Steampunk Empire Symposium
The first ever Steampunk Empire Symposium was held at the Atrium Hotel this past weekend attracting hundreds of colorfully dressed steampunkers from all over the country to Cincinnati. There were workshops on costuming, steampunk art, literature and film, a fashion show, dance, music and more. Ivan C. Clarke "The Human Locomotive" of Dix, Neb. and Tairen Jesten of Muncie, Ind. line up for the fashion show. Ivan was crowned the winner.