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Northern Spark is an all-night arts festival that will light up Mpls on June 14, 2014. Help us transform our city!

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There is still time to show your love for Northern Spark - and get some of these great rewards! Any amount raised over our goal will still go directly to cover costs for this year's festival. Thank you to everyone who supports us!

What is Northern Spark?

Northern Spark is an annual, dusk until dawn arts festival that lights up Minneapolis on the second Saturday of June each summer. The festival is presented by Northern Lights.mn, a small but mighty Minneapolis-based non-profit arts organization whose mission is to transform our sense of what’s possible in public space.

On Saturday, June 14th, 2014, tens of thousands of people will gather at sunset to explore over 100 art projects created by nearly 200 fresh, forward-thinking artists working in a wide range of fields—visual art, theater, dance, film, music, technology, and new media. Think giant video projections, amazing temporary sculptures, and breathtaking performances. Friendly crowds, food trucks, surprise encounters, and thrilling late night adventures. 

Janaki Ranpura, Egg & Sperm Ride :: Hide & Seek, Stone Arch Bridge, Northern Spark, 2011. Photo: Patrick Kelley.
Janaki Ranpura, Egg & Sperm Ride :: Hide & Seek, Stone Arch Bridge, Northern Spark, 2011. Photo: Patrick Kelley.

There’s nothing else quite like it in the country. Here’s why we do it:

Experimentation. We believe exciting things happen when you give artists an unusual platform and unfamiliar spaces in which to test their ideas. Silos, bridges, building facades, plazas, alleys, terraces, and forgotten spaces, all become a potential canvas or stage.

Collaboration. We partner with 50+ cultural institutions to keep their doors open and admission-free for special late-night programming. This allows people to take risks on new artforms and experiences.

Access. We provide free public access to 100+ contemporary art projects in one night. So many choices, a choose-your-adventure if you will, and the only limiting factor is your stamina. 

Transformation. The city becomes a lively playground for all to explore and investigate. To discover or rediscover. To engage. To spark a conversation or new thinking. To imagine new possibilities.  

Michael Murnane, Under Ice, Pillsbury A Mill, Northern Spark, 2012. Photo: Patrick Kelley.
Michael Murnane, Under Ice, Pillsbury A Mill, Northern Spark, 2012. Photo: Patrick Kelley.

Why Kickstarter?

Our event is free for all to attend, and keeping it accessible for all is important to us. Northern Spark is about community, and that is why we are sharing this opportunity with you on Kickstarter. We are inviting our fans and friends to show support for the event, to get in on the action, and to connect on a deeper level by being a part of making it happen. 

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND FOR NS2014! Keetra Dean Dixon, Swing Hall, Swing All, 2012. Photo courtesy the artist.
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND FOR NS2014! Keetra Dean Dixon, Swing Hall, Swing All, 2012. Photo courtesy the artist.

Why is funding needed?  

An event as big and ambitious as Northern Spark is certainly not free to produce. Northern Spark is presented by NorthernLights.mn, a small, 501(c)3 arts organization based in Minneapolis. Funding the event is an annual puzzle of securing government and private foundation grants, in-kind donations, and gifts from small businesses and individuals like YOU! 

Our Kickstarter goal represents the final 7% of the festival budget needed to ensure that basics are in place for festival success on June 14th. 

NorthernLights.mn provides the infrastructure and support that participating artists and organizations need, in turn allowing them to focus on the artistic risks they're taking, not logistical ones. Here are some specific and crucial items your support makes possible:

  • Artist stipends for 24 Northern Lights' commissioned and open call projects
  • Electricity, lighting, signage, audio support, site permissions, volunteer wrangling, and materials support for artist projects and food trucks. 
  • Festival wayfinding, police permits, public works and transit coordination, food trucks, bathrooms, maps, guidebooks, and more.

It's a big juggling act! But the result is worth it, and the rewards for our communities last well beyond the one stimulating night of the festival. 

Bridget Beck and Carissa Samaniego, GLOWaBOUT, MCAD, Northern Spark, 2012. Photo courtesy Jayme Halbritter for MIA and MCAD.
Bridget Beck and Carissa Samaniego, GLOWaBOUT, MCAD, Northern Spark, 2012. Photo courtesy Jayme Halbritter for MIA and MCAD.

Be a creative spark. Join us.

Help us continue to energize our vibrant city! If you value Northern Spark, or if you simply like the idea of attending an all-night art party (who doesn’t?), please click the little green button to back Northern Spark. With your support we can continue to encourage artistic exploration and innovation. We can give 200+ local and national artists a new platform for their work. We can provide YOU and tens of thousands of other Minnesotans a chance to engage with art, Minneapolis, and each other, in a most unique and memorable way. It's an all-night art party. It's what makes a city a great place to live. Be a part of making it happen.   

Northern Spark 2014: Projecting The City 

This year’s theme, “Projecting the City,” challenges artists to project onto the city itself—its architecture, its infrastructure—to inspire us to imagine what the city could be, and maybe what it should be. Projections may be literal or imaginative, in any medium. Here is a couple of majorly ambitious projects you can help fund this year. 

Luke Savisky, E/x installation in Houston, TX. Photo courtesy Aurora Picture Show. Savisky has his sites on the Gold Medal Silos for NS 2014.
Luke Savisky, E/x installation in Houston, TX. Photo courtesy Aurora Picture Show. Savisky has his sites on the Gold Medal Silos for NS 2014.
HOTTEA, rendering for La Maroma, 100-foot wide yarn installation suspended from the Third Avenue bridge.
HOTTEA, rendering for La Maroma, 100-foot wide yarn installation suspended from the Third Avenue bridge.

Rewards

We offer our backers many great opportunities to ignite your own creative spark. The full listing is featured in the right sidebar.  A selection of the more tangible rewards is pictured below.

LED Billboard Thank You! Everyone who gives $10 or more will be acknowledged on a LED billboard at Block E in Downtown Minneapolis. It's our big, bright, public way of saying thanks!

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$10 - SPARK THE NIGHT on June 14 at 9:01pm with this official NS 2014 hand-held "Sparker." Sparking toy disc design by award-winning designer Matthew Rezac.
$10 - SPARK THE NIGHT on June 14 at 9:01pm with this official NS 2014 hand-held "Sparker." Sparking toy disc design by award-winning designer Matthew Rezac.
$15 - ANGLER FISH HAT. Meet "Dark Lamp," a Wil Natzel-designed whimsical hat made of 2mm thick E-flute corrugated cardboard. Exclusive design for Northern Spark. Glow stick included. Personalized decoration encouraged. Get your glow on!
$15 - ANGLER FISH HAT. Meet "Dark Lamp," a Wil Natzel-designed whimsical hat made of 2mm thick E-flute corrugated cardboard. Exclusive design for Northern Spark. Glow stick included. Personalized decoration encouraged. Get your glow on!
$25 - GEAR UP / Northern Spark 2014 T-shirt, plus one official "Sparker". Both are original designs by award-winning designer Matthew Rezac. T-shirt color is an approximation.
$25 - GEAR UP / Northern Spark 2014 T-shirt, plus one official "Sparker". Both are original designs by award-winning designer Matthew Rezac. T-shirt color is an approximation.
NEW! I AM FOR AN ART Poster. Declare your allegiance to art with a limited edition, letterpress printed poster featuring a statement from Claus Oldenburg’s famous list of declarations. Designed and printed by NS presenting partner Jenni Undis at Lunalux.
NEW! I AM FOR AN ART Poster. Declare your allegiance to art with a limited edition, letterpress printed poster featuring a statement from Claus Oldenburg’s famous list of declarations. Designed and printed by NS presenting partner Jenni Undis at Lunalux.
$40 - GET YOUR GLOW ON / Your choice of 1 of 3 whimsical glowing hats—Fanged Cyclops, Ferocious, or Smarty—designed by artist Wil Natzel exclusively for Northern Spark. Material: Reflective White Corrugated Plastic, 2mm thick. Glow stick included.
$40 - GET YOUR GLOW ON / Your choice of 1 of 3 whimsical glowing hats—Fanged Cyclops, Ferocious, or Smarty—designed by artist Wil Natzel exclusively for Northern Spark. Material: Reflective White Corrugated Plastic, 2mm thick. Glow stick included.
SORRY, ALL GONE! $60 - MAKESH!T ORIGINAL DRAWING SEGMENT / 20"x30" segment from a continuous drawing made by various artists and experts in a variety of fields throughout the night. NOTE: This is an example only. NOT actual reward. But the real thing will
SORRY, ALL GONE! $60 - MAKESH!T ORIGINAL DRAWING SEGMENT / 20"x30" segment from a continuous drawing made by various artists and experts in a variety of fields throughout the night. NOTE: This is an example only. NOT actual reward. But the real thing will
$50 - GLAM ROCK HAIRCUT by Jonny Zygomatic, stylist/owner of HiFi Hair and Records. Redeemable only at Northern Spark! Limit 2.
$50 - GLAM ROCK HAIRCUT by Jonny Zygomatic, stylist/owner of HiFi Hair and Records. Redeemable only at Northern Spark! Limit 2.
$75 - TRICK OUT YOUR RIDE: Easy-to-Attach Zebra head and tail, lights and fun socks by art bike artist Mina Leierwood. Limit 2.
$75 - TRICK OUT YOUR RIDE: Easy-to-Attach Zebra head and tail, lights and fun socks by art bike artist Mina Leierwood. Limit 2.
$150 - Watchtowers in a box. Three 3D art slides and viewer in a box by artist Areca Roe, whose Watchtowers will be on the Greenway at Northern Spark. Beautiful 3D imagery. Immerse yourself in this engaging analog experience.
$150 - Watchtowers in a box. Three 3D art slides and viewer in a box by artist Areca Roe, whose Watchtowers will be on the Greenway at Northern Spark. Beautiful 3D imagery. Immerse yourself in this engaging analog experience.
$500 - MIND-BLOWING ART / Caput! (Ben's Head) is a 2-3’ tall inflatable sculptural drawing made of Nylon fabric with an original drawing of Ben’s head in sharpie marker. Created by NS2014 artist, Benjamin Entner. NOTE: Head only. Chest hair not included.
$500 - MIND-BLOWING ART / Caput! (Ben's Head) is a 2-3’ tall inflatable sculptural drawing made of Nylon fabric with an original drawing of Ben’s head in sharpie marker. Created by NS2014 artist, Benjamin Entner. NOTE: Head only. Chest hair not included.
$500 - DECK CHAIR. Original design by architect Molly Reichert for Monica Haller's 2013 project, "Can you listen to the same river twice?" Limit 1.
$500 - DECK CHAIR. Original design by architect Molly Reichert for Monica Haller's 2013 project, "Can you listen to the same river twice?" Limit 1.
$1,000 - LIMITED EDITION ARTWORK by Chris Larson—a tabletop sculptural commemoration of Celebration/Love/Loss, featured at NS 2013. Materials: Cedar, plaster, paint, wood, glass Dimensions: 13″ x 10 7/8″ x 2 1/2″. Edition of 25.
$1,000 - LIMITED EDITION ARTWORK by Chris Larson—a tabletop sculptural commemoration of Celebration/Love/Loss, featured at NS 2013. Materials: Cedar, plaster, paint, wood, glass Dimensions: 13″ x 10 7/8″ x 2 1/2″. Edition of 25.

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Northern Spark 2014 staff and volunteers
Northern Spark 2014 staff and volunteers

Thank you!  

Northern Spark would not exist without artists, partners, friends, and supporters like you who value and support the festival, by attending, partnering, volunteering, or advocating on our behalf.

Please help us keep Northern Spark and our grand, inclusive vision for the festival alive. Please consider supporting the festival. Please spread the word. Northern Spark is an event for you, and we can't do it without you. Thanks!

#SPARKtheNight #nspk

To get the latest news on the Northern Spark 2014 festival: 

  • Become a backer. Get insider access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes updates on artist projects in-progress.
  • Check out our web page: northernspark.org
  • Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/northernsparkMN
  • Follow us on Twitter: @Northern_Spark

Risks and challenges

Northern Spark is a massive undertaking organized by a small, but dedicated and resourceful team of individuals who share a passion for art events programmed for public engagement. We are supported by a knowledgeable Board, advisory committee, and task force.

Even though Northern Spark is in its fourth year, every project we present is new and therefore has its potential risks. But those risks are also what keep Northern Spark exciting and innovative year after year, so we embrace them! To help navigate those risks, we work hard to make sure that the participating artists and organizations have the infrastructure and support they need in order to focus on the artistic risks they're taking, rather than logistical ones. This means that a lot of the work we do—and the support we need from our community—is about getting the necessary basics in place for 75 simultaneous all-night projects. It's a big juggling act! But we’ve proven we can do it three times now (and on both sides of the Mississippi!). The results have been worth it, and the rewards for our communities last well beyond the one beautiful night of the festival.

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    SPARK THE NIGHT / Official NS 2014 Sparker + Big LED Thank You! Ignite the spark at 9:01pm with your handheld Sparker! Then attach it to your bike to keep the spark alive. Plus, your name in LEDs on a Block E digital billboard. Billboard thank you for gifts of all levels $10 and up! (Sparker is pickup only.)

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    GET YOUR GLOW ON / "Dark Lamp" - a whimsical hat designed by artist Wil Natzel exclusively for NS 2014. Material: E-Flute Corrugated Cardboard, 2mm thick. Glow stick included. (Pickup only.)

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    SPARK PREVIEW / One ticket to the TV Takeover event. Join us for a 3-hour "mini-Spark" preview party. Northern Spark takes over a live hour of tpt programming on Friday, June 6. Participate in Spark projects new and old, without the long wait lines. Plus take home an official Sparker.

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    PANCAKE FEED (5:26 am seating) / One ticket to the Northern Spark Pancake Feed on June 15. The Bachelor Farmer x Al's Breakfast. Hosted by Aria. Guest DJ Jacqui Fuller. The lower price for this seating rewards those who make it through the night!

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    GEAR UP / Northern Spark 2014 T-shirt + Sparker. Both are original designs by award-winning designer Matthew Rezac. (Sparker is pickup only; Shirt is available for pickup, or add $3 for shipping.)

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    PANCAKE FEED (7 am seating) / One ticket to the Northern Spark Pancake Feed on June 15. The Bachelor Farmer x Al's Breakfast. Hosted by Aria. Guest DJ Jacqui Fuller. Limited seating. Ensure your place at the community table.

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    PANCAKE FEED (7 am seating) / One ticket to the Northern Spark Pancake Feed on June 15. The Bachelor Farmer x Al's Breakfast. Hosted by Aria. Guest DJ Jacqui Fuller. Special Performance by Miwa Matreyek. Limited seating. Ensure your place at the community table.

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    NEW! I AM FOR AN ART Letterpress Poster / Declare your allegiance to art with a limited edition, letterpress printed poster featuring a statement from Claus Oldenburg’s famous list of declarations. Designed and printed by NS presenting partner Jenni Undis at Lunalux. Approximately 13 x 9 inches. Pickup is preferred.

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    NEW! I AM FOR AN ART Letterpress Poster / Declare your allegiance to art with a limited edition, letterpress printed poster featuring a statement from Claus Oldenburg’s famous list of declarations. Designed and printed by NS presenting partner Jenni Undis at Lunalux. Approximately 13 x 9 inches. Pickup is preferred.

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    GET YOUR GLOW ON / Glowing whimsical hat designed by artist Wil Natzel exclusively for Northern Spark. Choose one of three designs: Fanged Cyclops, Smarty, -or- Ferocious. Material: Reflective White Corrugated Plastic, 2mm thick. Glow stick included. (Pickup only.)

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    JUMP THE LINE / One-time pass for 2 People. Skip ahead to the front of the line at any Northern Spark artist project. Sorry, not redeemable at the loos or food trucks!

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    FOR YOUR INNER VOYEUR / Artist Studio Tour and Limited Edition DVD. Tour the studio of Kate Cassanova, Daniel Dean, and Ben Moren - the team behind "Hotel, Hotel." See what fascinating little creatures they are cultivating in studio for NS2014. Take home a mesmerizing limited edition DVD Hotel Hotel: The Rooms to project or view in your living room.

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    FIRE UP / Launch Party Ticket. Fuel up for the night at this exclusive party June 14, 2014 at 7pm. Espresso shots. Nosh from local favorites Travail, Black Sheep Pizza, Marin, and more. Enjoy the ambient sounds of DOSH in the Atrium of the newly renovated Orchestra Hall. This party is sure to sell out. Guarantee your spot.

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    GLAM ROCK HAIRCUT / Let Jonny Zygomatic rock your hair under the leopard awning! HiFi Hair and Records is a NS2014 presenting partner. Redeemable only during Northern Spark.

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    FIRE UP / Launch Party Ticket. Fuel up for the night at this exclusive party June 14, 2014 at 7pm. Espresso shots. Artful nosh by local favorites Travail, Black Sheep Pizza, Marin, and more. Enjoy the ambient sounds of DOSH in the Atrium of the newly renovated Orchestra Hall. This party is sure to sell out. Guarantee your spot.

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    MAKESH!T ORIGINAL DRAWING SEGMENT / 20"x30" segment from a continuous drawing made by various artists and experts in a variety of fields throughout the night. Note: The MakeSh!t team will select the 10 best segments and wrap them up the week following Northern Spark. Backers will randomly select a killer drawing. (Pickup is preferred.)

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    TRICK OUT YOUR RIDE / Famed local bike artist Mina Leierwood (Crank Art Collective member presenting the Pedal Bear at NS2014) has created TWO zebras to trick out a ride for you and a friend. Each Kit is $75 and includes 1 easy-to-attach Head and Tail lovingly made by Mina, fun lights and a pair of striped socks. Giddy up and ride off into the night! (Pickup only.)

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    IN-IT-TO-WIN-IT KIT / 1 Launch Party Ticket + 1 Pancake Feed ticket (5:26am) + 2014 Spark T-shirt + official Sparker. (Sparker is pickup only; T-shirt is available for pickup, or add $3 for shipping.)

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    NAMING RIGHTS=BRAGGING RIGHTS / Naming rights to a character in Monkey with a Mustache's MysteryPhone: Art of Darkness interactive mobile mystery game to launch the night of the event. Supporting the art festival and being part of the mystery, that's something to brag about! (Fine print: 20-character limit. Must be decent and received by May 15.)

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    THE PRELUDE / MN ORCHESTRA CONCERT. Two tickets to the June 14 performance at 7pm, featuring an Eyeo-commissioned multimedia, sound-responsive, visual backdrop display. Connect with classical music in an entirely different dimension, as art, science, and technology converge to inspire. Interact with the display following the concert. Each pair of tickets is valued at $110.

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    BE THE VILLAIN at Revolver's Write Fight II / Skip the online qualification tournament and buy your spot at the live, single elimination writing tournament at Northern Spark. Note: Buying your way in comes with a few (fun) strings attached. Your job: wear full villainous attire and play the part. Heckle the hecklers, destroy poor poets, proclaim the supremacy of your nefarious philanthropy, etc. You’ll be introduced as the villain before each round that you participate in, and Revolver may have some special distractions for you and your opponent.

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    WATCHTOWERS IN A BOX / Three original 3D art slides of unique imagery by Areca Roe, personal hand-held viewer, and a small box to contain and protect them. The 3D image experience is surprising as well as immersive. With images this realistic, it’s as if you’ve been transported to a new space where time stands still. Areca Roe is a photographer based in Minneapolis who was named one of City Pages 2013 Artists of the Year. These images will appear in Roe’s Watchtowers installation on the Greenway at Northern Spark. Get your own personal collection for armchair viewing. arecaroe.com

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    GET INKY / Private Letterpress Workshop. Create your own limited edition poster at Lunalux letterpress studio on Loring Park. Owner Jenni Undis will host a private workshop for an individual or small group (four people max). Get hands-on experience setting type and pulling prints, and take home an edition of 12.

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    FIRE IN YOUR BELLY? BALANCE YOUR PITTA / Dosha Kitchen Dinner Experience for 6 people. Hosted by NS2014 artists Jess Hirsch and Ginny Sims. Explore how the Ayurvedic diet can balance the seasonal heat of the summer. Two-hour, four-course vegetarian meal with special Tridoshic Tea served out of the mobile Dosha Kitchen at a scenic locale.

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    YOU ARE WORTHY / JUMP THE LINE ALL-NIGHT PASS FOR 4. See more. Do more. You and your friends skip the wait lines at Northern Spark projects all night long. Sorry, not redeemable at food truck or biff lines.

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    MOD DECK CHAIR designed by architect Molly Reichert for Monica Haller's 'Can you listen to the same river twice?' from NS2013. Designed as a listening station for a river soundscape, the shape of this curved wooden chair references steel boat hulls. Collapsible for easy transport. (Pickup only)

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    THE WHOLE SHEBANG FOR TWO / 2 Launch Party tix + 2 Curated Bus Tour + 2 Jump the Line (all night) + 2 Pancake Feed (7am) + 2 T-shirts + 2 Sparkers (Sparker is pickup only; T-shirt is available for pickup, or add $3 for shipping.)

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    MIND-BLOWING ART / Caput! (Ben’s Head) is a 2-3’ tall inflatable sculptural drawing made of Nylon fabric with an original drawing of Ben’s head in sharpie marker. Created by NS2014 artist Benjamin Entner, who will present Ego Sum, a sculptural drawing project that blends the boundaries between two and three dimensional methods of art making. benjaminentner.com. Note: Head only, chest hair not included.

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    THE WHOLE SHEBANG FOR TWO / 2 Launch Party tix + 2 Curated Bus Tour + 2 Jump the Line (all night) + 2 Pancake Feed (7am) + 2 T-shirts + 2 Sparkers

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    FOR THE ART COLLECTOR / A limited-edition sculptural commemoration of Chris Larson's Northern Spark 2013 project, 'Celebration/Love/Loss,' in which a scale model of a 1962 Marcel Breuer house was set ablaze on the Union Depot grounds. Each piece in the edition is a unique sculpture that has been individually hand-poured, sculpted, and finished. Constructed of ashes from the burn, plaster, board, red cedar, tracing paper, and glass. 13" X 11" X 3" Signed edition of 25.

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    PANCAKE FEED VIP TABLE FOR EIGHT / Northern Spark Pancake Feed. The Bachelor Farmer x Al's Breakfast. Hosted by Aria. VIP table with prime viewing of special performance. Goodie bags for each guest. Rub elbows with artists, curators, and other special guests.

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    THE DYNAMIC DUO / The Eyeo Festival + Northern Spark Festival Experience. One 3-day Eyeo Pass + 2 MN Orchestra Tix to the June 14 (7pm) concert featuring Eyeo's commissioned multimedia, sound-responsive backdrop light display for Northern Spark + 1 NS Jump-the-Line all-night pass + 1 NS T-shirt + 1 NS Sparker. Four big days of Art. Science. Technology.

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