1. About me
My name is Coen Aerts. If there's one thing I picked up from my education as historian it is the message of Huizinga's Homo Ludens. About the essence of playfullness in culture and society. Now, 'playing'is what I like to do best and sharing that seems to make people want to play along! Here's my recent story in a nutshell:
2016 was a tough year for me. My father and two close friends died, my five year relationship came to an end and I had to leave my job at the TV.
2017 was transformative. Emotions hit the surface and every cell in my body craved for adventure, leaving everything behind and enjoying life in its purest form. I fused my passions biking and performing, created THE GASOLINE BAR and drove to Norway and Spain.
2018 will get me even further.. You might help to reach that goal!2. About Mr. Gasoline
THE GASOLINE BAR is an interactive performance installation based on Mr. Gasoline and his motor-bar-dancing-karaoke-slotmachine mobile named HORNY.
Mr. Gasoline might be the most sleezy, cheecky and charming weirdo you'll ever meet. He invites people into his reality and thereby makes them confortable trespassing their own comfort levels. Put anything into his little slotmachine and you might win the jackpot! A ticket for the route 69 - a ride on HORNY with some motor oil of course, No jackpot for you? You'll get a prize anyway; a shot of organic energy-drink based on Guayusa - his Gasoline!3. About the crowdfund
Although performing is my work, it is also my life, my passion. I'd be happy to perform up to 30 hours on Boom and Nowhere festival 2018 without being paid for my artwork. The love it creates in return is priceless! Still I simply don't have the recources at the moment to cover all the costs below by my self. Boom will cover some expences though, just enough to get there from Zaragoza..
Everywhere Mr. Gasoline performs, people declare their love for him and HORNY. Please grant others this experience too and help me to get on the road! Give me the confirmation I need, that the love I descibed above goes beyond words alone. <3This is what I need:
New brakes, tires and maintainance = €550
New locks for my cases = 177
Safety attachement set for cases due to heavy load = €105
Gasoline for 5000 km = €600
Toll payments in France, Spain and Portugal = €300
30l Gasoline-energy-drink + 14l vodka = €700
Total costs = €2432 > Round up €2500!This is what I'll do:
Travel up to 5000 km on HORNY
Brewing at least 30l of Gasoline-energy-drink
Performing 30 hours or more
Give away x-number of Route 69 Jackpot-lapdances
Post a live, online GASOLINE-TIME morning workout glog (gasoline-vlog) every day of my journey to keep you energised
Post a glog about Mr. Gasoline's adventures to keep you inspired every other day.This is what you get by supporting me:
- €0 A shout out to YOU on the vlog of Mr. Gasoline!
| You'd already be of great support sharing this crowdfund to friends! Mr. Gasoline will shout out to you in one of his glogs (Gasoline vlog).
- €0 Invite Mr. Gasoline for dinner at Nowhere festival and receive luv!
| After a day of performing Mr. Gasoline needs food! Share a dinner with him and he'll share his kindness!
- €25 | A postcard by Mr. Gasoline on your doormat!
| Mr. Gasoline will wett his lips for YOU and put them on a postcard. Expect it in your mailbox and don't forget to mention your address to him somehow.
- €150 | A HORNY taxi-pick-up by Mr. Gasoline!
| Mr. Gasoline will pick you up on his motorbike HORNY; never before you entered a party with so much extravaganza! (First 50 km travel costs free of charge.)
- €350 | A striptease on location by Mr. Gasoline
| Mr. Gasoline will drive to your party and take off his clothes - lapdance included. (First 50 km travel costs free of charge.)
- €450 The 'Brokeback Mountain Experience by Mr. Gasoline
| Spend a romantic night with Mr. Gasoline on the mountain of Boom or Nowhere festival 2018 in his VIP tricolore tent. (Bring your own sleeping gear and condoms).
- €750 | The 'Boyfriend Experience' by Mr. Gasoline.
| A full day of artificial love with Mr. Gasoline. He will spend his precious day-off at Boom or Nowhere festival just with YOU. Expect a all-inclusive romantic rollercoaster of a day and night!
- €1500 | THE GASOLINE BAR on your event!
| Mr. Gasoline will perform up to 6 hours on your event. (travel costs not included)
More info about my work: www.thegasolinebar.com