Kinetic Arts, At The 2012 Art And Soul Festival

Kids Gathered On A Tarp
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The kids that performed in the circus gathered on a canvas tarp where they were given instructions just before the performance began.


Kinetic Arts Center   •  Circus, Fitness, Inspiration external link   •  Kinetic Arts At The Art And Soul Festival   •  Oakland Art And Soul Festival external link   •  Between 11th and 14th Streets, West of Broadway   •  Oakland, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 18 August 2012)   •  (Photo taken 14:46:13 Saturday 4 August 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_7248
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Performed On Suspended Red Curtains
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One young woman performed a dance on a pair of suspened red curtains. This shot did not clearly show how high she was.


Kinetic Arts Center   •  Circus, Fitness, Inspiration external link   •  Kinetic Arts At The Art And Soul Festival   •  Oakland Art And Soul Festival external link   •  Between 11th and 14th Streets, West of Broadway   •  Oakland, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 18 August 2012)   •  (Photo taken 14:52:01 Saturday 4 August 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_7259
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Performed High In The Air
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The dance on a pair of red curtains was performed high over a small red pad.


Kinetic Arts Center   •  Circus, Fitness, Inspiration external link   •  Kinetic Arts At The Art And Soul Festival   •  Oakland Art And Soul Festival external link   •  Between 11th and 14th Streets, West of Broadway   •  Oakland, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 18 August 2012)   •  (Photo taken 14:53:03 Saturday 4 August 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_7264
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Performed On A Suspended Hoop
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Another woman performed on a suspended hoop. She later spun rapidly which could not be shown on a still photograph.


Kinetic Arts Center   •  Circus, Fitness, Inspiration external link   •  Kinetic Arts At The Art And Soul Festival   •  Oakland Art And Soul Festival external link   •  Between 11th and 14th Streets, West of Broadway   •  Oakland, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 18 August 2012)   •  (Photo taken 15:02:02 Saturday 4 August 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_7309
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Between Acts Demonstrated Contortions
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Between acts, the group gathered to perform contortions. Sometimes they produced weird walking animals, other times two people rolled like a wheel. Here they created an abstract form.


Kinetic Arts Center   •  Circus, Fitness, Inspiration external link   •  Kinetic Arts At The Art And Soul Festival   •  Oakland Art And Soul Festival external link   •  Between 11th and 14th Streets, West of Broadway   •  Oakland, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 18 August 2012)   •  (Photo taken 15:10:32 Saturday 4 August 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_7346
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Juggling And A Unicycle
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As one young woman rode around and around the stage on a unicycle, a boy on a large ball juggle three small balls, and a man on the ground juggled four.


Kinetic Arts Center   •  Circus, Fitness, Inspiration external link   •  Kinetic Arts At The Art And Soul Festival   •  Oakland Art And Soul Festival external link   •  Between 11th and 14th Streets, West of Broadway   •  Oakland, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 18 August 2012)   •  (Photo taken 15:13:50 Saturday 4 August 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_7355
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A Rope Dance
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High overhead, a rope dance was performed using a thick climbing rope. Notice the bandage around the woman's foot where she is braced against the rope.


Kinetic Arts Center   •  Circus, Fitness, Inspiration external link   •  Kinetic Arts At The Art And Soul Festival   •  Oakland Art And Soul Festival external link   •  Between 11th and 14th Streets, West of Broadway   •  Oakland, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 18 August 2012)   •  (Photo taken 15:20:49 Saturday 4 August 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_7375
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Double Decker Jump Rope
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Stacked two high, with the top person on each side holding the rope, they demonstrated how to jump rope while standing one person on the shoulders of another.


Kinetic Arts Center   •  Circus, Fitness, Inspiration external link   •  Kinetic Arts At The Art And Soul Festival   •  Oakland Art And Soul Festival external link   •  Between 11th and 14th Streets, West of Broadway   •  Oakland, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 18 August 2012)   •  (Photo taken 15:23:39 Saturday 4 August 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_7385
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The Finale
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The performance ended with everyone performing at once. Four high on the rope, two high on the ground.


Kinetic Arts Center   •  Circus, Fitness, Inspiration external link   •  Kinetic Arts At The Art And Soul Festival   •  Oakland Art And Soul Festival external link   •  Between 11th and 14th Streets, West of Broadway   •  Oakland, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 18 August 2012)   •  (Photo taken 15:27:50 Saturday 4 August 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_7388
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