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foldability

December 27, 2009
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back in november, lisa and i went to see a free library screening of between the folds, a documentary about paper folding that i missed at the sf documentary fest. AMAZING film if you like paper (and folding it!) about contemporary folders pushing the envelope (ha) with tehcnology and seeing how far you can...
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sex sells

December 24, 2009
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todah rabah!

December 19, 2009
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todah rabah means thank you very much in hebrew. thanks to everyone who came to the chanukkah party. it was an intimate affair with lots of fried food. gabe & jen saved the day by taking over the oil reins and frying everything to absolute perfection. thanks guys!!! we told the story of chanukkah,...
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40 years of torn dresses, hits of acid, and the beach!

December 7, 2009
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so ive been interning in the art department at the sf bay guardian for the past few months. a few weeks ago, i was helping out at their goldies party, thrown for winners of awards given yearly to outstanding members of the sf arts community. i was honored to be briefly introduced to a...
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HUGE cupcake

November 25, 2009
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so my mom called me today and told me she saw a GIANT cupcake tin at walgreens and asked me if i needed it (“you throw parties all the time!!!!” she reasoned). i cracked up at the absurdity of the question and the object itself and proceeded to tell lisa about my mom’s thoughtful...
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melting pot

November 21, 2009
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ruthenian woman i love looking at the new york public library’s digital galleries. check out these fantastic portraits from their collection of images from ellis island taken between 1902 and 1914. really makes me wish we still dressed traditionally. isn’t america beautiful? guadeloupean woman german stowaway (!!!) laplander children (possibly swedish) romanian piper italian...
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magical fairy land

November 19, 2009
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as if i didn’t blog enough today (hey, it’s my only day off in 2 weeks so you gotta do what you gotta do)….some images by iceland’s saga, for re:solution magazine. to nerdily quote the bumper sticker, they are “gorge-ous!” her blog, the neverending story, will make you simultaneously sigh and gasp.
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i told you so

November 18, 2009
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a friend of ours, nick demarco, had a piece at the berkeley art museum‘s pop up zine shop this past friday, a collaboration w/oakland’s rock paper scissors collective. oakland north was doing mini-interviews asking everyone what kind of zine they would make and what they’d name in. apparently my citymap zine was too boring...
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walead is the beshty

November 14, 2009
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Walead Beshty’s photographs put me in a technicolor trance. Made without a camera (a la Man Ray’s photograms), Beshty folds and exposes the color or black and white photo paper to create prismatic, psychedelic, abstract beauties that are a perfect print (no pun intended) of his process. His glass floor installed at LAXART crackled...
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anni get your loom

November 6, 2009
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Sheep May Safely Graze, 1958, Cotton, 38.1 x 60.96 cm (15 x 24 inches) American Craft Museum, New York City just checked a ton of books out of the library on anni albers, wife of bauhaus’ infamous josef albers. she’s an expert weaver, designer, and all around incredible artist. this couple is such a...
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