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!
Just wanted to promote this awesome mini video. You can peep it here at Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/52989678
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
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"!!!! 🙂
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: … Continue reading Graff Grrlz at Art Basel 2012
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 … Continue reading TEDxWomen Recap!!!
So part of my project is to collect all the different websites, blogs, and photo sharing sites by female graffiti writers about female graffiti writers (the "about" part is the most important). GraffGirlz (RIP) used to be such a place...a website dedicated to female writers...but it's gone. So now we are all spending time searching … Continue reading Crowd Sourcing…What’s your favorite online spot for female graffiti writers?
(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
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…