Entries in Indianapolis Fabrications (12)
Word on the Street submitted an idea to PUP hosted #MAKE5x5: Indianapolis arts and innovation contest to convert an old school bus into a literary art center with a budget of $10,000 and a time frame of 11 weeks. Here's their story. Introducing, The Cool Bus.
The debut of The Cool Bus took place on June 28 at IndyHub hosted 5x5: Indianapolis arts and innovation with the theme "Face Your City: an urban love affair" where Malina Jeffers walked away with $10,000 to make her idea happen: I am an Artist.
There's one more opportunity to win $10,000 to MAKE It Happen. The final chapter in this year's 5x5 series takes place at Harrison Center for the Arts on Friday, September 6 with the theme: "Connect Your City." Accepting submissions now through Wed, July 31.
We hosted 5x5: Indianapolis Arts and Innovation's MAKE Your City, Make it Happen last month. Here's a quick look at what happened, who won, and what's next!
PUP to present 5x5: Indianapolis Arts and Innovation; Make Your City: Make It Happen offering $10,000 prize, PROPOSALS are due March 15. MAKING is critical to how the arts, design, and innovation shape our urban environment. PUPs 5x5 arts innovation competition, applicants are challenged to submit proposals for high impact projects that can be executed in an extremely short timeline. Completed by June 28, 2013.
On April 12, PUP and several innovative local partners will will host the 5x5 series second event.
The theme is Make Your City: Make it Happen. Open Call Submissions are due March 15. Submission requirements and details can be found here. Five will be selected to present their idea on 5 slides in 5 minutes. Presentations will take place at a free public event at Indianapolis Fabrications (1125 Brookside Ave, Suite G50) on April 12 at 7 p.m.
Collaborators helping PUP on the event — including with the selection and judging of ideas — include Indianapolis Fabrications, We Are City, URBN DSGN, Indianapolis International Network (IIN), Centric Indy, Bayonet Media, Civic Center of New Orleans and special guest Hiba Abdallah, Research Fellow at Broken City Lab from Windsor, Ontario.
5x5: Indianapolis Arts and Innovation is a year long series of four themed idea-pitching events funded by Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF), the Efroymson Family Fund and the Christel DeHaan Family Foundation. At each, an idea will be awarded $10,000. Big Car announced Round 1 winner on February 8. The next two 5x5 events — hosted by local nonprofits IndyHub and Harrison Center for the Arts — take place in June and September.
Purchase Bush Stadium Seats “as-is” from People for Urban Progress on Thursday, February 21 and Friday, February 22 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, February 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Indianapolis Fabrications (1125 Brookside Ave, Suite G50). Please plan to make payment (cash and credit card only) and pick up seats during these times.
Seats will be sold as single ($45) and double ($80) will NOT include a base (as in, they won't stand up by themselves) and have not been refurbished what-so-ever. Additional information can be found here. Proceeds from the sale of seats will go towards community projects.
Seats may include lead paint. All those purchasing the seats will be required to sign an 'as-is' waiver acknowledging these conditions.
Interested in having some refurbished Bush Stadium Seats in Your Community? Here's what you need to know.
We've accomplished a great deal in the past four years by staying focused and true to our mission of DOING. As we plan for 2013, we'd love for you to be a part of that in a greater way.
- $20: Covers an hour of product prototyping time. (75 anticipated hours needed in 2013.)
- $100: Sponsors a Volunteer Day. (4 scheduled days in 2013.)
- $300: Covers material storage for a month.
- $850: Provides one (1) new PUPstop - An IndyGo bus stop with refurbished Bush Stadium Seats. (5 have been installed, anticipate installing 30 more in 2013.)
- $1500: Pays for a workday to process materials. (Estimated 10 days needed in 2013 - Need to tackle 5 workdays in January 2013.)
Four new PUPstops were installed last month at Nora, Broad Ripple, Ivy Tech, and Garfield Park Library. We've got 5 more stops lined up for early next year. Help sponsor more stops here.
GOODS FOR GOOD!
SUPER BOWL XLVI banners and signs launch for auction on Ebay starting Nov. 21st at noon! LINK HERE.
We will continuously be posting new items over the next few weeks, so check back regularly. Banner fabrics vary, including vinyl, polyblend, and mesh. Select items feature the Lombardi trophy and the NFL logo.
Proceeds benefit PUP's ongoing urban enhancement projects, among these include fabric processing, Bush Stadium seating, public space design, and solar farm research!
We have officially launched the PUPstop program in partnership with IndyGo. Perhaps you've noticed some new Bush Stadium Seat installations around town? Do you invision these seats in a neighborhood near you? Read more about the program and put in your request here!