The hybrid artwork that was created both in Second Life and at the Manezh museum in Moscow
has won a prestigious award in Russia beating out some remarkable competition to claim the prize.
Here is the announcement by Saskia Boddeke.
The Multimedia installation consisted of a huge art -installation created with projection screens telling about the raise and fall of the Russian Avant-Garde from 1910 to 1930. The basis of the exhibition was the work of painter Kazimir Malevich Black canvas from 1915, the most famous painting of the Russian avant-garde period.
Part of the exhibition was an installation about the ~Russian Avant Garde in the online game/ world: Second-Life with the artists: Bryn Oh, Alpha Auer, Jo Ellsmere, Nessuno Myoo, Eupalinos Ugajin , Caer Balogh and Soror Nishi."
And thanks to the Linden Endowment for the Arts for their support as well.