eatART Magazine

An island on the expanding ocean of energy-aware art.

$4,630 raised

of $4,000 goal

115% Funded!
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May 03 2013
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The inaugural issue of eatART magazine exists to bring you the latest and greatest of the growing energy aware art movement. The project was born out of editor in chief Peter Holmes’ realization that there is no public forum for works standing at the crossroads of art, technology, and education. eatART magazine completes the loop with a physical publication of international work representing this emerging genre of art.

We are showcasing photography, installation works, and new methods of design alongside interviews with international artists. The premiere issue features a conversation with Dutch sculptor Theo Jansen and exclusive film photography of his beach-walking creatures. Also featured is eatART project Titanaboa’s pilgrimage to the heart of the Canadian oil patch in Calgary, Alberta.

We’re constantly blown away by the curiosity and the optimism for the future displayed by the artists we feature—themselves mixtures of engineers, artists, photographers, and designers—and we think you will be too. We believe enough of you are inspired by the ingenuity and creativity of these artists to support this homage in print.

We’d like to bring our first edition into the world kicking and screaming. Show us we are right to have faith in the energy aware art movement, and back our project.

Premiums & Pledges Levels

Cyan: Digital Copy ($5)

Receive a digital copy of eatART magazine.

Magenta: First 100 Copies Off Press ($15)

Receive one of the first 100 copies of eatART Magazine.

Yellow: eatART Magazine ($20)

Receive a copy of eatART Magazine.

Blac(k): Subscription - Two Issues ($30)

Receive a two-issue subscription of eatART Magazine.

Pantone: Subscription + Photographs ($45)

Receive everything from the Blac(k) level, plus five 8"x10" photographs of eatART projects:

Limited to the first 25 backers.

Offset: Subscription + Photos + Portraits ($60)

Receive everything from the Pantone level, plus the Water Portraits Catalogue, a collection of 16 11"x17" portraits/statistics on water consumption by editor Peter Holmes. Limited to the first 25 backers.

Linotype: VIP at June Launch Party ($100)

Receive everything from the Offset level, plus a VIP invitation to the June launch party in Vancouver, BC. Limited to the first five backers.

Gravure: Launch Party + Printed Recognition ($120)

Receive everything from the Linotype level, plus recognition with your name or company in print inside the Magazine. Limited to the first ten backers.

Thermography: Launch Party + Signed Artwork ($200)

Receive everything from the Linotype level, plus signed artwork from eatART co-founder, engineer and current M.A. student at M.I.T. Leigh Christie. Limited to the first two backers.

Inkjet Color Proof: Launch Party + Flat Proof ($300)

Receive everything from the Linotype level, plus a very limited inkjet color matched proof from the printer. This flat proof will have all the color bars, registration and trim marks. Limited to the first three backers.

Letterpress: One-page Ad (Non-commercial) ($500)

Receive everything from the Linotype level, plus a one-page advert in eatART Magazine (for galleries, non-profits, art institutions or research institutions). Limited to the first two backers.

Lithography: One-page Ad (Commercial) ($1,000)

Receive everything from the Linotype level, plus a one-page advert, subject to approval, in eatART Magazine (for corporations). Limited to the first backer.

Product Specifications

Manufacturing Plan

A dedicated team of volunteers has worked hard over the last year to bring this project to life. We are so close—the magazine is 90% complete, we have a reputable printer lined up, and we’re scheduled to ship in early June.

Risks & Challenges

We have only 45 days to raise the $4000 we need to cover printing costs, which may seem like a tight deadline. But eatART has previously found success with the crowd funding model: in 2011, the 50ft electromechanical serpent Titanoboa exceeded its funding goal of $10,000 with over 80 backers.

This project will only fail if not enough of you buy it—but we can beat that risk if you, we, and everyone we know spreads the word. We believe there’s a need for the eatART magazine, and we are confident that with your support, we’ll reach our goal.

Special Thanks

To Brasstronaut for use of Falklands as the soundtrack to the above video.

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First 100 Copies Off Press

$15 $8 US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

eatART Magazine

$20 $8 US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

Subscription + Photos + Portraits

$60 $8 US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

VIP at June Launch Party

$100 $8 US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

One-page Ad (Commercial)

$1,000 Free US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

Subscription - Two Issues

$30 $8 US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

Launch Party + Signed Artwork

$200 $8 US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

Launch Party + Printed Recognition

$120 $8 US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

Subscription + Photographs

$45 $8 US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

Launch Party + Flat Proof

$300 $8 US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

About the Team


Vancouver, BC  ·

eatART fosters art research with a focus on large-scale, technically sophisticated art by supporting both independent and internal art projects.

Peter Holmes
Tim Lukian
Darcy Smith
Leigh Christie
Ben Z Cooper
Michael Hall

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