Illuminating Public Art

Help make an iconic piece of Chicago’s transportation infrastructure into interactive art.
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Invent Anywhere

The first MakeyMakey made it to MoMA — now you can take it on the go.
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Staff-picked projects

Carli - Ceramics - China

by Carli Giese

I’m a mouth mug making, sculpture loving ceramicist who needs your help getting to Jingdezhen, AKA The "Porcelain Capital of the World"

Rude Dude Nexus and The Moth Comic Strip Newspaper

by Steve Rude

We’re excited to bring something rare & unique to the comic book industry. A weekly newspaper strip and a monthly mailed subscription!


by Betsy Harrison

A project to restore an historic building and printing press and give it new life.


by BOINK! Dance & Film

BOINK! is a modern dance company that explores the infinite possibilities in the world of film and live performance.

The Sublime Climbing Brush- The Best Brush for Climbing

by Tom Randall and Ransom Allison

We reinvented the climbing brush to help you climb your best; no breaking, lightweight, lasts longer, secret storage, 100% recyclable.

DMae Clothing allowing you the chance to Wear More Art!

by Naimah Holmes

DMae Clothing believes in apparel as an art form. We are hand painted, uniquely designed clothing and accessories for all mankind.


by Martin Monk

Coming-of-age drama about a girl torn between sensitivity and aggression/Porträt einer jungen Frau zwischen Sensibilität und Aggression

UNFORGETTABLE: Bold Flavors from a Renegade Life

by Emily Kaiser Thelin

Stretch goal! Help us raise $80,000 to double the print run on this book about culinary legend and Alzheimer's advocate Paula Wolfert

MONSTROUS - The Game of Mythic Mayhem

by Good Games USA

You are wrathful Greek gods. The faithless mortals are down there. And you have monsters. Get MONSTROUS! 2 - 5 gods. 30 mins. Ages 10+

Renegade Inc.

by Renegade Inc.

An international media platform for those who think differently.

Geto Boys' new album "Habeas Corpus"

by Geto Boys

Architects of horrorcore and reporters of a world gone mad, the Geto Boys are making a new album. Be a part of history, pre-order here!

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This is Nowhere

by Jeremy Koreski

A hardcover book of surf, outdoor and nature photos from the British Columbia coast.

Three's A Crowd: Book Slam Volume III

by Book Slam

Support Book Slam's latest publication. Support free thinking and diverse storytelling.

Save the Airplane that Led the D-Day Invasion

by Commemorative Air Force

***SUPER STRETCH GOAL $310,000*** Help us complete the restoration of "That's All, Brother," the aircraft that led the D-Day invasion.

Strange Weather

by Alexa Andreas

The music of Tom Waits, a wild, whiskey-soaked underworld, a spectral band, and the living memories of a troubled man.

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