Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Black Rock City won’t be built in the Nevada desert this year
Burning Man, the festival that has spawned numerous large-scale steampunk art projects over the years, is going virtual in 2020 due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The gathering was scheduled for Aug. 30 to Sept. 7 in Northern Nevada.
Demand for homemade face masks is growing as the CDC reconsiders its advice on public use
As COVID-19 continues to spread, steampunk makers and cosplayers may find more calls to fabricate homemade face masks, this time for the general public. They’re already making the masks for healthcare facilities.
We are pleased to present this online exhibition in conjunction with Stay Home Comic Con
See the astonishing costumes. Marvel at the mystifying inventions. Brave the hair-raising adventures. Witness the bizarre tea rituals. We have all this and more in a free online exhibition.
With COVID-19 on the rise, steampunk makers are supplying hospitals with homemade gear
As steampunk creators dealing with the outbreak, some are putting their skills to use by making face masks for hospitals facing supply shortages due to a surge in patients. This comes amid a global effort to enlist makers for a wide range of supplies.
Organizers are setting up virtual marketplaces to help vendors cope with event cancellations
As the COVID-19 outbreak forces suspension of steampunk and geek culture gatherings around the world, organizers are setting up virtual vendor markets and other online alternatives to in-person events.
Tom Samui fabricates animals and fantasy creatures from recycled car and motorcycle parts
Photo Gallery: Visit Tom Samui’s showroom near Zurich, Switzerland, and you’ll see a gallery of life-sized creatures—lions, dragons, maybe a T-Rex, and more—all fabricated from recycled car and motorcycle parts.
Once again, whimsical art cars took to the streets of downtown Vallejo for the annual holiday fest
Bay Area steampunk fans got a taste of Burning Man as the Mad Hatter Holiday Festival and Parade returned to Vallejo, California. The event featured a procession of wacky art cars along with pyrotechnic sculptures and kinetic art.
Art first seen in Black Rock Desert lives on in other places, including an exhibition in Oakland
Photo Gallery: Burning Man is known for its spectacular art installations, but you don’t have to spend a week in the desert to see these projects. Here’s a look at places in California and beyond where Burning Man art is on display.
Bruce Rosenbaum curates an art exhibit at the tech company’s offices in Cambridge, Mass.
Google employees will get daily glimpses of steampunk creativity thanks to an art exhibit portraying 19th century authors and inventors as mechanical comic book superheroes. The artwork is based on Bruce Rosenbaum’s Humachines.
This new gallery in Barcelona will feature exhibitions of cyberpunk and steampunk art
If you happen to be in Barcelona, here’s a new attraction you might want to put on your itinerary. Gallery Ex Machina will exhibit “technology-themed artwork, mostly in the steampunk and cyberpunk styles whenever possible,” its manager says.