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A Time of Expectant Hopes

A Time of Expectant Hopes

October 24, 2019

“A Time of Expectant Hopes,” a collaboration between Pete Railand and Jenna Valoe, including works inspired by 19th century union banners, suffragist banners, and modern day activist banners. Opening Friday…

DIYDPW #57

DIYDPW #57

June 11, 2019

I came across @dreadlockpranksta on Instagram awhile back and am finally sharing their DIY installations! Below is a selection of messages left at site specific locations in NYC. See their…

Help send Pangrok Sulap to Spain!

Help send Pangrok Sulap to Spain!

April 28, 2017

Pangrok Sulap is an activist print-arts collective based out of Sabah, Malaysia. They are an amazing group that does movement based art works with local communities, particularly on issues of…

Take Down the Drones

Take Down the Drones

July 4, 2016

As I await the bombardment of fireworks for tonight’s 4th of July celebration, I can not help thinking about those living under US military bombardment and drone attacks abroad. On…

Support submedia.tv

Support submedia.tv

November 12, 2015

We live in tumultuous times. Our world is wracked by a convergence of destabilizing and devastating wars, soaring levels of inequality, and mass waves of human displacement. Battered by increasingly…

Death Drops Down

Death Drops Down

April 10, 2013

I ran across this impressive piece of data visualization recently, which really sums up exactly how the US “war on terror” strategy has changed since Obama’s arrival as commander in…

Freedom Bookstore Firebombed

Freedom Bookstore Firebombed

February 2, 2013

I’ve just seen (via Boing Boing) that Freedom Books was recently and mysteriously firebombed. The long-lived London Anarchist bookstore is 125 years old. Read more here.

It’s a Trap!

It’s a Trap!

July 13, 2012

I recently finished reading a book called “Built by Animals”, by Mike Hansell, published by the Oxford University Press. It’s a quick read, but quite full of fascinating things to…

#Egypt

#Egypt

March 6, 2012

This past weekend, Paul Kjelland and I did an installation for the True/False film festival in Columbia, Missouri. Our installation – installed on the glass windows of the Ragtag Theater/cafe…

What Do We Want?

What Do We Want?

January 9, 2012

When my friend Katherine Ball was being interviewed by the Oregonian here in Portland during the Occupation this fall, she asked me to write up something to address the so-called…

Ape Portraits

Ape Portraits

January 5, 2011

Here’s a link to the site of photographer James Mollison, who has undertaken a great project of portraiture in Indonesia, Cameroon and Democratic Republic of Congo: Passport photographs of apes….

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

January 1, 2011

Happy New Year! I hope you all had a great time. Here’s a little something for your hangover! The National Science Foundation released a report on the 29th of December…