The Distinction Between Here and There, Now and Then

The Distinction Between Here and There, Now and Then is a work about performance that occurred through the internet.

Author: Garrett
Type: Art
Indexed: November 9th, 2013
Keywords: 'real', 'virtual', collaborative, conceptual, email, identity, installation, network, performance, photography, portrait, process, representation, site-specific, story

This is Real Virtuality

This is Real Virtuality

This is Real Virtuality – A first person narrative in weblog form recounts the experiences of an individual noticing colliding virtu/re-alities.

Author: Garrett
Type: Art
Indexed: October 17th, 2013
Keywords: 'real', 'virtual', collection, conceptual, mixed-reality, network, online, story, web

Sandwich Board - 'real' performances

The Degree to which a Representation Resembles the Object it Represents is a Function of Resolution and Does not Bear on the Denotation of the Word

Since the start of 2012 the artist has performed with a ‘real’ scaled replica, a wearable art object, of the sandwich board worn by the artist’s representation in Second Life.

Author: Garrett
Type: Art
Indexed: November 10th, 2012
Keywords: 'real', 'virtual', identity, mixed-reality, network, performance, representation, site-specific
Netscapes exhibited as part of A-EYE

Netscapes will be exhibited within the exhibition A-EYE: An exhibition of art and nature­-inspired computation as part of the Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour (AISB) 50th annual convention at Goldsmiths, University of London from the 01-04/04/14.

Garrett @ March 26th, 2014
The Augmented Plateau: 10/04/14 – 30/04/14

A group show I’m part of opens Thursday April 10th (10/04/14) in Sweden. The Augmented Plateau: Art and Virtual Worlds in HUMlab 2007-2013, is a seven year overview of all artistic residencies and contributions to the HUMlab Yoshikaze Second Life space. The show is curated by Sachiko Hayashi, features works by:

Alpha Auer, Avatar Orchestra Metaverse, Fau Ferdinand, Garrett Lynch, Katerina Karoussos, Pyewacket Kazyanenko, SaveMe Oh, Selavy Oh, Oberon Onmura, Maya Paris, Kristine Schomaker, Goodwind Seiling, Alan Sondheim, Eupalinos Ugajin, Juria Yoshikawa.

and contributions by:
Marx Catteneo, Jo Ellsmere, Mab MacMoragh, Steve Millar and Evo Szuyuan.

10th April – 30th April 2014 @ HUMlabX, the Arts Campus at Umeå University, Sweden
Opening Hours: Monday – Friday, Noon – 4pm
(18th, 19th, 20th and 21st April Closed)

For more details see the Yoshikaze weblog here.

Garrett @ February 14th, 2014
Digital Futures at the V&A

I will be showcasing some recent work related to 3D worlds and streaming webcams next Tuesday the 30th of April at the V&A. London, as part of Digital Futures. If your in london come along.

Digital Futures
Tuesday 30 April, 11.00 – 16.00
Sackler Centre, V&A, Free, Drop-in

Garrett @ April 27th, 2013
Metaverse Creativity (2.2) – A Metaverse Art Residency: ‘Garrett Lynch Yoshikaze “Up-in-the-air” Second Life Residency’

Metaverse Creativity, a journal on “creativity in user-defined online virtual worlds such as Second Life”, has just published an article of mine titled A Metaverse Art Residency: ‘Garrett Lynch Yoshikaze “Up-in-the-air” Second Life Residency’ in Volume 2, Issue 2. The article is about my 2011 Yoshikaze ‘Up-in-the-air’ residency at HUMlab.

More details on the issue here.

Garrett @ January 29th, 2013
Permutation & Combination @ Arcadecardiff

As part of Arcadecardiff (

Permutation & Combination, a collaborative exhibition by Frédérique Santune ( and Garrett Lynch (, showcases a selection of works created between 2005 and 2009 which explores the potential of video as a material/substance shaped by the artists. Works in the exhibition are more than a linear time-based medium captured through the lens of a camera. They are spaces of process; for the artists to cut up, fold and manipulate; for the systems of playback to control and change live.

Dates: 21st to 31st January (Vernissage Thursday 24th of January 6 – 8pm)
Opening times: 10am – 4pm
Location: Queens Arcade, Queen Street, Cardiff, CF10 2BY.
See it on a map:

Garrett @ January 22nd, 2013
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