I just got this call for contributions for a mixed reality Second Life / real life benefit for cancer research called "Pink for Life." The European cancer research Gustave Roussy Institute is throwing a fashion exhibit and auction on the Champs Elysee in Paris from October 9-10 to raise funds and awareness towards breast cancer research. Meanwhile from October 1-10 in Second Life there will be a corresponding exhibition and auction (done over eBay) of virtual world goods.
They are looking for donations of objects, designs, and artistic creations for the exhibition in the categories of
Furniture, Clothes, Accessories, and Misc. Oh yeah, everything has to be PINK. The SL event will take place on Elyseum (direct teleport).
Read the full event information after the jump or go to http://www.conceptsl.com .
ConceptSL teams up with IGR for the fight against breast cancer
Operation ‘Rose For Life’
In a sequel of last year’s operation "100 women for life" which gathered 126 famous women in favor of breast cancer fight, the cancerology Institute Gustave Roussy, first European research center in cancer research, is launching in October 2007 : "Rose For Life". This operation is organized to raise awareness about breast cancer, during Pink October, international month for the fight against breast cancer.
October 9 and 10, 2007 on the Champs Elysees (Paris), will be organized an exhibition followed by an auction of exposed items. Items are donated by famous fashion designers and luxury brands. All Items and artistic creations will share a common point: they have to be pink !
ConceptSL organizes the Second Life side of this event :
The Second Life operation will be in two phases : a Second Life exhibition of items/creations from SL designers and an EBay auction of these items. To allow a maximum of people to see the exhibition and bid in the auction, the exhibition will take place from October 1st to October 10 on Second Life. Auctions will be opened on Ebay in the same period. They will be closed October 10; and items will then be given to their new owners.
Second Life Designers
We are looking for items, objects, designs, artistic creations to prepare the exhibition. Items will be sorted in 4 categories : Furniture, Clothes, Accessories, Misc. A maximum of 20 objects will be exposed and sold for each category. Only one design constraint : the items must be pink (a pink painting, pink jewelry, pink dress, etc.).
The event will be hosted on Elyseum, in the exhibitions hall. All the sales profit will be donated to breast cancer research.
How can I contribute ?
To contribute to the exhibition, please send us the pictures of your creations by email : firstname.lastname@example.org. Submissions will be closed on September 20.You’ll be notified by email if your object has been selected for the exhibition. Selected objects will have to be transferred in-game to Yogi Huldschinsky (the organizer) [no copy + modify + Resell]
We are looking for mentors and guides to assist Elyseum visitors during the exhibitions. If you are interested, send us your application.
Written by: rikomatic