SIGN PETITION HERE: http://chng.it/pH7CVSTYKY
The Venice Flying Carousel is a bicycle propelled, Venice themed, full scale, "flying horse" merry-go-round for all to enjoy in Centennial Park.
PLEASE SIGN & SHARE TO SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR THE PROJECT HERE
We are NOT requesting donations. That's a Change.org thing.
Venice has a colorful history of fascinating people, wild amusements & wonderful carousels. It's time Abbot Kinney's vision is recreated. Lead artist, Robin Murez, (who's VenicePublicArt you see around Venice), in partnership with the Venice Chamber Chamber in Action Committee, and joined by the community, including additional Venice artists, has designed and is creating, Venice's next iconic interactive kinetic public art, aka carousel. PLEASE JOIN IN! STOP BY THE STUDIO See: VeniceFlyingCarousel.com
STAT'S: The 20 foot diameter carousel is housed in a 50 foot diameter 'big top' tent, securely enclosed with tall wrought iron fencing. 15 Adults and children can ride at a time. One person pedals the bicycle to power the carousel. LED Lights and music are solar powered. We're NET ZERO, OFF-THE-GRID.
FUNDING: It's a Not-for Profit 501c3. Sponsorships of the carousel animals and elements fund the project. Once built, all proceeds from the carousel will support Venice art, storytelling, science, engineering and park programs.
SITE: Centennial Park is the green space between the Venice Public Library and Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Over the years, Robin has installed Mosaic Balls sculptural seating, Dance Steps and, with the Department of Recreation & Parks, has rejuvenated the landscaping in the park. Expected installation: 2021
The Department of Recreation & Parks and LA City Council District CD11 have pledged their support. WE ASK THAT THEY CONTRIBUTE SUBSTANTIAL SUPPORT and EXPEDITE THE PERMITTING and INSTALLATION of the project.
PICTURES & INFO at: VeniceFlyingCarousel.com