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This is the archive for June 2010

I did a small interview with the Chicharon Adventure crew after their recent visit to my studio. You can check out my and-then'ing here.

Kim and Tricia from Chicharon Adventures stopped by the studio last week for a sneak peek at what Le Human Being and I were working on for Rendition2.

They posted the evidence here.


Random appearance in a Plan B ad. Thanks, Acme!

Mid-City Arts Presents:
By The Time I Get to Arizona
Art show and Installation

Saturday June 26,2010
7:30-10PM | Open to the Public

Featuring Works By:


Mid-City Arts Gallery
5113 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019
(310) 694-3460

Sponsored by:

33third Los Angeles /
Montana Store Los Angeles

Swank's piece for Rendition2 is off the hook! See it live and direct at Hold Up Art. Info below:

Rendition2 | Curated by Eyeone
Opening: Friday June 25, 2010
7-10 p.m. | All Ages

Hold Up Art
358 E. 2nd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 221-4585

Featuring work by Adikt, Andy Rios, Cache, Christine Villa, Eric Gallegos, Eyeone, Jorger, Kozem, Luna, Swank, and Skypage.

One of the Zapatistas by LeHumanBeing for Rendition 2 opening this Friday at Hold Up Art.

More info here and here.

I'm participating in this show Saturday at Mid-City Arts that addresses the madness going on in Arizona.

More info at

Rendition2 opens this Friday. Info below:

Rendition2 | Curated by Eyeone
Opening: Friday June 25, 2010
7-10 p.m. | All Ages

Hold Up Art
358 E. 2nd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 221-4585

Featuring work by Adikt, Andy Rios, Cache, Christine Villa, Eric Gallegos, Eyeone, Jorger, Kozem, Luna, Swank, and Skypage.

Sneak peek of a piece by Adikt for Rendition2 opening this Friday at Hold Up Art.

For more info:

My grandma hitting up EZLN with an OG can of Krylon Sunset Orange for the Rendition2 show opening this Friday at Hold Up Art.

Lost in D.F. flicks coming soon, I promise!

More from Ashes at

Revolución y Migración, Mexico City, 2010.

Painted by Lapiztola, Saíd Dokins, Laura Garcia, Benus HEM, Libre HEM, Ofier, Arte Jaguar, Ashes ICR, Uriel, Cache, and Eyeone.

See the whole thing here.

I was tempted to jack some of this off the wall, but quickly remembered it would be a mission to take it back to L.A. Oh well...

More at

From INAH's website: “For the first time, there is a worldwide articulation of organizations, activists and media; among the cumulus of ideas, is Anarchism, more than Communism, the school of thought that influenced Mexico the most. This fact has not been accounted in Mexican historiography, characterized by its inbred analysis of internal causes of the movement, without considering international reasons”.

Read it all here.

Cache and I got invited by Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) to participate in the International Symposium on Migration and Revolution. Organized by the Dirección de Estudios Históricos, the symposium gathers historians and academics to explore the role of migration on the Mexican Revolution.

We will be collaborating with Mexican graffiti writers and street art'ers Ashes ICR, Dr. Rabias, Lapiztola, and others on a mural at INAH's Historical Studies building. We will also be sneaking off to hear presentations by academic heavyweights such as Mike Davis, Devra Weber, and Juan Gomez Quiñonez. Info below:

INAH | Dirección de Estudios Históricos
Coloquio Internacional Migracion y Revolución | July 7-11, 2010

Dirección de Estudios Históricos
Allende # 172 esq. Juárez
Tlalpan Centro, C.P.14000
Mexico City, Mexico

• More info (in Spanish) at

I have a piece in the Stoked Sessions 2010: Predictions fundraiser.

Stoked Sessions 2010: Predictions
Opening: Saturday June 5, 2010
Noon- 8 p.m. | During the Culver City ArtWalk

The Brick Building
8870 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232

Featuring art by Aaron Rose, Bigfoot, The Clayton Brothers, Eyeone, Michael Hsiung, Peter Gronquist, Richard Colman + more!

More info here.

I'm posting some info about the DREAM Act (Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act ) that I received from Tim over at Rampart 213. The video above breaks down what the DREAM Act is about. It follows a group of students discussing their search for higher education and legal immigration status.

On a sad note, two of the students in the video, Tam Tran and Cynthia Felix, recently passed away in a car accident. Their activism and work on this issue has been instrumental in spreading the word about the injustices suffered by undocumented students. Their legacy continues.

Website for the Tam and Cynthia Memorial Fund here.

The San Francisco Public Library has long been host to some awesome and unique exhibitions. Case in point is Coloring Outside The Lines: Black Cartoonists as Social Commentators, currently showing in the Main Library's African American Center. Definitely worth checking out if you find yourself in the Bay Area anytime soon.

From the Curator's Statement: "Comic strips offer a unique form of social criticism and commentary. The best cartoons expose some truths and, to quote the Bible, 'the truth will set you free.' Cartoonists must often be provocateurs."

Coloring Outside The Lines
April 11 through June 17, 2010

San Francisco Public Library
Main Library
| African American Center
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Featuring work by Darrin Bell, Stephen Bentley, Cory Thomas, Jerry Craft, Keith Knight, Morrie Turner, Nate Creekmore, Brumsic Brandon, Jr., Barbara Brandon-Croft, and Makeda Rashidi.

Above: Obama, Rice, and Powell by Nate Creekmore