The second in an occasional series [find the first here] depicts Amazing Rocket Ship with sibling watching Dad flying a kite on a warm summer Sunday afternoon, somewhere in the Surrey hills.
The Rocket Ship Foundation is offering this ‘make-your-own kit’ to the general public in an effort to raise funds for its new program: sending Amazing Rocket Ship to Mars. You can purchase this wonderful kit for a pittance by contacting your local Amazing Rocket Ship representative.
Technical details: Plywood, wire and cotton thread. Approximate dimensions: 21cmx30cm. Model can be customised/painted to individual taste.
Cunningly disguised as a Frenchman, Amazing Rocket Ship is in Paris soaking up election fever, and ready to do the right and proper thing: vote for Emmanuel Macron.
Note: The Rocket Ship Foundation has not officially endorsed Amazing Rocket Ship’s entry into the affairs of another state, but is hopeful France will do the good and proper thing.
Exclusive photos from the Rocket Ship Foundation shows Amazing Rocket Ship in orbit around a light bulb [RS039 in the complete catalogue].
Dimensions: 17cm by 10cm (variable) – balsa; watercolour; copper wire; halogen bulb minus bulb; light fitting and cable.
Also see here for variation
It is the 100th anniversary of De Stijl and the Rocket Ship Foundation, being supporters of the art world, offers this little salutation in the style of the renowned school of art.
For devotees of De Stijl also see this previous post on Theo van Doesburg.
The Rocket Ship Foundation is always looking at ways to promote Amazing Rocket Ship so commissioned a world-renowned auteur to make this little film.
Note: Recognition has already come from the Lewisham Regional Film and Dance Festival with special mention in the Very Short Category.