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Help make a monumental public art project happen - and pick up some valuable artwork from a world-renowned artist while you're at it!

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UPDATE: WE MADE IT! LET'S KEEP IT GOING!

A BIG Thank You to you all who have already backed this project - we made our goal and INSTALLATION HAS BEGUN!  

But that doesn't mean that we should stop, let's shoot for the stars and help raise as much as possible to support Janet and her amazing work (ALL proceeds go directly to her project costs)!  And you can still get your hands on some valuable and momentous artwork celebrating this historic event!

Check out some pictures of the beginnings of the install process under our "PROJECT UPDATES'.  

HEY KICKSTARTER! 

I'm Chris from BAF, an arts non-profit that aims to bring awesome public art to the City of Vancouver.  We're beyond excited to be a co-presenter of this project, and part of an initiative to help make a monumental public art experience happen for our fellow urban dwellers, and to bring all you Kickstarters in on the action as well!

(Site of Vancouver Sculpture)
(Site of Vancouver Sculpture)

Together, we have the opportunity to be part of one of the most exciting and monumental public art installations in recent memory - world-renowned artist Janet Echelman's biggest public sculpture yet. At 700 FEET in length, this massive aerial sculpture will be stretched and suspended from the roof of the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel and the Vancouver Convention Centre. The project is being timed in conjunction with the celebrated 30th Anniversary of the TED Conference, this year held in Vancouver B.C., where Janet is speaking.

(Conceptual Rendering looking from plaza towards Vancouver Convention Center)
(Conceptual Rendering looking from plaza towards Vancouver Convention Center)

ABOUT ARTIST JANET ECHELMAN

www.echelman.com

(Denver, Colorado)
(Denver, Colorado)

From San Francisco to New York City, Amsterdam to Sydney, and India to Portugal, Janet Echelman has been captivating thousands with her public art installations that awe and inspire. Echelman's urban sculptures span the volume of high rises, but float with the lightness of clouds. She has been featured in numerous publications (like the New York Times), and her talent has caught the wonder and acclaim of so many people around the World (including likes of Oprah).

SO WHAT'S THE DEAL?

Janet is so passionate about her work, she is personally borrowing funds to support the installation costs of this project.  We're here to help!

We've collaborated with Janet to offer a series of photographic postcard prints, t-shirts, signed limited edition fine art screen prints and beautifully crafted etched wood pieces in exchange for pledges of support to help cover the costs of this installation project.  

Janet rarely offers her work to the public, so don't miss this chance and check out all the great opportunities to become a proud owner and collector of a world-renowned Artist!

PHOTOGRAPHIC POSTCARD PRINTS

Pledgers will receive a digital Photographic Print that will be sent directly to their homes, "Postcard" style!  

The image will be of the actual sculpture project, the examples below are of past Echelman projects, and meant ONLY AS EXAMPLES.

 T-SHIRTS

We are offering Men's and Women's t-shirts, in sizes ranging from SMALL to EXTRA LARGE.

These t-shirts are inspired directly by the Vancouver sculpture; this design is derived from the actual netting studies.

SCREEN PRINTS (all signed by the artist)

 

There are 6 different versions/colorways available, as follows:

Gesture 1, Gradient: A beautiful RED to YELLOW color gradient on White Acid-Free Archival Paper (available in 2 sizes, 16"x20" & 22"x30").  Edition of 150.

(Gesture 1)
(Gesture 1)
(Detail Shot - Red to Yellow Gradient)
(Detail Shot - Red to Yellow Gradient)

Gesture 2, Gradient: A beautiful PURPLE to PINK color gradient on a White Acid-Free Archival Paper (available in 2 sizes, 16"x20" & 22"x30")

(Gesture 2)
(Gesture 2)
(Detail Shot - Purple to Pink Gradient)
(Detail Shot - Purple to Pink Gradient)

Gesture 3, Gradient: A beautiful GREEN to BLUE color gradient on White Acid-Free Archival Paper (available in 2 sizes, 16"x20" & 22"x30")

(Gesture 3)
(Gesture 3)
(Detail Shot - Green to Blue Gradient)
(Detail Shot - Green to Blue Gradient)

Gesture 1, Metallic: A striking METALLIC GOLD on Black Acid-Free Archival Paper - available in 2 sizes, 16"x20" & 22"x30"

(Gesture 1)
(Gesture 1)
(Detail Shot - Gold)
(Detail Shot - Gold)

Gesture 2, Metallic: A striking METALLIC SILVER on Black Acid-Free Archival Paper - available in 2 sizes, 16"x20" & 22"x30"

(Gesture 2)
(Gesture 2)
(Detail Shot - Silver)
(Detail Shot - Silver)

Gesture 3, Metallic: A striking METALLIC COPPER on Black Acid-Free Archival Paper - available in 2 sizes, 16"x20" & 22"x30"

(Gesture 3)
(Gesture 3)
(Detail Shot - Copper)
(Detail Shot - Copper)

**Video music: "Easy Lemon" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Risks and challenges

Expect to receive striking, individually-produced pieces of art from a world-renowned Artist, in conjunction with a historic public art project.

In relation to the artwork being offered, risks and challenges may come in the form of slight variations in color/tone due to mis-translation to the photo and video contained on this page.

In terms of the funding of the project, as mentioned above, the cost of installation will be paid for, it is just a matter of whether Janet pays for it with money borrowed personally, or Kickstarter helps us raise some money to avoid that!

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    [ GOOD KARMA ] You rock, and can feel good about being a part of this historic public sculpture. Thanks for helping us make this project a reality!

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    48 backers

    [ DIGITAL SHOUT-OUT & THANK YOU CARD ]

    Thanks for being a part of this initiative and making this monumental public art piece happen! We're totally feelin' the love, so much so that we want to send you a beautiful (digital) Thank-You Card!

    Also, your name will be posted on our website as a supporter. Of course, if you prefer to have your generosity stay anonymous, that's OK too!

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    78 backers

    [ POSTCARD PRINT THANK-YOU CARD ]

    We are so happy that you've decide to give us 12 of your hard earned dollars, and in doing so are helping to make this monumental public art piece happen!

    We will send you a limited edition 7" x 5" Digital Photographic Print from the Artist, directly to your home "Postcard" style!

    Your name will also be posted on our website as a supporter.

    Of course, if you prefer to have your generosity stay anonymous, that's OK too!

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    35 backers

    [ T-SHIRT ]

    You're part art donor, part style guru...How awesome! In recognition of your generous donation, we'll send you an awesome t-shirt. They come in Black or White (S, M, L, XL)

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    11 backers Limited (139 left of 150)

    [ 16" x 20" SCREEN PRINT ]

    GESTURE 1 (Metallic Gold - Edition of 150)

    OK, now we're talking - this thing has some serious value. In recognition of your generous donation, we're going to send you a signed, limited edition 16" x 20" JANET ECHELMAN screen print. These stunning prints are only being offered for this special price on KICKSTARTER.

    This fine art screen print by Artist Janet Echelman is derived and inspired by the actual public art project planned for Vancouver.

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    10 backers Limited (140 left of 150)

    [ 16" x 20" SCREEN PRINT ]

    GESTURE 3 (Metallic Copper - Edition of 150)

    Signed by JANET ECHELMAN

    OK, now we're talking - this thing has some serious value. In recognition of your generous donation, we're going to send you a signed, limited edition 16" x 20" JANET ECHELMAN screen print. These stunning prints are only being offered for this special price on KICKSTARTER.

    This fine art screen print by Artist Janet Echelman is derived and inspired by the actual public art project planned for Vancouver.

    US pledgers please add $5 ($15 below is for those outside North America)

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    10 backers Limited (140 left of 150)

    [ 16" x 20" SCREEN PRINT ]

    GESTURE 3 (Green to Blue Gradient - Edition of 150)

    Signed by JANET ECHELMAN

    OK, now we're talking - this thing has some serious value. In recognition of your generous donation, we're going to send you a signed, limited edition 16" x 20" JANET ECHELMAN screen print. These stunning prints are only being offered for this special price on KICKSTARTER.

    This fine art screen print by Artist Janet Echelman is derived and inspired by the actual public art project planned for Vancouver.

    US pledgers please add $5 ($15 below is for those outside North America)

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    29 backers Limited (121 left of 150)

    [ 16" x 20" SCREEN PRINT ]

    GESTURE 1 (Red to Yellow Gradient - Edition of 150)

    Signed by JANET ECHELMAN

    OK, now we're talking - this thing has some serious value. In recognition of your generous donation, we're going to send you a signed, limited edition 16" x 20" JANET ECHELMAN screen print. These stunning prints are only being offered for this special price on KICKSTARTER.

    This fine art screen print by Artist Janet Echelman is derived and inspired by the actual public art project planned for Vancouver.

    US pledgers please add $5 ($15 below is for those outside North America)

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    6 backers Limited (144 left of 150)

    [ 16" x 20" SCREEN PRINT ]

    GESTURE 2 (Metallic Silver - Edition of 150)

    Signed by JANET ECHELMAN

    OK, now we're talking - this thing has some serious value. In recognition of your generous donation, we're going to send you a signed, limited edition 16" x 20" JANET ECHELMAN screen print. These stunning prints are only being offered for this special price on KICKSTARTER.

    This fine art screen print by Artist Janet Echelman is derived and inspired by the actual public art project planned for Vancouver.

    US pledgers please add $5 ($15 below is for those outside North America)

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    5 backers Limited (145 left of 150)

    [ 16" x 20" SCREEN PRINT ]

    GESTURE 2 (Purple to Pink Gradient - Edition of 150)

    Signed by JANET ECHELMAN

    OK, now we're talking - this thing has some serious value. In recognition of your generous donation, we're going to send you a signed, limited edition 16" x 20" JANET ECHELMAN screen print. These stunning prints are only being offered for this special price on KICKSTARTER.

    This fine art screen print by Artist Janet Echelman is derived and inspired by the actual public art project planned for Vancouver.

    US pledgers please add $5 ($15 below is for those outside North America)

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    12 backers

    [ T-SHIRT + 16" x 20" Screen Print ]

    With this combo, you combine style & savvy! Instead of paying $110 normally for the print and t-shirt separately, save $10 and get 'em both!

    Your choice of any 16" x 20" colorway and a t-shirt ( available in S-XL and black/white)

    US pledgers please add $5 ($15 below is for those outside North America)

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    14 backers Limited (136 left of 150)

    [ 22" x 30" SCREEN PRINT ]

    GESTURE 1 (Metallic Gold Large - Edition of 150)

    Signed by JANET ECHELMAN

    Generous pledger? Super saavy art collector? Either way, karma is in your favor when you support the cause because you get this signed, limited edition 22" x 30" JANET ECHELMAN screen print. These stunning prints are only being offered for this special price on KICKSTARTER.

    This fine art screen print by Artist Janet Echelman is derived and inspired by the actual public art project planned for Vancouver.

    US pledgers please add $5 ($15 below is for those outside North America)

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    [ 22" x 30" SCREEN PRINT ]

    GESTURE 3 (Metallic Copper Large- Edition of 150)

    Signed by JANET ECHELMAN

    Generous pledger? Super saavy art collector? Either way, karma is in your favor when you support the cause because you get this signed, limited edition 22" x 30" JANET ECHELMAN screen print. These stunning prints are only being offered for this special price on KICKSTARTER.

    This fine art screen print by Artist Janet Echelman is derived and inspired by the actual public art project planned for Vancouver.

    US pledgers please add $5 ($15 below is for those outside North America)

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    4 backers Limited (146 left of 150)

    [ 22" x 30" SCREEN PRINT ] GESTURE 3 (Green to Blue Gradient Large- Edition of 150)

    Signed by JANET ECHELMAN

    Generous pledger? Super saavy art collector? Either way, karma is in your favor when you support the cause because you get this signed, limited edition 22" x 30" JANET ECHELMAN screen print. These stunning prints are only being offered for this special price on KICKSTARTER.

    This fine art screen print by Artist Janet Echelman is derived and inspired by the actual public art project planned for Vancouver.

    US pledgers please add $5 ($15 below is for those outside North America)

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    7 backers Limited (143 left of 150)

    [ 22" x 30" SCREEN PRINT ]

    GESTURE 1 (Red to Yellow Gradient Large - Edition of 150)

    Signed by JANET ECHELMAN

    Generous pledger? Super saavy art collector? Either way, karma is in your favor when you support the cause because you get this signed, limited edition 22" x 30" JANET ECHELMAN screen print. These stunning prints are only being offered for this special price on KICKSTARTER.

    This fine art screen print by Artist Janet Echelman is derived and inspired by the actual public art project planned for Vancouver.

    US pledgers please add $5 ($15 below is for those outside North America)

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    4 backers

    [ 22" x 30" SCREEN PRINT ]

    GESTURE 2 (Metallic Silver Large- Edition of 150)

    Signed by JANET ECHELMAN

    Generous pledger? Super saavy art collector? Either way, karma is in your favor when you support the cause because you get this signed, limited edition 22" x 30" JANET ECHELMAN screen print. These stunning prints are only being offered for this special price on KICKSTARTER.

    This fine art screen print by Artist Janet Echelman is derived and inspired by the actual public art project planned for Vancouver.

    US pledgers please add $5 ($15 below is for those outside North America)

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    [ 22" x 30" SCREEN PRINT ]

    GESTURE 2 (Purple to Pink Gradient Large- Edition of 150)

    Signed by JANET ECHELMAN

    Generous pledger? Super saavy art collector? Either way, karma is in your favor when you support the cause because you get this signed, limited edition 22" x 30" JANET ECHELMAN screen print. These stunning prints are only being offered for this special price on KICKSTARTER.

    This fine art screen print by Artist Janet Echelman is derived and inspired by the actual public art project planned for Vancouver.

    US pledgers please add $5 ($15 below is for those outside North America)

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    2 backers

    [ T-SHIRT + 22" x 30" Screen Print ]

    With this combo, you combine style & savvy! Instead of paying $160 normally for the print and t-shirt separately, save $15 and get 'em both!

    Your choice of any 22" x 30" colorway and a t-shirt ( available in S-XL and black/white)

    US pledgers please add $5 ($15 below is for those outside North America)

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    6 backers

    [ TRIPTYCH SET OF 16" x 20" METALLIC LIMITED EDITION SCREEN PRINTS ] Gestures 1, 2, & 3 in Metallic Gold, Silver and Copper

    Signed by JANET ECHELMAN

    US pledgers please add $10 ($20 below is for those outside North America)

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    12 backers

    [ TRIPTYCH SET OF 16" x 20" GRADIENT LIMITED EDITION SCREEN PRINTS ] Gestures 1, 2, & 3 in Bright Gradient Colorways

    Signed by JANET ECHELMAN

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    7 backers

    [ TRIPTYCH SET OF GRADIENT 22" x 30" LIMITED EDITION SCREEN PRINTS ] Gestures 1, 2, & 3 in Neon Gradient colorways

    Signed by JANET ECHELMAN

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    12 backers

    [ TRIPTYCH SET OF 22" x 30" METALLIC LIMITED EDITION SCREEN PRINTS ] Gestures 1, 2, & 3 in Metallic Gold, Silver and Copper

    Signed by JANET ECHELMAN

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