Raypunk Hallowe’en

An article at io9 has sparked off some thoughts of a ‘raypunk at Hallowe’en’ nature, amongst a surprisingly messy batch of “steampunk” offerings. I do not envy the soul foolish enough to try passing those off at conventions! It’s interesting, though: since raypunk does evoke a certain amount of camp…

A Renewed Beacon for Raypunk

It’s been some time since we heard any news about the Raygun Gothic Rocketship – after all, it was allowed to land in San Francisco for quite some time – but a recent article by John King of the San Francisco Chronicle highlights the fact it has now had its stay…

The “Raygun Gothic Rocket Ship” Has Landed

Update after update seems to focus on this, the Black Rock Art Foundation-funded raypunk showcase on San Francisco’s waterfront, but it does currently stand as a beacon for ‘the future that never was’ . This week it was acknowledged at its opening ceremony by San Francisco’s mayor, Gavin Newsom. The…

“Raygun Gothic Rocket” Landing Party

News comes via press release of the San Franciscan grand opening at Pier 14: San Francisco, August 6, 2010 – The Black Rock Arts Foundation (BRAF) and the Port of San Francisco will celebrate the opening on August 6th at 3:00 PM at Pier 14, of an iconic, large-scale sculpture created…

Concept Art Update from the Raygun Gothic Rocket Ship

Those interested in seeing the ship once it docks on the San Francisco waterfront may also enjoy these 3D sketches of its ‘rocket stop’ sign. The renders, done in a Google SketchUp style, have been posted at the project’s Facebook page alongside sketches of the ship itself, some graphic works…