Archive for September, 2010

Steampunk Illumination Society Meeting V

Posted in Official Business on September 11, 2010 by Larry

This afternoon, the airship announced our foundation to all those in attendance at the fifth meeting of the Steampunk Illumination Society at Crystal’s Pizza in Irving, TX.

Captain Flint addressed all those gathered and gave a brief description of the airship and our mission. After which, the crew mingled and enjoyed the company of our fellow Steampunks. To see pictures from the event, please check out the slideshow below!

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We are now accepting applications for all those interested in joining our crew. You can download the application here. Please feel free to email the application to so2001[@]swbell.net, or hand deliver your application to Quartermaster Larry Amyett.

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Welcome!

Posted in Official Business on September 1, 2010 by Larry

The Steampunk Airship La Marianne is a lifestyle airship. We believe Steampunk and other genre punk are inherently political. Airship La Marianne works towards creating a punk subculture that supports individual self-expression opposed to mainstream consumerism and politics. This philosophy is incorporated into the crew’s individual lifestyles and worldviews; it is not a mindset adopted for Steampunk functions and abandoned upon departure.

While we acknowledge that there are some benefits to some mass-production, our Airship supports Do It Yourself (DIY) whenever possible and practical. As an extension of this we support independent artists as well as independent and cooperative economic enterprises rather than feeding the global corporate machine.

Though we identify ourselves as a Steampunk airship our membership is not limited to just steampunks. Along with Steampunk, we accept and support individuals who are interested in the lifestyle all of the -punk genres such as Renpunk, Dieselpunk, Cyberpunk, Atomicpunk, Biopunk and others.

Airship La Marianne exists to provide support to its members, as well those outside the Airship, through mutual aid and cooperation.

We celebrate and welcome the great diversity of the human race. Airship La Marianne accepts and celebrates individual differences such as race, color, sex, gender, (including gender identity and expression), pregnancy, religion, creed, marital status, partnership status, age, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability.