JOIN BRAF AND PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS AT MAKER FAIRE

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We will be at Maker Faire this weekend at the San Mateo County Event Center! We are so happy that these projects will be exhibited: Aurora BRAF-sponsored and fiscally sponsored Civic Arts project Aurora (by Charles Gadeken), is a 32-foot tall metal weeping willow tree sculpture illuminated by roughly 40,000 LED lights. This project will be installed in front of Palo…Keep reading >>

BBC NEWS VIDEO: JEN LEWIN

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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.  

Black Rock Arts Foundation Newsletter – May 2013

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  In This Issue: Aurora at Maker Faire Grantee Updates Festival of Street Art at Bartlett Events Imagine Figment The Pool by Jen Lewin The Temple for Christchurch Partner Organizations American Steel Studios present Art + Industry Don’t miss Maker Faire! The Youth Education Spaceship will be there, too!  

3 NEWS NZ PRESENTS VIDEO CLIP OF THE TEMPLE FOR CHRISTCHURCH

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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 >>

Black Rock Arts Foundation Newsletter – April 2013

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In this issue: The Bike Bridge opening event, Aurora Palo Alto, and updates from our grantees, including new grantees Project Suitcase and Bartlett Events, as well as some major news from the Temple for Christchurch, Rev. Billy coming San Francisco, Aeolian ride in Hong Kong, and the latest iteration of the Global Lives project: Lives in Transit. Continue reading

BLACK ROCK ARTS FOUNDATION NEWSLETTER – MARCH 2013

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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

Black Rock Arts Foundation Newsletter – February 2013

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In this issue: Bike Bridge Opening Reception Raygun Gothic Rocketship “Launch” Party Partner Organization News: The Bay Lights light up! Maker Faire 2013 – Call for entries The Exploratorium – Call for volunteers Grantee Updates: The Pool – Update Wind Playground – Update and call for participation Rebar – Call for participation Global Lives Project – Update and call for entries…Keep reading >>