|At Sunday March 30 or April 6, 2014 I want to make a photo of 175 red and 75 black cars parked in an I [HEART] DC setting and you can help me to realize this photo which I want to pin at a chimney close to the Capitol in Washington DC.Let’s do it together,
Erik Van Loon
Join and share my affection for Washington DC by taking part in I LOVE DC together with 250 car owners, 500 bicyclist and 1000 people by foot. In return you will get a dutch sandwich, coffee or tea and a digital 5 mb photo by email for just $ 5 and your time to realise I LOVE DC. It will take you approximately four hours to set up all cars, bicyles and people in the desired setting and to make the I Love DC photo from a chopper.
Please contact me if you would like to help me realizing I LOVE DC by helping:
- to find 250 red or black cars in Washington DC or surrounding states
- to serve coffee, tea and sandwhiches to the 250 participants
- to make the booklet, photos and posters
- to find sufficient funding
- to post the mail, etc
As I can use your help for sure.
To realise I LOVE DC I need +/- $ 20.000,- to pay for ao. :
- flyers, posters, ads, etc to raise awairness of red and black owners,
- food, drink for all participants and volunteers,
- insurances for the participants and volunteers,
- rent a helicopter,
- two photographs,
- one blow up I LOVE DC “Polaroid” photo of 6 x 9 yards,
Go to Cost to learn more
I LOVE DC is only possible with private and public funding of a.o. people, organisations, governments and companies. That’s why I started a fundraising to raise at least $ 16,000. You can support I LOVE DC via PayPal or your Creditcard (see below). For your support you will get with Christmas for each pledge.
Erik Van Loon is a Dutch Artist known for a.o. his mass media artworks: I Will Win, Demagogue, A Victim’s Perspective, Art Unites Europe, etc. With his art he tries to reach public beyond the art world on his own with the use of mass media in order to move his public literal and metaphorically with work that doesn’t create beauty only but also incites discovery, stimulates reflection, and generates self-knowledge, which will eventually increase understanding, exchange, and cooperation between governments, companies and people worldwide.
In November 2012 he visited Washington DC for five days to unveil I Will Win – The Elections his 8th I Will Win painting for the NYC Marathon which was cancelled for the first time in their 40 years history due to Sandy.
Erik Van Loon immediately fall in love with DC, it’s citizens, café’s, museums, river and the countryside but was surprised by the gigantic parkinglots around Mount Vernon Square. In the Netherlands he decided to memorize his love for DC with I LOVE DC.
In the Erik van Loon is also known as advocate for clean water. He organise in the Netherlands for example each year the Amsterdam Swim, the Rotterdam Swim and the Mermaidparade. In 2014 he wants to organise the Washington Swim. See
www.washingtonswim.com for more info.
Why: I Love DC
What: A photo of 250 red and black cars parked in an I [HEART] DC setting
Who: people by car, bicycle and feet
When: At March 30 or April 6, 2014
Where: At parking lot near New York Av. with 5th st NW
Cost: $ 20.000 for 10 years