Thursday, September 10, 2009
LAUNCH A SUCCESS
A successful soft launch at Dorothy's Sisters last night. Amanda Lane our boss gave a wonderful speech to thank our tireless crew, Dr. Roy Davies, Ross Hawkins, John McBride, Ellen Wilks and our cast of visionary supporters and advisers.
She said that a number of people over the past 4 years had said " Why don't you get a real job" and that obviously, none of those would be here tonight.
I gave a small speech about why GC was created and about it's future possibilities which was followed by an amazing performance by local drag queens "Vera and Doreen" singing amongst other songs, "I will survive". So appropriate. We partied as late as launching a new website the next morning would allow.
Morning found us rather tired and having to suffer life without the internet or phone lines for the second time in a week.. courtesy of Vodafone. However it was up by 6pm and work ensued on the last few grumbling bugs as we trod on them and tore off their nasty little legs.
'orrible fings that they are.
New server names and transferring of the sites to them where created during the day by Ross Hawkins our developer from Ignition Development.
Test exhibitions are being created to use as examples for the beta testers that will come on board from around the globe over the coming week.
Selwyn college started to create an exhibition and test out which would be the best choice for integration of content into their site, Selnet. (more on that as it progresses)
An inquiry from Compendium Gallery in Lorne St will be followed up next.
So we are off to a ROARING!! start, with lots of exhibitions about to be hung and accessible from our site very soon.
Author: Peter Worrall is a visual artist and 3d animator who has recently started Gallerycentric.
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