One more shot from Nowtown by Baker Bloch, depicting a huge water drop positioned above the lava stream flowing from near the top of Nowtown Mountain, as we’ll call it for lack of an official name. But admittedly it’s a trick shot, for the giant drop is merely a tiny drop of water Blochs found floating in front of a small store selling heraldry paraphenalia near the Brainwash Art Center. He just moved his camera around until the tiny object seemed to be hugely superimposed above the lava flow, a phony threat to snuff out its heated existence by dropping, thus. As is my nature, I suspiciously believe that even the chance to even create such an impossible, surreal juxtaposion may have meaning in a larger picture, since this lava flow down into the Fyre Maven temple, where it is actually quenched by water, represents the spiritual centerpiece of the community, at least according to Hucka D. and also Little Robert Plant Variant.
Is this new juxtaposion shown above any less real, actually, than the positioning of the temple and lava flow together in the first place? A metaphysical question not unworthy of asking, I feel.
But moving on…
… to Karoz chill’n in Chilbo, the next day I believe. Some sit poseballs at the “Art Part” museum near the center of the Chilbo sim, or not to far south of it, attract Karoz’s attention because of their similar color and texture to the Joplin Ball — yes, that’s actually what he thought when he saw them. Currently the small, 2 room museum houses only 3 distinct pieces of art, including the one behind Karoz by Gretchen Capalin, inspired by fractal art it seems. Quite nice.
More art nearby in a place called the Gemini Art Corner, with all pictures on easels this time. Works in progress? All look in finished form to Baker Bloch upon checking behind Karoz today; must be a stylized way of displaying the pieces, then (10 in all).
Karoz sitting beside what might be Chilbo’s largest water course, but I’m not sure of that… hafta check. This would be right next to the Gemini Art Corner, which lies just out of the picture frame to the left here.
Interesting textured rock just upstream from where Karoz sits above, more of a ground level shot this time.
One thing The Baker Family really appreciates about Chilbo, I believe, is the obvious, loving care given to the design of the community, such as the inclusion of this interesting detail involving a discarded piece of food and grateful ants, near the source of the aforementioned stream.
Moving to the south central part of Chilbo, Karoz finds this basically empty 512 parcel surrounded by a white picket fence, with some wooden prims stacked up near its northwest corner against the fence. Relationship with other Chilbo property owners: unknown.
Interesting sculpture of a “Bine Rune” owned by Fleep Tuque on a wall just south of the huge Oracle Tree. According to wikipedia, a bind rune is a ligature (character overlap) of two or more single runes. In studying the matter just a little further, it could be that this object represents a Bluetooth bind rune of very contemporary origin. Not certain of this, though.
Then Karoz finds yet another Chilbo mediation spot on top of the Art Part. Ooohmmm chillll ooohmmm.
Then its over to the Temple of TILE to take a more close up look at the Joplin Ball/Sphere. Exactly how *powerful* is its influence? Does it extend to Chilbo? Nowtown? The Moon sim? All of the above and much more? Much, much more?