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

Week 4 with Graf Grrlz on the Rise, sidewalk chalk extravaganza!

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… Read More

Graf Grrlz on the Rise, weeks 2 and 3!

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:… Read More

Report from Graf Grrlz on the Rise, Week 1

In my last entry, I mentioned I’d be working with a program for girls here in Miami called Women on the Rise! The program itself works with various organizations over the summer, but as of last Tuesday I’ve been spending my days at the Carrolton School of the Sacred Heart with a program called Honey… 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

“Homegirls” artwork by Abby, opening next Wednesday!!

  HOMEGIRLS artwork by ABBY curated by Jessica N. Pabón    Opening Reception: Wednesday April 17th, 2013 6PM-9PM  RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/299368726856841 bOb Bar is pleased to present the solo exhibition HOMEGIRLS, a collection of works that transform the cities Abby has called home into figurative representations. Abby uses traditional graffiti letter forms to illustrate metaphors and emotions—which are intimate, and sometimes universal… Read More

Video Mania!!

Here are just a few of the videos in my bookmarks: Mugre & Cerok “Lucha libre” Anarkia Boladona “Piece of Mind” Bisy Boosted Films Claw Money Claw and Miss17 Interview Eney Few & Far X Ironlak Road Trip Tour 2012 Few and Far Miami Art Basel Behind the Scenes with AGANA Girl Power movie Trailer… Read More

Interview with Stela

As I’ve mentioned before—nothing makes my day like an email from someone who has seen and enjoyed my TED talk or read my manifesto in COP. Last September, I received an email from Stela, a Québécoise feminist street artist from Montreal, Canada who was mentioned in the guest blog by Katrine Couvrette. Stela’s work caught… Read More

Guest Blogger Eileen Quaranto, responds to Couvrette

After I posted Katrine Couvrette’s guest blog about female graffiti artists in Montreal, I asked my former student/research assistant/curatorial intern Eileen Quaranto (yes she wears many many hats!) if she would be willing to write up a brief response. Knowing the content of her thesis (I was her advisor for an independent study on female graffiti writers), I thought it would make for an… Read More

Guest Blogger Katrine Couvrette, MA. on Female Graffiti Artists in Montreal

On 17 December 2012, I received one of my favorite kinds of emails: Hi, My name is Katrine and I am from Montreal. […] One of my friend who is a writer here in Montreal sent me a link where I could read your article published in the C.O.P Magazine and watch your TED talk.… Read More