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 >>
Noting BRAF’s contributions, KQED’s “This Week in Northern California” highlights Burning Man artists working in the Bay Area and the spread of Burning Man art off-playa. As they put it: The influence of the Burning Man art scene is spreading beyond the desert playa. Over the past decade iconic sculptures have found new homes in urban settings, and major civic…Keep 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.
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:
Check out this video from WIRED Magazine about the Bliss Dance iPhone app that allows you to control the lighting on Bliss Dance yourself. How fun is that? To read more about the Black Rock Arts Foundation bringing Bliss Dance to Treasure Island – Click Here and Here