Revising Civilization

posted by Jacob Shively on January 28, 2015

I first encountered Icarus Interstellar in 2012 and thought, “Yes! This is awesome!” I should be more articulate about “awesome”: Icarus is ambitious and grassroots and exactly the kind of effort needed to sustain profound—even transcendent—goals. When Project Astrolabe advertised its agenda, I leapt at the call for contributions. Over the previous decade, I had […]

FarMaker Interstellar Speed Sketch Contest Winners as Announced at Starship Congress 2013

posted by Heath Rezabek on August 31, 2013

The first FarMaker Interstellar Speed Sketch Contest was a success!  With over 50 submissions in three brackets, our winners included several surprise ties.  We present the winners below, through the slides used at Starship Congress to showcase the winning work! Thanks to a generous donation by Dr. Chuck Pell and an anonymous donation for the […]

Just Seven days remain in our FarMaker Interstellar Speed Sketch challenge!

posted by Heath Rezabek on July 19, 2013

  UPDATE: Our Prize Pool has grown! Just in time for our last 7 days til deadline, thanks to a generous donation by Dr. Chuck Pell, our cash prize pool has been doubled! I’ve worked to get the word out to the CGHUB thread and our tumblr / submitters. This means that we’ll be able […]

FarMaker: Interstellar Speed Sketch challenge. Starship Congress 2013 Concept Art Contest

posted by Heath Rezabek on June 28, 2013

(Guest Post by Stephan Martiniere) As a Keynote Speaker for Icarus Interstellar’s Starship Congress in Dallas, Texas (August 15-18), I wanted to share some exciting news. Starship Congress is launching its first art contest: the FarMaker Interstellar Speed Sketch challenge. The contest is open for professional, non professional, and children artists. This is an opportunity […]

More Interstellar Steam Punk

posted by Richard Obousy on January 5, 2012


Many thanks to JR Fleming for her amazing Interstellar Steampunk work!   Check out more of JR’s work here: JRFLEMING.COM