Street Art // Thursday, June 03, 2010
Power House Project's Mitch and Gina, the group that Juxtapoz' 15th Anniversary Auction benefited and is in the midst of a major Juxtapoz collaboration on the ground in Detroit, are having an exhibition under their Design 99 name at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, called Too Much of a Good Thing. I read on Core77.com that "Over the past few months, they've developed the Neighborhood Machine, a repurposed, freshly-painted Bobcat, extending the concept of the Power House. Part-sculpture, part-community tool, the vehicle can be hooked to a series of "project trailers," each specific to a task performed in the neighborhood: collecting found material, gardening (Design99 maintain a tree nursery in an empty lot), power generation with photovoltaics, and, of course, moving stuff around." Read more about the exhibit here.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 18, 2010
A message from Mitch Cope of Power House Project, the beneficiary non-profit of the Juxtapoz 15th Anniversary Benefit and Auction: “Here's the 'Yellow House'...” Read More...
Juxtapoz // Saturday, May 15, 2010
Things are moving along well. Take a look at this quick update from Power House Project in Detroit, who is moving the project along on the ground from the fundraising efforts of our Juxtapoz 15th Anniversary Auction. Read More...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 06, 2010
Here's a little proof we didn't just take all the money we raised from last November's auction and go on vacation. Mitch Cope of Power House Project in Detroit, the non-profit we raised money for with our Juxtapoz 15th Anniversary Benefit show and auction, is beginning to lay all the groundwork for the 2nd and 3rd phases of the Project. Read More...
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 13, 2009
She’s been described by Swoon as a “rising star,” even as “a natural.” San Francisco Bay Area based Monica Canilao (Juxtapoz #93) creates layered, deep, and intellectually challenging pieces. One of the hardest working artists around, Monica spends her days experimenting with new mediums, planning work dates (“because it brings me a lot of joy to be working around others and skill sharing whenever possible”), and taking the craft of handmade artistry to new levels. Learn more about this insatiable artist and why she claims “eating sandwiches and inventing rap” was the best things she’s done to breakthrough as an artist.