It's been a good long while since I've had the time to update y'all on shenanigans here at Mez Breeze Design and believe me, the shenanigans have been lapping at a brimmingly-high-level with oodleloads of events, creative works and projs both happening and in the pipe. So I'm breaking out of this time-imposed CoS [Cone of Silence] to let you fine folks know about just two such events for now [nuthin' like leaving you hanging on the others, huh], both of which involve the Electronic Literature Organisation.
So this morning a bunch of keen XR Artists met up in VR [at the gorgeous Museum of Other Realities] to explore new work that had been included in the May show, as well as a general chinwag. Turns out we did a heap more than that, and in the spirit of oversharing [heh] here's a brief take on some of the shenanigans - complete with screengrabs.
So there's certain news tidbits that I should've been rabidly noting down here lately [think: this, that, and the other], but due to deadline insanity and crazyhuge workloads, instead I've found myself in a-neglect-my-blog rut... …until now. I'm the very definition of thrilled [look it up in the dictionary: betcha there's one o' my Virtual Reality avatars sitting there looking right smug] to be showing three Virtual Reality works at this 2017 International Festival of Virtual Reality hosted by the cultural association "
Well, ain't this grand? Episode 6 of Inanimate Alice, "The Last Gas Station", has received an Honourable Mention in the Electronic Literature Organisation's 2016 Robert Coover Prize: "The Robert Coover Award for a Work of Electronic Literature is an award given for the best work of electronic literature of any length or genre. Bestowed by the Electronic Literature Organization and funded through a generous donation from supporters and members of the ELO, this $1000 annual prize aims to recognize creative excellence.
So now that you're getting used to a MBD update mid-week....SURPRISE! Let's mix-it-up-a-tad and slot one into the Monday mix [this could be the last for a while, as that workaholic mode is gonna be revved up high for the foreseeable future - so let's go at it full pelt, shall we?]: Locking in the interview date/time for "