It’s always nice to see people breaking down silos. And crossing over genres. And media. Portland needs more of that. That’s why I’m intrigued by a local Indiegogo project looking for raise funds for a “Rock ’n’ Roll Art & Design Gala from Mars” to be held during Design Week Portland.
Part of the challenge we gave ourselves with Design Rocks was to use art and technology to create a truly immersive experience. To that end, we’ve recruited an eclectic team of Portland’s finest interactive designers, programmers, lighting designers, and costumers to apply their talents to the creation of a rich, interactive, audio-visual experience.
The project is looking to raise $4173, but they’ll work with whatever they get. And yes, of course, there’s a Bowie cover band:
Dr. Spaceman, Portland’s Ziggy-era David Bowie tribute, features a cast of musicians bent on bringing Bowie’s early-seventies glam sound to the stage. Drawing on an eclectic mix of musical experience in Portland and elsewhere, Dr. Spaceman is ready to rocket you into a moonage daydream.
For more information or to kick in a little funding yourself, visit Design Rocks: A Rock ’n’ Roll Art & Design Gala from Mars.