Video Mania!!

Here are just a few of the videos in my bookmarks: Mugre & Cerok "Lucha libre" Anarkia Boladona “Piece of Mind” Bisy Boosted Films Claw Money Claw and Miss17 Interview Eney Few & Far X Ironlak Road Trip Tour 2012 Few and Far Miami Art Basel Behind the Scenes with AGANA Girl Power movie Trailer … Continue reading Video Mania!!

Interview with Stela

As I’ve mentioned before—nothing makes my day like an email from someone who has seen and enjoyed my TED talk or read my manifesto in COP. Last September, I received an email from Stela, a Québécoise feminist street artist from Montreal, Canada who was mentioned in the guest blog by Katrine Couvrette. Stela’s work caught … Continue reading Interview with Stela

Updated Resource List…

A few months back I wanted to compile one list of links to resources on female graffiti artists (and street artists)...here is the updated version. I KNOW I am missing some and hoping you guys will add to it! Blogs and Websites: 149th street:  http://www.at149st.com/women.html Anarkia Boladona: http://www.anarkiaboladona.com Art Crimes: Graffiti News and Events: graffnews.blogspot.com ClawMoney: … Continue reading Updated Resource List…

Special Issue on Graffiti Goes Live!

I'm happy to announce that my article "Shifting Aesthetics: The Stick Up Girlz Perform Crew in a Virtual World" is now live!!! You can access it, and many more wonderful contributions to a special issue on Graffiti in Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge (an independent peer-reviewed online journal). Here is the TOC: Graffiti Edited by John … Continue reading Special Issue on Graffiti Goes Live!

Guest Blogger Eileen Quaranto, responds to Couvrette

After I posted Katrine Couvrette's guest blog about female graffiti artists in Montreal, I asked my former student/research assistant/curatorial intern Eileen Quaranto (yes she wears many many hats!) if she would be willing to write up a brief response. Knowing the content of her thesis (I was her advisor for an independent study on female graffiti writers), I thought it would make for an … Continue reading Guest Blogger Eileen Quaranto, responds to Couvrette

Guest Blogger Katrine Couvrette, MA. on Female Graffiti Artists in Montreal

On 17 December 2012, I received one of my favorite kinds of emails: Hi, My name is Katrine and I am from Montreal. [...] One of my friend who is a writer here in Montreal sent me a link where I could read your article published in the C.O.P Magazine and watch your TED talk. … Continue reading Guest Blogger Katrine Couvrette, MA. on Female Graffiti Artists in Montreal

From the archives…Ana

Who? Ana Where? Rio de Janeiro When? August 2010 The night before I left Rio, Anarkia had a little bon voyage party for me and I finally got a chance to speak with the fiery pixadora Ana.  She shared her thoughts on community, pixação, self-expression, feminism, art vs vandalism, getting shot by police, and why … Continue reading From the archives…Ana

Chillin’ with Few and Far in Miami

OH, Art Basel. What do you do when you have too much to see and not enough time? Prioritize! My goal for Basel was to meet the ladies of Few and Far in person, finally. For the 2nd year in a row, these grrls were once again rep'n the only all-grrl wall at Basel (unless I missed something). I talked to … Continue reading Chillin’ with Few and Far in Miami

From the Archives…SI

Who? Si Caramujo Where? Lapa, Rio de Janeiro Brazil When? August 2010 I get to meet some of the most incredible people, and Si is by far one of them. I remember feeling the peace in her presence instantly—it was infectious. And the Goddess she painted that day in Lapa was a perfect manifestation of … Continue reading From the Archives…SI