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From the Archive…Kaka

Who? Kaka, former pixadora Where? Somewhere in Rio... When? August 2010 The fact is, when you do over 20 interviews in 10 days (in another language in a foreign country), you lose track of small details like...location. No? Well I do. I remember visceral responses to places and people, overall impressions—not addresses. In order to … Continue reading From the Archive…Kaka

Interview with Free!

[Readers!! All 6 of you! I swear I have not abandoned you. Shiro's show went up (see previous post), I spent almost 2 weeks in Florida getting eaten alive by mosquitoes, and then before I knew it the semester started and all of a sudden I realized...oh, my blog. I now have a fantastic intern … Continue reading Interview with Free!

Eternally Mimi, works by Japanese Graffiti Artist Shiro, Opens August 29th!! NYC

(When it seems like I am slacking on the blog front, it is most likely because I am putting together something like this...please come through)  Eternally Mimi works by Shiro  Curated by Jessica N. Pabón Opening Reception: August 29th, 2012 at 7pm Exhibition Dates: August 29th–September 29th, 2012 bOb Bar is pleased to present Eternally Mimi, … Continue reading Eternally Mimi, works by Japanese Graffiti Artist Shiro, Opens August 29th!! NYC

digging through my archives…Solitas

Who? Solitas, Doce Brillos Crew Where? Santiago, Chile When? August 2010 I met up with the lovely Solitas at her apartment in Santiago. I began with the usual “please tell me your tagname and when you got started,” to which she responded “I began experimenting with painting in 1999 and I take breaks only when … Continue reading digging through my archives…Solitas

digging through the archives…Alma

So here is the first of many archived interviews I will post in no particular order...maybe alphabetical? 😉 Who? Alma Where? La Chimba Hostel, Santiago, Chile (go there, best hostel ever) When? August 2010 Jess: Thanks for meeting me Alma! Can you tell me a bit about yourself and how you got started? Alma: I … Continue reading digging through the archives…Alma

here we go…

Hello there internet~ I am sitting here wondering what the most clever and enticing way to begin a blog is...What am I going to say to keep you coming back for more?! ... *crickets* ... I got nothin'...’cept the truth and a “promise.” Truth: I needed MORE SPACE! I've been writing about female graffiti writers since … Continue reading here we go…