The artists launched a Kickstarter campaign for Dr. Falke’s Oraculum, “a book of images and text for augury and bibliomancy.” They’re using staged photography to tell the continuing story of a fictitious cabaret troupe.
Lord and Lady Towers unveiled Escapement Point, an art project six years in the making
Steampunk makers Lord and Lady Towers have gained a reputation for large-scale art projects such as D.I.N.O., their life-size mechanical dinosaur. But their latest magnum opus is a kinetic sculpture that’s the size and shape of a top hat.
The Airpusher Collective, known for its airship art car, is promising wild performances, Burning Man art, and more at Steampunk Masquerade Revival, an indoor/outdoor event in San Francisco.
Collectors of antique buttons will be gathering online in late July, and they welcome steampunk artists to join. “All Aboard for Buttons” will be an “unconventional convention” hosted on Zoom by the National Button Society.
Bay Area artist Eric Kelly exhibited his work in a historic mansion during Marin Open Studios
Readers of The Steampunk Explorer are likely familiar with the work of Eric Kelly, who transforms Victorian-era photographs into surreal portraits and dreamscapes. It got a recent showing in San Rafael, California.
The UK-based steampunk designer created these handmade table lamps, which emit light from a metal top hat. They feature wireless designs, getting their power from a USB charger. They’re available in two limited-edition models.
Pramzius launches a line of timepieces based on historic trains from a Swiss railroad museum
Vintage trains and timepieces are icons of steampunk, and now a company in Connecticut has combined the two in Gauge Master, a series of watches that incorporate elements of historic locomotives.
Long Island-based mixed-media artist Francine Perri makes steampunk collages and jewelry
Francine Perri is proof that you don’t have to go to art school to create gallery-worthy artwork. A self-taught mixed media artist in Long Island, New York, she’s seen her creations featured in gallery shows, magazines, coffee table books, and more.
Finland’s Scope Labs released The Periscope, an omnidirectional condenser microphone with steampunk styling. It might look like a novelty product, but it’s aimed at recording professionals.
MB&F enlists a renowned engraver to create timepieces inspired by the science fiction author
Watchmaker MB&F has teamed with engraver Eddy Jaquet to create a limited-edition series of timepieces inspired by eight Jules Verne novels, including Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and From the Earth to the Moon.