First Life and Second Life
Post do Networked_Performance mostra o interessante projeto que interpola eventos no mundo físico com eventos no Second Life, simultaneamente. Mais um projeto mostrando a tendência de relação híbrida entre espaço eletrônico e espaço “real”. Cada vez mais o interesse está não no que se descola do real no mundo virtual, mas na intersecção, na contiguidade dos territórios informacionais.
Trechos do post:
“Remote — by Neill Donaldson, Usman Haque, Ai Hasegawa and Georg Tremmel — connects together two spaces, one in Boston the other in Second Life, and treats them as a single contiguous environment, bound together by the internet so that things that occur in one space affect things that happen in the other and vice versa – remotely controlling each other.
(…) Communication between the two halves of this extended environment is a complex choreography coupling the environmental phenomena of humidity, temperature, light, speech, mist, wind, sound and proximity across the two. The object in Boston appears to be a seat; but, experientially, the Second Life space appears to be inside the seat. A similar alteration of scale occurs in the other direction. Visitors to the Boston space and the Second Life space must negotiate to achieve goals: e.g. by sitting down, breathing, touching, knocking, colliding.(…)”