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OVER|GROWN - A sculpture for Burning Man 2018

A project in Black Rock City, NV by Iron Monkeys

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OVER | GROWN is a large steel birdcage laying on its side, latch broken and door ajar. Flowering metal vines entwine the birdcage.
Backers: 100
Average Pledge Per Backer: $101

Funded: $10,121 of $10,000
Dates: Apr 20th -> May 20th (30 days)
Project By: Iron Monkeys
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Latest News


May 20th - via:
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! We've reached our goal. Thank you so much to all of our backers! We couldn't be doing what we're doing without you. Stay tone for more updates!  (Read More)

< 48 hrs until the End of Our Kickstarter & Sneak Peak of Our Church Key Bottle Opener

May 18th - via:
Wow < 48hrs until the end of our Kickstarter! We are SO CLOSE to our goal! Thank you so much for those who have donated and for those who haven't, it is not too late!  Sneak Peak of Our Church Key Bottle Opener  (Read More)

Gather around a circle - creating the birdcage

May 16th - via:
We are so close to our goal. Thank you to all backers so far! Please spread the word of our project! Any amount is appreciated.  A few pictures to illustrate our progress   (Read More)

Quick video of our flower pendants

May 13th - via:
Here is a quick video to get you excited about our rewards :)  You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  Shops pretty busy these days. We've got 7 more days till the end of our... (Read More)

Iron Monkey Project Logo

May 10th - via:
I'm super excited to reveal this years Iron Monkey project logo!  Iron Monkey Project Logo We may modify the color or only use parts of it for stickers and patches, but this is the basis. Shout out to Richard Young for being our main designer on... (Read More)


May 8th - via:
Hello world! This week we met to discuss details about jobs on playa, the sculpture, camp and may more. We are hard at work, starting to create the base of the birdcage. Super exciting stuff!  Monkeys Meeting We have 11 days until our Kickstarter... (Read More)

Things are happening...

April 30th - via:
Wow things are happening in the shop! That's right, we are bending steel to create the shape of the birdcage. The plan is to attach sections of bent steel to create the 10ft diameter circle.  Work hard at Work Sneak peak of an item you can purchase!... (Read More)

Idea to Reality

April 23rd - via:
Cad drawing of the cage  So we start with an idea, sometimes it is a drawing, sometimes it is cad, or just a concept.  But once the base idea happens and ounce we all grab hold then the hard part starts.  Making it real.   Over the last few... (Read More)

The 2018 Iron Monkey OVER | GROWN pendant.

April 20th - via:
Flower Pendants  These Pendants are Plasma cut then formed by monkeys.  Each one will be one of a kind and come with a magnet incase you want to wear it a different way Pendant on hat via a magnet  (Read More)

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