Come gather, remember and celebrate the life of Lumiere Noir

lumiereFurther to the sad news of the passing of the Ivory tower of Primitives founder,  Lumiere Noir, Avi Arrow has announced there will be a special Remembrance and Celebration at the Tower in his memory, commencing at 13:00 SLT on Sunday, August 16th.

Ave’s notice reads in full:

A *Remembrance & Celebration* gathering for Lumiere Noir will be held at 1:00pm (13:00) SLT on Sunday 16th of August at the Ivory Tower Library of Primitives (G-rated) . Bring fondest of memories and dancing shoes.

Lumiere’s passing has been felt right across the grid, such has been his influence on so many over the years, and tributes continue to be paid via his Second Life web profile, and remembrances passed to Avi for display at the Tower itself.  Xiola Linden  posted a brief message on behalf of Linden Lab on Friday, August 14th, in which he was again noted as a friend. colleague and mentor to so many.

Image: Lumiere Noir attending the awards ceremony for  the Imagine Challenge, part of the UWA’s 2010 3D Art & Design Challenge, and at which he addressed the audience and the winners as the ceremony’s Special Guest, having also served on the judging panel. Read more here – including the text of his speech which, in typical Lumiere fashion, was insightful and ahead of the curve. His words  resonate as strongly today on the subjects of virtual art and virtual spaces as ever they did in 2010, such was his vision. (with thanks to the UWA and Jayjay Zifanwee).

Lumiere Noir: Remembrance and Celebration – The Ivory Tower Library of Primitives, 13:00 SLT, Sunday, August 16th, 2015.