Natalia Seranade’s show Awakening at Nitroglobus Hall reviewed. It is worth seeing by the way…
Nitroglobus Hall: Awakening
“I am grabbing things that appear in front of me, moments and sensations. I keep them as treasures, which are open in moments when I want to colour the silence,” Natalia Seranade says in introducing her work. “When my imagination and fantasies are flying, I mix the collected stuff with new things that appear in the moment, I never know what can appear, and I never know what will be the result. I am in another world where I am able to find what was unknown to my eyes.”
It’s a description which encapsulates her work perfectly: moments captured in time, filtered through a lens of imagination and the inspiration which occurs in the very instant of creativity to produce a striking image, often rich in emotion and subtext. And it is a description which in turn is perfectly framed by Awakening, an exhibition of Natalia’s…
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I’ve visited several times now West of the Rain and also posted photos on Flickr, but never blogged about this sim. The time has come! I can’t speak highly enough of this destination, p…
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A shame but such good citizens over the years – thank you UWA.
I received a nudge about the University of Western Australia, which has enjoyed a long presence here in Second Life, operating multiple regions and becoming a stalwart supporter of virtual arts through its grand challenges and other competitions and opportunities offered to artists to present their work, as well a through support of machinima in physical world film challenges, such as those run by Screen My Shorts.
The news was actually broken over the weekend by Jayjay Zifanwe, who has spearheaded the UWA’s presence in Second Life since it started, and who has worked exceptionally hard with FreeWee Ling to promote and support artistic creativity within the broad cross-section of second life users and talent. In the post, Jayay states:
It is with a heavy heart, that I must…
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latest updates on Bento
Server Deployment: Week 37
On Tuesday, September 13th, the Main (SLS) channel received the same server maintenance package previously deployed on the RC channel in week #36. This comprises “minor internal logging changes” which may help with some of the problems occasionally seen with estate bans; at a minimum the Lab will be able to gather more information on them.
There iss no planned deployment or restart set for the three RC channels during the week. RC deployments will resume in week #38. This may involve further serve-side updates to reduce certain griefing vectors.
The VLC Media Plugin viewer updated in September 13th to version 22.214.171.1249583. This viewer replaces the QuickTime media plugin for the Windows viewer with one based on LibVLC.
In addition, and as indicated in my TPVD meeting notes, this version should include changes for exception handling in the…
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A good cause…
As everyone in Second Life knows; buying a new or even second hand region, investing in a pile of buildings, props and furniture, and then grandfathering it to make sure you can keep paying the tier, costs a bundle of money.
Hundreds of real non virtual dollars.
I know there is a need for a new good historical, vintage and retro shopping sim and know that people will love the community I’ll create around it, offering visitors a diverse and photogenic location where they can hang out, enjoy a hamburger at a 1950s diner, listen to Medieval music, watch 1930s movies, dance to the music of an 17th century harpsichord, etc, etc.
They can even move in and live in a wonderful historical apartment or house.
This new community for Time Travellers will be called ‘Time Portal’.
If you want to read more about our plan, click here.
To finance this…
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