We are excited to announce Toxic Unicorn’s first official appearance at this year’s unSCruz event ! We are the grateful recipients of an art grant from the Santa Cruz Burning Man community. We’re going to the Redwoods baby! The team has been hard at work getting T.U’s skeleton head ready […]
Last week our team completed the build of our compression machine. Our resident welding experts Ensari and Scott used plans provided by the Precious Plastics website. They have plans for plastic recycling machines and doo-hickeys you can build yourself here: https://preciousplastic.com/en/machines.htmlThe compression machine consists of an electric oven and a […]
Lots of action in the front lines of the Unicorn Liberation Front lately! Last night our team got a brief introduction (for those of us that are not masters already) to the CNC machine at coLab. This is where the unicorn magic happens during the first phase of our build. […]
Good evening, ladies and gentlemen! Tonight, we take Tiny Horse out for a test drive and see what she’s made of. The gang’s all here at CoLab melting plastic on the stove and running with scissors. The horse I’m referring to is the model we have constructed of our toxic […]
So stoked to announce that our installation for Burning Man 2019 received the Black Rock City Honorarium! They even featured the FUN of Toxic Unicorn in their article Introducing the 2019 Black Rock City Honoraria. This is super exciting, but I think the best part of this project so […]
The team was working hard(ly?) last night making our awesome first round of shirts! These are the first run, but we’ll incorporate a color gradient into this design to really make it POP.
The crew is hard at work finalizing some key design fundamentals that will allow construction (at some scale) to begin.
And we’re off! The “Toxic Unicorn” team just submitted their request for funding through the BRC Honorarium. This elusive grant partially funds a small number of iconic installations each year in Black Rock City. Being awarded the grant is a huge vote of confidence in the artists’ concept and their ability […]
Mission: The Unicorn Liberation Front (ULF) is a radical mythical empowerment organization dedicated to the total liberation of unicorns from the constructs of fantastical “standards”. We fight to end expectations about how we look, how we behave, WTF we’re actually capable of (ProTip: create your own joy MFer), regain magical […]