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Emmett Louis Till, 1941–1955

His murder catalyzed the civil rights movement. Help make the film that will tell his story.
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Reviving a Long-Lost Redesign

Help preserve an iconic archive of modernist design with a reissue of the NASA Graphics Standards Manual.
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Staff-picked projects

The A to Z of Conflict - A Raking Leaves' Artists' Book

by Raking Leaves

9 artists respond to 3 alphabets to create the A-Z of Conflict, a tri-lingual artists book project

Strange Wit, an original graphic novel about Jane Bowles

by Katy Rex

The true biography of the historical figure, writer, alcoholic, lesbian, and world traveler: Jane Sydney Auer Bowles.

ZeGoBeast - A DIY Mechanical Walking Creature

by ZeGoBeast LLC

ZeGoBeasts are biologically-inspired mechanical walking beings that teach you about basic kinematics and are awesome to build.

9/11 Tribute Table of Silence Project 2015

by Buglisi Dance Theatre | Jacqulyn Buglisi

A public performance ritual for peace from NYC artist community to the world, streamed live from Josie Robertson Plaza, Lincoln Center

NOMTN / Banner Lamp

by Eric Johnson

The Banner Lamp is the most elegant & simplistic object NOMTN has designed. Your donations would help to bring the banner lamp to life.


by Istvan and Michael

SA.AL&CO is a brand new men’s skincare company from Vienna, Austria producing premium natural skincare products for the conscious man.

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THE KIDS - a documentary about the kids who inspired KIDS

by The Kids Film

THE KIDS is the unprecedented, all-access documentary about the inside story of the kids who inspired the 1995 cult classic film KIDS.

Steep Tea Co : Steep Jeep Mobile Tea Bar

by Steep Tea Co

Bringing better cups of tea to the Bay Area: loose leaf, custom-brewed and served from a 1967 Jeep Postal Truck.



A single-player 3D space shooter with rogue-like elements and non-linear storytelling from the creators of the "Galaxy on Fire" series.

Crea Magazine

by Julie Mullen

For the dreamers, the realists, and the curious | | @theCreaMag

Cellista: A First Solo Album devoted to the SF Bay Area

by Freya Seeburger

I am recording my first solo album of cello music. Love songs for the SF Bay and especially the artists of downtown San Jose.

The Art of Abandonment - Photo Book by Walter Arnold

by Walter Arnold

The Art of Abandonment is an award winning photographic series that explores the beauty and history of our modern ruins.

Soundimals: How to Sneeze in Japanese

by James Chapman

An illustrated guide to international onomatopoeia, compiling the sounds of eating, sneezing, clapping and many more into a fun book

HAIKU your bike assistant


Next generation of bike computer for smart urban cyclists: get on your handlebar just the info you need from your smartphone.


by Rorschach Theatre

Rorschach Theatre will create and produce a brand new play inspired by the sharp, dark, weird and hilarious web comic A SOFTER WORLD.

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