Chinese Artist Uses Second Life as Lucrative Artistic Medium

Chinese Artist Uses Second Life as Lucrative Artistic Medium
technology
Sean Leow
  • 3 march 2008


Cao Fei is a 29 year old artist from Guangzhou, China who is using Second Life as her artistic medium and making good money along the way. The Visions of Modernity blog profiles her newest project, RMB City, which is a cyber art island that has already fetched 100,000 Euros from a European collector for a piece of virtual real estate. RMB City features a surreal collection of Chinese symbols, new and old, everything from pandas and construction cranes to the Olympic ‘Bird Nest’ Stadium and Tiananmen square. Cao Fei explains:

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