Monday, August 11, 2008
Anachrotechnofetishism: Artifacts by Pioneers of American Steampunk
Originally uploaded by exoskeletoncabaret.
Long before the age of the internet, and well before the cold efficiency of the assembly line, existed fantastic and terrible machines, run on hope, sweat, and steam. It was a time in which form and function lived in sin, and everyman was a revolutionary.
This is a showcase of 13 American artists united by broad geography and narrow aesthetic.
Marrying narrative and nostalgia to design and technology, we imagine the triumphs of the past overriding the failures of the present to create from the ruins and detritus a dazzling future-perfect.
September 12 - October 3, 2008
Opening Reception: September 12 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Suite 100 Gallery, 2222 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121 (206) 956.3900