Photographer's CV

It's possible to photograph what isn't there; 
it's just damned difficult"
W. Gibson, The Gernsback Continuum


SL model of my first RL photocamera


Melusina has done more than twenty personal exhibits inworld and has taken part in several collective ones; she has won some awards at inworld photo contests and her Flickr got more than 1,000,00000 views. Her photographs have been even published on inworld and web magazines like Bestyle, Retropolitan, Esselle Movie Magazine, MondiVirtuali, Photography
She has been trainer at Visionaire Institute, for courses about landscape and minimalist photography.


Melusina photographs are mostly landscapes and abstract shapes, minimalist style. She loves b/w, urban landscapes, architectural structures and factories. As a creator of Art Deco furniture, she loves also vintage photography, in the same style as above.



See also:

Flickr:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/melusina_parkin/


Samples









Melusina shows her photographs at her gallery e-mage (Hotel Chelsea)
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Lanestris/63/132/104






 

Exhibits:

a. Personal:
(read some introductions here)

Second Deco
R&D Gallery, Diotima, May 2011
http://justmelusina.blogspot.it/2011/06/art-deco-photos.html
http://www.flickr.com/photos/melusina_parkin/sets/72157626584633807/


Art Deco in Second Life
Museum of American Architecture and Design, June 2011
http://www.flickr.com/photos/melusina_parkin/sets/72157626959198067/


Past Future
Schloss Museum, 1920 Berlin, August 2011
http://www.flickr.com/photos/melusina_parkin/sets/72157627215009666/


Vintage Image -  Details from a glamorous past,
R&D Gallery, Diotima, September 2011
Central City Bank Building Seraph City, November 2011
http://justmelusina.blogspot.it/2012/02/battersea-power-station-london-art-deco.html
http://www.flickr.com/photos/melusina_parkin/sets/72157627914543278/



Simetrías
Galeria Lez Spain, February 2012
http://www.flickr.com/photos/melusina_parkin/sets/72157629582395525/


Photo Anthology
Galeria de la Morada de la Campanilla, May 2012
http://justmelusina.blogspot.it/2012/06/latest-photo-exhibits-and-more.html
http://www.flickr.com/photos/melusina_parkin/sets/72157630313582618/


Tales of Shadow and Light
R&D Gallery, Diotima, June 2012
http://www.flickr.com/photos/melusina_parkin/sets/72157630554244500/



Solitudes
preview: e.mage Gallery, Virtual Hotel Chelsea, July 2012
entire collection: Serena Center for Artist and the Art, Sept. 2012
http://justmelusina.blogspot.it/2012/09/solitudes-photo-exhibit.html
http://www.flickr.com/photos/melusina_parkin/sets/72157630677572512/

Minimalia
Galerie 17, October 2012




Clockwork Landscapes
preview: e.mage Gallery, Virtual Hotel Chelsea, October 2012


Found in the Attic
The Vintage Vision Gallery - New Toulouse, December 2012


Art Deco
(Photos, furniture and gallery decor)
Art India Gallery, February-March 2013
http://justmelusina.blogspot.it/2013/02/a-dream-made-real-my-art-deco-exhibition.html
video by Wizardoz Chrome: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5dZ3e4IFAw


Urban Landscapes
Anita's Artspace - Dryland, from March 6th 2013
http://justmelusina.blogspot.it/2013/03/urban-landscapes-at-dryland-my-latest.html


Visioni. Foto, oggetti e costruzioni fra passato e presente
Ars Exhibendi - MBI, April 5th-May 4th 2013
http://justmelusina.blogspot.it/2013/04/a-new-exhibition-visioni-ars-exhibendi.html
video by Wizardoz Chrome: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0D-7viubfg

Stripes
e-mage gallery, from May 2013



Pixel Factories
Dizzy Art Gallery - Dizzyland, June 2013
http://justmelusina.blogspot.it/2013/06/my-new-photo-exhibit-pixel-factories.html
Video by Wizardoz Chrome: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7Yk25BHtd4
Exhibit Slideshow: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXK4HJTsZGE


Flapperettes
Vintage Visions Gallery, July 2013


Selected photos
The Rose Galleries, July-August 2013


Hidden geometries
Tanalois Gallery, September 2013



City details
ImagineNation Gallery, January 2014



City's two faces
Las dos caras de la ciudad
LezSpain Gallery, January 2014



Other Hidden Geometries
Lefevre Mansion, March 2014




Homage to Cinema! by Mary Wickentower
LEA 6 - March 2014



A Taste of Minimal
Art4You Gallery at Viriditas, April 2014




American Signs
Rose Theatre and Art Gallery, April 2014
http://justmelusina.blogspot.it/2014/04/my-new-exhibit-at-rose-theatre-and-art.html



Themes
Red Line Art Space at The Nite's Place - May 2014


Closer Looks
Sala C - Sociedad de los Poetas Dementes (Yo Mexico) - July 2014
http://justmelusina.blogspot.it/2014/07/closer-looks-photo-exhibit-at-yo-mexico.html



A World of Details
Delmonico's artspace, Time Portal - April 2017
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Time%20Portal/206/121/1936



Americana
The Last Forever
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/The%20Last%20Forever/52/127/22

Minimal SL
Orion Tales 10 Years
LEA 8, May-June 2017




b. Collective:

Passages
Galerie des Machines, Paris 1900, February 2011
http://justmelusina.blogspot.it/2011/06/more-past-photo-exhibits.html
http://www.flickr.com/photos/melusina_parkin/sets/72157626959162833/

Paris Impressions, Cafè des Artistes, Paris 1900, February 2011
http://justmelusina.blogspot.it/2011/02/paris-impressions-exhibit.html
http://justmelusina.blogspot.it/2011/06/more-past-photo-exhibits.html



The Bright Side of life
Cafè des Artistes, Paris 1900, May 2011
http://justmelusina.blogspot.it/2011/06/more-past-photo-exhibits.html



Memoires
Galerie des Machines, Paris 1900, May 2012
http://justmelusina.blogspot.it/2012/06/latest-photo-exhibits-and-more.html
http://www.flickr.com/photos/melusina_parkin/7454526522/in/set-72157630313577478/


Ashraya Project Photo Exhibit
Ashraya Project SIM, May 2012
http://www.flickr.com/photos/melusina_parkin/sets/72157630313541870/

Big Wave Rodeo
Cowboys and Surfers - Ars Lunga, June 2012
http://justmelusina.blogspot.it/2012/06/latest-photo-exhibits-and-more.html
http://www.flickr.com/photos/melusina_parkin/sets/72157630313541870/


Bohemian Art Exhibit
Gallery 23 - Hotel Chelsea, November 2012

Opera
Galerie des Machines- Paris Couture, December 2012

Dryland
Anita's Art Space - Dryland, December 2012



Selected photos
Art in the Park - New Toulouse Founders' Week 2013

Selected photos
Atelier Kreslo, from March 20, 2013

Selected photos
Mayotte Gallery (no longer in SL)

Selected photos
Studio V gallery (no longer in SL)

MEB Hats photos
Art in Hats, Hats in Art
Art India Gallery, June 2013

Selected photos
Can you hear the sounds/noise?
Blue Moon Gallery, July-August 2013

Alternate Environments
at Gaia Project - LEA 13 - October 2013
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Solaris%20Island/137/42/3203
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWlk6DVACOk



Bohemian Art May/June 2014
Gallery 23 - Hotel Chelsea



MEB Hats photos
Art in Hats, Hats in Art
July 2014

c. Permanent:

Selected Photos
Campus d'Art, Schwanson Schlegel, permanent
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Schwanson%20Schlegel/136/21/22
(SIM closed, now)

Selected photos
Artists for SL, permanent
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Rainbow%20Park%20Island/141/17/1002

Selected photos
Blue Moon Art gallery, permanent
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/HongKong%20Fever/101/155/30



You Tube slideshows:

MEB Winter 2011 Collection
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCigU9698cY

A vintage trip to Britannia Isle Beach 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49yb3LkgouU

Donna Flora: A Tribute
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdPchw4of3I

Hidden Geometries
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFIAQdsCGFc

Urban Blues
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCiu6wuEeT4

Pixel Factories
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXK4HJTsZGE

American Signs
http://youtu.be/vZZz_idXdfw

Minimal Extreme
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wpUd3LK5Rs



Other exhibited works:

1930 French ClockClock Museum, permanent
Art Deco Exhibit at Campus d'Art


London Battersea Power Station Model
http://justmelusina.blogspot.it/2012/02/battersea-power-station-london-art-deco.html
Virtual Museum of Architecture, May 2012
Exhibit Visioni, May 2013
Exhibit Pixel Factories, June 2013


Magazines covers and ads:
For MEB Fashion, Melu Deco or others, she made covers and ads on Scrulptz, Retropolitan, Bestyle, Modavia Fashion Directory, Berlin Styl, The Primgraph, Esselle Movie Magazine


Awards:
  • Best voted at VMA Art Deco Clock Contest, Virtual Museum of Architecture, 2011
 


  • 1st prize at Flapperettes Contest
  • Finalist at Galerie der Sinne contest "Beach and Coast Impressions", July 2014


Photos on magazines


  • Esselle Movie Magazine, no.18, Oct. 2010
    Cover story by Laura18 Streeter, photo on cover by Melu
 









  • Photography, October 2014, from page 332
    http://issuu.com/slphotography/docs/october_2014http://issuu.com/slphotography/docs/october_2014


    2 comments:

    1. I think you forgot one EsseElle #18 magazine article cover story :P

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    2. Fixed! Thank you, Laura! :)

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