[Noisebridge-discuss] Fwd: [SFIOP doers] Call for ART! Call for VOLUNTEERS! Call for ALL THE THINGS! Oakland FIGMENT

Torrie Fischer tdfischer at hackerbots.net
Fri Sep 18 18:55:29 UTC 2015


Yeah! Having a dome that is just Noisebridge's dome for things would be fun. Maybe install it over our Maker Faire booth next year without a cover? I dunno how big our spot there is.

On September 18, 2015 11:35:48 AM PDT, Patrick O'Doherty <p at trickod.com> wrote:
>Great!
>
>depending on the space they allot us and the resources we have, I think
>we should optimize for size. It's likely that we can re-use the dome
>for
>future events like toorcamp.
>
>p
>
>Torrie Fischer:
>> In the application, I said we can make a dome anywhere between 12'
>and 24' diameter. Kinda waiting on a curator to read the application to
>see how much space we can get.
>> 
>> Yes, it'd be a simple metal one made from EMT. We'll want to fix up
>the bandsaw or get a horizontal one which is pretty cheap. Beyond that,
>we've got a sledge to fab the ends of rods and a drill press for holes.
>> 
>> Then some tarps and vinyl glue to build a skin, and we'll have a
>structure to fill with tea!
>> 
>> On September 18, 2015 11:11:14 AM PDT, Patrick O'Doherty
><p at trickod.com> wrote:
>>> I'll throw some monies and hopefully some labour hours to this.
>>>
>>> What dimensions of dome are you thinking we'll be able to get for
>$800?
>>> Do we have the requisite tools at the space to cut / work the metal
>>> (I'm
>>> presuming it's metal), and if not what do we need to borrow?
>>>
>>> maybe let's slap together a wiki page with whatever details we have
>and
>>> work from there :) https://noisebridge.net/wiki/Figment_2015
>>>
>>> p
>>>
>>> Torrie Fischer:
>>>> I submitted an application for Noisebridge to build and host a
>>> geodesic
>>>> dome tea house.
>>>>
>>>> Asked around the space last night and got positive "yeah, I'll
>help!"
>>>> responses from joyti, mari, and even jeffrey! Slack also got some
>>> good
>>>> input on this.
>>>>
>>>> Anyone want to contribute funds to make this happen? A rough back
>of
>>> the
>>>> tequila stained napkin calculation suggests around $800 to put
>>> together a
>>>> big enough dome, then more investment in sitting pillows, tea
>>> kettles, etc
>>>> beyond the $800.
>>>>
>>>>> Hey Noisebridge, we could make some art.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>>>> Date: 14 September 2015 at 13:53
>>>>> Subject: [SFIOP doers] Call for ART! Call for VOLUNTEERS! Call for
>>> ALL THE
>>>>> THINGS! Oakland FIGMENT
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> So many exciting things to announce from the FIGMENT Oakland crew
>>> this
>>>>> month! Hold on to your hats because there's a lot to share!
>>>>>
>>>>> 1. Call for Art!
>>>>> 2. Call for Volunteers!
>>>>> 3. Announcement: Oakland Parks and Recreation Partnership PLUS
>>> Year-Round
>>>>> Artist Program!
>>>>> 4. Donate!
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> *Call for Art![image: The Blahs! Photo by Calista Chandler]*
>>>>> In case you hadn't heart the news....THE ARTIST PORTAL IS OPEN!
>THE
>>> ARTIST
>>>>> PORTAL IS OPEN! THE ARTIST PORTAL IS OPEN!
>>>>>
>>>>> This means it's officially time to submit your art for FIGMENT
>>> Oakland
>>>>> 2015
>>>>> (like, right now!)
>>>>>
>>>>> We are looking for:
>>>>>
>>>>>    - installations
>>>>>    - performances
>>>>>    - games
>>>>>    - activities
>>>>>    - workshops
>>>>>    - multimedia
>>>>>    - electronic art
>>>>>    - music
>>>>>    - social experiments
>>>>>    - visual art
>>>>>    - any crazy thing you have put together and want to share with
>>> the
>>>>>    community
>>>>>
>>>>> Pieces that align with the following FIGMENT values are given
>extra
>>>>> consideration, including:
>>>>>
>>>>>    - creativity
>>>>>    - interactivity
>>>>>    - structural integrity
>>>>>    - context and impact
>>>>>    - sustainability
>>>>>    - feasibility
>>>>>    - budget
>>>>>    - community involvement
>>>>>
>>>>> SUBMIT YOUR ART HERE!!!
>>>>>
>>>
><http://oakland.figmentproject.org/submit_a_project?e=db827b3182afb1386d8ae989e33d313704b689fb&utm_source=figmentoakland&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=august_2015&n=1&test_email=1>
>>>>> Call for Volunteers!
>>>>>
>>>>> [image: FIGMENT 2014 Volunteers! Photo by Calista Chandler]
>>>>> You know what's best about FIGMENT (besides the amazing,
>>>>> free-to-the-public
>>>>> art)?  The fact that is run and operated by a team of rock star
>>>>> volunteers!  We do this because we love it, and we have a lot of
>fun
>>> doing
>>>>> it!
>>>>>
>>>>> If you're a fun person and you want help make art happen in your
>>>>> community,
>>>>> PLEASE JOIN US!  Whatever your helpful talent is, we'd love to
>have
>>> you on
>>>>> board!
>>>>>
>>>>> JOIN THE TEAM HERE
>>>>>
>>>
><http://oakland.figmentproject.org/volunteer?e=db827b3182afb1386d8ae989e33d313704b689fb&utm_source=figmentoakland&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=august_2015&n=2&test_email=1>
>>>>> !
>>>>> FIGMENT Oakland to Partner with Oakland Parks & Recreation
>>> Department!
>>>>>
>>>>> [image: FIGMENT Oakland 2014, Photo by Calista Chandler]
>>>>> We are excited to announce a year-round partnership with Oakland
>>> Park and
>>>>> Recreation!  OPR has been with us since the beginning, and is
>>> co-hosting
>>>>> our October event. We are thrilled to be supporting our community
>by
>>>>> working with them!
>>>>>
>>>>> We are now spearheading a monthly children's art program starting
>>> next
>>>>> year. We are looking for FIGMENT artists and classroom volunteers
>to
>>> teach
>>>>> arts and crafts classes to future creators!
>>>>>
>>>>> If you would like more information on how you can bring the joy of
>>>>> creativity to the youth of Oakland please contact Rick Abruzzo
>>>>>
>>>
><rickabruzzo at figmentproject.org?subject=I+want+to+know+more+about+the+FIGMENT+Children%27s+Art+Program>
>>>>> .
>>>>> Please Donate!
>>>>>
>>>>> [image: The Shanty Boat by Wes Modes, Photo by Calista Chandler]
>>>>> Oakland FIGMENT brings together artists, performers, musicians,
>>>>> storytellers and crafters from around the Bay Area, one thing it
>>> doesn’t
>>>>> bring is commerce and corporate sponsors.
>>>>>
>>>>> Our principles
>>>>>
>>>
><http://figmentoakland.nationbuilder.com/r?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.figmentproject.org%2Fwhat_are_the_11_principles_of_figment&e=db827b3182afb1386d8ae989e33d313704b689fb&utm_source=figmentoakland&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=august_2015&n=3&test_email=1>
>>>>> include
>>>>> non-commodification, which means we rely on support of the
>community
>>> at
>>>>> large and without it we can’t bring this amazing experience to
>>> Mosswood
>>>>> Park on October 24th.
>>>>>
>>>>> Become a supporter
>>>>>
>>>
><https://oaklandfigmentproject-figmentoakland.nationbuilder.com/donate?e=db827b3182afb1386d8ae989e33d313704b689fb&utm_source=figmentoakland&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=august_2015&n=4&test_email=1>
>>>>> of
>>>>> Oakland FIGMENT with a one-time donation, a small monthly
>recurring
>>>>> donation or donate a silent auction and raffle prize at our
>upcoming
>>>>> Oakland FIGMENT fundraising kickoff! A monetary contribution of
>any
>>> size
>>>>> is
>>>>> welcome and your tax-deductible sponsorship goes directly to
>helping
>>> make
>>>>> Oakland FIGMENT the best commerce-free, family-friendly,
>interactive
>>> art
>>>>> festival in the Bay Area!
>>>>> DONATE!
>>>>>
>>>
><https://oaklandfigmentproject-figmentoakland.nationbuilder.com/donate?e=db827b3182afb1386d8ae989e33d313704b689fb&utm_source=figmentoakland&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=august_2015&n=5&test_email=1>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Rubin
>>>>> rubin at starset.net
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>>>>
>>>>
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