San Francisco, CA—Mayor Gavin Newsom today joined the Black Rock Arts Foundation (BRAF) and the Port of San Francisco to celebrate the unveiling of Raygun Gothic Rocketship, a 40-foot-tall sculpture created by a team of Bay Area artists lead by Sean Orlando, Nathaniel Taylor, and David Shulman. The Rocketship, poised as if to board passengers for a typical run to…Keep reading >>
http://www.flickr.com/apps/video/stewart.swf?v=71377Raygun Gothic Rocket ShipOriginally uploaded by the other Martin Taylor Everywhere I look there are photos and blog posts and media about the Raygun Gothic Rocket Ship on the Embarcadero. Here is a great little video montage by “The Other Martin Taylor” from flickr. How fun is this?
One of our 2010 grant recipients, Storyline Transports: Shadow and Light Festival, is a traveling festival bringing hands-on shadow puppet and lantern makingworkshops, a shadow puppet performance stage, and curated videoscreenings to neighborhoods in the Chicago metropolitan area, during weekends this month. In collaboration with architreasures, an arts-based community development organization, the festival targets children and adults of all ages…Keep reading >>
Day Two Hundred TwentyOriginally uploaded by Alex Zyuzikov
We got this little note last week and we wanted to share it with you “Thank you BRAF for supporting large-scale, interactive, public art in Portland with PDX Bridge Festival’s Lift 100!!” We are so happy when we hear from our grantees and we love to share it with you so here are a couple of videos from the Hawthorne…Keep reading >>
IMG_0718Originally uploaded by Nick Winterhalter
The Rocket Stop by Alan Rorie Mayor Gavin Newsom came out to cheer temporary public art in San Francisco Tomas McCabe, Executive Director of the Black Rock Arts Foundation Some of the crew David Chiu, San Francisco SupervisorFood prepared by the gastronaught Michael Farrah, Mayor Gavin Newsom’s senior policy advisor (and the San Francisco Fire Boat Phoenix , in the…Keep reading >>
RENO, NV – Just in time before this year’s Burning Man event, The Knitting Factory is proud to host the official Burning Man Film Festival/Playa Launch Party on Thursday, August 19th from 4 -10pm. Three award winning documentaries will exclusively be seen on several big screens from 4-8pm. The Burning Man Film Festival is offered in part as a fundraising…Keep reading >>
Area415Originally uploaded by One Drop The Embarcadero as the Extraterrestrial Highway?
I heard a rumor today that these might be photos of parts of the Rocket Stop that Alan Rorie is creating to accompany the Raygun Gothic Rocketship. So just in case we are not supposed to have seen them we will all act really cool when we see Alan on Friday, okay? Shhhh. Mums the word.
photo: Tomas McCabe
I went by Pier 14 in San Francisco this morning, and there was the Raygun Gothic Rocketship, and I was a little sad that I had missed the installation, although I am sure there are still details to attend to. But look what I found, a video of the installation. Does it make me nerdy that I love this stuff…Keep reading >>