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

jarrod hicks hicksu at gmail.com
Fri Sep 18 18:58:42 UTC 2015


The Maker Fair booth is roughly 10' x 10' each year.

On Fri, Sep 18, 2015 at 11:55 AM, Torrie Fischer
<tdfischer at hackerbots.net> wrote:
> 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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