Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 16, 2015
CONS Project “Making & Designing Skate Decks," the fifth of a five-part, free workshops designed for the local skate/creative communities, taught participants in Boston, LA, NY, and Toronto how to build a skateboard – from start to finish. From sizing and shaping raw wood, to assembling and designing handmade decks, workshops will be led by skateboard creator Paul Schmidt and key members of his CreateASkate non-profit, along with other designers and artists in each city.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Participants between ages 13-24 from all over the city came to Westlake Saturday to learn the history of skate zines, various methods of content creation, printing, and binding and to create their very own zine. Led by zine maker and publisher, Andrew Martin Scott of Needles & Pens and bookshop, & Pens Press, photographer, Jai Tanju and renowned pro-skater Dan Drehobl, CONS Project: Los Angeles took place at The Holding Company in Westlake.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 20, 2014
Cons Project: Los Angeles' Exhibition event on March 1st featured Run The Jewels (Killer Mike & El-P), MellowHype, The Shrine, Gap Dream, and Alexander Spit performed with DJ Sets from DJ Quik and The Blackouts. Here is a photo recap if you missed out!
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 19, 2014
CONS Project: Los Angeles is the next edition of a global creative initiative by Converse CONS, to help the next generation of creative spirits. A series of creative workshops hosted in Los Angeles from February 21st to 23rd, 2014, the CONS Project offers hands-on lessons in DIY culture, zine production and film making through music and skate. More info after the jump!