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Salvation 3/23/09

Today is just links because i just am not feeling good and need to close my laptop for a few hours.

  • There’s an arts surge in Mexico’s capital city that is bringing much needed attention to Latin amaerican artists and institutions. (via NYT)
  • “I am an outlaw king in the art world” Interview with reknowned graff villain Cap MPC (via senses lost)
  • Hey Y’all, It’s Sean Sheffey Week (via club Mumble)
  • I need this – Metagraffiti Graffiti Art Films , It’s somewhat like a graff film festival at your house without the scribing on your mirror. That is unless you get down like that. (via ektopia)
  • “Fairey’s claims to questioning authority through guerrilla interventions in the public sphere are jejune. Obey Giant is now an industry, Hello Kitty with pretensions.” Christopher Knight joins the chorus of folks talking about the dissonance between what Shep say’s and what he does (via LAT)
  • Suck my d**k Steve, It’s KET” The battle Royale between vandal squad and graff writers ended up being less bloodsport and more like group therapy (via wyw)
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    Hi Fidelity 2/17/09

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    Never Try Drugs, Ok Pot once David Choe 2006

  • Yo, Heshers can be nerds too. The life and times of Cliff Burton (via The Daily Swarm)
  • 2f2k friend, toy designer Le Merde has some cool videos of his process and his recent installation at GR2 runnin on the webs (via nakamura)
  • Does this count as Irony? (via TWBE)
  • A cool diagram comparing the amount of use transit systems in the U.S. receive compared to their counterparts across the globe. (via Good)
  • There is always a new Condo to complain about when the economy gets tough (via PSFK)
  • Members of NYC’s infamous Vandal Squad have a book coming out. There are some people who find it Ironic that these guys are trying to cash in on the notoriety of people whose lives they tried to destroy for making art. There is going to be a panel discussion in NYC on March 19 Featuring author Joseph Rivera, former Commanding Officer Lieutenant Steven Mona,
    Original Vandal Squad Lieutenant Ken Chiulli, graffiti legend COPE2,
    graffiti activist Ket, and street artist ELLIS G
    . As Ket points out, “Those of you with warrants might want to skip this one”.
  • “You realise when you do go to these places that there is no art. My aim is to show that art can work anywhere.” Has JR become the hot new thing for an art market in desperate need of some fresh ideas? (via ekosystem)
  • Artist Ron English discusses with CNN his role in creating the Obama art craze :
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