There are some eye-popping books in Kickstarter’s Exquisite Objects initiative.
The documentary film Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts is crowdfunding on Kickstarter to premiere alongside next year’s Smithsonian retrospective on the self-taught artist.
Drip invites artists to create webpages that visitors can subscribe to, having exclusive access to certain projects, or whatever else the artist decides to make available to them.
A Kickstarter project is crowdfunding for a public statue memorializing Félicette, the first cat rocketed into space in 1963.
Artist Spencer Merolla’s “Coal Comforts” is a pop-up bakery serving treats made from coal ash to encourage dialogue on climate change and pollution.
In Nashra Balagamwala’s board game, players are teenage girls pursued by an aunty who wants to marry them to any boy she can locate.
BravinLee is raising $10,000 on Kickstarter to design a giant, inflatable rat made to look like Donald Trump.
The Foldscope is a $1 microscope made from waterproof paper that’s designed to decrease the barrier of entry to scientific exploration.
Kino Lorber is crowdfunding an effort to rerelease more than a dozen movies made in the US by female directors between 1910 and 1929.
Louis Armstrong performing “Melancholy Blues,” Mozart’s Queen of the Night aria, and panpipes from Peru are etched among the cacophony of Earth sounds on the gold-plated records attached to Voyager 1 and 2.
In “The Founder,” a “dystopian startup simulator,” you must disrupt markets, innovate nonstop, maybe even go beyond the Earth in wildly expensive rockets.
By all accounts, the debut of the UK’s first humanoid robot was a startling affair.