A project in Los Angeles, CA by Magnus Rex Studio

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Inspired by a colleague's valiant fight against ALS, artists RE:INVENT their careers by creating their dream projects.
Backers: 346
Average Pledge Per Backer: $51

Funded: $17,531 of $7,500
Dates: Jun 19th -> Jul 17th (28 days)
Project By: Magnus Rex Studio
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Latest News


July 16th - via: kickstarter.com
As we head into the last 24 hrs of RE:INVENT, it looks like we made it onto CNN's San Diego Comic Con coverage! What a great way to close out our campaign. Thanks to Tommy Yune for covering our project! Derick  (Read More)

2 Days Left!

July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all! Hard to believe, but we only have 2 days left in our campaign. It has been a great ride for everyone involved with "RE:INVENT" and we couldn't have done any of this without you, our awesome backers. We have been building awareness for the... (Read More)

Stretch Goals

July 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Here are some new Stretch Goals for the home stretch of Time 2 RE:INVENT! For our $15,000.00 Goal, we wanted to add more of Francis' work into the project and thought this postcard would be a great memento of Francis' perseverance and desire to keep... (Read More)

New Rewards!

July 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all! We're now officially in the last week of our campaign! We've decided to add some extra rewards as well as add a lot of 25 more signed editions due to your requests! New stretch goals coming soon, thanks for your support! -Derick  (Read More)

On Writing

July 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Since "RE:INVENT" has been as much about the process of creation as the work itself, I thought I'd share one of my favorite books on the creative process. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned vet, check out On Writing by Stephen King. It's a... (Read More)

World Journal

July 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all! Looks like word of RE:INVENT is being picked up by the Chinese press! We were featured on World Journal today. Nice little bit of steam as we enter the last leg of our campaign! More time come, -Derick  (Read More)


July 6th - via: kickstarter.com
As we enter the last 10 days of our Kickstarter campaign, I just want to thank everyone for their support of "RE:INVENT" so far. We really didn't know what to expect when we were making our book, we were just hoping that somehow it would connect with... (Read More)

Shiro Kotobuki

July 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to Andy Lee Chaisiri for bringing the work of Shiro Kotobuki to my attention. Mr. Kotobuki was in a bicycle accident that unfortunately left him a quadraplegic, so now he draws with his mouth. Yes, you read that right. And no, I didn't believe... (Read More)

Reaching Out From The Womb

June 30th - via: kickstarter.com
This photo apparently went viral earlier in the year but I wasn't aware of it until a friend showed it to me a few days ago. The shot is of a baby reaching out and grabbing a doctor's finger during a cesarean section. I find it extremely primal,... (Read More)

Good to Great

June 27th - via: kickstarter.com
"Good is the enemy of great." Those wise words are from today's book share, "Good to Great", by Jim Collins. While "The War of Art" was primarily about combating internal self sabotage, "Good to Great" is about focus. Collins details how various... (Read More)

Funded! + Stretch Goal #1: The Making of RE:INVENT

June 26th - via: kickstarter.com
THANK YOU all for the overwhelming support so far! We were able to hit our target of $7,500.00 in under a week and it wouldn't have been possible without all of you! We want to make the best project we can and reward our backers so we're starting by... (Read More)

New Beginnings

June 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, we're near $7,000! Thank you all for your support so far! We're working on a couple of ideas to enrich the campaign that will be unveiled very soon. For now, please check out a post from one of my favorite blogs, The Change Blog. The post is... (Read More)

Stephen Chang Workshop

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
As promised we'll be posting behind the scenes material from "RE:INVENT" during our campaign including interviews, workshops and essays. The first workshop up is "Quarters" by the talented Stephen Chang! Check out Stephen's process for creating one... (Read More)

Fund This: RE:INVENT, inspired by an artist's fight against ALS

June 24th - via: blog.angryasianman.com
This is an incredible and inspirational project worth your support... Meet artist Francis Tsai. In 2010, he was diagnosed with ALS, a degenerative neuralmuscular disease that eventually leads to paralysis. His body began to deteriorate, but this didn't stop Francis from being awesome. In fact, he became more awesome. (Read More)

Life is a Game of Inches

June 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Caught this on TV late tonight and thought I'd post it for everyone. This is one of my favorite movie speeches of all time because it talks about living in the moment and being willing to do what it takes for that extra inch in life. I understand... (Read More)

The War of Art

June 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you all for a strong Day 2! We are currently working on stretch goals and Kickstarter exclusives to make "Time 2 RE:INVENT" even better and will be sharing those with you very soon, but meanwhile please keep spreading the word! Book Club Also,... (Read More)

Thank You.

June 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all! I just want to take a moment to say thank you to all of our Day 1 backers for helping to get this project off the ground. I guess Kickstarter liked what they saw because they made "Time 2 RE:INVENT" a Staff Pick! All the doubts we may have... (Read More)

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