JP BEVINS RED HOOK CRIT WOMENS PORTRAITS I’m a sucker for a good set of portraits and JP did an incredible job with these.
"Despite the weather conditions, despite a crash during the women’s race that left a racer with a broken collarbone, despite having to travel across the country, overseas, or from their home on the other end of Brooklyn, these women are amazing. I’m honored I was able to shoot them."
Got a Girl Crush On: The women behind Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn,and their new bi-annual publication, TAC!
Textile Arts Center is made up of a dedicated team of entrepreneurs, artists, designers, and textile enthusiasts. It is a community space dedicated to raising awareness and understanding of textiles through creative educational programs for children and adults—and they’ve only been around since 2009!
TAC is a biannual publication that gives voice to the modern textile movement, and fits naturally into the mission of Textile Arts Center. Rooted in an educational and community-centric approach, TAC will deliver curated content that informs and inspires. Through 96 pages of ahead-of-the-curve tutorials, designer and artist studio visits, current textile news, fashion editorial spreads, and travel guides, TAC will bind a community hungry for knowledge and inspiration, and provide a missing link in connecting the international textile community, while attracting new enthusiasts.
Video filmed by Isabelle Selby, music composed and performed by David Linaburg.
As part of International Anti-Street Harassment Week, Stop Telling Women to Smile is organizing an international wheat pasting night on Friday, April 4th, 2014. Individuals and organizations around the world are encouraged to form STWTS wheat pasting groups. A PDF will be released in order to download and print posters. So that on April 5th, walls across the world will bear the faces and words from women protesting street harassment.
In the spirit of backing projects you believe in, Pi Dan Noodle House is one that is very near and dear to my heart. A year ago in early 2013, my friend Allison left behind a career in corporate accounting to pursue her dream of opening a Taiwanese-style noodle shop called Pi Dan in Uptown Oakland. Over the past year, we had all come to intimately know her vision for this restaurant (usually over a meal she prepared for us) and were excited to see it come together.
Then, about two weeks ago, Allison unexpectedly passed away. She was only one month away from opening Pi Dan. Her friends and family are determined to keep this project on track and have rallied together to carry out her vision. With a dedicated team of friends, a strong business plan, and a wealth of meticulously planned details she left behind, we have all the tools but not enough funds to make it happen. So, we’re looking to raise $75K, which covers the remaining equipment and construction costs needed to open the doors.
Allison believed in the power of a good meal and I can’t imagine a better way to keep her in our hearts than enjoying the food she loved to eat and make with friends. Now, you can become a part of her story too by supporting the campaign in any way you can.