In This Issue The Bay Lights Anniversary: Two Events Caruso’s Dream: Photos and video Big Art for Small Towns: Lecture and informal reception Grantee Update Bambufonomat Psst.. stay tuned! Next month’s newsletter will announce BRAF’s 2014 new grantees! We can’t wait to tell you about these projects!
The Black Rock Arts Foundation had a very successful 2013 and has many exciting projects in the works. As a result, we are looking to expand our staff to keep up with the growth of the organization. Below is a short job description and application instructions for the new position. Position Available: Operations Coordinator, Black Rock Arts Foundation Location: San Francisco, CA ** Please submit…Keep reading >>
In This Issue Caruso’s Dream: Opening Reception and Call for Volunteers! The Bay Lights Anniversary: Two Events Artist Update: Kate Raudenbush Grantee Updates The Global Lives Project
In This Issue Opening Reception for Caruso’s Dream Artumnal Gathering portrait photos Grantee Updates Silent Lights Before I Die… Draw-a-Thon Reminder! BRAF has changed our address Happy New Year from BRAF! We can’t wait to see what 2014 has in store for us!
For BRAF, 2013 was all about collaboration! We worked with a number of artists and other organizations on a number of exciting projects that reflect our evolution and demonstrate an ever-deepening commitment to creating work that reflects the core principles of our community. Read on to learn more about the great things that your support made possible last year! Continue reading
Tonight is the Opening Celebration for Silent Lights (2013 BRAF Grantee). Come to the unveiling of this project if you’re in Brooklyn! Silent Lights is a series of sculptural gates that line a pedestrian pathway under the Brooklyn Queens Expressway. The gates are embedded with light and sound equipment: 2,400 LEDs and a microphone, controlled by an arduino mega microcontroller.…Keep reading >>
In this issue: Join us for the IlluminArts Walk. Tonight! The Artumnal Gathering: Thank you to all who attended and participated! Aurora in Palo Alto is up and looks fantastic! Grantee Updates Before I Die… The Temple for Christchurch … and don’t forget to make your tax-deductible end-of-year gift to BRAF! Help us bring more great art into the world next…Keep reading >>
Temple For Christchurch from Kyle Kastner on Vimeo. This video features the evolution of the Temple for Christchurch in its various stages of construction, from the ground up and back down again with its ceremonial burning. The Temple not only embodied qualities of the quake in its architecture (which represented the movement of the quake), but also in its use…Keep reading >>
At BRAF we are very excited to partner with SF Travel and Illuminate the arts to produce two upcoming free events in San Francisco. Kate Raudenbush talk: On the evening of Sunday, November 24th, artist Kate Raudenbush will discuss her work and Future’s Past in particular at the current installation location of that piece in Hayes Valley’s Patricia’s Green…Keep reading >>
BRAF is now accepting Letters of Inquiry (LOI’s) for our 2014 Grant Cycle! Read more about our grants criteria and instructions on how to apply. BRAF funds year-round community-driven art projects all over the world. BRAF’s grantee projects break the mold of public art, blur the lines between artist and audience, and actively engage their communities in the creative process.…Keep reading >>
In This Issue: The Artumnal Gathering: Metamorphosis – Last Chance For Tickets Aurora in Palo Alto. Support this project and attend the Opening Reception Homouroboros, a.k.a. “The Monkeys,” is back! Apply for a BRAF Grant! LOI’s are due December 1. By the way, BRAF moved Grantee Updates The Metamorphosis Project Project: SUITCASE Fountains Burning Baskets Swap-O-Rama-Rama
The Black Rock Arts Foundation and its “Sister” organizations Black Rock City, LLC (the Burning Man event), The Burning Man Project, Burners Without Borders, and Black Rock Solar have moved from our location at 995 Market Street to 660 Alabama Street in San Francisco. While we remain attached and committed to the Mid-Market neighborhood and community, our new office space…Keep reading >>