We are constructing a CLOCK that when complete, will shatter the current record for the largest clock in the world! Over 5000' across!
A five member team of scientists, laser researchers and software programmers will construct a laser driven clock that will keep accurate time at over one mile in diameter. Three high powered lasers will designate the hour, minute and "ticking" second hand around a 3.25 mile circumference at the Burning Man Festival, August 29-Sept 4th, 2011. Twelve 22' "Obelisk" style towers will mark each hour around Black Rock City. Each of the four sided towers will feature original and interactive artwork from volunteer artists around the world. Every hour and half hour participants will strike one of twelve giant gongs around the project. At the end of the event, the entire project (except the lasers) will burn to the ground during the annual Burning Man Finale' on the last night of the event.
"Live in the moment, for time is ephemeral. It counts down the clock. It counts down our lives. In the end it will all be gone. WE will all be gone. Live in the moment"
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Pledge $10 or moreYou selected
and receive a custom printed (totally hip) laser pointer keychain with the clock artists 1MileClock Artwork printed in bold color on the front! It'll be worth millions...(someday) ;-) Check it out below...
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and receive a limited edition Clock Project T-Shirt! These 100% cotton, large & XL Tee's will feature full color original "Burning Time" artwork signed by the project artist and will only be available thru Kickstarter! For a verrrrry limited time...Check out the T-Shirt below...
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Divvy up 50 buckaroos and not only will you receive a Clock Project Tee AND a Project Laser, but you will also get a "PRIVATE PARTY INVITATION" to attend the "Gala Clock Project Reception" while your AT the Burning Man festival! (Wednesday, Aug 31st ~ 5pm). Meet the artist , project scientists, developers and other team members. Live Music, entertainment, and like every other bar at Burning Man, free booze! Don't forget to (at least;) wear your Clock Project T-shirt (the playafied one) and bring your Laser! We'll put on a mini-laser show! WOO-HOO! (USA, Canada & Kajikistan shipping only ~ We have our limits)
Pledge $85 or moreYou selected
and you'll get TWO lasers, TWO project Tees and TWO private party invitations! Invite your playa BFF, wear your Tee's, bring your lasers, enjoy an evening of fun and live music with a whole lot of other questionably sane connoisseurs of the arts.
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