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.
Obtainium Works leader Shannon O’Hare shared his wisdom at an August event in Vallejo
Steampunk fans in the San Francisco area received a master class in “How to Make an Art Car” during a presentation Aug. 3 at the Obtainium Works studio in Vallejo, California. They were joined by a group of engineering students from China.
A maker of cigar-box guitars in Victoria, Australia falls under the spell of steampunk
Photo Gallery: One of the pleasures of producing The Steampunk Explorer is that we get to hear from steampunk creators around the world. One of them was Greg McKinnon, a musician and guitar-maker from Geelong, a city in Victoria, Australia.
A family airship, steampunk flying saucer and other artistic vehicles take to the streets
Photo Gallery: A wacky fleet of hand-built “sculptural vehicles” navigated an equally wacky obstacle course for the 8th Annual Obtainium Cup Contraptor’s Rally, held Sunday, July 28 on Mare Island in Vallejo, California.
The art group’s in-house photographer shares his images from Burning Man and other events
Obtainium Works is one of the premier art groups in the steampunk world. If you attend an event where they have a presence, chances are that you’ll see Stephen Jacobson with camera in hand. Here’s a look at some of his photos.
Terrible news for the maker movement — and for makers in the steampunk community
Maker Media, the company behind Maker Faire and Make magazine, has ceased operations. The news was reported late Friday by TechCrunch, which confirmed it with founder/CEO Dale Dougherty.
A personal home décor project became a paying hobby for an artist in Helena, Montana
Some artists work in wood, clay, or bronze. But like many other steampunk makers, Don Reich works with parts you might find in an antique shop or salvage yard: pipes, gauges, valves, fans, even an old Dictaphone or sewing machine.
Maker Faire Bay Area once again offers a visual feast, but financial woes could spell its demise
Tens of thousands braved rainy weather for Maker Faire Bay Area, a festival of DIY ingenuity that’s been dubbed the “Greatest Show and Tell on Earth.” It was a showcase for a wide range of creative projects, including many with steampunk appeal.