Russia is one of the countries outside the West where dieselpunk is extremely popular. However, a typical feature of Russian dieselpunk is a dystopian point of view. There are entire websites featuring dystopian and post-apocalyptic dieselpunk art. One of them is http://www.deadland.ru with the title "Мир после конца света" (The world after the end of light). If you like dystopian dieselpunk art, you should definitely visit this site even…Continue
Added by Joern Pachl on August 19, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
In Germany, a few weeks ahead of the election of the Federal Parliament, streets have started to fill with election posters of the political parties. As usual, the communists of the MLPD (Marxist-Leninist Party of Germany) provide their 1930s style totalitarian art. The poster below, I photographed today on the street next to my office. It shows the front end of a Soviet type steam locomotive (maybe an IS-20) and the Karl Marx slogan "Revolutions are locomotives of history."
Added by Joern Pachl on August 7, 2013 at 5:24pm — No Comments