Pilsen, hasta prontito

October 26, 2013
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It’s gotten cold in Mexico City this week, I pulled out my winter coat and scarves, boots. In a week I am moving back to Chicago after almost a year here in Mexico (minus a few months away). This return marks 10 years away from the city I grew up in, a city I have always loved, repped, praised. But...
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Bernard Plossu’s Photos & Notes on Mexico

September 16, 2013
Bernard Plossu’s Photos & Notes on Mexico

When  French photographer Bernard Plossu was 20 years old he went to Mexico to visit his grandparents who had recently emigrated from China. He traversed the country for a year (1965-66) from the mountains to the beach to the desert, taking photos with a borrowed camera. I came across a book with some of his work that included “Personal Notes,”...
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Lucky Dice

September 13, 2013
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Nothing better than getting back to the blog with some good old fashioned DICE STACKING! I am back stateside and rolling the dice with some big decisions coming up soon. I’ll be in the Bay Area for the last two weeks of September with a few surprises– stay tuned! In the meantime, practice your dice stacking skillz!
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DANCE!

June 28, 2013
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I have been pretty much just been dancing since my last post… which is why nothing has been happening here at BIG THINGS. No but really, I have been dancing a lot– salsas, merengues, cumbias. And because of all the dancing that I have been doing, I am finally feeling energized to continue posting and sharing. I miss you...
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Jessalyn Aaland artist talk at Swarm Gallery!

April 3, 2013
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My good buddy, Jessalyn Aaland, is giving an artist talk this Saturday, April 6 at 3PM at Swarm Gallery! If you haven’t already, make sure to stop by and see her discuss her solo show, Thank You For Your Waiting, which is up through April 21! GO GO GO!
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the BIG THINGS SHOP is popping up at the rencenter & working solutions’ HOLIDAY...

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ROCK THE VOTE!!! i just spent some quality time watching these classic political commercials...


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