[Atompunk] call for atompunk artists and exploring of concept definition
carminka at gmail.com
Fri Dec 5 17:07:24 CET 2008
for years I have been thinking about sampeling russian propaganda posters to
procude re-mixes of anti-islam propaganda. The idea is to show the paranoia
parallel. Of course I would have to look at the russian posters to see if
the periods match the atomic age, but it may work... If so -- I could do a
series for gogbot.
On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 4:03 PM, John Harrigan <asmadai at foolishpeople.org>wrote:
> I think that the game aesthetics and story line of Fallout falls firmly
> within the Atompunk concept.
> John Harrigan
> w: FoolishPeople.org/JohnHarrigan.com
> On 4 Dec 2008, at 20:14, Viola wrote:
>> Tags: atom sputnik kosmonautic communism nuclear powerplants Jetsons
>> communist paranoia man-on-the-moon Googie architecture mid-century
>> utopian futurism pre-digital punk communism paranoia space cyber oldnasa
>> east german gear industrial militairy power worlddomination
>> Atompunk is a concept, what ideas exist about it? We'd like to develop
>> concept together.
>> Now 2009, 20 years after the fall of the iron curtain, how do we reflect
>> the period 45-65 as artists, architects, designers, philosophers, scolars.
>> What does this cultural heritage of that period mean for us, currently,
>> artists, designers, politicians, activists, historicans..
>> What can we do with this when we think of a multi media festival on
>> What how can the concept of Atompunk be described? What's Real Atompunk?
>> And which artists / projects. Do you perhaps have ideas or know any? Any
>> crazy people we should meet?
>> (and how much retro futurism, sci fi can be done.. and where's the Punk
>> element: where's the critisism, turning things upside down,
>> against space-age glamour, how can you punk the atom era, and how can you
>> punk the communist paranoia?)
>> What would look cool? What images do we think of, when thinking of
>> Viola :)
>> multi media art trash noise temporary autonomous zones underground
>> (short video of openingnight GOGBOT08 on Steampunk:
>> http://www.vimeo.com/1763848 )
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