Because I'm a mother of a beautiful amazing brilliant small child, sometimes I miss the other stuff going on in life. But don't get it twisted, I'm still down! 😉 Last night was one of those times, but luckily because Pau is painting at SUNY New Paltz this week (and on a panel today with me!), I … Continue reading New Documentary on Graff and Street Art Grrlz: “Street Heroines”
So I'm in the middle of writing a new chapter for Graffiti Grrlz: Performing Feminism in the Hip Hop Diaspora based on two old ones (from my dissertation) and I realized two things: 1) I'm writing about how performances of feminism circulate online and my blog has been woefully neglected (my bad! writing a book, teaching, and … Continue reading Know Your Herstory: CatFight Digital Zine
[written Summer 2013] No Somos “Mariposas,” Somos “MariPUSSY”: An Interview with Graffiti Art Activist MISS163 aka Sharon Lee De La Cruz. Walking through the streets of New York City you are bound to note the graffiti-covered buildings, bridges, and tunnels. You may ask yourself “how,” but have you ever wondered: “why” or “who?” Approximately 28 … Continue reading From the Archives: An interview with hemispheric graffitera MISS163
Art Basel is America's largest art fair which happens during the first week of December each year in Miami, Florida, gathering thousands from around the world to view the spectacle. Few & Far needs your help to make this happen!! Each year we have gone out and painted, each time with a larger and more prominent … Continue reading Support Few and Far at Art Basel!!!
My timing in terms of availability for travel this Spring is--to say the least--utterly tragic. First, I missed hanging out with the street artists in Cairo during Phase 2 of the WOW campaign. And now, to add insult to injury I will be missing a mega-event for female graffiti artists in London on March 8th...International Women's … Continue reading Femme Fierce: Leake Street All Female Take Over
I'm THRILLED to announce that the Fall 2013 issue of TDR: The Journal of Performance Studies has DROPPED!! My piece on Crazis Crew, Turronas Crew, and Rede Nami “Be About it: Graffiteras Performing Feminist Community” joins works on Censorship in Egypt, Hip Hop in Israel, TDR's first born–digital article and more! Here is the (truncated) … Continue reading BUY this issue!!! Read my piece: Graffiteras Performing Feminist Community!!
For Immediate Release, Art Primo SF Gallery presents: Tough as Nails: Artwork from the Women of Few & Far Crew Opening Reception: Saturday, August 3rd 2013, 6-10pm @ 1124 Sutter st, San Francisco 94109 Exhibit: Aug 3rd - Sept 29th, 2013 Press Contact: Kelsey Lannin- gallery@ArtPrimoSF.com This is an all-ages event, open to the public. About the Artists Few & … Continue reading “Tough as Nails,” Artwork from the Women of Few & Far Crew at APSF Gallery
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 … Continue reading Under Pressure Graffiti Festival: Women & Hip Hop Symposium
It's hard to believe, but we are almost done with the program. *sigh* Anywho, this week was all about crews: what they are and mean for graffiti writers, why writers form them, what their purpose is, and of course...the girls decided what their crew names would be. They learned about Maripussy (well, the older ones … Continue reading Week 4 with Graf Grrlz on the Rise, sidewalk chalk extravaganza!
I have no idea where time goes, but if you are following my blog you already know my posts are sporadic at best. So, I am #sorrynotsorry this update is way overdue since it is now week 4. First, a few things I've learned from weeks 2 and 3 as a summer camp art instructor: … Continue reading Graf Grrlz on the Rise, weeks 2 and 3!