About this project
Church of the Friendly Ghost and Austin Museum of Digital Art present the New Media Art and Sound Summit (NMASS) from Thursday, June 12th until Saturday, June 14th, 2014. The festival will feature music performances, sound installations, film screenings, and workshops!
Your contribution to this campaign underwrites the production of NMASS, paying for things such as artist travel, accommodation, equipment rentals, sound engineering, and venue costs. Your support is an investment in a creative summit which contributes to the unique cultural identity of our great city! 100% of admissions proceeds are paid to our featured guest artists and performers. NMASS and COTFG are completely volunteer-run. You can support this campaign even if you're not in Austin or can't attend the festival in person!
Here is a partial list of artists and musicians confirmed so far for NMASS 2014:
J.G. Thirlwell (NYC; Foetus, Manorexia) performing with a string quartet and separately with Noveller (NYC; Important Records), Stephen Farris, Flcon Fcker, S U R V I V E, Chad Mossholder (of Twine), Malloc, SYMBOL, Xander Harris, Kyle Evans (of Cracked Ray Tube), Vision System, Sounding Vessels, Bourdon Ensemble, Steve Parker / Bob Hoffnar / Jason Phelps trio, CotFG iOS app ensemble, Scott Stark / Allison Leigh Holt (SF) film performance, Code in Motion film program curated by Clint Enns (Toronto), Vanessa Gelvin sound installation, Meason Wiley cymatics demonstration, Bleep Labs DIY synth workshop, Gary Wilson, Weasel Walter / Sandy Ewen / Damon Smith trio, Moonsicles, Aunt's Analog, Bradley Telcom Ensemble, Darcy Neal, and more!
Church of the Friendly Ghost is a 100% volunteer-run nonprofit cultural arts organization founded in Austin in 2003. We operate under the sponsorship of Salvage Vanguard Theater, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with support from the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin, and the Texas Commission on the Arts. All contributions, other than ticket purchases, are federal tax deductible. Tax exempt status information available on request.
The full 3 day festival pass is just $40! You can purchase that right here, right now by backing us at that level!
Regular t-shirts designed by Lindsey Taylor and Stephen Fishman or NMASS Exclusive T-Shirts designed by Laurel Barickman of Recspec.org!
New incentive: Bleep Ghost! Available at the $200 level.
Risks and challenges
This is our sixth year, and we have a dedicated volunteer staff to handle logistical challenges.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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