"Spirit", claudia222 Jewell's surreal and acclaimed installation in the Art Screamer sim has been visited by nearly 20,000 people during its 7 month run, Chestnut Rau (who helps run the sim) reports, which gives us a pretty good data point for the amount of people who'll explore a work of 3D art in Second Life. (Being featured in the Destination Guide, as "Spirit" has been, probably helps there.) However, it's going away at the end of this month: 'With hearts that are a bit heavy we will be closing Spirit by claudia222 Jewell at the end of August to make room for the next artist." So better visit before it's too late: [Click here to teleport to Art Screamers in SL]
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Today there is a place underneath Second Life seas that is not quite like anything you've seen: Click this SLurl link to visit Nemo, which as the name suggests, is a steampunk city inspired by that most original of steampunk novelists, Jules Verne himself. It's the work of Sextan Shepherd, who tells me he is a reporter in France's financial and economical press. In his off hours, however, he has been below the waves of Second Life, working over a course of nearly two months to make his vision of Nemo come alive. It is one of the most magnificent installations ever made in SL, full of rich details.
Take this clock in Nemo's exhibition room, for example, pictured after the break:
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