Kickstarter / BAM Next Wave Festival Preview Party - 06/18/16

Rachel Germond is a graduate of Cornell University (1986) where she studied modern dance while
obtaining degrees in Fine Arts and Comparative Literature. She achieved an MFA in dance and
choreography (2000) at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana where she was a Fellow.
Rachel Germond is a graduate of Cornell University (1986)

The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart.
One must imagine Sisyphus happy. ---Albert Camus
One must imagine Sisyphus happy. ---Albert Camus

Kickstarter is an American public-benefit corporation based in Brooklyn, New York which has built a
global crowdfunding platform focused on creativity. The company’s stated mission is to help bring creative
projects to life. Kickstarter has reportedly received more than $1.9 billion in pledges from 9.4 million
backers to fund 257,000 creative projects as of June of 2016.
Simone Ghera is an architect based in Rome, Italy who was involved with photography from a very early age.

Zbig Vision Scholar, Social Diarist and Eccentric Nicholas Croft @
Kickstarter Headquarters in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Dancer Inside New York: Photography Exhibition by Simone Ghera. - #1

Remove the predators, and the whole ecosystem begins to crash like a house of cards.
As the sharks disappear, the predator-prey balance dramatically shifts, and
the health of our oceans declines. ---Brian Skerry
Remove the predators, and the whole ecosystem begins to crash...

The imminent demise of the large record companies as gatekeepers of the world's
popular music is a good thing, for the most part. ---David Byrne
The imminent demise of the large record companies.

Nicholas guesses it went well enough, because he received such a warm farewell
from the Brooklyn Academy of Music hostesses.
Nicholas Croft guesses it went well enough.

Roya Carreras & Artists open rehearsal of "The Big Balloon" @ The Alchemical, NYC - #1
Roya Carreras & Artists Open Rehearsal of The Big Balloon.

Roya Carreras & Artists open rehearsal of "The Big Balloon" @ The Alchemical, NYC - #2
Roya Carreras & Artists Open Rehearsal of The Big Balloon.

Roya Carreras & Artists open rehearsal of "The Big Balloon" @ The Alchemical, NYC - #3
Roya Carreras & Artists Open Rehearsal of The Big Balloon.

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