BRAF 2011 Grantees

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2011 Grantee - The Wind Playground - Photo courtesy of the artists Outdoor Furniture, Outdoor Decor, Hammock, Playground, Artists, Garden Furniture Outlet, Outdoor Playground, Lawn Furniture, Garden Furniture

2011 Grantee - The Wind Playground - Photo courtesy of the artists | Lead artist Maia Anthea Marinelli

2011 Grantee project Wind Playground at Australia's Sculpture by the Sea exhibit. Photo courtesy of the artist. Sea Sculpture, Black Rock, Rock Art, Playground, Exhibit, Outdoor Decor, Projects, Artists, Blue Prints

2011 Grantee - The Wind Playground - Photo courtesy of the artists | Lead Artist Maia Anthea Marinelli

Before I Die Wall. A woman who recently lost someone spray paints an old abandoned house in her New Orleans neighborhood. A community wide art project, and Before I Die walls going up in 5 different countries. Interactive Walls, New Orleans Homes, Before I Die, Abandoned Houses, Community Art, Installation Art, Art Installations, Public Art, Urban Art

2011 Grantee Before I Die... - Photos courtesy of artist

Before I Die… By Candy Chang Reno, Nevada May 20, 2012 - Present Mural Candy Chang's Before I Die... murals are approximately 40 feet wide by eight feet tall. Walls are painted with black chalkboard paint. Stenciled on the walls is the phrase “Before I Die I want to __________,” dozens of times. Using the chalk provided, people may write in their response to the prompt. The resulting completed phrases vary greatly, reflecting the diversity of the participating individuals. The phrases are…

Would love to see this: Before-I-Die-wall-NOLA-by-Candy-Chang-responses All The Bright Places, Urban Intervention, Wall Candy, Chalk Wall, Interactive Art, Losing Someone, Hopes And Dreams, Before I Die, Public Art

2011 Grantee Before I Die... - Photos courtesy of artist

Before I Die… By Candy Chang Reno, Nevada May 20, 2012 - Present Mural Candy Chang's Before I Die... murals are approximately 40 feet wide by eight feet tall. Walls are painted with black chalkboard paint. Stenciled on the walls is the phrase “Before I Die I want to __________,” dozens of times. Using the chalk provided, people may write in their response to the prompt. The resulting completed phrases vary greatly, reflecting the diversity of the participating individuals. The phrases are…

The Before I Die chalkboard project' Trend Local Urban Culture Goes Global Graffiti, Of Montreal, Before I Die, Expressions, Abandoned Houses, Community Art, Community Building, Public Art, Public Spaces

2011 Grantee Before I Die... - Photos courtesy of artist

Before I Die… By Candy Chang Reno, Nevada May 20, 2012 - Present Mural Candy Chang's Before I Die... murals are approximately 40 feet wide by eight feet tall. Walls are painted with black chalkboard paint. Stenciled on the walls is the phrase “Before I Die I want to __________,” dozens of times. Using the chalk provided, people may write in their response to the prompt. The resulting completed phrases vary greatly, reflecting the diversity of the participating individuals. The phrases are…

2011 Grantee - Creatomatic - Photo courtesy of the artists Desk Lamp, Table Lamp, New York Summer, Machine Design, Everyday Objects, Things That Bounce, Artists, Inspiration, Table Lamps

2011 Grantee - Creatomatic - Photo courtesy of the artists

The Creatotmatic – 2011 Grant Recipient Nova Jiang, Eyebeam Brooklyn, New York Summer 2011 Software, workshop and mixed media The Creatomatic project is a series of public workshops revolving around a machine designed to help people come up with inventions. The Creatomatic machine resembles a slot machine, but instead of matching symbols, it randomly matches diagrams of two everyday objects from a selection of thousands. A participant is prompted to quickly invent a new object based on the…

2011 Grantee Ghana Thinktank - Photo courtesy of the artists First World Problems, Ghana, Artists

2011 Grantee Ghana Thinktank - Photo courtesy of the artists

The Ghana Thinktank - 2011 Grant Recipient by John Ewing, Carmen Montoya and Christopher Robbins Roxbury, MA, and international locations. 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, Ethiopia, Iran, and a group of incarcerated…

2011 Grantee Ghana Thinktank - Photo courtesy of the artists First World Problems, Ghana, Artists

2011 Grantee Ghana Thinktank - Photo courtesy of the artists

The Ghana Thinktank - 2011 Grant Recipient by John Ewing, Carmen Montoya and Christopher Robbins Roxbury, MA, and international locations. 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, Ethiopia, Iran, and a group of incarcerated…

2011 Grantee - Lafcadio's Revenge - Photo courtesy of the artists Local Legends, Buried Treasure, Salvaged Wood, Black Forest, Garden Projects, Revenge, Artists, Treasure Chest

2011 Grantee - Lafcadio's Revenge - Photo courtesy of the artists

Lafcadio's Revenge – 2011 Grant Recipient - $5000 Nina Nichols, The Black Forest Fancies New Orleans, Louisiana October 2011 Found and reclaimed materials Lafcadio's Revenge manifests as a sculpture of an above ground submarine, constructed from reclaimed materials and found objects, all excavated from New Orleans's 'underworld'. New Orleans' water table has the remarkable capability of extracting buried objects, bringing them close to the ground’s surface. Excavations reveal anything from…

2011 Grantee - Lafcadio's Revenge - Photo courtesy of the artists Local Legends, Buried Treasure, Secret Life, Black Forest, Underworld, Garden Projects, Revenge, 18th Century, Museum

2011 Grantee - Lafcadio's Revenge - Photo courtesy of the artists

Lafcadio's Revenge – 2011 Grant Recipient - $5000 Nina Nichols, The Black Forest Fancies New Orleans, Louisiana October 2011 Found and reclaimed materials Lafcadio's Revenge manifests as a sculpture of an above ground submarine, constructed from reclaimed materials and found objects, all excavated from New Orleans's 'underworld'. New Orleans' water table has the remarkable capability of extracting buried objects, bringing them close to the ground’s surface. Excavations reveal anything from…

2011 BRAF Grantee - Mobule - Photo by Extramatic Large Eyes, Love Messages, Tours, France, Paris, Night, City, Travel, Voyage

2011 BRAF Grantee - Mobule - Photo by Extramatic

Mobule Tour – 2011 Grant Recipient Ludale Paris, France, and international locations. Summer 2011 Multi-media The Mobule is a traveling video sculpture that passes on recorded 'messages of love' from one city's citizens to those of the next. This eight-foot balloon appears at night in public streets. Illuminated from within, it displays a video projection of a large eye. The eye searches and focuses on passers by, selects individuals and pursues them. Once in proximity of the individual, a…