by Nicole Steen in New Art on Friday 3 February 2012

1000 plus avatars and not all of them blue. In fact, these avatars are purely pixelated representations of residents of the virtual world of Secondlife and not a James Cameron film. Gracie Kendal, aka Kris Schomaker, is an artist in both worlds. The portraits explore the idea of the avatar as a constructed online identity and deals with concepts of anonymity, personality, and diversity.