Good news for matireal, bad news for Milwaukee (+ SHIPPING CONTAINERS FOR SALE!)
To all who were so generous to help beintween develop the concept and prototype for matireal, a tire-based geo-cell, you helped us to catalyze a number... Read more
season one at the ARTery is complete. we are celebrating tomorrow - come join us!
dearest supporters of matireal:
what you funded two years ago has catalyzed an 8 acre linear park k(now)n as the artery.
we have had a transformational... Read more
join us for a community meal @ the ARTery (tonight)!
beintween is hosting our first community meal of the season, tonight @ the artery, and you are invited!
what: first community potluck/bbq of 2014
when: sunday, june... Read more
I think I CAN + I think I CAN = I CAN 2
ICAN 2 LABS is beintween's way of improv(is)ing space at the artery. Collectively we are building ICAN 2 LABS to transform a shipping container into a learning... Read more
Top 20 Performance Ideas Chosen
Community members dreamed up 116 ideas in response, and after an open jury hosted at All People’s Church, beintween awarded a total of $10,000 to the top 20 winners on... Read more
Call for Performance Ideas Jury, 2/22 from 11-4
Come join us at All People's Church at 2600 N. 2nd tomorrow to witness all the incredible talent in our neighborhood. We'll be hearing pitches from the top 55 Ideas... Read more
REVISION: location for Q&A workshop this Saturday.
Please note the change of address for our Call for Performance Idea workshop this Saturday, from 9-11.
It is a block away from what was originally posted. It will now... Read more
We’re giving away $40,000 to make [art] do [work]. Want in?
Greetings gracious supporters!
I hope you are all weathering this brittle winter. I am reaching out with great news:
I am pleased to share a unique opportunity to engage... Read more
ICAN 2 LAB building on MLK Day!
i hope the new year is treating you all well. after a successful 2013 laying out the first ever matireal path, we are onto our next... Read more
our matireal path is in: celebrate with us tomorrow on the artery at our thanks(for)giving party!
Happy Friday - I hope this update finds you in time.
I wanted to thank all for your support, especially Willie "Jack" Fields who has devoted an extraordinary amount of... Read more
another volunteer opportunity @ the artery + updates!
dear matireal supporters:
our connection across the capitol overpass is really taking shape:
photo credit: willie fields
our next volunteer event is this tuesday, from 1-6pm, with tacos to follow... Read more
matireal trail under construction + hallotween invitation!
thanks to you all, a simple idea for matireal is becoming a reality that has inspired so many positive relationships to extend the beerline trail into harambee. ... Read more
volunteering for matireal [tuesday, 9/17 @ 5:30pm] gets you free tacos [@ 9pm]
tomorrow is the last tuesday to breakdown tires!
it has finally cooled down - thank goodness. we are running out of daylight in the evening, so we are starting at... Read more
update + invite [haramBBQ this sunday, 9/1 @ 4PM]
hello kind supporters. it's been a great summer, but it's gone by incredibly quickly.
one of our primary goals this summer was to blaze our first matireal trail.... Read more
tire + taco twosdays with beintween - come tonight from 6-9!
We have hundreds of tires to deconstruct by September to build our first length of matireal path and we need your help! If you'd like to get... Read more
Today! 'Creational Trails ARTery Community Information Session!
I'd like to extend an invitation for the ‘Creational Trails Community Information Session put together by the Greater Milwaukee Committee for Monday July 15th at Open MiKE from 6-7pm. This... Read more
Our second community potluck BBQ is today.
If you are free this afternoon, please join us at 4pm and bring a long a little something to share - we'll be located on top of the bridge at... Read more
Alreddy for Milwaukee
Alas, we are almost ready for to start collecting tires and manufacturing matireal™ to install a few hundred foot path on site at the artery. At current,... Read more
Come join us this weekend at the ARTery to celebrate the ArtPlace Grant!
To celebrate this week's good news, and get some perspective for the future of this corridor, we are hosting an informal input session via a cookout this Memorial Day Weekend,... Read more
ArtPlace America awards $350,000 to 'Creational Trails.
Jeremy Nowak of Art Place shares his wisdom on the capacity of the artery to connect at yesterday's press conference.
Of all the cities Jeremy could have gone to... Read more
The best birthday ever.
Who thought turning 32 would be so exciting?!
This weekend was a gorgeous one, and my birthday fell on it.
We completed our third week of work on site... Read more
Finally, warm weather is here! which means more time for outdoor activities and events taking place at the artery!
Spring is here, what better way than to celebrate while... Read more
Back on track(s).
That's it for January. Oh boy, time has been flying. And yes we are having fun.
The artery is back on track (as of yesterday) and our incentives are... Read more
This is Our Town.
I hope everyone is enjoying the new year.
I am happy to announce that beintween is becoming a non-profit organization to generate more opportunities to make [art] do... Read more
Sorry for the delay...POSTERs are on their way!
We had a very busy December making / packaging / delivering / shipping all of our rewards to our awesome backers...that left us with the screen printing process which has taken longer... Read more
Bare it all for matireal?
i am organizing another provocative photoshoot to help us matirealize the artery. this will involve a much larger tire and the shipping container we purchased with our kickstarter dollars. to... Read more
With a successful kickstarter campaign funded and a tour of the artery given to the Mayor of Milwaukee and the Commissioner of Public Works to commemorate our ... Read more
24 hours later!
Today I led a tour of the artery. I was all smiles on the inside (maybe a few made it out). I am so exhilarated to continue our hands... Read more
Giving it 110%
What an amazing last day: with over $500 in additional pledges you have exceeded our expectations, and proven that contrary to the popular sports idiom, it is indeed feasible to... Read more
24 hours to go!
I really can't say how grateful I am to all who've supported us along this journey kickstarting matireal, be it in spirit or in dollars. It is incredibly... Read more
I want to thank everyone from the bottom of my
for helping me to make it...http://youtu.be/FuvWc3ToDHg
Have a wonderful thanksgiving. I will never forget this one.
(and I especially want... Read more
I can feel it. The countdown to 5 figures is on....4...3...2...1...
It's extremely exciting to know we are so close to reaching our goal, yet at the same time, it is incredibly touching to think about the support of... Read more
Mansome puts matireal over 70%
Michael Zdanowski (who also modeled our attire), just pushed us past the $7,000.00 mark with a very generous pledge.
Oddly enough, This Charming Man, by the Smiths:... Read more
In order to help us reach our goal, a very generous Milwaukeean has agreed to match funds raised today, Monday, November 19th. Tom Keeley, of Keeley Company, LLC has agreed to support our ma... Read more
That's all we need. We are almost at 100 backers, and just made 55%. 5 more pledges gets us to the century mark of 100 backers! $5,000 more dollars gets us 5... Read more
We are halfway.
Thank you the Milwaukee Bicycle Collective, who put our Kickstarter over the 50% mark just a few moments ago. I am sure the Collective can surely appreciate the value of being resourceful... Read more
Great news - matireal is almost a quarter of the way to our goal! We just got our 50th pledge + our ratio of backers : facebook likesis... Read more
We are at 15 percent!
Despite all the emails seeking our dollars to help America make up its mind, matireal now has 15% backing thanks to all of our pledges!
We are really impressed with... Read more
One day in.
Thank you each for your generous pledges. I am really pleased to have gotten up to 5% of our goal after the first day. It was a bigger effort than... Read more