Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Sometimes Never - GX's new book

Noise artist and SRL crew member GX Jupitter-Larsen has a new book out called Sometimes Never his first in 17 years. Published by Crossing Chaos, it's about a spy, who while observing Kettleday, reflects on a series of fanatic coincidences that take place on several planets. It should be hitting stores across America and the United Kingdom by now. You can also get it from Amazon, B&N, and Chapters. But, please order your copy directly from the publisher.

Monday, March 02, 2009

John Law Book Signing

John is having a signing for his book O' short stories Thursday night March 5 2009 at City Lights, 7PM. There will be a slide show with stories of various Bridge adventures over the years. After the signing/reading/slide show at City Lights, people are jumping on Chicken John's bus for a late night tour (with drinks) of various Bay Area Bridges. John will pass the hat for gas & beer for this part of the evening. It should be a blast.

Some links below about the whole schemer.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Beautiful Light Unveiled

David Therrien's latest piece 4 LETTER WORD MACHINE was unveiled January 16 2009 in Scottsdale, AZ.

According to David: "It uses over 600KW - driven by a 1200HP, 1.25 MW generator. 100' high, 80' across. Control switches are 480/277 - manually operated, fully exposed (on the neutral), very old school music box style."

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Michael Shiloh and Judy Castro Speak in Munich

Judy Castro and Michael Shiloh have been invited to speak at DLD (Digital Life Design) Conference in Munich on January 25-27.

They will be speaking about art and technology in the Bay Area and the specific groups there such as Survival Research Labs, Burning Man, the Shipyard, Nimby, etc.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

SRL Friend Joan Jeanrenaud nominated for a Grammy

Joan has been nominated for a Grammy for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance to be held on Feb 8 2009.

Friday, October 31, 2008

Lucha Robots

Amy Jenkin's Lucha Robots will be on sale at this year's Bazaar Bizarre. Check it out!

Kevin Binkert on Prototype This Now Airing on Discovery Channel

The first episode aired October 29, 2008 and will be aired again November 2, 2008! Don't miss it!

Clips can be viewed online. Click on Prototype This - 18 Clips on the left column to select a specific clip.

The one with Kevin is here:

Kevin Binkert's shop on Bryant was used to fabricate and shoot many of the episodes. Also on the show is Joe Grand, a dorkbotSF presenter

Monday, October 20, 2008

Escape from Berkeley on the Colbert Report

SRL's very own Kimric Smythe and Shannon O'Hare make an appearance with their Steam Cart on the Oct 15th episode of the Colbert Report at about the 11:46 marker.

The event put on by Jim Mason of Shipyard fame was also covered by the New York Times and other media: