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… Read More

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.… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

Blog love, repost

The ladies runnin’ ish over at COP Magazine posted some love and some kind words about me and my project. Check it out here: http://www.c-o-p-magazine.com/2012/12/jessica-pabon-discusses-graffiti-girls-at-tedxwomen-2012/ and then buy everything you can from them: they got “issues”!!!! 🙂

Graff Grrlz at Art Basel 2012

I’m not in Miami quite yet, but wanted to let you know that these ladies are hard at work painting/showing at Art Basel Miami this year so you can peep them. Here are some flyers/images (I’m sure there are more I’m missing!): ClawMoney: Few and Far Ladies: Faith47 NE 28st, Miami: Queen Andrea and Alice Mizrachi:… Read More

TEDxWomen Recap!!!

Wow. I’m not sure I’ve ever felt so inspired, so supported, and so fancy! 😉 I just got home from the most incredible once-in-a-lifetime experience at TEDxWomen in DC. Basically, I got to spend 3 days making personal connections with radical feminists the likes of spoken word artist Asali DeVan Ecclesiastes, Lynne Hurdle-Price of Nomada What… Read More