Michael Christian talks with BRAF about collaboration, the creative process, and his work on the Bike Bridge, as well as hinting at upcoming projects. Continue reading
A new piece in the SF Bay Guardian discusses number of BRAF projects including the Raygun Gothic Rocketship and the Bike Bridge. The Guardian explores the history and political implications of temporary installation of large-scale public art as pioneered in San Francisco by BRAF and mayor Gavin Newsom.
In this Issue: The Raygun Gothic Rocketship takes off! Bike Bridge – Opening Celebrations April 5th! Partner Organization News: Maker Faire 2013 – Call for entries Third Friday Night Lights event Grantee Updates The Temple for Christchurch Wind Playground Ludale – French CORE project Burning Baskets Project Swap-O-Rama-Rama
We have art. We have a place to put it. We have 12 extraordinary young artists worth celebrating. All we need now is a few more dollars to make it happen! By now you’ve heard of our project The Bike Bridge. We can’t say enough about this project, and it’s so close to becoming a reality. The City of Oakland has approved the…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 >>