Archive for Category: "Tijuana Urban Art"
It is often said that Tijuana is a “ciudad de paso.” That is, a place of passage, a city where tourists come and go. A launching pad for migrants who are only just passing through on their way to the United States. Indeed, after John Spreckels financed a railroad line from Yuma to San Diego [...]
March 9, 2013 SATURDAY NIGHT 6-10 PM VISUAL Shop 3524 Adams Ave San Diego, CA 92116 With wheatpaste art & paintings by Tijuana artists: 1102, Panca, and Spel Teodora Craft beer by Francisco J. Garcia of Studio 2287, Tijuana The concept of my exhibition is to explore—through my photos— “that which remains” in the alleys [...]
CON artistas de Tijuana SPEL UNO, PANCA y ONCE CERO DOS, VISUAL ART SUPPLY 3524 Adams Avenue, San Diego, California 9 marzo 2013, sábado El concepto de mi exposición es investigar—por mis fotos— ”lo que queda” en los callejones de Tijuana. Muchas veces los graffiteros llegan a un lugar a pintar, y pintan, se van, y [...]
On Friday, December 7, I will be debuting my graffiti series at Studio 2287 in the renovated art and culture alleyway of Pasaje Rodriguz in Downtown Tijuana (between 3rd & 4th streets on Avenida Revolucion – enter next to Caliente Casino). Check out this interview about my show, published by Chad Deal in the San Diego Reader: The title [...]
In April, the artist collective Few & Far finished their Ironlak road trip with a stop in Tijuana where they painted an amazing mural on the wall of my house in Colonia Lindavista. Lea Bruno has now released the official tour video–check it out! Few & Far X Ironlak Road Trip Tour 2012 from Lea [...]
Scenes from Friday night, May 4 in Pasaje Rodriguez, an art & culture space in downtown Tijuana. Pasaje Rodriguez, entrances on Av. Revolución & Av. Constitución, between 3rd and 4th streets Zona Centro, Tijuana, B.C.
Tucked away inside a callejon off Avenida Revolución, Pasaje Rodriguez is easy to miss. But slow down and look, and you will see that local artists have brought this this space to life. I first visited Pasaje Rodriguez late one night last January. My friend James was planning an event in the pasaje, trying to [...]
Damn! Just wait until you see the amazing work these women painted on my wall!!! The graffiti collective Few and Far Women.com finished up their west coast tour yesterday at my house in Colonia Lindavista, Tijuana. The ten artists painted for one week making stops in Sacramento, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Tijuana. On April [...]
Last year, HEM crew member Spel Uno moved to Guadalajara to keep his job at the graphic design company he was working for. Quickly he realized that long commutes and demanding work days left him little time for his creative work. And so, he quit his job and turned to painting, drawing and developing his [...]
Writing to Oskar Pollak in 1904, Franz Kafka noted that a good book should provoke. It should hurt, it should strike us like a disaster. “A book is like an ax that breaks the frozen sea within us, wrote Kafka. “I think we ought to read only the kind of books that wound and stab [...]