In Miami this weekend: Attend the Crowdfunding Lab of Art Basel’s Crowdfunding Initiative in a program of events, activations and talks. In partnership with Kickstarter, this initiative supports non-profit art organizations, institutions and experimental spaces worldwide by directly connecting individual art lovers and patrons to innovative project. During the show in Miami Beach, our global Lead Partner UBS supports the Art Basel Crowdfunding Initiative: Download the free Planet Art app, choose your favorite non-profit project, and UBS will make a pledge of USD 15 on your behalf. For meetings, please contact Jessica Hodin, crowdfunding@artbasel.com, or speak to a host in the Crowdfunding Lab. Saturday, December 5, 2015 12pm to 1pm | Kickstarter Victoria Rogers, United States, Art + Photography Outreach Lead at Kickstarter, provides an overview of the ins and outs of community building and funding for the arts. 3pm to 3:30pm | ACRE (Artists’ Cooperative Residency & Exhibition) – Chicago The Directors of the ACRE Residency program will provide a short presentation and discussion on their program model and organization, which works with emerging artists from Southwest Wisconsin to the City of Chicago. 5pm to 6pm | Occasional Papers – London Occasional Papers will launch its new book ‘Between the Lines’ – the first comprehensive overview of the work and teaching of the late British artist Roger Ackling. Sunday, December 6, 2015 1pm to 2pm | NuMu – Guatemala City Founder Stefan Benchoan, Guatemala, introduces NuMu’s Kickstarter campaign to write the sound artist Joaquin Orellana into art history and presents a film about Orellana, to be premiered at the Crowdfunding Lab for the first time publicly. Talk to someone on the other side of the world as if you’re in the same room through PORTALS, an Art Basel Crowdfunding initiative. PORTALS, along with Turquoise Mountain, invites you to enter their gold shipping containers equipped with audio-visual technology to have a conversation with someone in an identical container elsewhere on Earth. You can talk to people in Isfahan, Iran; Mexico City, Mexico; El Progreso, Honduras; and Herat, Afghanistan. Translation is available. You can find PORTALS in front of the Sagamore Art Hotel at 1671 Collins Avenue, open until Saturday, December 5 from 9am to 12 midnight. RSVP at SharedStudios.com/Miami Access: Free public access, open during show hours

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Crowdfunding Lab Miami Art Basel 2015

Crowdfunding Lab
Miami Art Basel 2015

The Crowdfunding Lab engages participants of Art Basel’s Crowdfunding Initiative in a program of events, activations and talks. In partnership with Kickstarter, this initiative supports non-profit art organizations, institutions and experimental spaces worldwide by directly connecting individual art lovers and patrons to innovative project.

During the show in Miami Beach, our global Lead Partner UBS supports the Art Basel Crowdfunding Initiative: Download the free Planet Art app, choose your favorite non-profit project, and UBS will make a pledge of USD 15 on your behalf.

For meetings, please contact Jessica Hodin, crowdfunding@artbasel.com, or speak to a host in the Crowdfunding Lab.

Saturday, December 5, 2015
12pm to 1pm | Kickstarter
Victoria Rogers, United States, Art + Photography Outreach Lead at Kickstarter, provides an overview of the ins and outs of community building and funding for the arts.

3pm to 3:30pm | ACRE (Artists’ Cooperative Residency & Exhibition) – Chicago
The Directors of the ACRE Residency program will provide a short presentation and discussion on their program model and organization, which works with emerging artists from Southwest Wisconsin to the City of Chicago.

5pm to 6pm | Occasional Papers – London
Occasional Papers will launch its new book ‘Between the Lines’ – the first comprehensive overview of the work and teaching of the late British artist Roger Ackling.

Sunday, December 6, 2015
1pm to 2pm | NuMu – Guatemala City
Founder Stefan Benchoan, Guatemala, introduces NuMu’s Kickstarter campaign to write the sound artist Joaquin Orellana into art history and presents a film about Orellana, to be premiered at the Crowdfunding Lab for the first time publicly.

Talk to someone on the other side of the world as if you’re in the same room through PORTALS, an Art Basel Crowdfunding initiative. PORTALS, along with Turquoise Mountain, invites you to enter their gold shipping containers equipped with audio-visual technology to have a conversation with someone in an identical container elsewhere on Earth. You can talk to people in Isfahan, Iran; Mexico City, Mexico; El Progreso, Honduras; and Herat, Afghanistan. Translation is available.

You can find PORTALS in front of the Sagamore Art Hotel at 1671 Collins Avenue, open until Saturday, December 5 from 9am to 12 midnight. RSVP at SharedStudios.com/Miami
Access: Free public access, open during show hours