Tower of Babelfish

Second Front is a pioneering avatar performance art group in the virtual world, Second Life – www.slfront.blogspot.com www.secondlife.com For this performance, Second Front used embedded and customized Babelfish text translators which standing atop the Eiffel Tower in New Paris.

Performers: Wirxli Flimflam (Jeremy Owen Turner), Tea Chenille (Tanya Skuce), Tran Spire (Doug Jarvis), Man Michinaga (Patrick Lichty), Great Escape (Scott Kildall), Gazira Babeli, Lizsolo Mathilde (Liz Solo), Aliseiborg Zhaoying (Penny Leong Browne).

4 ghost cameos by: Tristan Tzara, Ana Mendieta, Charlotte Moorman and Rudolf Schwarzkogler.

Great Escape (Scott Kildall) = Videographer

Man Michinaga (Patrick Lichty) = editor

This performance was broadcast and projected live into the Gosia Koscielak Gallery in Chicago on April 13, 2007. www.gosiakoscielak.com