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The Linden Endowment of the Arts is an official Linden Community Partnership program whose purpose is to help new artists, cultivate art in SL, and foster creativity, innovation, and collaboration within the art community.PatriciaAnne Daviauhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03691262124851721177noreply@blogger.comBlogger494125
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LEA13 BEFORE THE SILENCE Featuring Nessuno Myoo_ Concert by UltraViolet Alter_

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 10:47

                                                      "Art Is Rhythm"                             SUNDAY MARCH 19TH 2017                                     "Before The Silence"Welcome to LEA13 Concert Series "Art Is Rhythm" SUNDAY MARCH 19TH 2017
 Featuring the Musical Talents Of UltraViolet Alter 2:30 PM SL Time
Nessuno Myoo "Before The Silence" Installation
 2:30 PM SL Time _ 9:30 PM  U T C_Time Zone
 SLUR for your convenincehttp://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA13/141/199/88

LEA13 ART IS RHYTHM BY "DUNA GANT"

Sun, 03/12/2017 - 15:54



                                  ART IS RHYTHM LEA13                                         OPENING                       MARCH 15TH   2PM SL Time PST                                   BY DUNA GANTI always used memories from my RL life as a source of inspiration for my SL artwork. The collages I do, my travels, the sea, my pictures, my artistic preferences, etc.
For the sim rendering, I got inspired by my conté pencil and charcoal drawings on paper. A 2D in which lights and shadows are seeking the volume this medium do not have. I therefore used flat prims as brushstrokes.
Shadows provide volume to the flat medium, allowing all my artwork to become 3D.
I choose the presented topics because they have always been three arts I felt very close to.



Sincere gratitude for the participation of  Daco, Kicca, Nessuno and Paola!
Because of their participation, this project is possible!
Thank you so very much!







     SLUR to the LEA13 Opening::
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA13/141/236/88





LEA 17 Angry Gods - changing tableaux

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 20:47


LEA 17 - Angry Gods

The installations on LEA17 are tableaux intended to serve as photo sets. The scenes are to be used in a real-life book project (a sort of graphic novel). They are temporary and will change as the needs of the project progress.

Angry Gods is a journey through various post-life scenarios as represented by different religious or mythological traditions, and freely interpreted by the artist. One of the consistent features is the wanton destruction of each scene.by forces either evident or not. The large satanic cathedral is wired to explode, but will only do so under certain circumstances. Debris tends to cross sim boundaries despite all effort, so the detonations can only happen: 1. when the artist is present, 2. there are no (or very few) avatars on adjacent sims, and 3. the visitor sits on a particular object.

There are signs to indicate roughly what the scenes represent, but they will ultimately only make sense in the context of the final book project. I have tried, nonetheless, to make it entertaining for the casual visitor.

Scene One is in its final phases of photography and much (if not all) of the scene on ground level will be removed within the next week or so.. This will be your last chance to see the builds in their full 3D glory!

=FreeWee Ling

LEA6: iSkye Silverweb's Colours of Loss & Healing

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 13:15
                           http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA6/128/128/23

LEA6: the colours of loss & healing
art by iskye silverweb
music by ahnue heartlight
creative support from dubhna rhiadra
Opening 5 March 2017, 1.30pm SLT

"The Colours of Loss & Healing" is an artistic collaboration by iSkye Silverweb and Ahnue Heartlight, where iSkye brings visual and poetic expression and Ahnue infuses sound and rhythm in a journey through the heart of loss into the healing knowledge that love continues on. With creative support by Dubhna Rhiadra.

"Los colores de la pérdida y curación" es una colaboración artistica de iSkye Silverweb con Ahnue Heartlight, donde Skye presenta expresión visual y poética y Ahnue infunde sonido y ritmo en un viaje a través del hondo de la pérdida en el conocimiento curativo de que el amor continúa. Con el apoyo creativo de Dubhna Rhiadra.

"I colori della perdita e la guarigione" è una collaborazione artistica di iSkye Silverweb con Anhue Heartlight, dove iSkye presenta un'espressione visiva e poetica, e Ahnue diffonde suono e ritmo in un viaggio attraverso la profondità della perdita e la comprensione curativa che l'amore continua. Supporto creativo di Dubhna Rhiadra.

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I would like to invite you to come to my art opening at the Linden Endowment for the Arts sim LEA6, named The Colours of Loss & Healing. 

If you have experienced a personal loss of someone, be it human or animal, a kindred soul, a much loved being - you are invited to come and participate in this journey I share through the loss of my own kindred soul of 21 years, Sunny, in a process that may likely echo your own. Being living beings of love and light we all experience these things, and come to a realisation that while we may have 'lost' those we love, we never really lose them. We always have their love.

- iSkye Silverweb

LEA10 WHITECHAPEL LONDON By Cassie Parker

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 21:16

 TerpsiCorps ARTWERKS  kicks off  the festivities at their new home on LEA 10, for the next few months, starting Saturday March 4th at 1PM SL with music and mystery, friends and dancing! Please head over  to Whitechapel and enjoy the concert line up around 1PM Second Life time, then linger and meander through the dozens of art galleries organized by Renee Rossalini.
 Whitechapel will be featuring many events over the next four months, including the Interactive Murder Mystery Dance, as well as The Asylum "On The Road" Clue Murder Mystery!
 That is just part of the fun that's in store for you, while you tour the vast Victorian London park like pathways, rummage through the Book Shops for that rare collectors gift, then find yourself stopping to sip a bit of your favorite beverage at the café near the fish market in the afternoon sun, what is the possibly you might discover a poetry reading circle at just about tea time!


 
 With all the charm of the Victorian era, we welcome the Second Life Community to experience Whitechapel, London with its beauty!
 Featuring This  Saturday March 4th 2017 at LEA10::
   1PM Suzen Juel Resistance
   3PM Voodoo Shilton
   8PM Cordelia Cerise

 Interactive Murder Mystery Dance
 9 PM The Asylum "ON THE ROAD"
 Clue Murder Mystery DJ LIL


We look forward to your company at Whitechapel
For the location of Whitechapel, London concert event Slur:http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA10/29/67/27

LEA18 Existence in Balance

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 17:07
           to visit Existence in Balance:  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA18/124/129/15 

3rd stage: Terra Exista, The real World at the end of the Wormhole

Through several wormholes you have landed at different parts of the Real World in Terra Exista of Existence in Balance on LEA18!

Luckily the wormholes are quite stable and after a bumpy and disorientating ride hopefully you will land at the chosen part of your destination.

There are 4 separate clusters of Islands to visit. Themes will be:

- Reality
- Fantasy
- Spiritualism
- Emotion

Then there will be a separate route to our magnificent Universe and of course to the main stage.

Talking about the clusters of small floating islands, each will have their themes as said above and you can explore the islands, after landing. Maybe you will find a nice gift also!

From each cluster there is a possibility to return to The Beginning in order to explore another section of this beautiful installation.

When you have explored the Non-Physical World  (Terra Forma) and the Physical World (Terra Exista) Another tour can bring you to the almost never ending Universe!!

BUT! Always there is the wormhole to go through.. so brace yourselves!!

Already curious to find out what it will be?

Come by now and see how the build is progressing.. Maybe you can already take a demo ride on one of the tours!

Have fun and join the Group for updates, joiners are available at the landing point of:

Existence in Balance
LEA18

Love and peace!

JenniferMay Carlucci

LEA18 Existence in Balance

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 12:50




                                   http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA18/124/129/15  

          2nd stage: Terra Exista, The real World and how we return to the Physical World

Following up on the last explanation on the creation of our Earth and arrival in the physical World of 2 weeks ago, above the spheres you will find a huge floating island.

This floating island represents all days life on our planet Earth. The interaction with each other, where we meet, feeling happy or sad. Everything concerning our daily life comes together here. The floating island being the support for the platform where we live.

 Surrounded by the building blocks in the distance we see some discs turning, emerging between the blocks. These are the ending points of the wormholes we have to go thru to arrive in this Terra Exista stage of the LEA18 installation Existence in Balance.

As we, as physical people, are transported in a miraculous way to the Terra Forma stage of Existence in Balance on LEA18 (where it all began),  to return to the physical world, we need a special route.
Earth landed in our physical World millions of years ago.. We are already here, just visiting to catch a glimpse of how Earth was created, to catch a glimpse of the serenity and beauty back then…

Luckily for us the Non Physical World offers several ways out.

From each part (- Reality, - Fantasy, - Emotion and - Spirituality) in this Non Physical World, Terra Forma offers a route through a wormhole.

Beware tho!! The transition is not instant!!

We actually have to go thru a wormhole with all stupefying effects that belong with it. Like motion, some psychedelic effects, disorientation…..

At the end, when you really are BRAVE enough to hang on till the end, finally you arrive in the Physical World..
Relax and let yourself float to the routes destiny…

Yes!… the routes destiny.. as for you there is still a long way ahead and much .. MUCH more to explore..

                                             See you next week for more updates on:
                                                      EXISTENCE IN BALANCE
                                                        
                                             Enjoy and hope to see you all on LEA18!
                                                             Jennifer May Carlucci

“What you seek is seeking you.”
― Jalaluddin Rumi

LEA18 Existence in Balance

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 14:39

                                                        LEA 18 Existence in Balance

                             http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA18/124/129/15

2nd stage: Terra Exista

Earth has arrived in its physical Universe. Earth has materialized and is growing into existence.
Linear growing made possible by means of a feature embedded to the physical Universe, being Time.

Whatever  took Earth and Universe billlions of years to form and become as we know it today, forces beyond any of our comprehension of yet have been molding everything that is out there in its present shape.

Here on LEA18, Existence in Balance, it is represented by a mere 2 Globes, rising above the water,  as coming from the Non-physical World, into the physical World.

The first Globe, Earth in its early Young years, small and still covered with ice, pictures the purity clinging to it still from the non-physical World.

The second Globe, above the first one, shows Earth almost as we know it today, full grown, ready for life. The space between the 2, can be considered ‘time’ elapsed between stage 1 and stage 2 during when Earth is evolving.

Planet Earth in our Universe on Lea18, is surrounded by building blocks of which all Universe and, later on, also all living organisms are created. Of course they are present  immediately when our Universe is created, as they are the cradle of our Existence. All around us they are.. wherever you look, always you are confronted with the building blocks of our Existence.

Seemingly perfect from the start, equal in shape and distance soon enough the traveler is confronted with gaps in the build, giving the structure its unique appearance.Wherever you go and wherever your gaze is drawn, nothing is the same for the eye.Yet it all consists out of the same building blocks, just differently organised.

Poem from Rumi, written in the 13th Century:

One Song
Every war and every conflict between human beings
has happened because of some disagreement about names.

It is such an unnecessary foolishness,
because just beyond the arguing
there is a long table of companionship
set and waiting for us to sit down.

What is praised is one, so the praise is one too,
many jugs being poured into a huge basin.

All religions, all this singing, one song.

The differences are just illusion and vanity.

Sunlight looks a little different on this wall
than it does on that wall
and a lot different on this other one,
but it is still one light.

We have borrowed these clothes,
these time-and-space personalities,
from a light, and when we praise,
we are pouring them back in.

From:
Coleman Barks
Author, Rumi: The Big Red Book

Here is a video from LokiRat during visit to this work.

Existence in Balance - Exploring Second Life art

LEA4 - Walk Through Gallery and Music - By Suzen Juel

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 10:11
LOCATION: LEA4
DATE:February 3rd, 2017
TIME: Fun starts at 3PM SLT
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A walk through gallery of color featuring the original art of Suzen JueL, filled with symbolic images of her music. 
  
Music by...
Lexie Smith
Winston Ackland
Suzen Juel
Denny Mac

LEA18~ Some words on the creator of 'Existence in Balance'

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 08:31
           
                      http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA18/124/129/15

I am JenniferMay Carlucci and am creator and builder of the art installation .: Existence in Balance:.

I think it is a privilege to be able to work on this project and I want to extend my gratitude to Linden Lab who generously offered a grant for my ideas, in order to show my thoughts to  the people in SL.

Who is JenniferMay Carlucci?

After getting my university degree in RL, I started my career as office manager and chief of department of several Financial institutions.

Although these positions offered an interesting challenge, I couldn't find any outlet for my artistic aspirations.

So after 20 years hiding behind a desk and computer, I said farewell to my colleagues and started my company, being a landscape designer. Gardening, plants, ideas on how a landscape should be designed always was a huge hobby of mine.

In 2007, I discovered Second Life, and thought it to be the platform for building virtual landscapes of my RL designs to show to my clients. And it worked really well!.

With my first avatar I entered SL in February 2007.

I learned how to build, landscape and terraform, ran a couple of rental sims, a ballroom and  The Conservatory of Ballymore. Here we had an ongoing art exposition of RL painters and sculptors.

Apart from my own sims and RL designs, I set up several sims for others.

Unfortunately due to the fast pace of SL, none of the sims I created 10 years ago exist anymore.

Having an outlet for my creativity and close contact with nature, it changed my perspective of the World and gradually I became more aware of the deep-seated value of the creation of everything we know around us (earth / universe) and the importance of humanity and every living item here on this planet.

Reading up on quantum-mechanics, space travel and studies on the universe I came up with a theory of how earth and space for that matter could have been created.

Other projects and interests in SL are of course still setting up sims, and one of my top faves is certainly dancing! Using a combination of stunning animations, well chosen Music, a fabulously built stage, and a great choreography puts down a tremendous vivid experience for the SL dancer but also for the SL spectator in RL.

Everything mentioned above will be mixed into the installation .:Existence in Balance:.

The sim will be the stage for dance, sound, visuals and a marvelous all-over experience.

The topic being, to show how Earth is created, lifted up from the non-physical area to the existing world and gloriously settled in its own huge Universe. To show how beautiful the creation is, how we people can observe it and keep beauty and love for the Creation in our Hearts to maintain it for future posterity.

Of course I couldn't get it all done without the backup and support of my loving partner Falk whom I love for everything he is (awesome, kind, open, great sense of humor, young at heart etc etc) and awesome friends Kay (SL sister and RL best friend) and Jess (special as we went thru many ordeals and still sticking together, supporting each other).

A special thanks is at its place as well for Medora and Alazi, who pushed me into taking up the initial build and giving me the space for it.

I thank all my friends RL and SL because I couldn't be the one I am now, without any one of them!

Jenn.

LEA28 - The Art Around the Straw, Thursday Feb 2nd at 1pm SLT

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 18:19


THE ART AROUND THE STRAW
Enjoy and immerse in the longest art straw ever

"Welcome to our fantasy, welcome to our journey, welcome to the dream. Tonight we welcome the arrival of a new princess in the kingdom of dreams. Welcome one and all to the imagination of Holly Moon"

This will be the opener on the Art Talk that happens on Thursday, February 2nd at 1:00 PM SLT at LEA28.

Art Blue will open a door to understanding Social Artistry, a term that has taken over in the Arts.

Great insights or just all a fake of zero significance? Whatever it is shall not count as soon as Particle Tom of SKY FIRE brings us light around the straw.

Hurry to be there in time at INFINITE DRIFTERS LEA28. The artist for art around the straw will be present.

Art Eames

Teleport:  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA28/114/128/21

Spilling JueL Tones on LEA 4

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 10:10

TELEPORT to LEA4
Spilling JueL Tones is planning it's 2nd of three events for Jan. 31st, of 2017.There will be live music on Spilling JueL Tones with David Csiszer and Jon aka Mulder Watts.
Spilling JueL Tones is a walk through gallery, featuring the original art of Suzen JueLfilled with symbolic images of her music....
Also on Feb. 3rd of 2017 there will be a full day of live music, as this will likely be my last of the 3 events.
TELEPORT to LEA4

LEA27 -- Light Reflections, an installation by Venus Adored

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 13:48



Visit Venus Adored's Light Reflections at LEA27.  It has 6 levels and if you follow the instructions, at the end you will be at ground level where you will find a paperboat.  Purchase it for 0 lindens and sail around the sim.  Rezzing is permitted there for 15 minutes.

Teleport:http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA27/193/122/1642

LEA18 Existence in Balance- an update from JenniferMay Carlucci

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 06:20



 http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA18/124/129/15
When entering the sim upon completion, you will be guided to the first stage, Terra  Forma.

From there people visiting can choose to go in 4 directions.  As I told you last week, 4 heart-shaped platforms surround 2 hands holding an icy globe.

Each heart shape platform will represent its own direction:

-    Reality
-    Fantasy
-    Spirituality
-    Emotion

Before we go explore these basics of human life, you are invited to take a tour in Terra Forma where Earth is created.  Parts where vision will be important, but also sounds and movement.

These last mentioned items will be added in a later stage when all parts of Existence in Balance are finished.
In this way we can be asured no sounds are overlapping and you can enjoy the surroundings to its fullest.

We have seen many of you already taking a peek. As this enterprise is a major work in progress I suggest to come by regularly to see the ‘story’ develop.

See you inworld on LEA18 and enjoy Existence in Balance!

LEA28 -- Infinite Drifters' celebrate The Inauguration, Friday, January 20th at 1pm SLT

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 18:19


JOIN THE INFINITE DRIFTERS ON FRIDAY TO CELEBRATETHE INAUGURATION AT LEA28
AND THE DEAF WILL HEAR AND THE BLIND WILL SEE
CLIMB UP THE TOWER TO THE SKY AT 1:30 PM SLTENJOY AMERIKA IST WUNDERBAR AT 1:00 PM SLT
Teleport:  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA28/122/135/21

LEA18 - Existence in Balance

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 17:32

 http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA18/122/129/15
Jennifer May Carlucci says, "Existence in Balance will eventually consist of three major parts."

"The first part is Terra Forma and is almost complete. I say 'almost' because the main structure is finished, but some atmospheric touches need to be added. 4 Heart-shaped platforms surround 2 hands that will hold and release the ICY GLOBE (soon to be transformed into Planet Earth). They represent the surrounding LOVE of which all things are created. Each platform contains a heart at the bottom and one at the top. Captured in between the hearts are several vases holding Calla Lilies.

Historically, this flower symbolizes purity, holiness and faithfulness. It’s commonly depicted in images of the Virgin Mary. Calla Lilies are also symbols of rebirth and resurrection. They are connected to the resurrection of Jesus because they bloom around Easter and are shaped like trumpets which symbolize triumph.

Keeping this in mind, we are looking at the birth of our glorious Earth. It begins its triumphant journey upwards from the non-physical ether to the physical Universe. It is a picture of purity brought into existence."

At every instant and from every side, resounds the call of Love:
We are going to sky, who wants to come with us?
We have gone to heaven, we have been the friends of the angels,
And now we will go back there, for there is our country.
We are higher than heaven, more noble than the angels:
Why not go beyond them? Our goal is the Supreme Majesty.
What has the fine pearl to do with the world of dust?
Why have you come down here? Take your baggage back. What is this place?
Luck is with us, to us is the sacrifice!...
Like the birds of the sea, men come from the ocean--the ocean of the soul.
Like the birds of the sea, men come from the ocean--the ocean of the soul.
How could this bird, born from that sea, make his dwelling here?
No, we are the pearls from the bosom of the sea, it is there that we dwell:
Otherwise how could the wave succeed to the wave that comes from the soul?
The wave named 'Am I not your Lord' has come, it has broken the vessel of the body;
And when the vessel is broken, the vision comes back, and the union with Him.

Eva de Vitray-Meyerovitch, 'Rumi and Sufism' trans. Simone Fattal

LEA 9 Earth Alliance 'Green' Community sim and Star Bio-domes - aquaglo

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 15:24


DATE: Saturday...January 14th
TIME: 2:00 PM SLT
LOCATION:   LEA 9 Earth Alliance 'Green' Community sim and Star Bio-domes
ARTISTS: Tansee/Kurk & Spectr3 Belfire
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     The need for 'green' energy and our space program at NASA inspired this participatory art sim being built. Going on the concept of reuse/reduce/recycle; we reused items in our inventories and added new items to make areas that are all green.  Please take note of all the builders whose items we enjoy on the sim.
      More, now than ever our planet needs us to live green and prepare for the future.  We have many types of green living scenes and photo-op areas on the sim with many animations.
    Special thanks go to LEA committee for their accepting the project and to Tansee and Mellydee MacFanatic for their amazing contributions, and to Kurk and Spectr3 Belfire for helping with particles for the opening event. 

We have ridable horses, electric golf-carts, bicycles, and space-jets.
There are 4 media areas to enjoy.  For media you need quicktime on your computer. 

We are all connected to all of the Universe and we need to Protect our Planet for our grandchildren's grandchildren.

LEA18 'Existence in Balance'

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 07:43

                             http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA18/122/129/15

Jennifer May Carlucci is inspired by the creation of our earth and the offering of our beautiful planet into the physical Universe. 'Existence in Balance' shows Earth being created and how we humans are part of this loving process.

With nothing more than this intriguing concept she starts to explore and build up her vision. Building a visual route up along a growing Planet Earth, Jenn will drag you into a breathtaking experience.
Experience by means of motion (dance), visualization (decor), sound (special compositions of music), feelings (use of particles) - beauty and purity.

The ground level of the sim is used to create an environment from the moment that earth is created. Earth in its early state, moving towards growth, awareness of existence, and completion for life to exist on. From the moment on when life is eminent, Earth is situated within the known Universe, our Universe. Gloriously balanced between stars, planets, galaxies as we know it.

Feeling this theme can speak to so many, she connects with many talented residents, offering them a platform to share their ideas and feelings about “Existence in Balance”, encouraging them to travel alongside with her on this extraordinary and amazing voyage.

'Existence in Balance' is offering the visitors a serene environment where they will be submerged in a breathtaking trip around the sim.

LEA7 - Big Data Goes to Bonestedt by Moewe Winkler & ChapTer Kronfeld

Sun, 01/08/2017 - 06:29




DATE: January 14, 2017
TIME: 1PM SLT  (22:00 CET)
LOCATION: LEA7 
ARTISTS:  Moewe Winkler & ChapTer Kronfeld
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 Big Data goes to Bonestedt
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Moewe Winkler, ChapTer Kronfeld

Next Saturday it's finally going. ChapTer Kronfeld and Moewe Winkler open their joint production "Big Data goes to Bonestedt" on LEA7.

You are welcome!

    Opening LEA7 - Big Data goes to Bonestedt

    Saturday, January 14, 2017, 1 PM (22:00 CET)

    Moewe Winkler, ChapTer Kronfeld

    Teleport: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA7/122/125/32
    
ChapTer has realized the part "Big Data", while Moewe has been busy with "... goes to Bonestedt".

ChapTer Kronfeld on "Big Data ..."
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Go inside and lose your data - go inside and lose your data. Lost in the jungle of his own data.
Limit values ​​become one-way one-way streets of communication.
Data theft mutates to theft of souls. Personal identity loses the essence of empathy forever.

Know forever what data you communicate.

Moewe Winkler about "... goes to Bonestedt"
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Bonestedt is everywhere. A fictitious place, difficult to find, often mirrored, and a strange nothingness behind.

Where the trivial is still trivial.

Here you can only hear the strange voices of the seekers, waiting and wavering.

Quite without sisyphos, stones roll upwards - and down again. Bonestedt is beautiful, really.

Best viewer settings
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Above all Moewe's part lives by the light settings in the viewer.

In order to see the projections and reflections, you should set the graphics card to "high".

But it is not a must. We have developed LEA7 so that every setting is interesting.

The best settings:

    Graphics card to "high"
    Activate Sound
    Use the Region setting "Midnight"
    Activate "Shadow"
    Activate "Advanced lighting model"