Narrative of Major Activities for the Week: July 17 - July 24, 2016
Propeller Grant Document Revision:
All aspects of the Propeller Grant submission were reviewed by Jenn and Christine and refined to meet submission requirements. Budget for 2-meter radio build + 2017 programming well into formation. Propeller Grant awards 2-year project grants between 1-6K.
Meeting with Jesse Seay to secure support from Pumping Station One:
Christine met with Jesse Seay to discuss the feasibility of hosting our maker-type build workshops at Pumping Station One. It was agreed that this would be a great fit. Jenn and Christine plan to visit the space again next Sunday to further discuss logistics.
Finalization of initial proposal for Performing Home series with Cynthia Bond:
Jenn and Christine discussed how our existing structure of public engagement might fit within the structure of the Performing Home series. A hybrid Project Debrief and Sonic Lab event was proposed in order to fit within the evening of multiple performances.
Development of Work Samples:
Triumvirate preliminary sound + installation images
JCSpaceRadio Status Report
Initial exploration into movement vocabulary related to the project:
Christine spent some time recording herself improvising with consideration of frequency transmission and frequencies moving through the body.
Initial creation of teaching resources:
Reference library bibliography assembled. Training radio and test equipment circuit build list started. Terminology/quick reference sheet started.
Schematics for 2-meter receiver, transmitter, amplifier, and antennas located. Build timeline created. Build budget total beginning to resolve. Need to resolve type of radio public collaborators will build.
jcspaceradio.com replaced jcspaceradio.wix.com/earth
Next Week’s Planned Activities
Submit Propeller Grant Friday, July 29
Radio test kit and initial reference material ordered
Completed Task List Items:
Meetings: Jenn and Christine met on Wed July 20 and Sunday July 24 to discuss ongoing project development and documents for the Propeller Grant deadline.
Document Organization: budget flushed out for 2-meter radio build. Continue to refine budget, Propeller Grant submission, reference lists and training materials.
Remove Wordpress site - site deleted, still waiting on completed test.
Add domain to wix site - redirect complete, still waiting on completed test.
Add to additional funding sources and residencies for the next year
QUICK JCSpaceRadio Status –
Environmental Control Group:
@JCSpaceRadio WARMUP jcspaceradio.com ON
2-meter radio OFFLINE
Project Debrief IDLE
Build Workshop IDLE
Sonic Lab IDLE
Week Look Ahead:
Monday, 7/25: Impromptu individual and collaborative work sessions.
Tuesday, 07/26: Impromptu individual and collaborative work sessions.
Wednesday, 07/27: Impromptu individual and collaborative work sessions leading to a 4pm schedule working meeting (focus Propeller Grant application)
Thursday, 07/28: Impromptu individual and collaborative work sessions leading to a 4pm schedule working meeting (focus Propeller Grant application)
Friday, 07/29: Impromptu individual and collaborative work sessions leading to a 4pm schedule working meeting (focus Propeller Grant application) Submit Propeller Grant
Saturday, 07/30: Crew off duty
Sunday, 07/31: Meeting at Pumping Station One at 1pm