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Simone Bodmer-Turner : Clay Studio Buildout

A project in Brooklyn, NY by Simone Bodmer-Turner

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Building a studio space to expand production, hire extra hands, host workshops and dinner series, and allow space for sculptural work.
Backers: 235
Average Pledge Per Backer: $154

Funded: $36,088 of $25,000
Dates: Oct 31st -> Nov 24th (25 days)
Project By: Simone Bodmer-Turner
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Latest News

Project Update #7 - Final Auction + 40 Hours to Go !

November 23rd - via:
Dear Supporters, Thank you all for sticking with me through the last three weeks of this campaign. There are now just 40 hours to go in this Kickstarter campaign, and I am $2400 away from reaching my stretch goal of $33,000 - wow! I spent yesterday... (Read More)

Project Update # 6

November 21st - via:
Hi everyone ! Thank you to everyone who partook in the auction for the Boro textile - I had a fellow artist from the residency pull a name from a hat yesterday morning Tokyo time and the recipient is Sarina Vetterli ! It was an interesting experiment... (Read More)

Project Update # 5 - Stretch Goal + Textile Auction now Live !

November 18th - via:
STRETCH GOAL:  As promised, the first of two auctions I will be holding is now live! Through these two auctions I am hoping to accomplish two things; first, to make some of the larger, rare, and more expensive antiques I've collected here available... (Read More)

Project Update #4 - Goal Met !

November 15th - via:
Goodmorning from Japan ! I woke up on this bitingly cold morning, piled with blankets, in my room with sheets of paper for windows to find that this project had surpassed our $25,000 goal of funding overnight with 8 days left to go of fundraising ! ... (Read More)

Project Update # 3 - Kyoto + Anagama Unloaded !

November 13th - via:
Dear All,  Hope this finds you well ! This will be a bit longer of an update to catch you up on all that has been going on in the last week.  KYOTO: After bricking up the anagama kiln, I spent four days in Kyoto blissfully immersed in all manner of... (Read More)

Project Update # 2

November 5th - via:
Hi everyone !  We just bricked up the door of the kiln here in Japan, and will let her cool for a week before we break down the door and see what magic and wildness the fire created. Here's a time lapse from around 3 in the morning, stoking the fire... (Read More)

Project Update # 1 !

November 3rd - via:
Hello everyone !  Afternoon time here in Japan after my second shift firing the anagama kiln overnight. Apologies if this filters into your inboxes in the middle of your sleep, I am doing my best to keep updates on Eastern Standard time whenever... (Read More)

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