Our 2010 Presence at Burning Man For many of us in the BRAF community, Burning Man is more than an event. It’s our organization’s birthplace. It continues to be our source of inspiration — an example of a society where art serves an intrinsic connective function for the community. We eagerly look forward to our stay on the playa as…Keep reading >>
In the spirit of the revolutionary interactive art of Burning Man and BRAF, we invite YOU to come out to celebrate and pARTicipate in the Mobule experience! Get involved with this great BRAF grantee project and help make it happen! New York, Black Rock City, San Francisco and Los Angeles. You know you want to , so make it happen!…Keep reading >>
The talented creators of the Raygun Gothic Rocketship, which is part of the Black Rock Arts Foundation Civic Arts Program, received this drawing the other day. The artist had been to San Francisco and fallen in love with the Rocketship and wanted to creator to have a copy, so we are sharing this graphite rendering with you. This is what…Keep reading >>
One of our 2009 Grantees, Cardboardia, in Moscow, put on a Haute Couture Fashion Show recently and it is delightful. It put a big smile on my face! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlyNB11Ik4w?version=3]
Picture 057, a photo by arts.commission on Flickr. A crowd gathers around Karen Cusolito’s Valiant Flower on Market Street. It is part of Market Street Blooms. The Black Rock Arts Foundation collaborated with the San Francisco Arts Commission. Kind of looks like a tour group. What do you think?
Bliss danced with her friends, and photographer Sidney Erthel on the 4th of July and we hope your holiday was just as beautiful. Sidney Erthal’s 2010 Burning Man photos A treat showed up in our email box last week from Roy Two Thousand, who I met at the Bliss Dance Opening Ceremony on Treasure Island. He sent a time lapse…Keep reading >>
The Desert Arts Preview is Burning Man’s very popular annual artist lecture series, where you are given a sneak preview of some of the many notable art projects in progress right now for Burning Man 2011. You hear directly from artists who are creating spectacular works of art, often in highly collaborative ways. Some have been doing work on the…Keep reading >>
Fire and music create a gathering for hundreds of participants each Tuesday and Wednesday night in July as part of Artown. Over 1,000 people gathered at the corner of Sierra Street and Island Ave for the opening of the temporary interactive art installation and performance venue. Hundreds of adults and children have enjoyed the unique experience of controlling a pulsing…Keep reading >>
Ecstasy again, a photo by K Jurgens on Flickr. Click on the photo to see the comments about how much San Francisco loves Ecstasy and this multi-dimentional photo of her!
Raygun Rocketship, a photo by littlewonderpics on Flickr. San Francisco is still loving the Raygun Gothic Rocketship. So do we!
A program participant of the Bike Bridge welds her bike in the welding course, hosted by The Crucible.A program participant of the Bike Bridge paints her bike in the Art-Bike course, hosted by The Crucible The Black Rock Arts Foundation is thrilled to announce the award of $10,000 granted from the National Endowment for the Arts for our newest project,…Keep reading >>
The Ghana ThinkTank is developing the First World. Ghana Thinktank is a worldwide network of think tanks creating strategies to resolve local problems in the “developed” world. The network is composed of people from all walks of life and levels of expertise and began with groups in Ghana, Cuba and El Salvador. It has since expanded to include Serbia, Mexico,…Keep reading >>