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February 22nd, 2011

Steampunk, Veronique Chevalier

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Founded: {For the purpose of Intellectual and Cultural pursuits, cira 1837}

About:
Steampunk is a rich genre of art, costuming, and literature set in a world where steam power is still commonly used. It is a setting frequently shaped by other alternate history elements, as well as a strong DIY attitude.

Overview :
Steampunk is a retro-futuristic genre of art and literature set in a world where steam power is still commonly used, a world frequently shaped by other alternate history elements, such as highly-functional dirigibles being used in place of airplanes, or analog computers being developed as early as the 19th century, or different outcomes to actual historical events.

Steampunk tends to bear the cultural trappings of the Victorian and Edwardian eras, and is often characterized by the desire to make fashion and the objects that surround us more unique, more artfully designed, which results in a Do-It-Yourself attitude and creations. The "-punk" suffix in Steampunk tends to lead its devoted enthusiasts to a greater deviation from traditional Victorian and Edwardian social mores than the Neo-Victorian sub genre of retro-futurism (although they are frequently mistaken for each other).

Steampunk is a retro-futuristic genre of art and literature set in a world where steam power is still commonly used, a world frequently shaped by other alternate history elements, such as highly-functional dirigibles being used in place of airplanes, or analog computers being developed as early as the 19th century, or different outcomes to actual historical events. Steampunk tends to bear the cultural trappings of the Victorian and Edwardian eras, and is often characterized by the desire to

Mission:
To create. To appreciate. To learn.

Websites Of Interest:
http://www.brassgoggles.co.uk/brassgoggles/
http://www.clockworkcouture.com/
http://www.amazon.com/steampunk
Steampunk, Veronique Chevalier

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