Go See City as Canvas: Graffiti Art from the Martin Wong Collection

About 3 weeks ago I was back in New York City for a handful of days, thoroughly enjoying the dark skies, slushy snow, and freezing wind. What can I say? I’m a winter baby. I had a short list of critical TO DO’s for my visit: 1. eat any and all Latin American food (things like tostones… Read More

Urban Acrobatics: A Circus and Graffiti Spectacular

My colleague Caitlin Bruce is organizing something really cool in NYC this week…check it out! The first in a two part series of workshops investigating the shared history and aesthetics of circus and graffiti art. Please join us for a fun experiment in movement, publicity, and wonder. Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1404133039812068/ Blog: http://circusgraffitispectacular.blogspot.com/

Under Pressure Graffiti Festival: Women & Hip Hop Symposium

Sadly, I can’t always make it to the events I’m invited to…but I can help promote and get bodies there! I’ve attached the press release for this women in hip hop event in Montreal below the digital flyer. Press Release Women & Hip Hop: Conference. Long before its popularization by the established art world, street… Read More

Interview with Chock GOT

I have some EXCITING NEWS!! The Girls on Top (the UK’s first all-female graffiti crew) are coming to NYC for group exhibition at bob bar this MAY (see bob bar page)!!! So, to hype you all up for the show, I thought I’d share an interview I did with Chock—one of the crew’s founders—in April.… 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

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

From the Archives…EGR

Who? EGR Where? NYC to Toronto via email When? Forever ago…well, early 2009. Toronto-based graffiti artist EGR caught my attention a long time ago. When I started my PhD program, and picked right back up interviewing writers, she was one of the first women I contacted. Even though we only had a brief email exchange,… Read More

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,… Read More