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In the summer of 2011, Justseeds participated in the Pittsburgh Biennial. For that exhibit we filled a large, high-ceiling room at the Miller Gallery with make-shift billboards dealing with immigration issues. I painted a billboard about Macho B – one of the last free-roaming jaguars in North America (d. March 2, 2009). Posting images of the billboard online quickly put me in touch with Janay Brun, who worked intimately with Macho B and was the whistleblower in the legal battle after his untimely death under suspect circumstances. Jessica McPherson and I did a long interview about the case with Janay last summer (in two parts here and here), and Janay and I subsequently collaborated on a design for a print to be included in the Justseeds/Culture Stirike portfolio “Migration Now!”
This is a full-color digital edition of that image from the portfolio, with some additional colors. Text by Janay Brun, image by Shaun Slifer.
Another image that is part of Essential Knowledge: a series of instructional drawings teaching basic skills for success in challenging situations. I made this one after leaving rural Ireland and thinking about what…
After a long hiatus, I am reviving my Rad Teen Print of the Week series as Rad Post-Teen Print of the Week, to share the amazing work from university students and other post-teens that I’ve been working with here in Toronto. I first forayed into this zone a few years ago with Lauren Jurysta’s Free Pussy Riot silkscreen.
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