Tree Spirit

$2,990USD
raised of $27,000 goal
11%
0 time left
This campaign started on Aug 01 and closed on September 30, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on September 30, 2013
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  • $1USD
    FOXY SWOOP

    Download the song Quickening{Evolution}, trip-hop beats by Artemis Robison in your choice of high-quality MP3, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.  “Bay Area trip-hop artist Artemis’ CD, ‘Gravity’, is a sensual blend of daydreamy beats and starry-eyed breaks. Keyboard Magazine called the New York native’s self-described ‘lush, symphonic electronica’ a ‘world-class creation.’. We just call it damn good!” - Bill Picture, SF Examiner

    31 claimed

  • $5USD
    DIGITAL DISCOGRAPHY

    Includes {FOXY SWOOP} + Download the 12-track album Sephyra, trip-hop ambient beats by Artemis, in your choice of high-quality MP3, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire + Download of EVeryman's album Speak The Speech, a fusion of electro hip hop music executive produced by Pumpkin. The album features production by Sugarpill, Stephan Jacobs, Connect The Dots, BSTEE, Service Lab, and a collaboration with J Brave of Luminaries + A thank you note on our Facebook page!!!

    18 claimed

  • $10USD
    VELVET ROOT

    Includes {DIGITAL DISCOGRAPHY} + INDIEGOGO-EXCLUSIVE TREE SPIRIT POSTCARD with hand-drawn stop motion animation art by Sara N. Abtahi printed with vegetable based inks on 100% post-consumer recycled papers and printed poetry by Eve Bradford, which will also conclude the documentary film.

    15 claimed

  • $25USD
    MEDIA WING 

    Includes {VELVET ROOT} + Occupy 2nd Edition, Reflections on Class War, Rebellion, and Repression written by Noam Chomsky, featuring cover art by R. Black, photography by Alex Fradkin and Stanley Rogouski, and a “What To Do If You Get Arrested” guide for protestors written by The National Lawyers Guild + Indiegogo-exclusive Tree Spirit bookmark with hand-drawn stop motion animation art by Sara N. Abtahi printed with vegetable based inks on 100% post-consumer recycled papers

    6 claimed

  • $30USD
    INDIA RITUAL GIFT

    I am leaving for India on September 17th 2013 for 3 months. With this perk you will receive a small gift from India! Please consider shipping cost.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    0 out of 25 claimed

  • $45USD
    POLITICAL ART LOVERS

    Includes {MEDIA WING} + Indiegogo-exclusive Tree Spirit poster with hand-drawn stop motion animation art by Sara N. Abtahi printed with vegetable based inks on 100% post-consumer recycled papers

    4 claimed

  • $65USD
    LUSH ELECTRO TRIP-HOP

    Includes {MEDIA WING} + A package with 3 CDs by Artemis - Gravity 11 track album; Undone, 7 track album in beautiful Digipack - original artwork and photos; Orbits remixes CD

    0 out of 150 claimed

  • $75USD
    INDIA RITUAL GIFTING

    I am leaving for India on September 17th 2013 for 3 months. With this perk you will receive a gift from India! Please consider shipping cost.

    0 out of 50 claimed

  • $100USD
    PLANETARY CATALYST

    Includes {POLITICAL ART LOVERS} + YOUR NAME IN THE FILM CREDITS + CoSM Journal of Visionary Culture, Volume 8: Community featuring amazing art, articles and photography by international artists curated by Delvin Solkinson and published by Alex and Allison Grey. The director's photography is showcased in CoSM. CoSM opens up dialogues helping to inform our ability to design, develop and evolve new kinds of community to fit with the unique challenges and opportunities of the modern world.

    3 out of 300 claimed

  • $125USD
    VELVET ROOT PHILANTHROPIST

    Includes {PLANETARY CATALYST} + A Dream Foreclosed by Laura Gottesdiener + A digital copy of Neirika, Bérangère Maïa Parizeau's first book with indiegogo-exclusive added content. Neirika explores the interconnected boundaries of neo-shamanism and ecological consciousness within the global context of the human ecological crisis.

    2 out of 300 claimed

  • $250USD
    CRYSTALLINE META-MEDIA

    CRYSTALLINE META-MEDIA: Includes{VELVET ROOT PHILANTHROPIST} + Neirika, Bérangère Maïa Parizeau's first book, signed. Neirika explores the interconnected boundaries of neo-shamanism and ecological consciousness within the global context of the human ecological crisis.

    0 out of 300 claimed

  • $450USD
    HIMALAYA PHOTOGRAPHY

    Large HD photography by Bérangère Maïa Parizeau of a Drung woman featured in “Tree Spirit”. The Drung valley is located at the foothills of the Himalaya mountains. Drung women born before 1949 have their entire face tattooed. This practice was banned by Mao Zedong in 1949. There were 18 of these woman alive when I visited the region in 2012. There was no road access until 1998. Since 2009, about 50 foreigners have travelled there each year, totalling approximately 200 foreigners by 2012.

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  • $500USD
    TREE SPIRIT DIRECTOR TALK

    I will give a talk in French or English on the global ecological crisis and present the film at a conference or public event anywhere in North America. Your organization will be responsible for round-trip train transportation and accommodation fees. Estimated Delivery: Between September 2014 – January 2016

    1 out of 10 claimed

  • $600USD
    SPIRIT GATES SERIES

    Spirit Gates 3 X large HD photography series by Bérangère Maïa N. Parizeau, numbered and signed + Includes {CRYSTALLINE META-MEDIA}

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  • $675USD
    BODY ART

    Custom abstract tribal tattoo design in the style of the director's self-designed personal tattoo + Includes {MEDIA WING} To receive pictures of my tattoo please email VelvetRoot@gmail.com!

    Estimated delivery: August 2013

    0 out of 12 claimed

  • $800USD
    WONDER CHINA SERIES

    5X large HD Photograph series by Bérangère Maïa N. Parizeau, numbered and signed. Five of my favourite photographs, which were taken during my four-month journey in northwestern Yunnan Province, China, summer 2012. This series is composed of landscape photography and portraits. This series of photographs is professional HD quality + Includes {MEDIA WING}

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  • $1,000USD
    TREE SPIRIT DIRECTOR TALK

    I will give a talk in French or English on the global ecological crisis and present the film at a conference or public event anywhere in the world. Your organization will be responsible for round-trip transportation fees and accommodation.

    0 out of 15 claimed

  • $5,000USD
    VISUAL POETRY

    Surrealist abstract painting by Bérangère Maïa Parizeau. This visual artwork will be composed of figurative elements made with non-toxic acrylic paint on canvas. This will be a special abstract artwork.

    Estimated delivery: August 2013

    0 out of 1 claimed

  • $12,000USD
    META-POESIS

    Surrealist abstract painting by Bérangère Maïa N. Parizeau. This visual artwork will be composed of figurative elements made with non-toxic acrylic paint on canvas, inspired by paintings of female figures playing flute in Tang dynasty China. I will make a masterpiece for you!

    0 out of 1 claimed

  • $25,000USD
    PLANETARY SOULFULNESS

    With this level of support for Velvet Root Media you will be acknowledged in the credits as planetary benefactors and Velvet Root Films philanthropists + Updates on the production process with exclusive pictures and commentary!!!

    0 out of 5 claimed

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