Join us for a community picnic and photo shoot celebrating American artisan food and drink for a national photo project by culinary artist Andrea Blum and her My American Pantry (MAP) project at the Montalvo Arts Center 9/29/13 at 1:30 pm to set up for the 2 pm shoot. My American Pantry (MAP) is traveling around the USA documenting American artisan food and drink and the people who make and grow it. These photos will be part of a national map and a way for viewers to explore and discover people like you crafting the American pantry.

Please fill out this required form and check the required release form if you would like to participate and RSVP for the picnic and aerial photo shoot.  Once signed up we will send you the important any details...

HOMEWORK: submit a recipe and a story about you and what you are inspired to make here.

Here are some details of the day and what to expect—

  1.  A picnic blanket : solid color, plaid or checkered. Linen is nice.
  2. A picnic + a dish, drink, product, tools of the trade that has a story or a family and/or cultural tradition to share. If you are an artisan, chef or farmer, tell us your story or a story of what you do and why.
  3. Sign release forms for every member of the group.  See form below.
  4. Send in recipe and story on provided form to be part of a small cookbook. HERE.

 

SEE RELEASE FORM ON BOTTOM OF PAGE & HERE

Join the picnic and photo shoot

* indicates required
Liability and Photo Release Consent *
Who are you? *

What to do on arrival:

  1. Sign in on the veranda of the villa by last name. If you are an artisan you will get a number for ID to hold.
  2. Move to the lawn and set up a blanket with your composition . You will be directed by Montalvo volunteers and MAP staff. 
  3. Keep close together. Blankets touching. Little to no green space.
  4. Listen for directions on the PA.
What to expect:
  1. An hour or more to set up the blankets and participants and composition (expect 100 people).
  2. You will set up your picnic, lie on the blankets and look up.
  3. The camera will fly above for a series of photos for appox. an hour.
  4. The camera will take of and land several times.  
  5. Listen for instructions which direction to lie.
  6. To have a good time and meet new people.
  7. More emails with details as they come in.
  8. More info on the website.
Submit a recipe here

Purpose: To be part of an a artful American foodie project representing American food and drink culture.

 

 

MONTALVO ARTS CENTER AND MY AMERICAN PANTRY MODEL LIABILITY AND PHOTOGRAPHY RELEASE PERTAINING TO COMMUNITY PICNIC

I.                                     LIABILITY RELEASE

I, _________________, having agreed to act as a model and participant in the

community picnic and aerial photo shoot for food and drink artisans scheduled to take place on September 23, 2013 at MONTALVO ARTS CENTER in Saratoga, California (hereinafter referred to as the “Activity”) and knowing that there are certain risks and dangers related to this Activity, hereby agree that:

1. I am aware of all the risks and dangers associated with participation in and any transportation to and from this Activity.
2. I agree that MY AMERICAN PANTRY (MAP) and MONTALVO ARTS CENTER (MONTALVO), any other sponsors/providers, and their employees, agents, and contractors, shall not be legally responsible for any loss, injury or damage resulting from any cause, including negligence of any party.

3. I understand and agree that any equipment I am using or the photographer is using while modeling, I use and participate at my own risk. I understand and agree that MAP AND MONTALVO and any manufacturers shall not be liable for any loss, damage or injury resulting from the use of said equipment and that MAP AND MONTALVO and the manufacturer of the equipment make no warranties regarding use or suitability of the equipment.

4. I agree to assume all risks in connection with this Activity including, but not limited to, risks associated with the location and any actions I may take while modeling. To the fullest extent allowed by law I agree to RELEASE, HOLD HARMLESS and INDEMNIFY MAP AND MONTALVO, any other manufacturers and their employees, agents or contractors from any liability for death, loss, injury or other damage which may occur during or as a result of this Activity or during transportation to and from this Activity, whether foreseen or unforeseen, however caused and whether or not caused by negligence. 

If I am an employee of MAP AND MONTALVO, I understand that my activities as a model are within the scope of my employment at MAP AND MONTALVO.

II.                                    PHOTOGRAPHY RELEASE

In consideration of my engagement as a model, and for other valuable consideration herein acknowledged as received, I hereby grant MAP AND MONTALVO, its agents, representatives, and assigns, the absolute right and permission to copyright and use, re-use, publish, and republish at any time photographic portraits or pictures of me or in which I may be included, in whole or in part, or composite or distorted in character or form, without restriction as to changes or alterations, in conjunction with my own or fictitious name, or reproductions thereof in color or otherwise made through any media at their studios or elsewhere for art, advertising, trade, or any other purpose whatsoever.

I also consent to the use of any printed matter in conjunction therewith.
I hereby waive any right that I may have to inspect or approve the finished product, the advertising copy, or any printed matter that may be used in connection therewith or the use to which it may be applied.
To the fullest extent allowed by law I agree to RELEASE, HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY MAP AND MONTALVO, its agents, representatives and assigns, and all persons acting under its permission or authority, from any liability by virtue of any publication or use as previously described.

I am over the age of eighteen years of age/or my parent or legal guardian has also read and signed this Release below my signature. I have read the above authorization, release and agreement prior to its execution, am familiar with the contents thereof, and have every right to contract in my own name in this matter.

THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT SHALL ACT A RELEASE AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK FOR MY HEIRS, EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS, AND ALL MEMBER OF MY FAMILY, INCLUDING ANY MINORS ACCOMPANY ME. I UNDERSTAND THIS IS A BINDING CONTRACT THAT SUPERSEDES ANY OTHER AGREEMENTS OR REPRESENTATIONS AND IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE A COMPREHENSIVE RELEASE OF LIABILITY BUT IS NOT INTENDED TO ASSERT ANY DEFENSES WHICH ARE PROHIBITED BY LAW. THE SPECIFIC RIGHTS OF THE PARTIES MAY VARY FROM STATE TO STATE. IF ANY PART OF THIS RELEASE IS DEEMED UNENFORCEABLE, ALL OTHER PARTS SHALL BE GIVEN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT.

I HAVE CAREFULLY READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS AGREEMENT, AND I AM AWARE THAT BY SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT I AM WAIVING CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE. I SIGN THIS RELASE AGREEMENT OF MY OWN FREE WILL.

Date __________________(Print your name) ______________

Signature of Model______________________________
(Must also be signed by parent or legal guardian if model is a minor)

________________________________________________________

Parent or Legal Guardian
If I am signing on behalf of a minor, in addition to
the above, I also agree to RELEASE, HOLD HARMLESS

and INDEMNIFY MAP AND MONTALVO,

any other sponsors/providers,
and their employees, agents and contractors for any claims

of the minor. I agree to be responsible for any medical expenses

 incurred by the minor.