Pointing out problems isn’t enough: enacting resistance also needs to be about changing our own behavior and creating new models. Enter: Sharing Backyards. More to come about this new project.
I’m taking a silkscreening class at the Torpedo Factory and LOVE it. Will I be able to successfully replicate the photo emulsion process when it’s over? We’ll see. In the mean time, I’m using the opportunity to crank out as many prints as I can.
Found these gems along 14th street. I like them better than yesterday’s items…plus the light on the posters was amazing.
Shepard Fairey paints the town red, somewhat literally. Viva Obama.
a DC icon. 27th st. park
believe, under the key bridge.
On Connecticut Avenue, just before the National Zoo.
a new documentary in the works about the rise of DIY culture, something I’m completely in love with not only for its aesthetic, but because of its grassroots, participatory nature. DIY encourages people to think about the materials around them not just as scenery but as usable parts of a manipulable landscape. Live long, DIY.