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Black Rock Station

A project in Black Rock City, NV by Wes Modes
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An interactive site-specific installation in the vast Black Rock Desert, a mysterious rural train station that has come unstuck in time
Backers: 124
Average Pledge Per Backer: $81

Funded: $10,000 of $9,740
Dates: Jun 9th -> Jul 6th (27 days)
Project By: Wes Modes
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Latest News

Almost there. Stay on target.

July 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Benzy and I are driving clear across the state of California today to pick up the Black Rock Station Art-O-Mat machine (reminder that we are still accepting art contributions). Since we will be near the world-famous Tehachapi Loop, maybe we will also... (Read More)

This is it! Last 24 hours.

July 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Here we are in the proverbial homestretch. 24 hours until the end of the campaign. We've made serious progress, but there is some ways to go on this final sprint.  Regardless of what happens, I want to thank you for your generous support.  We... (Read More)

Here are some projects we love...

July 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
We're doing something a little unconventional here. We are only three days away from the end of our Kickstarter campaign to bring Black Rock Station to life, but we are encouraging you to check out some of the other Burning Man art projects we love.... (Read More)

Opportunities to Get Involved

July 1st - via: kickstarter.com
You've been asking us how you can get involved with the project. We've been thinking. Here are some ideas about how you can not only help make Black Rock Station come to life but how you can contribute to the project with your creativity and labor.... (Read More)

We did it! We are halfway!

June 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all, I wanted you to be the first to know. We reached the halfway point of the campaign and are 50% funded! As promised, we are releasing a never-before-posted project video.  Here is the backstory. In early June, we were invited to participate... (Read More)

So close to Release of the Desert Arts Preview Video

June 29th - via: kickstarter.com
HI all, As I teased earlier, when we reach the halfway mark I'll release the never before posted evocative Desert Arts Preview video for Black Rock Station. We are so close. We need to reach $4,870 this morning. That's only $400 away. Let's do it!... (Read More)

One week left before we lose it all...

June 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all, Just over a week left, and we don't want all your pledges to go to waste. Here's a reminder that if we don't reach our goal, we get none of the money y'all have pledged. So let's see what we can do to reach those folks who would be into this... (Read More)

Your donation could go even further

June 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you again for your support to help build Black Rock Station! Now, let’s help your donation go even further. Did you know? When you share our Kickstarter, it could help us increase donations by many times. Help spread the word by sharing with... (Read More)

1/3 of the Way to Goal!

June 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi friends, Due to your support, we are a THIRD of the way to funding Black Rock Station! Yesterday, we had a workday and started creating the wall panels for the station. After months (years!) of non-tangible work like programming, experiments,... (Read More)

Let's get to halfway

June 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all, We just broke $2000, just over 20% of the remaining project costs. Woohoo! Thanks to all of you for making that happen. I hope you enjoyed our brand new Black Rock Station Kickstarter video with interviews with me, Benzy, and Nate from the... (Read More)

Our new Black Rock Station video is LIVE!

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, our new behind-the-scenes Black Rock Station video is now LIVE! I'm so excited to share it with you. Meet the artists and the crew, and see the tech and build work we are doing. Bring a friend along for this video posted at our... (Read More)

Stay Tuned for New Black Rock Station Video

June 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, stay tuned for tomorrow's release of our new behind-the-scenes Black Rock Station video. You'll get a chance to meet the artists, meet some of the crew, and see the tech and build work we are doing. Bring a friend along for our showing at noon... (Read More)

Look what you did

June 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, what can I say, but thank you! In the first 24 hours, we’ve advanced 18% toward our goal. That’s amazing, and I want to express my appreciation because you made that happen. As a veteran fundraiser I know not to let this make me complacent.... (Read More)

And.... we're off!

June 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all, In the midst of a busy busy build season we are launching our Kickstarter.  It's live! Check it out. Here's the story of the station, unique rewards, and soon a new video. Get an insider view on this monumental project. Today, we were... (Read More)

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