“Eyes On Oakland” at Great Wall of Oakland

A huge thanks to everyone who stopped by and participated in our installations last Friday at Art Murmur! It was amazing to share the communities responses on such a huge scale. Here are some pics from the event:





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MAP “Eyes On Oakland” at Great Wall of Oakland Friday October 2nd!

We got Pick of the Week in the East Bay Express for this event!


Join us for our opening screening of the 2015/2016 season on October 2nd at 5:00pm!

Eyes on Oakland is a community-powered, art-meets-journalism initiative that seeks to inform and engage residents across Oakland about the different types of surveillance technology used by local police. A collaboration between the Mobile Arts Platform and The Center for Investigative Reporting, Eyes on Oakland featured two key venues: a participatory installation in the “Who Is Oakland?” exhibit at the Oakland Museum of California, and pop-up outings around Oakland with the Mobile Arts Platform, a classic Ford Falcon van retrofitted as a roving newsroom. The work was sourced by information from CIR’s reporting, and driven by creative insights gathered from Oakland residents. So far, Eyes on Oakland has directly incorporated attitudes on surveillance from hundreds of residents, and inspired a host of fact-based conversations on the balance between privacy and public safety in communities across the city and at the Oakland Museum.

Hope to see you there!

The Great Wall located on West Grand Avenue between Broadway and Valley Street, next door to Luka’s Taproom and Lounge.

Follow us on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/EyesOnOak

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MAP “What’s the Big Idea?” in the news!

Here is a great preview of our project by Sam Sciolla in the Palo Alto Weekly! Looking forward to setting up at the Moonlight Run on Friday September 18th.


Another wonderful review in the Palo Alto Pulse by Jim Migdal



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MAP “What’s the Big Idea?” project in Palo Alto

We are excited to announce that our latest MAP project “What’s the Big Idea?” will be rolling out in Palo Alto!

Schedule is below please stop by and check it out!

As part of the current Public Art Master Planning outreach efforts, we are bringing artists Peter Foucault and Chris Treggiari (Mobile Arts Platform) to engage residents in a creative and fun way and gather their thoughts on how artists might make Palo Alto a more vibrant or livable city. During September and October, M.A.P. artists will travel across Palo Alto on two custom-built bicycle trailers and set up pop-up mobile art making and idea generating spaces in multiple locations. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to share your vision and creative ideas – come meet Mobile Arts Platform at these locations:
Palo Alto Mayor Karen Holman participating at the “Meet the Street” event downtown
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Reveal News article on our MAP “Eyes On Oakland Project”


Check out this great Reveal article on our “Eyes On Oakland” project:


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MAP “Whats the Big Idea?” Project in Palo Alto Fall 2015


The Mobile Arts Platform is pleased to announce the MAP “Mobile AII (Art and Ideas Incubator)” was selected for the Palo Alto Public Art Master Plan — Artist-led Outreach Project Grant.

For this project MAP artists Peter Foucault and Chris Treggiari will custom build two bicycle trailers that will be pulled behind two battery powered, motorized bicycles that arrive on-site and connect to form a mobile art making and idea generating space. This project will be installed at multiple locations throughout the City of Palo Alto from September- October to directly engage Palo Alto’s intrinsically creative and diverse population through a mobile platform that can be easily deployed and set up in a variety of urban circumstances.

Palo Alto is the unprecedented epicenter of the current revolution in technology and communications. Many of the most successful products and companies today started off as an innovative idea hatched in the living rooms and garages of Silicon Valley. Collaborations have always been an integral part of the big picture matching people with skill sets that can move forward the dream into reality. On the flip side of this picture for every successful idea launched there are numerous failures that fall by the roadside. Through this project we would like to give a chance for everyone’s ideas to be conceptually validated! Mimicking this grass roots to big ideas formula, MAP will design a creative space where people can freely exchange ideas and concepts that they feel will help their fellow mankind. We will be asking people “Whats the Big Idea?”

For more info and locations the MAP AII will pop up at please visit:


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“Eyes On Oakland” interview on KQED

Check out this KQED interview where Chris Treggiari discusses our “Eyes On Oakland” project!


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