Xeni visits the Steampunk Tree House, a 40+-foot-tall interactive sculpture created by a group of artists in Oakland, CA, and assembled for the first time at Burning Man. More than 60 people helped to create it, and in today's episode, you'll hear from project participants Alan Rorie, Nathaniel Taylor, and David Shulman.
Link full post with video, Discuss on tv.boingboing.net.
(Special thanks to Steampunk Tree House creator, project manager and creative director Sean Orlando. Thanks also to the team at Kinetic Steam Works. Still image shown here by Neil K of burningcam.com, thanks to VA for air travel, and Wayneco for accommodations).
Update: Scott Beale has been following this project for a while over at Laughing Squid blog: Link.
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