Mary Flanagan

[borders:la rocca]

“[borders]” is a video documentation of a series of walks around popular, shared online multi-user worlds in which users built virtual recreations of historic sites. In virtual worlds inhabited by thousands of players, there appear to be seamless landscapes as far as the eye can see, appearing to some extent as the “commons” of old. But in “[borders:larocca]”, walking along the border of the virtual site exposes inherent traits and glitches of the virtual by testing its edges.