Burn2: Photos from Electric Sheep

Electric Sheep is one of the five sims in Burn2 this year.  The following are a few builds I’ve photographed.  There’s a lot more there to see than just these!

  1. I, Robot Main Stage   http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Burning%20Man-%20Electric%20Sheep/168/125/25

One of the official Burn2 stages where you can dance and catch performances.  Check the Burn2 event calendar at http://www.burn2.org/calendar

I, Robot Main Stage
I, Robot Main Stage (click to enlarge)

 

2. R.U.R – Rossum’s Universal Robots by Vian Magic   http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Burning%20Man-%20Electric%20Sheep/78/74/26

This build is based on a 1920 Czech play, Rossum’s Universal Robots, in which the word “robot” was first used (although in today’s terms, they were more like androids).   In the play, a factory creates synthetic humans who at first work for real humans, but end up rebelling and wiping out humanity.  You can read about R.U.R.  in Wikipedia and you can read the entire play on the University of Adelaide website.

In Vian’s Burn2 build, Robots visit a Robot Museum to learn their origins.

R.U.R. - Rossum's Universal Robots
R.U.R. – Rossum’s Universal Robots (click to enlarge)

 

3. Grand Piano with Music Notes by Fuschia Nightfire   (http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Burning Man- Electric Sheep/150/110/25

A large, crystalline-seeming grand piano, with keys flowing off to the sides and musical notes hovering above.

grand piano with musical notes by Fuschia Nightfire
Grand piano with musical notes (click to enlarge)

 

4. Maxie Halpern Memorial by Pianoman (p1an0man) and Daark Gothly   http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Burning Man- Electric Sheep/37/106/25

A memorial to Maxie Halpern, who died on July 8, 2018.

Maxie Halpern
Maxie Halpern (click to enlarge)

 

5. Lost in Space by Lillith Loneraven (lillithslair  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Burning Man- Electric Sheep/187/71/25

An extremely ambitious build that may be confusing for some.  You can find yourself in interesting, beautiful spaces, you can find hidden free gifts, or you may find yourself just lost in space.  This photo is of a  beautiful planet I found  on one visit, but never was able to find again.

Lost in Space
Lost in Space (click to enlarge)

 

There’s a lot more to see, so come and explore.

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