Who? Ana Where? Rio de Janeiro When? August 2010 The night before I left Rio, Anarkia had a little bon voyage party for me and I finally got a chance to speak with the fiery pixadora Ana. She shared her thoughts on community, pixação, self-expression, feminism, art vs vandalism, getting shot by police, and why … Continue reading From the archives…Ana
Who? Si Caramujo Where? Lapa, Rio de Janeiro Brazil When? August 2010 I get to meet some of the most incredible people, and Si is by far one of them. I remember feeling the peace in her presence instantly—it was infectious. And the Goddess she painted that day in Lapa was a perfect manifestation of … Continue reading From the Archives…SI
Who? Kaka, former pixadora Where? Somewhere in Rio... When? August 2010 The fact is, when you do over 20 interviews in 10 days (in another language in a foreign country), you lose track of small details like...location. No? Well I do. I remember visceral responses to places and people, overall impressions—not addresses. In order to … Continue reading From the Archive…Kaka
[Readers!! All 6 of you! I swear I have not abandoned you. Shiro's show went up (see previous post), I spent almost 2 weeks in Florida getting eaten alive by mosquitoes, and then before I knew it the semester started and all of a sudden I realized...oh, my blog. I now have a fantastic intern … Continue reading Interview with Free!