fly me to the moon, by Jill Clardy Following the Port of San Francisco’s recent approval of a 1 year extension of the Rocketship installation at Pier 14, the Rocketship crew is planning a maintenance weekend, and would like to invite the public to come out and meet the crew, ask questions, and help make the Rocketship truly a part…Keep reading >>
We at the Black Rock Arts Foundation would like to tell you about a new, exciting project that’s in the works, spearheaded by our very own Advisory Board Member Leo Villareal. Greatly influenced by his first experiences at Burning Man, back in 1994, Leo has created an impressive body of work of large scale, immersive light sculptures. He continues to…Keep reading >>
The Bike Bridge – Part 1 from ONE ANT RED on Vimeo.The Bike Bridge is a monumental sculptural collaboration between artist Michael Christian and 12 young women from 7 different Oakland schools.The Bike Bridge project is presented by The Black Rock Art Foundation in association with The Crucible. Black Rock Arts Foundation The Crucible Michael ChristianMusic by YACHT Produced by…Keep reading >>
Ecstasy has left Patricia’s Green in San Francisco. We are sorry to see her go! We will miss you Ecstasy, thanks for hanging out with us for such a long time!
Tomorrow is the big day for us to receive your Letter of Intent to apply for a Black Rock Arts Foundation Grant for your off-playa project. We are looking forward to reading all of them. We thought you might like to see what one of our prior grant recipients is up to. We found this video to be completely…Keep reading >>
At the ARTumnal Gathering Saturday night, where we were celebrating our tenth anniversary, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Black Rock Arts Foundation, Larry Harvey, addressed the crowd about both the history and forward motion of BRAF. photo: George Post Photography
El Radio Fantastique was inspired by a bizarre family tale of a sinister radio that possessed its listeners, bandleader Giovanni DiMorente approaches his music as if turning the dial, transmitting a vibrant spectrum of musical styles, lost in time, yet timeless. This eight-piece ensemble serves up a dizzying cocktail of beautiful darkness and achingly sublime melodies – called everything from…Keep reading >>
Check out this video from WIRED Magazine about the Bliss Dance iPhone app that allows you to control the lighting on Bliss Dance yourself. How fun is that? To read more about the Black Rock Arts Foundation bringing Bliss Dance to Treasure Island – Click Here and Here
Seraphim Dance Theatre is a new Music and Dance performance group, summoned from the collaborative ether, featuring a fresh blend of multidimensional visionary performance art, music and story telling. With precision choreography, dynamic visual art, and live symphonic soundscapes, Seraphim focuses on offering original and inspiring art that is the evocation of revolution and the human spirit. The Seraphim show…Keep reading >>
BRAF Grantees Across the YearsThe deadline for applying for a grant from the Black Rock Arts Foundation is fast approaching… Attention artists! In an effort to streamline our grant application process, the Black Rock Arts Foundation has initiated a new step to our application instructions. To apply for a grant from BRAF, you will now need to submit a Letter…Keep reading >>
Click here for a unique visit with one of our grant recipients. A visit with one of our grant recipients. Wish we could be there!