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Hello wonderful backers,
As you know, we have a deadline from Figment to finish the Cast & Place rewards by the end of August. This means that we need your... Read more
Don't miss out on your rewards!
Cast & Place rewards will be sent out by the end of August! If you haven't filled out a survey, that means we don't have your address and... Read more
Cast & Place Rewards
The Pavilion Postcard is here!
The other rewards are in the works as well, but before we send them out, we need information from you. If you purchased a postcard,... Read more
Cast & Place in Gallery 151
Exciting news, backers! We were invited by Wallplay to be part of an exhibition called Osmundaat Gallery 151 in Chelsea. The exhibition will be open through May 6th and... Read more
The Next Phase for Cast & Place
Hello wonderful backers and supporters of Cast & Place. We're busy gearing up for the final phase of Cast & Place: transforming the panels into benches, stools, and artwork, so... Read more
Last days for Cast & Place - We close October 31st
The Cast & Place pavilion will say farewell on October 31st, the last day Governors Island is open to the public for 2017. Members of our team will be out... Read more
Operation Zen Garden
Hello backers, it has been 9 weeks since Cast & Place went live on Governors Island. Watching the pavilion interact with the changing weather and the island visitors has been... Read more
WE ARE LIVE
16 days and counting
There are 16 days left until the opening weekend of the pavilion! We can’t believe it either. Time flies when you’re casting aluminum in cracked clay.
Last you heard... Read more
Mold Prep Day with Our Volunteers
On Sunday, April 23rd the Cast & Place team delivered a big day of work in preparation for our first full panel castings. It couldn’t have happened without Sergio, Josette... Read more
Roller Coaster Ride
It’s been almost a month since we all came together just in the nick of time to raise the money we needed to make Cast & Place. Fundraising was more... Read more
So close we can taste it.
It was a nail biter, but late last night we surged over the $30,000 mark. And we’re not stopping! We still have 13 hours to get as much support as... Read more
Prototype pours at "Artists in Action"
URGENT: As I am about to publish this update, we are at $29,346! That's only $654 to go. If everyone adds $5 to their pledge we make it. If you find... Read more
Come see a prototype casting!
Clear your calendars! We’re doing a prototype pour this Saturday (the 25th) for Artists in Action at the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ and we want you to come... Read more
Can't get enough of the C&P rewards?
Backers, you guys are fantastic. We’re so glad you believe in this project as much as we do.
We want to make sure you guys know that you can... Read more
Crack formation timelapse
We never thought we'd be so happy to see mud dry. But this new timelapse video of crack formation in our glacial clay is pretty cool. The timelapse was taken... Read more
Cracked clay is usually bad! Perhaps your river bed has gone dry or you have to start over on your piece of pottery. For our Cast & Place pavilion we... Read more
We cast a 20” x 40” prototype panel!
Before producing the 20” x 10’ panels that will make up our pavilion, we are testing our clay drying and aluminum casting process on a series of 20” x 40”... Read more
We got Glacial Clay from Queens!
When we started the "City of Dreams" pavilion project, we had the ambition to get clay-rich dredge and fill to make the cracked pattern molds for our aluminum panels. We... Read more