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books, gear & travel

$500 of $2,000 goal

Raised by 7 people in 30 months
Hi everyone!

Huge, gushing THANK YOUS, hugs & kisses to each person who helped me get through my MFA study residencies last academic year - in NYC, Chance MD (in the USA) & my big Summer intensive residency in Berlin (in Europe) ... I really seriously literally could NOT have done any of it without your support - so you have no idea how grateful I am!

For those who need more background info - please refer to my previous campaign from last year:
http://www.gofundme.com/j3zwis


NOW ... I am going into my second academic year.

To give a "refresher" - information wise ...
I am an MFA candidate with the Transart Institute:
http://www.transart.org/
a progressive, international arts organization that is accredited through Plymouth University in the UK to provide low residency MFA & PhD  programs in which students design their own course of study.

Last year, I developed a pedagogical method for teaching Performance Art:
http://claireebarratt.wix.com/performanceanxiety

This year, I am testing out my new method by becoming my own student & discovering the result when I follow my own method!

I have two totally stellar advisors to guide me.
Power-house women in the field of performance ...
My Studio Advisor is Linda Montano:
http://www.lindamontano.com/
A vital force in the performance art world - especially in her ground-breaking work during the 70s & 80s.
& my Research Advisor is Laura Gonzales:
http://www.lauragonzalez.co.uk/
Super-woman!

This years fundraiser is for BOOKS, GEAR & TRAVEL.
It only includes covering these costs for the work & research I'll be doing over the Autumn & Spring Semesters (& not for the Winter & Summer Residencies 2016)
It will cover books needed for reference research, gear needed for basic sound & video recordings & travel to a variety of locations where I will be doing field recordings & also to work with collaborators.

My campaign image serves to suggest that my project has the appeal of Marilyn Monroe & the brains of Albert Einstein!

As always ... "every little helps"

Thank you so much,
Claire*

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Books Gear & Travel campaign is now waking from a long slumber to receive funding for 2016!
Marilyn, Albert & I put our heads together to create an MFA thesis that's both glamorous & brilliant!
In order to achieve our mission, we need to research (books), record & edit (gear) & go places (travel) ......
Any amount, however large or small, will help send us on our way!
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THANX to MYK for starting this off (all the way from New Zealand!)

You don't need to donate a fortune ..... the campaign accepts as little as $5 ... & every little helps!

& btw - in regards to my Monroe/Einstein reference .... it is reported that Marilyn actually had the higher IQ of the two of them!
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$500 of $2,000 goal

Raised by 7 people in 30 months
Created August 25, 2015
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$125
Anonymous
23 months ago
$100
Anonymous
25 months ago
PJ
$50
Pat Jamie
29 months ago

Sorry we can't give more dear one. Every blessing.

EL
$10
Elizabeth Lang
29 months ago

Very proud of you, Claire, excited for all your hard work paying off in many ways - cheers to you, 'Ethyl'!

MR
$100
Myk Rushton
30 months ago

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