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Posted 2005-08-31 by Tony Walsh
 
 
     
 
Robbie Cooper is once again photographing real life gamers and their virtual counterparts for his Alter Ego project. Cooper, together with writer Tracy Spaight will be collecting pictures and stories for an upcoming photo exhibition and book.

Cooper and Spaight are looking for Second Life players who
  • Look like their avatars (is that so novel given SL's customization features?)
  • Make a real world living through a virtual business
  • Play a different gender than their real world gender
  • Use the game space to express their creativity
  • Met their significant other online
  • Have a colorful, off-the-wall, or unusual story about their online existence
The pair can be contacted at tspaight@gmail.com, and want to know where you live, how to contact you, and why you would make a good interview subject for the book / exhibit.
 
     
 
   
 
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