The Kiss by Rose Borchovski

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Many of you are likely aware of the controversy sparked over the removal of Rose Borchovski's work "The Kiss" from the Second Life 7th Birthday (SL7B) celebration.

Quite alot has been written on the subject on such as Wagner James Au's New World Notes he-avatar-his-ros... and the Second Life blog 79.

Prim Perfect's Art's reporter Rowan Derryth has written a wonderful post discussing the actual work in question /ekphrasis-extra-....

Visit the work at the UWA 01/21

There is a very well machinima created by Ionoallen that you can watch on YouTube at

View my complete set of images of this fascinating work on Flickr.

Photography! Transcript Now Available

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

The transcript of my Photography! Aether Salon presentation is now available on the Aether Salon blog at

Thanks once again to Viv, Jed, Sera and Jasper for inviting me to present at the Salon and for all of the people who took time from their day to come and "listen" to my presentation.

A few additional photographs can be seen on my Flickr photostream.

Photography! with Mr PJ Trenton

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Sunday, June 20 at 2 pm slt
Babbage Palisade & Academy of Industry

They are worth 1,000 words, markers of history, and everyday documents that reveal great artistry - photographs, which became both a pastime and passion for the Victorian era. How better to document fairies in the garden, or explorations and new discoveries? What worlds are opened up within the viewfinder, and passed on to those at home in sepia tones and black and white? Capturing photographs is not an easy task, nor is transferring them to permanence on paper - it is a matter of craftsmanship and artistry.

For the final Salon of the Spring Season, we are pleased to welcome master photographer PJ Trenton to the stage. Mr Trenton will lead us to an understanding of the art of the photograph and how it has changed through the years. Join us on Sunday, June 20 at 2 pm slt at the AetherSalon as we pose, light, and click our way in the last salon before summer break.

Visit the Aether Salon blog for more information and links to past Salons.

Sera, Viv, and Jed
Aether Salon of New Babbage

Prim Perfect Issue 26 on Newstands

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Prim Perfect has looked off grid before as has Designing Worlds. The Primgraph, has talked to Desmond Shang about his Caledonia project in Blue Mars and visited Rezzable’s Steamfish project.

But now, for the first time, the bulk of this month’s magazine looks outside Second Life at a variety of fascinating new possibilities.

Read this issue of Prim Perfect online by visiting

Fabulous articles covering Blue Mars, the Reaction Grid, Heritage Key and Rezzable by Prim Perfect's plethora of fabulous writers.

Prim Perfect's stunning cover this month is by the very talented Twisted Lemon who has lots of photographs featured throughout the magazine.

Have a look at the world beyond Second Life in this jam-packed issue.