Black Rock Arts Foundation – Newsletter – August 2014

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In this issue: Burning Man projects still need your donations. Help make them happen! Celebrate BRAF at Burning Man Sunset Piano Opus 3 Upcoming Events Save the Date! The Artumnal Gathering is November 22 Visit Soma in San Francisco Artist Update Kate Raudenbush Attention Artists! Grant Applications available October 1, 2014 Grantee Updates Compression Sesquicentennial Peregrinations Jen Lewin’s Super Pool

BRAF announces Big News!

Dear Black Rock Arts Foundation Supporters, Artists and Collaborators, I write you with possibly our biggest news to date! Today, the Black Rock Arts Foundation is proud to announce that, after years of planning and preparation, BRAF will join forces with the Black Rock City Art Department creating the new Burning Man Arts program of the Burning Man Project. From…Keep reading >>

Press Release: BRAF Joins Burning Man Project

BLACK ROCK ARTS FOUNDATION JOINS BURNING MAN ORGANIZATION “Burning Man Arts” brings together Black Rock Arts Foundation and Black Rock City’s art department to streamline grant processes & better support the placement and enjoyment of art worldwide San Francisco, July 26, 2014 — Burning Man today announced a reorganization of its arts programs to place more art in communities around…Keep reading >>

Press Release: Big Arts for Small Towns Opening Reception

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Press Release: CITY OF FERNLEY, BLACK ROCK ARTS FOUNDATION AND BURNING MAN PROJECT TO UNVEIL COMMUNITY ART PARK AUGUST 7 “Big Art for Small Towns” program, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, to showcase interactive art in small communities in Nevada Main Street Park 610 East Main St. Fernley, NV 89408 FERNLEY, NV, July 24, 2014 — Black…Keep reading >>

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

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

BRAF is Hiring: Operations Coordinator

  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 >>

Black Rock Arts Foundation Newsletter – August 2013

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In This Issue: The Temple for Christchurch – Support this project! Save the Date: The Artumnal Gathering – November 23, 2013 BRAF at Burning Man Urbanauts: Sean Orlando + Rebar Grantee Updates The Great Wall of Oakland The Music Box of New Orleans Cardboardia of Moscow

Urbanauts Update – Event Tomorrow!

In this video, collaborators Matthew Passmore (co-founder of Rebar) and Sean Orlando talk about the different facets of Urbanauts, an urban exploration project that merges fieldwork with installation. Through environmental expeditions, mappings, photography and sculpture, Urbanauts is a multi-layered investigation into the aesthetics, purpose and socio-cultural implications of hidden “systems” in the world around us. Join the artists at the…Keep reading >>

Black Rock Arts Foundation – Newsletter July 2013

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In This Issue: Save the Date! Artumnal 2013 Artist Update – Brian Goggin and Dorka Keehn Grantee Updates Swap-O-Rama-Rama Global Lives Project ME’DI.ATE Art Group Skate Stump Bambufonomat  (Bamboo Element) The Metamorphosis Project Silent Lights

Request for Proposals for Fernley, NV Project

The Black Rock Arts Foundation (BRAF) invites you to submit a proposal for our new project “Big Art for Small Towns.” A project of BRAF’s Civic Arts Program, Big Art for Small Towns seeks to share the cultural and economic benefit of public art with rural towns in Nevada and beyond.

Big Art for Small Towns is funded by generous private donors, in-kind contributions from the City of Fernley, and by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Our Town grant. Continue reading