Future’s Past by kate Raudenbush, a photo by Hammon Photography on Flickr. Here is the beauty of Future’s Past, in several different views by photgrapher Mark Hammon.
In close collaboration with the Hayes Valley Arts Coalition (HVAC) and Hayes Valley community members, the Black Rock Arts Foundation announces plans to install another sculpture in Patricia’s Green in San Francisco. We’re proud to share Future’s Past, by Kate Raudenbush, with the San Francisco community. Funding permitting, full details of the installation will be announced soon. We are still…Keep reading >>
We are so pleased that NPR’s “All Things Considered” has published a piece about one of our 2010 grant recipients, the Music Box. The Music Box is an interactive environment built from the remains of an 18th century derelict cottage in New Orleans. This imaginatively reconstructed, and ultimately livable “house”, has become a musical instrument to be played by visitors.…Keep reading >>
Blowfish Sushi is pleased to announce the first in a series of ongoing art exhibits curated by Christine Kristen aka LadyBee: Paintings by Lee Harvey Roswell. The opening will take place on Wednesday, February 15 from 6-9 at the restaurant, 2170 Bryant Street, San Francisco. 20% of the profits from this exhibit will be donated to the Black Rock Arts…Keep reading >>
Bliss Dance, a photo by Joe Dsilva on Flickr. Have you seen this fun complilation of Bliss Dance Photos? Thanks to Joe Dsilva for making us smile this morning.
fly me to the moon, by Jill Clardy Following the Port of San Francisco’s recent approval of a 1 year extension of the Rocketship installation at Pier 14, the Rocketship crew is planning a maintenance weekend, and would like to invite the public to come out and meet the crew, ask questions, and help make the Rocketship truly a part…Keep reading >>
We at the Black Rock Arts Foundation would like to tell you about a new, exciting project that’s in the works, spearheaded by our very own Advisory Board Member Leo Villareal. Greatly influenced by his first experiences at Burning Man, back in 1994, Leo has created an impressive body of work of large scale, immersive light sculptures. He continues to…Keep reading >>
The Bike Bridge – Part 1 from ONE ANT RED on Vimeo.The Bike Bridge is a monumental sculptural collaboration between artist Michael Christian and 12 young women from 7 different Oakland schools.The Bike Bridge project is presented by The Black Rock Art Foundation in association with The Crucible. Black Rock Arts Foundation The Crucible Michael ChristianMusic by YACHT Produced by…Keep reading >>
Tomorrow is the big day for us to receive your Letter of Intent to apply for a Black Rock Arts Foundation Grant for your off-playa project. We are looking forward to reading all of them. We thought you might like to see what one of our prior grant recipients is up to. We found this video to be completely…Keep reading >>
At the ARTumnal Gathering Saturday night, where we were celebrating our tenth anniversary, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Black Rock Arts Foundation, Larry Harvey, addressed the crowd about both the history and forward motion of BRAF. photo: George Post Photography
El Radio Fantastique was inspired by a bizarre family tale of a sinister radio that possessed its listeners, bandleader Giovanni DiMorente approaches his music as if turning the dial, transmitting a vibrant spectrum of musical styles, lost in time, yet timeless. This eight-piece ensemble serves up a dizzying cocktail of beautiful darkness and achingly sublime melodies – called everything from…Keep reading >>