Participation Application

Please use this form if you are interested in participating in Aether Festival 2018!

How Do You Intend To Participate?

Welcome To Aether Festival!

Hosted by Edinburgh based artist and web designer Wullie Steele who hosts the Steampunk Almanac website and The Absinthe Affairs O’ Atticus Oldman weekly web radio show on Nusakan Radio – Aether Festival is constructed with experience forged over 20 years groundbreaking work in creative and community web development!

Pre-Launch information is now being compiled online and those with an interest in participation or even patronage can now use the guide available via www.aetherfestival.com

Sponsorship & Patronage

To help keep Aether Festival free to participate in whilst allowing the event to grow and develop I am interested in hearing from interested parties who may be able to assist by way of a sponsorship deal or even as a patron.

If you are such an interested party – Please use this form to contact me directly….

Contact Form

Please use this form to send a message to the host of Aether Festival that is not related to participation or sponsorship.

Participation Guide

Aether Festival is an international celebration of the various aspects and industries which makes Steampunk such a creative community and so is open to groups, gatherings and artistic individuals from around the world including…

Festival & Event Hosts 
An Invitation To –

  • Create their event’s profile pages.
  • Share video and audio from past events.
  • Promote future festival and events.
  • Participate in online panels and discussions.

Writers, journalists & Poets
An Invitation To –

  • Create their online festival profile page.
  • Participate in interviews or round robin interview other writers.
  • Provide audio or video files of readings of their work.
  • Host online panels and discussions on related topics and subjects.
  • Provide downloads and links to special offers.
  • Help host or participate in the online book club.
    Host or participate in online writers/poets workshops.
    Participate in the Great Festival Give Away.

Visual Artists & Photographers
An Invitation To –

  • Create their online festival profile page.
  • Participate in interviews or round robin interview other artists.
  • Create their own online exhibition galleries.
  • Participate in the online shared exhibition.
  • Link ‘real world’ gallery events to the festival.
  • Host or participate on online panels and discussion groups.
  • Host or participate in online creative workshops.
  • Participate in the Great Festival Give Away.

Makers & Designers
An Invitation To –

  • Create their online festival profile page.
  • Participate in interviews or round robin interview other makers.
  • Host or participate on online panels, advice and discussion groups.
  • Host or participate in online creative workshops.
  • Share videos of suitable projects (completed or work in progress).
  • Devise or participate in online fashion show.
  • Participate in the Great Festival Give Away.

Musicians & Bands
An Invitation To –

  • Create their online festival profile page.
  • Participate in the Aether Festival’s radio station.
    Participate in interviews or round robin interview other musicians.
  • Stream live or prerecorded performances.
  • Share new and classic videos in the Moving Picture Gallery.
  • Participate in online panels and debates.
  • Host or participate in online/real world musical workshops.
  • Participate in the Great Festival Give Away.

Broadcasters, Filmmakers & Podcasters
An Invitation To –

  • Create their online festival profile page.
  • Prerecord material for timed streaming.
  • Include their regular shows or create special editions.
  • Participate in online panels and debates.
  • Host or participate in online/real world workshops.

 

About Aether Festival

Spring 2019… From a single central event hub deep within the clockwork heart of Scotland’s capital Auld Reekie – Aether Festival will stretch across the multiverse linking together Steampunk communities from all five corners of the globe!

Atticus Oldman O’ The Steampunk Almanac invites you to participate in an online celebration of the arts, music and creative endeavors inspired and admired by the ever growing international collective of souls with a passionate interest in Steampunk. There are many options and opportunities for all forms of artistry and industry including… 

Community Pages
Participant’s profile pages divided into categories. Profiles can consist of images and text with embedded video/audio players. Links to websites and social networks also included!

Online Market & Auction Room
Sales room featuring selected merchandise from makers, artists and musicians. Steamed live charity auctions also possible!

Great Festival Giveaway
A section for discounted or freely available downloads and merchandise!

Online Book Club
invited webmasters and broadcasters host book club style panels and facebook events discussing audio reading of selected steampunk literature pre-downloaded for reading!

Daily Video Gallery
Selected Steampunk videos, movies updated daily!

Live Stage
Home of the live streamed panels, workshops and concerts!

Exhibition Galleries
Art and photography exhibitions from around the world!

Online Workshops
Streamed and prerecorded workshops and creative, maker projects!

Festival Radio Station
A timeline of broadcasts from Streampunk and Dieselpunk radio hosts and shows from around the world brought together in celebration of the music inspired by Steampunkery!

Steampunk World Party
A day long web/venue based party starting in Scotland and moving with the clock around the Globe. Live streamed content from each new location begins at the start of the hour and can feature music, poetry and assorted mischief!