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Th Raygun Gothic Rocketship installation at Pier 14 in San Francisco.
Link to Vimeo page: http://vimeo.com/6528197
Boadway is part of a more than 60-person team of artists, scientists, engineers, and builders creating a sculpture resembling a rocket ship that will premiere at this year’s Burning Man Project, the annual gathering in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert that focuses on radical self reliance and large-scale installation art.
This year’s festival will begin Monday and run through Sept. 7, with the Oakland artists unveiling their creation in a 15-minute spectacle Sept. 4.
Led by Orlando and fellow artists Nathaniel Taylor and David Shulman, the rocket ship idea was conceived in napkin drawings and has a retro aesthetic meant to conjure a time when space travel was still a fantasy.
The artists wanted to “focus on a time of pre-space travel, when humans still imagined themselves living and traveling through space “… the future of the human species was very romanticized,” Orlando said.
Read article here: http://www.insidebayarea.com/ci_13208664?IADID
Sean Orlando, Nathaniel Taylor, and David Shulman (progenitor of the mysterious “Shulman Resonance”) presented on the past, present, and future exploits of the Raygun Gothic Rocketship at the Burning Man Desert Arts Preview. Questions will be answered. Death rays were autographed. Mysteries revealed.