The prefab material I hunted down in the US finally arrived (thank God!) so it was time to attack Putu’s bike.
Testing out the material actually takes way more time than you’d think.
Fiat is the man… Thank god for this dude. He’s helping me install. Day 1 of the project went well. Now it’s time for some Thai basil roscas…
[photo courtesy of Caitlin Stevens]
Marfa is a magical mecca for modern art in the West Texas desert. Unlikely? A little bit. Donald Judd immigrated there from New York in the 70′s, acquiring old ranches, military forts and other old west type buildings and reclaiming them with his art. Since his death in the 90′s, tons of artists have continued to trek to Marfa, or live there. Enter El Cosmico. It’s like a hotel of sorts, but the rooms are these nifty Airstream trailers. Last weekend Magda took a carload of knitting and friends to dress up one of the trailers.
So yeah – if you’re looking for an escape anytime soon, go stay in the knitta’d Airstream! Check out El Cosmico’s Trans-Pecos Festival of Music and Love coming up on September 24-25. Also, there’s the first annual Marfa 100 — a 62 mile/100k benefit bikeride for the fight against cancer. Continue reading
at 11pm: 5 signs down, 12 to go
As part of Art Week Austin, I transformed Carl Trominski’s blue signs on Lamar between Cesar Chavez and 5th Street. The City shut down the outside lanes and let us work from 8pm to 5am – an inverted work day. Here are some images of the work in progress. Daylight pictures to come!