Posts Tagged: street art

The Storming Bohemian Punks the Muse #29: Poetry Is an Affliction

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On Thursday night, May 25, an amazing event will take place outside a BART train station in the Mission District of San Francisco, as it has every Thursday night for the past fourteen years. If you were to pass by, you might not even notice what is taking place. The corner of 16th Street and Mission […]

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Fighting for Community Pride with Street Murals

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Isla Maciel, a small, poor community on the outskirts of bustling Buenos Aires, is experiencing a cultural makeover in the form of street art. Young artists aim to ignite communal pride, educate on issues of inequality and violence, and display the marginalized voices of Isla Maciel on every surface of the community with beautiful murals—some […]

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The New York Comics and Picture-Story Symposium: Jonah Kinigstein on The Emperor’s New Clothes

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The New York Comics & Picture-Story Symposium is a weekly forum for discussing the tradition and future of text/image work. Open to the public, it meets Tuesday nights 7-9 p.m. EST in New York City.

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Shepard Fairey in Copenhagen

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Street artist Shepard Fairey is perpetually towing the line between adoration/acceptance and hostility. Street art is anarchic and contentious in that way. He recently experienced the hostile side of this dichotomy in Copenhagen, when he was attacked following the after-party for his “Duality of Humanity,” art show. He offered his ruminations on the circumstances of […]

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Morning Coffee

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It’s all happening. For the next few days, with Canadian assistance, San Francisco continues its conquest of bad-assery. Secret indoor gardens are the best kinds of gardens. Space bureaucracy. Architects wearing architect glasses. (Why does this exist?) We bring you into the weekend with an official memo: TrustoCorp, The Rumpus hearts you.

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Morning Coffee

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How about some rad London street art that is not by Banksy to start your day. If you should find yourself in Oklahoma, perhaps you would like to check out the Woolaroc ranch? I certainly would. Scientific fact: smart women are alcoholics. The Canadians have uncovered a Chinese internet espionage ring. Way to go Canada! […]

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Morning Coffee

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Still have to work out a few minor tech problems, but we’re back. On eco-peril and how the Nazca caused their own collapse. Inflatable street art. Kurt Vonnegut’s book covers redesigned at last. How does one measure the distance between stars, planets, galaxies? Visiting an imaginary place. (via Mefi.)

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Morning Coffee

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Scienceray on spectacular dams: mankind’s way of saying “take that, nature. Of course then you’ve got shipwrecks, nature’s way of giving it right back to us. Japanese street art: sticker hunting in Shibuya. Dan Harms gives a lecture on the history of Necromicons. (via Metafilter) Are today’s teenagers sick of Holden Caulfield? And to end […]

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