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Gargoyles, Grotesques & Chimeras: Listening to The Anatomy of Melancholy

Back in the late 1980’s when I was in school in Boston, I frequently visited a place on Newbury Street called “Gargoyles Grotesques & Chimeras.” Part store and part museum, it was a mysterious space full of beautiful artwork, crumbling … Continue reading

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Institute for Digital Intermedia Arts – Virtual Broad Art Museum in Jibe

The Institute for Digital Intermedia Arts (IDIA) at Ball State University is a research and design studio exploring virtual reality, simulation, games and interactive interfaces. IDIA been commissioned to design and build a virtual presence and artworks for the upcoming … Continue reading

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Anniversary Celebration of the 1939 New York World’s Fair in ReactionGrid

On April 30th 1939 (that’s 72 years ago!), over 200 thousand people gathered across an acre of land that only a couple years earlier was an ash dump.  Thanks to four years of hard work and planning, those people were … Continue reading

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Encore! Another Live Opera on FrancoGrid on Jan 6th – The Marriage of Figaro

The folks on FrancoGrid are hosting another live opera. It’s happening Thursday, January 6 @ 8pm French Time (11am SLT/2pm Eastern).  Our Hypergrid Adventurers Club attended the previous opera, which was simply brilliant. I’ll be leaving from the region Pathlandia … Continue reading

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Hypergrid Adventurers Club meet #15: Sci-fi art and fun in FrancoGrid

In today’s meeting we visited FrancoGrid and checked out a very cool science fiction themed region named Hybride. Hybride was stunning.  It’s impressive to see how one can create a consistent visual theme across an entire region.  We met some … Continue reading

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Hypergrid Adventurers Club meet #6: Attending the Opera on FrancoGrid

Today we took a Hypergrid jump tour from jokaydiaGRID to FrancoGrid. We attended an amazing mixed-reality live Opera on FrancoGrid. Read on for a full transcript and photos of this beautiful event.

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Hypergrid Adventurers Club meet #5: Exploring collaborative art and history education on ReactionGrid

Today we took a Hypergrid jump from jokaydiaGRID to ReactionGrid. We visited PESD Island, a place where teens learn about history and art. It’s a great example of how to cultivate collaborative learning. Read on for a full transcript and photos … Continue reading

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1-Bit Symphony and the Art of Constraint

Pioneers are everywhere.  And they explore many different worlds. We often find them in the worlds of business, science, technology and the arts. And we can learn many lessons by simply observing their innovative work. Let’s explore artist Tristan Perich’s … Continue reading

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