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Commonwealth review on Hyperallergic

Commonwealth review on Hyperallergic

June 26, 2017

“…two series of prints from the Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative evidence smart and stylish design sensibilities.” The Justseeds/Interference Archive exhibition Commonwealth: Water for All, which is currently on display at the…

Shieko Reto’s GIFS

Shieko Reto’s GIFS

September 15, 2016

Colleague Shieko Reto has been making some awesome retro GIFs addressing aspects of trans life and everyday politics in Malaysia. Here’s a selection of some of my favorites along with…

Earth First! The Musical!

Earth First! The Musical!

March 16, 2016

Colleague Maren Ward has been putting together a musical celebrating 30 years of Earth First!– the radical, no-compromise environmental movement that brought direct action to the forests, mountains and deserts…

Wisconsin Uprising(s)

Wisconsin Uprising(s)

October 15, 2012

Dylan A.T. Miner recently wrote a short catalog essay for the work that I created in collaboration with Paul Kjelland for the 2011 Mary L. Nohl Fund Fellowship for Individual…

REVIEW: <em>Propaganda Prints</em>

REVIEW: Propaganda Prints

July 17, 2012

Propaganda Prints by Colin Moore (London: AC Blackwell, 2010)   Propaganda Prints is an ambitious project, attempting to present the full scope of “art in the service of social and…

REVIEW: <em>Walking Shadows</em>

REVIEW: Walking Shadows

July 10, 2012

Walking Shadows: A Novel Without Wordsby Neil Bousfield (San Francisco: Manic D Press, 2010)   Walking Shadows is an impressive volume of work. Following in the footsteps of Frans Masereel…

REVIEW: <em>Marshall Law</em>

REVIEW: Marshall Law

July 3, 2012

Marshall Law: The Life and Times of a Baltimore Black Panther by Marshall “Eddie” Conway and Dominque Stevenson (Oakland: AK Press, 2011)   AK Press’s recently published memoir by Marshall…

In the News & New Reviews

In the News & New Reviews

February 2, 2011

There is an article about Colin Matthes’ Carlos Cortez mural at OnMilwaukee.com: Mural project is a work of admiration and kindred consciousness “The campaign increased my desire to make something…

Press Roundup, December 2010

Press Roundup, December 2010

December 18, 2010

Some great recent press: 1) Peter Linebaugh does a duel review of Signs of Change and Celebrate People’s History for Counterpunch HERE. It’s a great long-format review, and well worth…

Legacy of Brutality

Legacy of Brutality

October 30, 2010

I got a great used book for my birthday, World Architecture 2 a large picture book of architectural trends from 1965. It contains many examples of Brutalism, an architectural style…

REVIEW: Prestel Poster Book Series

REVIEW: Prestel Poster Book Series

March 29, 2010

Chinese Posters, Stefan R. Landsberger & Marien van der Heijden (Prestel, 2009) Soviet Posters: The Sergo Grigorian Collection, Maria Lafont (Prestel, 2007) North Korean Posters: The David Heather Collection, David…

A World of Wounds

A World of Wounds

March 28, 2010

Here’s a list of ten of my favorite quotes pertaining to the state of the world that I’ve gleaned in the past several years: A: “We don’t change our behavior,…

Avatar-same old story

Avatar-same old story

January 5, 2010

Just saw Avatar tonight. I appreciated the anti-capitalist, pro-environment message, its too bad it comes in the tired narrative of whitey coming to save the natives. It was exciting, the…

REVIEW: <em>Mostly True</em>

REVIEW: Mostly True

August 19, 2009

Bill Daniel Mostly True Microcosm Publishing, 2008   Hummm, book? zine? scrapbook? film companion? Mostly True straddles all these things, introducing us to the cluttered archives (and head?) of Bill…

The Big Dance

The Big Dance

July 3, 2009

I used to play in a park across the street from the county jail while growing up. I vividly remember (when I was really young) heavily armed policeman guarding those…

Modern Chinese Woodcuts

Modern Chinese Woodcuts

December 29, 2008

Modern Chinese Woodcuts A few years ago I picked up a book of Chinese woodcuts, written in the early 80s, put out by a state press and updated in the…

Philagrafika on Justeeds

Philagrafika on Justeeds

July 28, 2008

Here’s a link to Philagrafika‘s take on the recent Justseeds collaboration at Space 1026. Philagrafika is a “virtual space for sharing artistic projects using the printed image in new and…