NEW JACOBIN CLUB Celebrate 20 Years of Make-Up, Corsets, Blood, and Fire

During the 20 years that Canadian theatrical art-rockers New Jacobin Club have been loudly spreading their dark and provocative sounds and stories, the band has survived controversies and obstacles that most performing artists rarely encounter. From being associated with the … Continue reading NEW JACOBIN CLUB Celebrate 20 Years of Make-Up, Corsets, Blood, and Fire

Steampunk News round up 08/02/2015

A shopper’s delight Seaway News CORNWALL, Ontario – The retro-futuristic glamour of steampunk fashion was too much to resist for Judy Kroon at the Purely Handmade Cornwall Arts… At TempleCon, life as it could be if only for a few hours The Providence Journal “I like seeing other people in their costumes,” said Kaylar Grant, of Carver, Mass., who dressed as a steampunk pirate and plans to study costume… Superfast 3D printed octopus robot developed Zee News London: Scientists have developed an octopus-like robot, which can zoom through water with ultra-fast propulsion and acceleration never before seen… What to do … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 08/02/2015

Artist creates Victorian mourning dress from hair extensions

WORN by Karin Jones
WORN by Karin Jones

An artist has created a Victorian mourning dress from braided artificial hair extensions for an installation at Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. The piece celebrates the start of Black History Month which runs through February and was created by Karin Jones. Continue reading “Artist creates Victorian mourning dress from hair extensions”

Steampunk Journal attending National Railway Museum Invasion

I’ll be heading on over to the National Railway Museum Invasion on Sunday February 9th in York, so if you’re going along, be sure to tip your hat. I’ll be reporting on the day and hopefully taking some pictures, but I always love to see photographs from more established steampunks. If you’d like to contribute some pictures, be sure to say hello and get a business card from me. The groups will be amassing around the Royal trains at around 11am. We will be having a wander around before going into York for some shopping. There is a photo shoot … Continue reading Steampunk Journal attending National Railway Museum Invasion