Black Rock Arts Foundation – Newsletter – July 2014

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In this Issue: Make a tax-deductible donation to a Burning Man-bound art project! Artist Update Goodbye, Future’s Past! Hello, Soma! Opening Reception, August 1! Goodbye, Defenestration! Grantee Update Hung Viet Tran (Forever Our Change. Dream Your Mind) Soundwave (Illuminated Forest) The Cabinet of Curiosity Project Compression Sesquicentennial Peregrinations River of Wings Before I Die… Cardboardia Burning Baskets

KQED “Burning Man Art Beyond the Playa” segment wins awards!

  We’ve just learned that the KQED team that produced a segment about the impact of Burning Man Art off of the Playa has won two awards for their work! On Saturday, June 14th, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded the piece a “Northern California Emmy Award” and on May 31st, the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club awarded…Keep reading >>

Black Rock Arts Foundation – Newsletter – June 2014

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In this Issue: Fiscal Sponsorship for Burning Man Honorarium art Sunset Piano Opus 3 next events Grantee Update Why Can’t the First Part of the Second Party be the Second Part of the First Party? Compression Sesquicentennial Peregrinations Towards the Green Surface River of Wings Hospitality House The Pool Global Lives Soundwave

Black Rock Arts Foundation – Newsletter – May 2014

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In this Issue: Sunset Piano Opus 3 at the Central Market Microhood Fiscal Sponsorship for Burning Man Honorarium art Artist Update Bryan Tedrick Five Ton Crane Grantee Update Compression Sesquicentennial Peregrinations Why Can’t the First Part of the Second Party be the Second Part of the First Party? The Pool by Jen Lewin Burning Baskets by Mavis Muller

Black Rock Arts Foundation – Newsletter – March 2014

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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!

Year in Review – 2013

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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

Opening Celebration for Silent Lights 12.17.2013

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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 >>

Black Rock Arts Foundation Newsletter – December 2013

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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 >>