HOMEGIRLS artwork by ABBY curated by Jessica N. Pabón Opening Reception: Wednesday April 17th, 2013 6PM-9PM RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/299368726856841 bOb Bar is pleased to present the solo exhibition HOMEGIRLS, a collection of works that transform the cities Abby has called home into figurative representations. Abby uses traditional graffiti letter forms to illustrate metaphors and emotions—which are intimate, and sometimes universal … Continue reading “Homegirls” artwork by Abby, opening next Wednesday!!
Check it out here: http://muslima.imow.org/content/wipe-it-and-i-will-paint-again
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!!
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
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…
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!
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
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
Just wanted to promote this awesome mini video. You can peep it here at Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/52989678
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