[-empyre-] Re: leaving for real!

Renee Turner geuzen at xs4all.nl
Thu Mar 20 01:44:50 EST 2008

Hello Christina and Melinda,

You will both be missed.  Great moderators are hard to come by.  I  
have really appreciated your dedication to Empyre.  Moreover, thanks  
for all the invisible work which has kept this list operational.

all the best with your with your new pursuits...


On 19 Mar 2008, at 15:05, Christina McPhee wrote:

> Melinda, you've been wonderful.   Thanks so, so much for having the  
> vision to start -empyre-, for making this list amazing, for taking  
> care of it for these six intense years as our field of media arts   
> has flourished at a revolutionary speed.  I too am leaving the  
> list, for much the same reasons.
> Love,
> Christina
> On Mar 19, 2008, at 6:34 AM, melinda R wrote:
>> hi everyone..
>> i have come to the sad conclusion that it is really really - no  
>> really
>> time for me to leave empyre..
>> when i was away before a few years ago , it was about tackling a new
>> job and  not having any brain space to devote to the list,and its  
>> been
>> lots of fun being able to contribute again and organsing a few months
>> in 2007 and this current forum.
>> .
>> I love -empyre- it feels like a child i helped birth and watched grow
>> up , and now  it has helped  me realize that  my current challenges
>> are in a differnt arena of cultural production.. and that i want to
>> put myenergy there  -so I'm leaving as a facilitator permanently.
>> To help this along i'd appreciate it if :
>> -the loggin and info  etc for the list was moved from my domain  
>> asap -
>> by the end of June at the latest
>> thats up to 3 months to organsie a new site  - i think the use of  
>> cofa
>> space to put the empyre site was already negotiated long ago but no
>> one proceeded with it..
>> I wont maintain the currentsubscription page after june 2008
>> I wont update the guest list on my subtle site after march 2008
>> -I will keep an archive of the guests and topics
>> -I will put in a redirection to the new loggin/site
>> -Im happy to facilitate the connection with Cofa, or maybe Jason  
>> could
>> as he is in the same time zone and probably geographically closer to
>> Sydney than me.
>> i'll say a farewell to the list at the end of this month .. and leave
>> it to you all to and recruit etc..
>> hey all - thank you for being fabulous.. :)
>> and i look fwd to seeing the list prosper and grow
>> xxx melinda
> Christina McPhee
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