Celebrate Global Lives

One of our 2008 Grant Recipients is about to have a residency at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts! Please join board members and friends of Global Lives Project for a brunch and fundraiser in honor of Global Lives Project’s upcoming residency at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. Sunday October 4th, 200911am to 2pm At the…Keep reading >>

The ARTumnal Gathering – Tickets On Sale Now!

Tickets On Sale Now!The Black Rock Arts Foundation presents our third annual fundraising event, The ARTumnal Gathering Friday, November 20, 2009The Bently Reserve,400 Sansome St.San Francisco, CA 94111 The Black Rock Arts Foundation invites you to the grandest annual celebration of our community’s vital spirit and extraordinary artists. Once again, we gather in the majestic Bently Reserve to revel in…Keep reading >>

Live Debris – Portland Oregon

One of our 2009 Grants-to-Artists recipients, Live Debris is hosting an event on Portland’s Eastbank Esplanade on September 19th… What: Live Debris presents installations and interventions about garbage and social inclusion, from Rio de Janeiro and Portland, Oregon. When: September 19-26, 2009.All day opening event on September 19th, works on display until September 26th.Installations will start to be built on…Keep reading >>

Cocktails with BRAF – Burning Man 2009

Rae Richman, Secretary, BRAF Board of Directors, Linda Gass, Maria Partridge and Melissa Alexander, all BRAF Advisory Board Members Alix Rosenthal, BRAF Board of Directors and Larry Harvey, Chairman of the BRAF Board Rae Richman and Reverend Billy Talen Steve Young, President, Crucible Board of Directors, Dr. Dennis Bartels, Executive Director, the ExplOratorium, Tomas McCabe, Executive Director, Black Rock Arts…Keep reading >>


Rachel Carpenter, BRAF Board of Directors Member, with her fabulous Paella Vicki and T.R, BRAF volunteers Rod, BRAF volunteer and Tomas McCabe, BRAF Executive Director MonkeyBoy, BRAF Volunteer, Rae Richman, BRAF Board of Directors Secretary and Jared BRAF volunteer Affinity, your BRAF blogger and MonkeyBoy, your blogger editor Jewel, BRAF volunteer, and Josie Schimke, BRAF Program and Development Assistant Freddy,…Keep reading >>

Adaptations at Patricia’s Green in San Francisco

Have you been by to see Adaptations at Patricia’s Green located at Octavia at Hayes Streets? This site-specific work by Mark Baugh-Sasaki is constructed of welded steel and the limbs of trees and will be installed until December 31. Be sure and stop by. To learn more about Adaptations click hereAnd HERE photos: affinity


Joe Olivier, our host for the evening, and new Black Rock Arts Foundation Board of Directors Member and Jessie Deeter the Producer of “Who Killed the Electric Car” and “Revenge of the Electric Car” Trademark Gunderson founder of the band The Evolution Control Committee, jamming on the VidiMasher 3000, which is a rear-projected, infra-red, fake touch screen — hacked from…Keep reading >>


Exquisite Corpse Amoeba Pillows The Black Rock Arts Foundation supports interactive art projects in off-playa communities, worldwide and year round. Though the focus of our work is off the playa, each year we return to our source of inspiration, to that city where interactive art is everywhere you look: Black Rock City. We eagerly look forward to our stay on…Keep reading >>

BRAF Represents

Leslie Pritchett, former BRAF Executive Director, Current Board Member of the CrucibleFreddy Hahne, BRAF President of the Board Mark Sinclair, BRAF Board Member Melissa Alexander, former BRAF Exexutive Director, BRAF Advisory Board Member Joe Olivier, BRAF Board Member and Tim Larson Christopher Bently, BRAF Board Member Amber Marie Bently, BRAF Advisory Board Member Affinity Mingle, BRAF Advisory Board Member and…Keep reading >>

Celtic Forest will be rockin’ Summer and Fall

Here are some additional photos from the Opening Reception from Celtic Forest: Book of the Raven. Reno is looking forward to much more fire and performance to come. Maria Partridge tells us:On Tuesday and Friday evenings; Celtic Forest in downtown Reno has had 125 plus people in attendance… they are enjoying the art with flame effects, the music by DJ’s…Keep reading >>