Grow a New Eye, SF! Tonight.

24 hours to go! SF Event tonight! and 1 million updates yet to come.

Thanks to you and the generous donation of Square Enix, of Deus Ex Human Revolution fame (more on that later), a couple of large donations by Individuals, and countless of donations from all over the world — we made our Kickstarter goal, meaning we will be able to fund the development of the prototype of an eye-camera.- but again this is the minimal for just stage one of building the prototype. We definitely need more than 100k for it to be a viable device! So we need to keep raising money!

But we are so incredibly thrilled we reached our Kickstarter goal! There are still 24 hours to go and we are hoping to raise over 1K to reach a 20K mark. Besides helping create a sustainable enterprise; this will go to planning other aspects of EyeTanya’s transmedia mission: Interactive Website (A Bionics and Healing Resource for the Visually Impaired & Disabled,) Graphic Novel,  Experimental Documentary, Interactive performances, ETC.

Read our latest Kickstarter update here: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/growaneweye/grow-a-new-eye/posts

There are so many things to update you all about. But there hasn’t been time for me to sit down and blog – I guess that’s a good thing when life takes you galloping and all you have are the reigns, and the knowledge at some point you will have time for a breather and reflection. But the meantime, I’m back from a brief stint in NY just in time for
our GROW A NEW EYE, SF event tonight! In our final 24 hour window we want to celebrate with you tonight before the deadline tomorrow!

EVENT DETAILS: http://growaneweyesf.eventbrite.com/

The evening is guaranteed to stir the imagination. There will be music, video installations, film screenings and heated discussions about the possibilities and limitations of technology on the human body.

Live Streaming

The Retro-Future Experience with performances by

Project Agora

Haggai Cohen Milo

IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT TICKETING:

Entry is via donating on Kickstarter. If you have already backed the project on our Kickstarter campaign at the $25 level or higher, your name will be on the Will Call list.

To purchase a ticket in advance, back our project at the $25 level or highter at: http://kck.st/jOsMw0.

All walk-ins are welcome but you will be asked to contribute via Kickstarter at the door! Of course if you want to pay cash only – we won’t turn you away!

To learn more about Tanya Vlach, and her personal story visit
http://www.EyeTanya.com/

Follow on Twitter: @TanyaVlach @EyeTanya

Art I.S. getting (t)here – June 18th!

You are invited to the opening of “Art I.S. getting (t)here”.
transportation —> transformation

CONFIRMED ARTISTS:

LAUREN CRABBE
KRIS ENGEL

FAERN
DAVID FULLARTON
GIANLUCA FRANZESE
DEVIN KELLER
CHRISTOPHER MACOLINO
ANNA MARIE PANLILIO
CRISTINA ISABEL RIVERA
FRANK RODRIGUEZ
ADAM SMITH
TANYA MARIE VLACH

Featuring live music by David Molina and his band, Earthlike.

Themes of transportation, journey, process, destination, road less traveled; whatever transporting means to you.

Curators Tanya & Faern

Art I.S. getting (t)here will be on display at the Gallery at Everybody Bikes from June 18th to August 13th. On the night of June 18th we will also showcase site specific installations, as well as live musical performances.

This theme has arisen from ART I.S.’s new collaboration with Everyone Bikes (1352 Irving St @ 15th Av) and as a means to point out that there are no galleries in the Inner Sunset and Sunset District as a whole. We want to let folks in the city know we are here!

http://is-art-here.com/

In collaboration with
Everybody Bikes http://everybodybikessf.com/
Arizmendi
Muni Diaries
Colibrita Productions

By the way I love my city, and yes it’s my ball & chain … While culturally sophisticated there is an embarrassing lack of art representation in the very neighborhood that I was born and raised in; the Inner Sunset. My besty xbf & brit xpat mocked me for complaining and not doing anything about – so here we are.

“Grow A New Eye” at TEDxSF Alive!

Grow A New Eye screening at TEDxSF Event

short piece Directed by Phoebe Tooke about the Eye-Camera project will be screened at the upcoming TEDxSF event ALIVE! Maximum Living as a Human this Saturday June 4th at YBCA in SF. I AM incredibly honored to be amongst the incredible minds of the TEDsters. I hope to be inspired, learn, provoked — as well as excite TEDxSF about my super eyedea!

ALSO …

we are launching our KICKSTARTER campaign!

When: on the same day, June 4th

Operation: Engineer Eye-Camera

Deadline: Winter of 2011 … If the end of the world is truly going to happen in 2012 I want to record it with my brand spanking new eye.

If you are a twitterer, keep a look out for #growaneweye !

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