SAVE LAUK’S NEST: Celebrating a jewel of Second Life

Save Lauk’s Nest

The drive to save Lauk’s Nest from doom as a result of the sudden European Value Added Tax policy imposed by Linden Lab continues in the best way that the Second Life art community knows how – with an awareness-building art show and music event!

Come join us on Saturday, 6 October at Lauk’s Nest in Second Life’s Alviso sim for an afternoon (evening, if you’re in Europe) of joyous activism as we try to rally resident support for this wonderful place in Second Life.

Artists – visual and musical – will be added throughout the course of the week, so check back in for an updated list of event.


  • Alizarin Goldflake
  • Taxus Gustafson
  • Xenophile Neurocam
  • Yarosh Nohkan
  • Cyanide Seelowe
  • Sabine Stonebender
  • Gore Suntzu
  • Sunn Thunders
  • elros Tuominen
  • Morris Vig
  • Breeze Winnfield
  • Ub Yifu
  • More to come!


  • 11:00-11:30 AM SLT – Andreus Gustafson
  • 11:3 AM0-Noon SLT – MoShang Zhao
  • Noon-2PM SLT – DJ Doubledown Tandino

WHAT’S THIS ALL ABOUT? (click the links for related blog entries)

2 Responses

  1. VAT should be waived for cultural art groups in SL – as tax is waived for 501c3 non-profit arts organizations in RL. LL should set an example for RL and make it possible for art to thrive for arts sake. Exceptions from VAT could be requested by other groups also – perhaps voted on. LL should realize how much of an impact this will have, not only on the finances on individuals but on the spirit of free creativity.

  2. […] Grande soirée festive ce 6 octobre, pour assurer la survie de Lauk’s Nest menacé, semble-t-il, par l’application récente de la TVA sur les transactions financières dans Second Life. 19.7% je crois… à un cheval près. Que voulez-vous, la réalité finit toujours par dépasser la fiction. Ici, elle se contente juste de la rattraper. Il va falloir beaucoup d’humour ou de philosophie sur SL dans les mois qui viennent. Mais je ne pleure pas pour tout le monde… […]

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