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    QNSMADE by Amy Wu

    A design project dedicated to defining the borough of Queens through its people with interviews, photographs, and a resource directory.

    • 32% funded
    • $2,765 pledged
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    This is awesome. Using art/design to tell the story of an NYC borough through the eyes of its residents.

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    Exploring Visual Documentation for Social Uprising Spaces by Juan Camilo Ortiz

    An art solo exhibition—set to travel this fall to Istanbul, Turkey—that explores the spaces of 21st century social uprisings

    • 6% funded
    • $1,062 pledged
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    This couldn't be more up our alley: help this artist mount an exhibition that focuses on the physical spaces of protest and social uprising.

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    BIG BAD ART (READY FOR POST-PRODUCTION!!!) by Ben Cannon

    This no-holds-barred look at the making of Brooklyn hip may just be the funniest documentary to ever come busting out of the art world.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $15,487 pledged
    • Funded

    Best backer gifts ever! I'm throwing a party in Mandie's which I've done before (at SEVENmiami) and it was amazing. This project rocks. - Creative Time Social Media Guy (TMF)

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    African Diasporan Arts: From Brooklyn to the World Stage! by MoCADA

    Help take the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts to an international audience with a new online presence.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $50,135 pledged
    • Funded

    MoCADA isn't just a wonderful neighborhood museum, it's reaching out as far as it can. Give them a hand if you can!

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    Question Bridge Interactive by Hank Willis Thomas

    A responsive design platform that reveals the true complexity, diversity, and humanity within an identity group.

    Successful!
    • 114% funded
    • $77,676 pledged
    • Funded

    This is an incredible and captivating project. Maybe you saw an iteration of it Brooklyn Museum where it sucked in all kinds of visitors to watch the video clips for hours. Support if you can!

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    KNOW HOW: Finishing a film by and about foster care youth by The Possibility Project

    A film about finding redemption in a broken system. Written and acted by NYC foster care youth. Based on their lives. 1 day left!

    Successful!
    • 141% funded
    • $35,418 pledged
    • Funded

    When you want the real story of what it's like to be in foster care, who better to ask than the young people who know. Please support this film if you can!

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    Reading Frenzy Relaunch! by Chloe Eudaly

    Help us RELAUNCH & EXPAND a Portland institution and a rare outlet for indie media, small press, zines, and D.I.Y. culture!

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $51,816 pledged
    • Funded

    Reading Frenzy is part of what makes Portland a great reading city. Help keep this indie bookstore with a penchant for zines and books you won't find elsewhere alive!

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    Invasion: War Diaries From Iraq by Peter Maass

    A multimedia exhibit featuring a Marine's war diary, using text, photos and video to explore the invasion of Iraq and its aftermath.

    Successful!
    • 111% funded
    • $16,740 pledged
    • Funded

    We look forward to the Bronx Documentary Center exhibit of this intimate look at what life was like for a Marine in Iraq. Help out if you can to make the exhibit great!

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    Konbit Shelter: Sustainable building in rural Haiti by Konbit Shelter

    A creative, sustainable building project sharing knowledge and resources through the creation of homes and community spaces in Haiti.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $31,511 pledged
    • Funded

    Please help our friend Swoon build these beautiful sustainable shelters for Haitian people who need a roof over their heads.

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    An oven at the heart of Anfield by Homebaked Community Bakery

    We are re-opening our local bakery as a community run business and training facility. Homebaked needs an oven to start baking on site.

    Successful!
    • 144% funded
    • £18,725 pledged
    • Funded

    Artist Jeanne van Heeswijk, 2011 winner of Creative Time's Leonore Annenberg Prize for Art and Social Change, is working with local community members to re-open this historic bakery and make it a place of learning and public discourse. Watch the video and donate a pound or two!

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    She's Beautiful When She's Angry by Mary Dore & Nancy Kennedy

    The first documentary feature to tell the story of the birth of the Women’s Liberation Movement in the 1960’s.

    Successful!
    • 108% funded
    • $81,549 pledged
    • Funded

    98% funded, but only a couple days to go. This is a documentary we want to see!

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    The Black Panthers and the Zapatistas: An Encounter by caleb duarte

    Emory Douglas, Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party, meets Zapatista Mayan Artist in Zapatista territory to create some ART.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $7,162 pledged
    • Funded

    The winners of this year's Open Call for a presentation at the Creative Time Summit need your help with $1 (or more). Look what a $1 donation gets you though! I'm doing it. - TF

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    HAT by Kendell Harbin

    HAT will be a documentary book for a series of art projects that explore how people act together through collaborative experimentation.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $5,674 pledged
    • Funded

    We want to see this student art project result in a great book! Help Kendell out with a $ or $$ or $$$.

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    Throw Vision's Debut Album by Throw Vision

    Throw Vision needs help finishing their album!

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $3,720 pledged
    • Funded

    Our friends Throw Vision will be the official 2012 Creative Time Summit band. We hope you'll consider supporting their forthcoming album.

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    The Illuminator 2.0 by Illustrious Luminarians of NYC

    Whoohoo! We made our baseline goal. Thank you! Let's keep going, let's beat our goal. More $ means brighter projectors!

    Successful!
    • 111% funded
    • $24,546 pledged
    • Funded

    The Illuminator is a tactical media machine (aka a van with a really powerful projector, sound system, and library) that has been roaming the streets of NYC and beyond, bringing the spirit and message of the movement of the 99% to street corners and public squares everywhere.

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    Habit by David Levine

    "The Real World" meets "No Exit." Habit is a cross between installation, performance, and theater, and it's never the same thing twice.

    Successful!
    • 113% funded
    • $8,527 pledged
    • Funded

    An exciting project proposal for the same Essex Street Market space we used for Living as Form (2011) and Mike Nelson's Psychic Vacuum (2007).

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    Morning In America Ice Sculpture at the RNC/DNC Conventions by LigoranoReese

    We're melting down ice sculptures of the words "Middle Class" at the Republican and Democratic Conventions in Tampa and Charlotte.

    Successful!
    • 173% funded
    • $7,810 pledged
    • Funded

    A project which will melt your expectations about the limitations of ice sculpture.

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    Art on Track: The World's Largest Mobile Art Gallery by tristan

    Art on Track transforms a 6-car CTA train into the worlds largest mobile art gallery.

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $10,607 pledged
    • Funded

    Art on Track, the world's largest mobile art gallery, takes over a six-car train on the "L" in Chicago. Help keep the commute interesting.

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    Expanding Eyebeam's Public Presence in Chelsea by Eyebeam Art + Technology Center

    Eyebeam = open source & open content; to make what we do open to all, we are creating a new public space for books, exhibits & coffee.

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $26,561 pledged
    • Funded

    I think we can all agree that the edition of a place to get a cup of coffee in Chelsea is much needed. Help our friends at Eyebeam create a public space for caffeinating, thinking, and energized discussion.

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    Other Travel Project by Other Travel Project

    Other Travel is a collaborative art project that aims to be presented in the form of a publication in conjunction with an exhibition.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $10,201 pledged
    • Funded

    We're going to Mars, but Brooklyn artists Haydan Dunham and Meriem Bennani are going to a whole different universe. The Other Travel Project will invite a group of artists and writers to participate in a collaborative art project exploring "The Other World."

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    Studios for the Shandaken Project by The Shandaken Project

    Help this community-supported residency program build studios and improve its community kitchen garden!

    Successful!
    • 108% funded
    • $17,386 pledged
    • Funded

    Project director Nicholas Weist is also a beloved Creative Time alum. We're thrilled that he's gone on to create this amazing opportunity for artists to live and work in a gorgeous peaceful environment.

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    The Muslims Are Coming! by Negin

    THE MUSLIMS ARE COMING! follows a band of Muslim-American comedians on a standup tour across the US. You will laugh at these Muzzies!

    Successful!
    • 118% funded
    • $47,356 pledged
    • Funded

    This movie is going to be hilarious with or without you. But, you'll feel better about yourself if you support Jon Stewart, Janeane Garofalo, Lewis Black, David Cross and oodles of other comics in a flick by Negin Farsad and some other guy.

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    Kulturpark by Kulturpark

    Kulturpark is a collaborative investigation and public opening in an abandoned amusement park in East Berlin

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $26,366 pledged
    • Funded

    This exciting project was recommended to us by Creative Time alum Aliya, who says, "...this project below is going to be amazing and is run by the directors of Go Elsewhere (www.goelsewhere.org), a rad alternative art museum in Greensboro, North Carolina...."

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    Joe's Junk Yard by Lisa Kereszi

    A personal narrative photo book, spanning 3 generations, exploring 1 family's failure of the American Dream. Funds needed to complete.

    Successful!
    • 145% funded
    • $7,288 pledged
    • Funded

    Help support our friend Lisa Kereszi's new project. Lisa's 2004 photos of Governors Island gave many people an intimate first look at the state of the space.

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    T.A.G. (Teen Art Gallery) by Audrey Banks

    T.A.G. (Teen Art Gallery) is an organization run for teens by teens that features young artists, ages 12-19, in New York City galleries

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $10,230 pledged
    • Funded

    Help T.A.G. fund their upcoming shows in Chelsea and Soho. In their words: "We are paying for every artist's framing. We are paying for every artists transportation. We are paying for everything!" — they need your help!

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    Elastic City: 2012 Season of Artist-Led Walks by Todd Shalom

    Elastic City commissions artists to lead conceptual and poetic walks throughout and outside of NYC. Please support our 2012 season.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $25,143 pledged
    • Funded

    Become an active participant in some of the most engaging explorations of the urban environment that we know of.

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    NO↔SPACE by NotAnAlternative

    This Fall, Not An Alternative will open a new venue for art, activism, technology, and theory called No-Space in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

    Successful!
    • 131% funded
    • $13,177 pledged
    • Funded

    No-Space — a gallery and collaborative workspace run by Creative Time Summit presenters Not an Alternative — is host to free lectures, screenings, panel discussions, workshops and artist presentations.

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    Occupy! The n+1 OWS-Inspired Gazette by n+1 Foundation

    n+1 and several talented associates have put together a quick history, analysis, and documentation of OWS. Now just need to print it.

    Successful!
    • 321% funded
    • $6,432 pledged
    • Funded

    Help n+1 create an issue inspired by OWS, for OWS.

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    Occupy Wall Street Media by The 99%

    A media collective affiliated with Occupy Wall Street producing free printed material about the movement for the general public.

    Successful!
    • 630% funded
    • $75,690 pledged
    • Funded

    The title speaks for itself. This newspaper will be printed in 50,000 copies and will spread all over New York City the news of what's happening right now in the heart of the world's financial capital.

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    Beautiful Trouble by Beautiful Trouble

    Beautiful Trouble will be a book & web toolbox that puts the best practices of creative action in your hands.

    Successful!
    • 114% funded
    • $13,700 pledged
    • Funded

    Think of it as a necessary school supply for creative mischief.

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    The Yes Men Present: The Yes Lab for Creative Activism by The Yes Lab

    The Yes Men are launching The Yes Lab so activist groups and individuals can carry out creative, media-getting actions of their own!

    Successful!
    • 142% funded
    • $14,234 pledged
    • Funded

    When we awarded the first ever Leonore Annenberg Prize for Art and Social Change to The Yes Men at the Creative Time Summit in 2009, we were convinced that they would, indeed, fix the world. Now you can help.

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    Truck Yeah: A Mobile Meet Up by Hannah, Liz, and Genevieve

    Gourmet food, art, music, and design trucks convene at The Crown Victoria Bar to celebrate the mobility and changing landscape of NYC.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $8,238 pledged
    • Funded

    A free cultural festival featuring art, music, food in the Lower East Side of NYC. And, come on, it's called TRUCK YEAH.

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    Dirty Looks, a queer screening series by Bradford

    A Monthly Platform for Queer Experimental Film and Video

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $5,117 pledged
    • Funded

    Dirty Looks is a roaming, monthly series designed to trace contemporary queer aesthetics through historical works by presenting quintessential GLBT film and video alongside up-and-coming artists and filmmakers.

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    Swoon's Musical Architecture for New Orleans by New Orleans Airlift

    Swoon and a growing group of musicians and kinetic sound artists are turning a house into an instrument in the city of New Orleans.

    Successful!
    • 199% funded
    • $23,977 pledged
    • Funded

    Creative Time Global resident Swoon is designing a house/musical instrument in the Bywater neighborhood of New Orleans to revamp the sense of community through architecture and music.

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    +Pool: A Floating Pool in the River For Everyone by Family and PlayLab

    An initiative to build a floating pool that filters river water off the shores of New York City.

    Successful!
    • 166% funded
    • $41,647 pledged
    • Funded

    Working with local cultural, developmental and environmental groups, the +Pool initiative plans to investigate the possibility of building a floating, filtered, natural swimming pool in right here in the city.

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    155 Freeman: Triple Canopy, Light Industry, Public School by Triple Canopy

    This fall, Triple Canopy, Light Industry, and The Public School will launch 155 Freeman, a new arts-and-culture center in Brooklyn.

    Successful!
    • 177% funded
    • $35,465 pledged
    • Funded

    Three of our favorite NYC-based orgs—Triple Canopy, Light Industry, and The Public School—launch a new arts-and-culture center in Greenpoint as a hub for performances, classes, artist talks, panels, workshops, and screenings.

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    Ray Smith Studio Presents! Mural Workshop w/ Sofia Maldonado by Cre8tive YouTH*ink and Ray Smith Studio

    Ray Smith Studio Presents! The Art School Without Walls Vol. 1.

    Successful!
    • 120% funded
    • $3,003 pledged
    • Funded

    The Art School Without Walls seeks to revive the spirt of apprenticeship in the arts by engaging inner-city kids in the making of significant and enduring works of art. This inaugural project, a mural workshop with Sofia Maldonado, will produce an original large scale mural.

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    Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry by Alison Klayman

    AI WEIWEI: NEVER SORRY is the first feature-length documentary about China's (in)famous artist and activist, Ai Weiwei.

    Successful!
    • 260% funded
    • $52,175 pledged
    • Funded

    Begun two years before Ai Weiwei's detention by Chinese officials, the film will chronicle the life, work, and ever-increasing significance of China's most outspoken artist.

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    endarchive by endarchive

    An open archive built from the street.

    Successful!
    • 117% funded
    • $939 pledged
    • Funded

    Graduates of the NYU Interactive Telecommunications Program will create an open archive of urban experience. Using unique QR code tags collaborators can make their personal experiences of the city accessible in physical space.

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    1:1 Scale F-117 Stealth Fighter Covered in Astroturf by Zaq Landsberg

    A 1:1 scale F-117, framed in wood and covered in astroturf. It will be on a grassy field on Governor's Island, NYC all summer.

    Successful!
    • 118% funded
    • $2,480 pledged
    • Funded

    Astroturf + Governor's Island. What's not to like?

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    The Open Utopia: A New Kind of Old Book by stephen duncombe

    The Open Utopia is an open-source, open-access, multi-platform, web-based edition of Thomas More’s Utopia.

    Successful!
    • 124% funded
    • $4,350 pledged
    • Funded

    Stephen Duncombe’s Open Utopia Project will leverage new media technologies to create an edition of Thomas Moore’s Utopia that is open to use, open to copying, and open to modification.

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    FEAST - Keep Food on the Table by Hit Factorie

    FEAST is Funding Emerging Art with Sustainable Tactics. Over a locally-sourced organic supper, FEAST democratically curates and funds local artists.

    Successful!
    • 121% funded
    • $3,049 pledged
    • Funded

    Presenters at the second Creative Time Summit, FEAST (Funding Emerging Art with Sustainable Tactics) is a recurring public dinner designed to use community-driven financial support to democratically fund new and emerging art makers.

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    Would You Like Some Coffee with Your Culture? by Fourth Arts Block

    Help re-open the café on E. 4th St. that serves as a vital community gathering space for artists, audiences, and the community.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $4,100 pledged
    • Funded

    Help our friends at the Fourth Arts Block provide a new hub for the arts on East 4th Street...and a new hub for our morning cups of Joe.

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    Make Capitalism Work For Me! by Steve Lambert

    A 9ft tall x 20ft long flashing sign and digital scoreboard asking passers by "CAPITALISM works for me!" true or false?

    Successful!
    • 178% funded
    • $16,986 pledged
    • Funded

    Artist Steve Lambert, the man behind Add-Art, wants to know if capitalism works for you! Steve says, "This is what art does well - it creates a space where new ideas and perspectives can be explored." We agree.