Art Kahos 2011

Art Kahos 2011 Artists

Aloisio Congrejo, Cherry Manga, Daniele Daco Costantin, Elie Maurice, Fuschia Nightfire, Josina Den Burger, Merlino Mayo , Typote Beck
The Art Kahos in Pirats, is an experiment of shared art creativity into virtual worlds, a selection of 10 artists, differents each year, try to find a deal and to comunicate only with prims, colors, sounds, without talking eachother in one month. The result is not sure and always intersting, probably it is a mirror of our contemporary soceity feelings. Here follow all details on this art project.
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Note to artist The time to unveil the theme of work for Art Kahos has now arrived. You have to make your sculpture on the theme : The H-bomb and the balance (ecological, political …) Music to accompany the work is: Child in Time of Deep Purple, it will be posted on the workplace for the duration of the work in progress.


Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Bombas Nucleares Detonadas 1945-1998 by Isao Hashimoto artist

For this 2nd edition, which begins on 1 April 2011, the artistic sponsor is Kristine Schomaker, Gracie Kendal in SL, and Art Kahos is hosted by l’Ecole Sl, that also provides the counters. Each artist must use exactly 400 prims. Each artist will use about 100 prims per week, a counter will be in place so that everyone can follow the change in the workplace. The sponsor and the organizers will ensure the smooth progress of the sculpture. Artists should not communicate with each other on the final result. It is not a collective. But the result is a unique work together. Each artist will have to adapt to the work of others in any way he can’t undo the work of another artist. At the end of each working session of the artist, it should remain as permanent prims that can not be modified or removed during a subsequent session. The artist must be the creator of the prims and all elements that arise, they must be original, and does not come from a previous creation.

Art Kahos 2011 Work in progress

Use Huge Prims is allowed provided that at least one size does not exceed 50 cm. Temp rezz is prohibited. Using scripts and particles is allowed (attention to lag anyway) All primitives must be created in the Pirats Art Kahos group (plan to get into this group by 1 April). Daily photos of the sculpture will be taken up, and shooting will be too by kamachinima prod. A vernissage will be held, and the sculpture will be exposed for 1 month.


Note aux artistes Le moment de dévoiler le thème de travail pour Art Kahos est maintenant arrivé. Vous aurez à réaliser votre sculpture sur le theme : Bombe H et l’équilibre (écologique, politique……….) La musique qui accompa…gnera le travail est : Child in Time de Deep Purple, elle sera diffusée sur le lieu de travail, pendant toute la durée du work in progress.

Documentations: nucléaire nucléaire

Traité sur la non-prolifération des armes nucléaires

Pour cette 2ème édition, qui débutera le 1er avril 2011, la marraine artistique est Kristine Schomaker, Gracie Kendal in SL, et Art Kahos est hébergé par l’Ecole SL qui fournit également les compteurs. Chaque artiste devra utiliser 400 prims exactement. Chaque artiste devra utiliser 100 prims par semaine, un compteur sera en place pour que chacun puisse suivre son évolution dans le travail.

Le parrain, ainsi que les organisateurs veilleront au bon déroulement de l’avancement de la sculpture. Les artistes ne devront pas communiquer entre eux sur le résultat final. Il ne s’agit pas d’une construction collective. Mais le résultat sera une œuvre unique commune. Chaque artiste devra s’adapter aux travaux des autres, en aucun cas il ne pourra défaire les travaux réalisés par un autre artiste. A chaque fin de session de travail de l’artiste, il ne doit rester que des prims définitives qui ne pourront pas être modifiées ou enlevées lors d’une session suivante. L’artiste devra être le créateur de toutes les prims et éléments qu’il posera, ils devront être originaux, et ne pas venir d’une création antérieure. L’utilisation des Huge prims est autorisée sous condition qu’au moins une des dimension ne dépasse pas 50 cm. Les temp rezz est interdite. L’utilisation de scripts et de particules est autorisée (attention au lag quand même) Toutes les primitives devront être créées dans le groupe Art Kahos – Pirats (prévoir de rentrer dans ce groupe pour le 1er avril). Quotidiennement, des photos de la sculpture en progression seront prises, ainsi que des prises de vue par kamachinima prod. Un vernissage sera organisé, et la sculpture sera exposée pendant 1mois.

I was at Digital Cafe’ – RAI (ON AIR) into the Expo “Piu’ Libri Piu’ Liberi” talking about big art events into Virtual Worlds

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5 /12/2010  ” Digital Cafe’ “ RAI Italian Television (ON AIR) into “Piu’ Libri Piu’ Liberi” Expo, talking about big art events into Virtual Worlds

The 5 december 2010 as active artist Merlino Mayo I was invited to talk about big art events into virtual worlds,  it was an intersting talk show at the RAI italian national television Digital Cafe’ conducted from Marina Bellini aka Mexi Lane, into the Expo Piu libri e piu’ Liberi of little and medium Italian Editors at Rome EUR historic ‘Palazzo dei Congressi‘ building, with other remarkable instersting guests, the President of Commission Culture of Rome Federico Mollicone, Francesca Barbi Marinetti the niece of  Filippo Tommaso Marinetti founder of the historic Futurism art mouvement from the 1920, the artist Marco Manray aka Marco Cadioli, and a long interview with Bryn Oh, and Maryva Mayo, Cristina Cilli, Patrizia Nofi, Talete Flanagan, ect.  So I was proudly able to talk as inworld artist and witness, to describe the history of Burning Man (event in real life) the Burning life and the Burn2 and others big events where I take active part like Imagine Festival from Yoko Ono with CARP Nicolas Schoffer’s Tower, or Through the virtual looking glass a bridge between SLife art events and RLife art galleries events so the importance of these kind of events for the virtual worlds Art evolution.

The experience at the Burn2.0 of 2010 was very interesting. There were many unknowns at the beginning of the event in large part to the disappointment of many artists and exhibitors who were waiting with great anticipation each year of the former event Burning Life (last 2009) to say the least pharaonic, with the beauty of 32 islands sim granted use directly from Linden Lab still remember like it was yesterday, the moment when I discovered this show late last year, and I was incredulous to discover the magnificence and the infinite complexity of an virtual event, but perfectly comparable for interest, creativity, energy and commitment, to a great and glorious international expo into real life.
That summer I decided to do something to bring to the attention of most people as possible the existence of this incredible event, even outside the virtual world, I could not bear the thought that all this be ignored by the world of so-called real life. And I remember even as a joke that I began to photograph everything, all these installations and trying to mark the names of individual builders and artists, changing the appropriate lighting for each work, etc. To give only a vague idea of the crazy idea,  I was taking pictures for almost 10 days, and a quantity ‘of shots near the end of 3500, of course to select, cause I shot it in various circumstances with different lights, but a quantity remarkable at least for my standards. I mention this fact to make you understand the complexity of this event, and I can say that in these cases you can really understand that every visitor is going through a subjective experience different from others but from himself in time when which returned to more logical route randomly changing times.

This year there was a change of course, and after all the internal debate among the organizers, former founding event of the Black Rock Rangers and the same Linden Labs, has created a new situation of self-sufficiency, in which and they had to ask for help all the participants, this has generated a great distrust and a hard reconstruction of credibility of the event. The unknown many have decided not to participate, and therefore do not contribute, and then you have already reached the remarkable result of six islands in Second Life sim, which in any case have been a great achievement, and you and ‘seen slowly in the days of organizing to get big names of famous artists such as Bryn Oh, AM Radio, Maya Paris, Wizard Gynoid, Gracie Kendal, and others. For people like me who had already ‘at work on her small lot, this was a great joy, cause you kept believing in the event of the burn, related to famous historical event in the real life Burning Man.
It is the end result was a large concentration of high quality and densely populated with events, complex three-dimensional structures, moving lights and colors, content and ideas of great interest and great wealth and inspiration.
The event is for those who participate, not just a great chance ‘of visibility’ and showcase to the world inside the metaverse, the outer one for real life, and for observers inworld, gallery owners, researchers, editors, bloggers, owners, rangers, event organizers and the artists themselves, etc.
Personally I found enormously stimulating experience, I made friends with several artists in the first did not know existed and which are now in close contact and great confidence. All this for a creative but not only, is a treasure and a priceless opportunity ‘for personal improvement and development only.
The burn2.0 has exceeded expectations and pessimistic forecasts, with impeccable organization and a ‘was set up in no time, because of the previous debate concluded shortly before. Represented in each case a point of continuity ‘with the glorious past, and I really hope he can evolve in future editions with even more’ great results.
I thank all participants and I hope to meet again in 2011.

intersting reference links:

photos from events:

Burning Man photos from flickr

Burn2 from Flickr

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