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by dadara
Tue Jan 31, 2012 1:11 am
Forum: 2012 Art & Performance
Topic: 2012 Burning Man Art Grants
Replies: 15
Views: 2760

Re: 2012 Burning Man Art Grants

Get in touch with the Reno regional group , or someone from the Temple Of Transition team. They can probably put you in touch with the name/number of a good lumber yard in the area that can quote you on the materials you'll need. thanks. I sent the Reno group an email via their site and will try to...
by dadara
Tue Jan 31, 2012 12:31 am
Forum: 2012 Art & Performance
Topic: 2012 Burning Man Art Grants
Replies: 15
Views: 2760

Re: 2012 Burning Man Art Grants

thanks Savannah - I tried homedepot.com, but their maximum thickness is 23/32. :cry: Other options where I could check? Calling as you can imagine is a bit more difficult from the Netherlands and I'd have to wait till the evening (it's morning here now) I also tried Lowes.com, but same story, so am ...
by dadara
Tue Jan 31, 2012 12:17 am
Forum: 2012 Art & Performance
Topic: 2012 Burning Man Art Grants
Replies: 15
Views: 2760

Re: 2012 Burning Man Art Grants

I almost finalized my grant application, but there is one problem still: I'd need to find out what sheets of plywood of approx 4 centimeters thick would cost, or an alternative if they are not available (pine?) Here in the Netherlands I know everything, but it's another story to find out across the ...
by dadara
Tue Jan 24, 2012 12:31 pm
Forum: 2012 Art & Performance
Topic: 2012 - the End of Money?
Replies: 11
Views: 2404

Re: 2012 - the End of Money?

Cool bill Dadara, do you think that's going to be the last one in the series or do you have more in line? Just curious... Working on the 011000010111001001110100 banknote now :D Hoping that by printing my own money I'll be able to finance the Pool of Plenty on the Playa - a swimming pool filled wit...
by dadara
Sun Jan 08, 2012 12:14 pm
Forum: 2012 Art & Performance
Topic: 2012 - the End of Money?
Replies: 11
Views: 2404

Re: 2012 - the End of Money?

The 2012 banknote was featured on the Reality Sandwich blog today: http://www.realitysandwich.com/art_money_2012 And Daniel Pinchbeck will become on of our (20)12 Ambassadors/Inspirators :D I also wanted to share some interesting recent posts on the Art as Money blog: about Money being Evil: http://...
by dadara
Fri Dec 30, 2011 9:25 am
Forum: 2012 Art & Performance
Topic: 2012 - the End of Money?
Replies: 11
Views: 2404

Re: 2012 - the End of Money?

The banknotes have arrived from the printer and look really cool with the golden details :-) And a nice selection of Ideas for Change has already arrived in my inbox. Thank you All! We published a selection of them here: http://blog.artasmoney.com/exchanghibition-bank/2012-ideas-for-change/ http://i...
by dadara
Mon Dec 19, 2011 12:57 pm
Forum: 2012 Art & Performance
Topic: 2012 - the End of Money?
Replies: 11
Views: 2404

2012 - the End of Money?

I first want to thank all of you who have given so much energy back to our 2011 project - the Exchanghibition Bank. We are very grateful for all the support we received for our fundraising efforts, which made it possible to bring all from the Netherlands and really happy with all the energy and feed...
by dadara
Sat Oct 22, 2011 11:39 am
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: Thanks to Everyone on and off the (e)Playa!
Replies: 7
Views: 6255

Re: Thanks to Everyone on and off the (e)Playa!

You really need to license that for use....it's very good. You can find the drawing here in case you'd like to share it: http://blog.artasmoney.com/art-as-money/cut/ As long as it's not for commercial use I'd love for it to get spread around. I especially feel it could be a great graphic for the Oc...
by dadara
Fri Sep 30, 2011 2:18 am
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: Thanks to Everyone on and off the (e)Playa!
Replies: 7
Views: 6255

Re: Thanks to Everyone on and off the (e)Playa!

I have your card right here on my desk. I stopped by briefly but was on-duty, so couldn't stop to fill out a form. It was cool to see something from Eplaya in zee flesh. I loved what y'all did. More concept, less glowsticks. (My opinion on art at BM.) We are continuing the 'more concept, less glows...
by dadara
Fri Sep 23, 2011 1:07 am
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: "Board Meeting" Art Car
Replies: 15
Views: 2890

Re: "Board Meeting" Art Car

i bet they hated the free money from the banks things. A lot of people who visited our bank told us about the board meeting car, but we never got to see it, until Friday end of the day, just a few minutes before we were done with our performance after a hard week of very long banking hours. They dr...
by dadara
Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:20 pm
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: Thanks to Everyone on and off the (e)Playa!
Replies: 7
Views: 6255

Thanks to Everyone on and off the (e)Playa!

I wanted to thank everyone on and off the real playa and the ePlaya for making this year so amazing! It was great to see how we could touch people emotionally through money, it was very stimulating to have so many great conversations with all our amazing customers and we are still full of energy by ...
by dadara
Sat Aug 27, 2011 6:19 pm
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: Over 91% of our fundraising! 5 days left!
Replies: 2
Views: 764

Re: Over 91% of our fundraising! 5 days left!

Only 5% left! And 4 days to go!!!!

It's pretty weird being on the Playa and checking internet every day in order to make Money...........

But hey, we are bankers now ;-)
by dadara
Sat Aug 27, 2011 12:06 pm
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: Over 91% of our fundraising! 5 days left!
Replies: 2
Views: 764

Re: Over 91% of our fundraising! 5 days left!

94% now and we have already arrived on the Playa! Weirdest Playa preparations ever - shopping at Office Depot (and not meeting one single other burner over there), getting a short and decent haircut, getting a watch for the first time in my life, getting envelopes etc etc. And now I'm even checking ...
by dadara
Fri Aug 26, 2011 4:23 pm
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: Over 91% of our fundraising! 5 days left!
Replies: 2
Views: 764

Over 91% of our fundraising! 5 days left!

We are almost home: our bank has already arrived on the Playa and all our bankers flew in from the Netherlands and now we are leaving Reno ;-) And we are past 91% on our fundraising page! Less than 9% to go and only 5 days left! We will hardly be online anymore so hope you'll help spread the word so...
by dadara
Wed Aug 24, 2011 4:29 pm
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: We reached 5000! Less than 1000 and 7 days to go!
Replies: 0
Views: 474

We reached 5000! Less than 1000 and 7 days to go!

Our Exchanghibition Bank booth, bankers, Zero banknotes, and spiritual karma laundering contracts are all ready to go. We spent a large part of today preparing for Burning Man in Office Depot, but surprisingly enough did not meet any other Burners LOL This project is from Amsterdam, but all has now ...
by dadara
Wed Aug 24, 2011 4:19 pm
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: ?Kickstarter Problem?!? Amtgard Foam Sword Fighting Project!
Replies: 10
Views: 2394

Re: ?Kickstarter Problem?!? Amtgard Foam Sword Fighting Proj

I was not allowed to use Kickstarter because I am a foreigner and they were very non-communicative in even telling me why I couldn't use them. So I wnet with Kickstarter. Yes, I know the Burning Man community seems to be totally into Kickstarter but Indiegogo is much more friendly and helpful and h...
by dadara
Tue Aug 23, 2011 3:34 pm
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: Exchange the world! (Exchanghibition on Indiegogo)
Replies: 25
Views: 3516

Re: Exchange the world! (Exchanghibition on Indiegogo)

I work for artists who made two types of art using 10,000 in US$ and also in GB£. In the UK the bills were glued, cut, stapled, wired etc to form the art, and if ever these bills or parts thereof (must include the serial code) were taken to a Bank of England they would be exchanged for new notes. N...
by dadara
Tue Aug 23, 2011 12:12 am
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: Exchange the world! (Exchanghibition on Indiegogo)
Replies: 25
Views: 3516

Re: Exchange the world! (Exchanghibition on Indiegogo)

So the bank made it but how is customs going to feel about your bundles of "art money"???? Our money and suits and ties and contracts have all arrived safely in San Francisco! One more step towards the Playa. And the fundraising page has almost reached 80% with 9 more days to go! Can't wait to intr...
by dadara
Sat Aug 20, 2011 2:16 pm
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: 75% reached and two weeks to go! (Indiegogo)
Replies: 2
Views: 604

Re: 75% reached and two weeks to go! (Indiegogo)

We made it to the Top Ten Art picks's on the Burning Man blog :-) http://blog.burningman.com/2011/08/eventshappenings/moze%E2%80%99s-top-ten-art-projects-and-more/ No worries - I am leaving for the States on Monday so won't have a lot of opportunity left to 'spam' you about our fundraising page, but...
by dadara
Fri Aug 19, 2011 2:13 am
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: 75% reached and two weeks to go! (Indiegogo)
Replies: 2
Views: 604

Re: 75% reached and two weeks to go! (Indiegogo)

I know it would be an even more realistic bank if we would go bankrupt, but that wasn't really the kind of realism we were looking for......
by dadara
Thu Aug 18, 2011 11:51 pm
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: 75% reached and two weeks to go! (Indiegogo)
Replies: 2
Views: 604

75% reached and two weeks to go! (Indiegogo)

As an artist I was obsessed by paint but as a banker I am getting obsessed by Money. “When bankers get together for dinner, they discuss Art. When artists get together for dinner, they discuss Money” - Oscar Wilde So little time so many things to do and we are leaving from Amsterdam to the States th...
by dadara
Wed Aug 17, 2011 4:58 pm
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: Exchange the world! (Exchanghibition on Indiegogo)
Replies: 25
Views: 3516

Re: Exchange the world! (Exchanghibition on Indiegogo)

1602 dollars to go. As true accountants we calculated that we are at 72.3% AND as research on fundraising shows: 'The projects lure a community. Most original funders are creators’ friends, family “and people who care about it. Strangers generally only begin donating after a project has at least 70 ...
by dadara
Sun Aug 14, 2011 6:50 am
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: Exchange the world! (Exchanghibition on Indiegogo)
Replies: 25
Views: 3516

Re: Exchange the world! (Exchanghibition on Indiegogo)

Glad to see you're making headway on the fundraising! We're making headway on the fundraising AND on the mileage! The bank's credit rating was approved by U.S. customs, so the bank has now arrived at NIMBY in Oakland. Only approx 320 miles to go....... http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg314/dadar...
by dadara
Wed Aug 10, 2011 3:22 pm
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: Exchange the world! (Exchanghibition on Indiegogo)
Replies: 25
Views: 3516

Re: Exchange the world! (Exchanghibition on Indiegogo)

Article today on Eplaya about the Exchanghibition Bank , but also featuring lots of pics from older projects:
http://www.e-junkie.info/2011/08/artist ... rtist.html
by dadara
Tue Aug 09, 2011 3:14 pm
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: Exchange the world! (Exchanghibition on Indiegogo)
Replies: 25
Views: 3516

Re: Exchange the world! (Exchanghibition on Indiegogo)

Hey can i 'join' the bank at BM? Or become a client? Do you have accounts and such? Ans a savings plan? Let me know would love to contribute. Oh yeah: do you have a camp and where will it be? Thanx, John Reading the Spiritual Karma Laundering Contract posted above ( or on http://blog.artasmoney.com...
by dadara
Sun Aug 07, 2011 3:03 pm
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: Have sno kones, will travel
Replies: 36
Views: 4635

Re: Have sno kones, will travel

Dadara - are you planning anything for Saturday morning / early afternoon? I will gladly accept zero bills for my sno kones. We can have people 'earn" nothing bills by performing random acts of stupidity, playa de-mooping, whatever. They can then exchange those bills for icy-cold refreshment. Let m...
by dadara
Sun Aug 07, 2011 2:30 pm
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: Have sno kones, will travel
Replies: 36
Views: 4635

Re: Have sno kones, will travel

OK gang - you didn't ask for it but here it is anyway: Tentative Mallet Sno Kone Schedule: THURSDAY: (1pm-5pm) Anniversary and 6:30 (to be confirmed with Galaxo Magic) THURSDAY: (6pm - ?) Barbie Death Camp – eplaya meet and greet – at 3:30 and E (to be confirmed) FRIDAY Late morning /early afternoo...
by dadara
Sun Aug 07, 2011 12:55 pm
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: Exchange the world! (Exchanghibition on Indiegogo)
Replies: 25
Views: 3516

Re: Exchange the world! (Exchanghibition on Indiegogo)

YAY! We reached 50% of our goal :-) Still a long way to go ( both in financial AND physical distance ) but we are getting there. And NO, we are not just counting Money. We are working hard to finalize our Spiritual Karma Laundering Contract for you all as well............ http://i251.photobucket.com...
by dadara
Wed Aug 03, 2011 11:54 am
Forum: 2012 Tickets Discussion
Topic: Ticket prices
Replies: 33
Views: 5838

Re: Ticket prices

In 2002 I built the Fools Ark, which cost me a lot of money, blood, sweat, tears, paint and wood, then I shipped it to the States, which was costing an extra few grand and then I burnt it. Art=Potential Money, Money=Potential Food . Did I burn food? Lots of people declared me crazy. One of them bei...

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