In the spring of 2012 I signed on to manage online content for ADDO, UCSD’s largest student run art show, which was held over May 29th thru May 31st in Price Center’s East Ballroom. Little did I know that in a matter of a few short weeks my title would be changed from online content editor to “producer” as I got further involved with the organization of the event. This new title that was bestowed upon me required working with a team of about five core members to distribute tasks and make decisions regarding the event.

Along with the events co-producers some of our responsibilities included:

  • Weekly meetings regarding event planning
  • Meeting with administration regarding our grant and budget
  • Creating a budget for expenses
  • Booking the event space
  • Renting seating
  • Purchasing equipment and hiring fabricators for art walls
  • Getting insurance for the event
  • Organizing with A/V staff
  • Handling catering
  • Promoting the event
  • Handling artist submissions
  • Event itinerary and scheduling
  • Managing volunteers
  • Managing staging of live performance and panel discussions
  • Hanging up pieces and properly labeling them
  • Creating and distributing pamphlets
  • Scheduling pickup times for artists
ADDO 2012 Flyer
ADDO 2012 Flyer

 

All of this while working on my own submission to the show titled Transcode.

The event was a huge success and was well visited by students and guests outside of UCSD.

Student press link here. Video reel here. Event pamphlet here.

High-Quality video ad:

Interactive virtual tour I created for the space (direct link):

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