Through A Glass Brightly: Art & Consciousness in the Age of Surveillance

Paleontologist-poet-philosopher Michael Garfield's ecodelic transmedia explorations on the promise and peril of the new digital era...!
Transmedia
$3,850USD
raised of $3,333 goal
116%
0 time left
This campaign started on Aug 06 and closed on October 05, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on October 5, 2013
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  • $5USD
    Wink, Wink

    For the price of a cappucino, you'll get a download code for my cyberguitar set from Gratifly Festival - where I projected first-person video while performing on stage for the first time in human history! - as well as your name in the acknowledgements, and a unique personal thank you note by email. You'll also get free access to all of the videos and essays that come out of this project, which I'm releasing into the Creative Commons. Yay, gift culture!

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    12 out of 1000 claimed

  • $20USD
    I See You, Baby

    For the price of a movie ticket and some popcorn, you'll get all of the above AND a set of four 4" vinyl stickers of my most popular live paintings – including "Every Day Is A New Year," the piece that convinced Google to select me as a #glassexplorer!

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    8 out of 250 claimed

  • $22USD
    Eye Laser

    For the sum of 11 + 11 (my favorite!), you get the download code for my set from Gratifly, your name in the liner notes, a special thank you, AND one of three cool enamel pins (a dragon, a dinosaur, or a butterfly - see the campaign description or gallery for pics) based on three of my most popular live paintings. (This is an exclusive perk - these pins are individually available only at this contribution level.)

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    3 out of 33 claimed

  • $30USD
    Retinal Prints

    For the price of a nice lunch, you'll get a download code for my cyberguitar set from Gratifly Festival, your name in the acknowledgements, a unique personal thank you note... AND any two 11"x17" poster prints of my live paintings from the list of 250+ pieces at http://michaelgarfield.bandcamp.com/merch. The best deal you can get on my art!

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    6 out of 200 claimed

  • $50USD
    Here's Looking At You, Kid

    For the price of a tank of gas, you'll get all of the above AND a limited edition brass pin of my painting, "Temple Burn" to remind you that creation and destruction go hand in hand, and what LOOKS like the end of the world is also another beginning...

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    9 out of 80 claimed

  • $55USD
    Pinned Eyes

    For 5 x 11 (which is one sacred number multiplied by another), you get the download code for my set from Gratifly AND a set of three cool enamel pins (a dragon, a dinosaur, and a butterfly - see the campaign description or gallery for pics) based on three of my most popular live paintings. (This is an exclusive perk - these pins are available only at this contribution level.)

    Estimated delivery: September 2013

    2 out of 25 claimed

  • $80USD
    Rolling Eyes

    For the price of trip to the grocer, you'll get a download code for my cyberguitar set from Gratifly Festival, your name in the acknowledgements, a unique personal thank you note... AND one of the limited series Creation Skateboard decks made from my cosmic dragon painting (pictured in the info section to the left)! I won the 2012 DIY Skateboard Design contest and only about 100 of these will be produced. Grab yours artist direct!

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    7 out of 100 claimed

  • $100USD
    Watching You Watching Me

    For the price of a dashboard stereo, you'll get my set from Gratifly, the set of four vinyl stickers, the Temple Burn brass pin, AND two 25-minute guitar or art video hangout lessons through Glass so you can learn more intimately and directly than ever before - by seeing the creative process from Michael's point of view!

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    2 out of 25 claimed

  • $250USD
    Magic Eye

    For the price of a summer music festival ticket, you'll get my set from Gratifly, the set of four vinyl stickers, the Temple Burn brass pin, two 25-minute guitar or art video hangout lessons through Glass, AND a custom-painted hat (flatbill or fedora, in your size - check out the custom hats album on http://fb.com/michaelgarfieldart for examples).

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    1 claimed

  • $420USD
    The Long View

    For the price of 100 tacos, you'll get my set from Gratifly, your name in the liner notes, a personalized thank you, all four vinyl stickers, the Temple Burn brass pin, AND a 24" x 48" signed canvas giclée print of "Every Day Is A New Year," the cosmic dragon painting that Google liked enough to pick me as a Glass Explorer...! (The print is UV-resistant, gloss-coated, and stretched on 3/4" bars. Shipping included. You can see a hi-res image of the piece here: http://bit.ly/newyeardragon)

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    1 out of 99 claimed

  • $500USD
    The Overview Effect

    For the price of an iPhone, you'll get my set from Gratifly, the set of four vinyl stickers, the Temple Burn brass pin, two 25-minute video chat lessons, AND an original live painting I'll create just for you, with video clips of the painting's creation recorded through Glass!

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    1 out of 20 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Visionary Patron

    For the price of a small horse, you'll get my set from Gratifly, the set of four vinyl stickers, the Temple Burn brass pin, two 25-minute video chat lessons, a live painting created for you and video-recorded through Glass, AND I will visit your home (anywhere in the United States) sometime in the next eight months to play a 90-minute private* concert in your home you can stream to your friends online! * Your call.

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    0 out of 3 claimed

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