Status Reports 

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

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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.

 

Radio Build:

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.

 

Website:

jcspaceradio.com replaced jcspaceradio.wix.com/earth

 

Next Week’s Planned Activities

  • Submit Propeller Grant Friday, July 29

  • Website updates

  • 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

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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

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