Furillen in Second Life. Photo by Tizzy Canucci

Farewell to Furillen

Furillen was unusual – it sprang up and disappeared in a very short time. There was no fanfare for closure, and no time for a reprieve. And that was right. Gertrude Jekyll, the great garden designer of the early 20th century, never wanted her gardens preserved. Without the gardener, the garden ceased to be a […]

Biomechanical returns

‘Biomechanical’ is a fascinating bot performance produced in Second Life. The installation was built by Jo Ellsmere, and returns to the Split Screen Installation Space in Second Life during January 2016 for about six weeks. The installation was inspired by the actor training methods developed by Russian theater director Vsevolod Meyerhold (1874-1940). More information on […]

Roots and Scenes

I’ve visited a couple of new places this last weekend. One was a new build on a familiar theme, Cica Ghost’s Roots and the other the fourth installation of a series, Escenas-Scenes – IV The Death by Ux Hax and Romy Nayar. I blogged about Escenas – Scenes – III about a month ago. Escenas […]

Missing Mile - a machinima on Vimeo by Tizzy Canucci

Missing Mile

For Christmas, a new video – The Missing Mile: She Came for Christmas. In it, I’ve cut a public domain archive animation from the 1950s with Second Life action. The archive film is a great little piece about the importance of maintaining your house, with the devil’s project manager overseeing the collapse of neighbourhoods. It clearly […]


Furillen: “An island off the northeast coast of Sweden. Once a limestone factory, now a hotel. Remote, bleak, beautiful”. So it says in the information ‘about land’. And so it is. Furillen is based on a real place. If you want to find out more, these are links to an article and a wikipedia page. […]