wet with it if you spill it.
> it's like all the issues on copyright, and on peer2peer, and on netowrk
> Or, going back to art: artisans vs artists and everything that came back
> after that "stuff" duChamp brought inside the galleries.
> technologies+society (don't get me wrong, a paintbrush is a technlogy,
> too) enable ways of thought.
> a cute story, which has just a little to do with the "second life drama" :)
> maurizio cattelan was once invited to a collector's house to make a
> proposal for a commission. While chatting and discussing he was shown
> into the private exhibit of the collector.
> having seen all the paintings and other artworks, as soon as they
> stopped he placed the proposal: "open up your exhibition room's windows.
> Flies will enter it. I will smack them on the paintings with my trusty
> fly-squatter, and that will be the artwork: the flies splatted on the
> (don't knw if it's true or not. could be just a little legend. but i
> like it in more than one way.)