rez Magazine May 2015 - Page 47

whether as their avatar or through their computer screen.” Her work uses much of the free objects available in SL that are “painted” and placed along a tall winding upward walkway. “This was an installation that the avatar could float through for hours on end in blissful meditation. Rather than floating though, I am sticking with the rules that there is a no fly zone and Avatars have to walk through it,” she says of her work. It is a re-creation of a previous installation by the same name. You can see the original installation in a video that Fuschia Nightfire created at http://youtu.be/_2NQ69A4DQM . The work is astoundingly colorful and bright. Starting at the bottom or top doesn’t matter as one walks the pathway, and you are immersed in color either way. Kendal tells me, “I am actually very interested in blurring the line between the virtual and the physical worlds. I love using Second Life as tha Ёѽ