25: LaTurbo Avedon — The Avatar that Grew up in Cyberspace

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LaTurbo Avedon
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In 2012 LaTurbo created a virtual nightclub called Club Rothko that played loud trap music, has a large dance floor, a bar, and room with free Wi-Fi — more of her portfolio work here
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“I’ve spent decades inside of virtual environments, in many ways I came of age alongside the Internet. My early years, my adolescence, was in role-playing games. From the early years I was enamored by cyber space”
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“I am 3D modeling, gaming, experimentation, installation, writing, role-playing, social media management, LOL, sculpture, graphic design, rendering. I don’t have an orderly word cloud for my work. My process is constantly evolving and remaking parts of itself. Versioning, patches, updates, remasters, edits.” LaTurbo
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LaTurbo in Overwatch
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LaTurbo’s multitude of selves [“Browsing”]
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LaTurbo tweeting about Facebook
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LaTurbo‘s poll on Twitter
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Excerpt from Facebook’s S1 filing. Full filing here
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A full talk from LaTurbo Avedon here
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A still from “Afterlife Beta” a cautionary look at toxic masculinity in cyberspace by LaTurbo Avedon at the Arebyte gallery, London. 2019

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