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call for artist resident

Call for BoxJelly/fishcake Resident Artist

Commence the search. BoxJelly is now accepting applications for a fall-term Resident Artist. This program continues after the successful term completion of BoxJelly’s first RA, Amelia Samari.

The Fall term will begin on October 1, 2016, with a completion date of March 31, 2017, after a six-month residency. During this six-month period, artists are given the time and space to further develop their talents.

Submissions are to include:

• The attached application form
• Project proposal: 1-2 pages in length, outlining a plan to create a work of art (or a body of work) to display in the space. Include a detailed list of techniques and materials, outlining project logistics, supply and labor needs, and budgeting
• Current résumé
• digital zip file containing 5-10 samples of your most recent work with an inventory sheet
• Artist statement
• Other supportive material (optional)

This submission period will close on August 17, 2016, but BoxJelly offers three residency spots per year. Applications are accepted year round, with closing dates of November 15 (Winter term: January 1-June 30) and April 15 (Summer term: June 1-October 31).

Find the submission material here. Send your information or any questions you may have to laura@theboxjelly.com.

fishcake events

old friends, new poems @ fishcake

On July 24, fishcake will be hosting award winning poet and author Naomi Shihab Nye joined by local counterparts from Bamboo Ridge Press Wing Tek Lum, Juliet S. Kono, and Lois Ann Yamanaka to present old friends new poems, readings from their respective works. This event is free, open to the public and will begin at 2:30p.READ MORE

Hacker Hours - Occamsec

Hacker Hour with OccamSec

OccamSec, an information security company, invites you to join their office hours next Tuesday July 26. The “Hacker Hour” event will focus on expanding general knowledge on internet and information security while giving advice on new projects and security concerns. Come ask questions, share ideas, and learn from others working in the field. See all you hackers at 4pm!


For more information, visit OccamSec Hacker Hours.


Code for Hawaii Meet up

Join Code for Hawaii for their bi-monthly Project Night at BoxJelly! Meet like-minded folks from the greater Code for America community, talk about the latest in coding, and pitch new project ideas to collaborate on. The Code for Hawaii meet up is open to the public and will meet at BoxJelly from 6:00p – 8:00p on Wednesday, July 13th.


Domain Night

Interested in learning more about creating domains or building a website? Come connect with HiCapacity at BoxJelly next Monday, May 23rd. To participate please RSVP here and send a list of up to 5  of your top domain names to nkhori@gmail.com. Did I mention there will be pizza?



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Start Up 101 Bootcamp

Do you have a great startup idea? Still putting your idea together and want to learn more? Startup 101 Bootcamp will cover the basics that every entrepreneur needs to develop an idea and turn it into a high growth business. Get brainstorming and sign up here.


ARTIST TALK: Malay Theater, Dance, Music, and Shadow Play

Join us this Friday, April 8 @ 5:30 p.m. for an artist talk on the treasured Malay Theatre forms of mak yong (dance drama) and wayang kelantan (shadow puppetry).

The event will be hosted by top faculty and instructors from Kuala Lumpur’s Centre for Traditional Arts (PuTRA) at the National Academy of Arts, Culture, and Heritage (ASWARA) presenting art forms originating in the culturally rich state of Kelantan, Malaysia.

PARKING: Street parking in Kaka’ako or in the old Lanai Things lot adjacent to BoxJelly at 331 Kamani Street.

The performance will be held on Sunday, April 10, @ 4:00-5:30 p.m. at Jefferson Hall, East-West Center on UH Manoa’s campus. Performance information at https://www.facebook.com/events/1546673098959593/