The Burning Man Aquatic: Hobo-Steampunk Boats House River-Running Art Collective

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The Burning Man Aquatic: Hobo-Steampunk Boats House River-Running Art Collective

WIRED.com

Part art project, part utopian experiment, a street artist by the name of Swoon, as well as a band of artists, DIYers, and other free-spirits, has built a collection of ramshackle yet visually striking rafts to float down rivers and canals with a loosely defined purpose. Tod Seelie, a friend of Swoon’s, has been on all the trips so far as a crew member and brought his camera to document the creativity and chaos….

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http://www.wired.com/rawfile/2013/07/hobo-steampunk-boats-house-river-running-art-collective/

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3 responses to “The Burning Man Aquatic: Hobo-Steampunk Boats House River-Running Art Collective

  1. Tommy Phillips

    Punk, for sure, but steam? Not that I can tell.

    Junkpunk? Artpunk? Riverpunk?

    • There are so many categories of “Steampunk” it is hard to decide! Check out AtomPunk & DieselPunk as well, there are incredible costumes, art, and so on coming out these too. Can you think of an all encompassing name for this movement?

  2. Swoon will be giving a talk about her work at Metro State’s Center for Visual Art in September!

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