Notes on Street Art Night in Dubai

When you grow up in Boston and then live in New York City (or any number of urban centers where graff rules everything around you), you get spoiled. I sometimes forget that "street art," in general, is not always part of everyone's everyday experience. Heck, ART (in general) is not always part of everyone's everyday … Continue reading Notes on Street Art Night in Dubai

Running into Steffi Bow At Quoz Day in Dubai

My fieldwork is wonderful because every moment is a possible encounter with a new work or a new artist. The streets are good like that, full of potential. An NYUAD colleague and I loaded up a bus of students, faculty, and staff to go to Quoz, a day of art, design, music, and film in … Continue reading Running into Steffi Bow At Quoz Day in Dubai

I haven’t abandoned you!

My blog is not dead, I just moved across the world and am slowly but surely settling in to my new job and my new city that has zero street art. #gasp I am writing to you from Abu Dhabi in the UAE and I wish I could post all kinds of pictures of the … Continue reading I haven’t abandoned you!