Featuring Jen Lewin‘s kinesthetically-engaging work, including 2012 BRAF Grantee Project The Pool, this BBC video explores technology’s relationship to art, and the timeliness of Lewin’s interactive installations in today’s social media-driven world. These motion-activated light and sound sculptures invite viewers to participate in collective experiences of new media that integrate elements of digitally networked spaces into physical environments.
In February 2011, a 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck New Zealand’s second-largest city. To help the residents of Christchurch deal with the aftermath of the disaster, Hippathy Valentine designed the Temple for Christchurch. This interactive installation embodies the seismic qualities of the quake through its waveform-like architectural pattern, as well in its modular form, which enables the structure to be taken apart…Keep reading >>
“Stars in the Haze” is a wonderful short film by Joshua Frank about the 2012 BRAF Grantee Project FLOAT Beijing. FLOAT was a participatory art/design project using air-quality-sensing kites in Beijing, China. FLOAT had two components; a workshop and a public installation. Watch the film to hear more from the artists and participants:
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
On Tuesday, May 1st The Black Rock Arts Foundation proudly announced the installation of artist Candy Chang’s interactive mural, Before I Die… at two locations in downtown Reno. More photos and video by Mark Hammon after the jump:
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 >>
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 >>
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We got this note from note from one of our Black Rock Arts Foundation 2011 Grant Recipients, BOOM Parade and thought you might be interested in helping out… Greetings Fellow DIY Bike Lovers i built a bike at the LA bicycle kitchen. i believe bikes mixed with a little magic can transform lives. i’m writing to ask y’all to donate…Keep reading >>