2020 – Octahedra




Octahedra is a diamond shaped, combination jungle gym and dance pole. Part community climable art, part performance space, Octahedra is a place to play for everyone , regardless of body type, gender expression, age, or home planet. Come shine like a diamond!

Will it need power?


If it will need power, what is your power plan?

Powered off of camp power!

Does the piece incorporate flame effects, moveable pieces, and/or is it climbable?


If it does incorporate flame effects, moveable pieces, and/or is climbable what is your safety plan? [(Note: if flame effects are used, your project will be subject to inspection by the Burnable Art Lead, who has final say if your project will burn during the event).]

It’s climable. Signage will ensure safe play on the structure. If placed in our camp, we can keep an eye on and assist participants while playing on Octahedra. j

Have you completed any other large scale art projects? (In this media? Where and when? How did the project go? Do you have pictures or recordings?)

Octahedra has been to flipside once before.

I was on the original build team for the mechagator!

For full burner resume, inquire within.

How much money do you need? (Up to $575) We are looking for a thorough itemized budget and the amount of grant money you are requesting.Please include a reasonably researched estimate of the cost of the materials you expect to need.

Obviously, transportation of large scale art is always the most expensive part of bringing art to flipside.

Having researched many options. The cheapest rental for the duration of flipside excluding fuel (including travel days and milage) is:

Budget rental

That is our only expense.

We are asking for the full grant of $575.00 and assistance sharing and promotion of our crowdfunding efforts to complete the difference.

If you want to upload something for the budget you can do that here:


What is your timeline detailing the planning, creation, installment, and removal of your project?

A day to install and a day to break down

Optional but encouraged: detailed drawings, CAD files/SketchUp documents, sketches, or other graphic illustrations of your creative concept.


We would like the artists to give community workshops outside of Flipside. Do you think you have a workshop idea that could be provided to the community? If so, please tell us what it is.

I live in New Orleans, so I’m pretty limited by that fact. However, trying to figure out the opportunities for Engulf, our regional attempt, has given me some insight into what’s good to offer. I’d be willing to chat in person.

By applying for this grant you agree that if given the funds you plan to:

Work to compete your project by Flipside, Save and provide receipts of materials greater than or equal to grant amount by 07/25/20. If you do not provide this information you be disqualified from receiving a grant in the future., Complete a follow up report so we can learn

You may upload photos/recording of past projects here *You must have a Google account to do so.


We will be having the 2021 Ignition Philter fundraiser after the fall town hall (usually held in late September/ early October.) Would you be willing to bring the piece back for that event?


Have you received funding from any other entity or regional for this piece previously? If so, who and how much?

Not sure