More than just a simple line.
Music magically connects culture & learning.
Weekly I draw in the corridor.
People stop & contemplate.
Parents listen. PH: 626. 808.4905
The children visited the LA Zoo, made drawings of animals and we recorded animal sounds. Thank you teachers & staff.
Mimicking the animals.
Which animal sound is that.
I drew at Perrys’ Joint Cafe.
Making Elephant sounds – Mum & son.
The banner goes live May 9th.
16 years old, she boxes daily and weekly and monthly. 2015/6
Powerful, strong, disciplined & feminine. Inspiring & beautiful.
I tried to catch her essence at Perry’s Joint Cafe. It took weeks.
Photos, conversations & watercolors rough out my impressions.
Fatima boxes for life. I watch her box – afternoon training.
The banner goes live in Pasadena Transit Metro – 3/29/2016
Route: 10, 20,51/52 31/32, 40. Listen & scan the QR code, call:626.808.4905
Visit the website: www.blotnbyte.com
Take a ride Look, Listen & Share:
Press 3: Nosietrace: experimental sound
Press 4: The Long Story.
The community placed them in public spaces.
A banner went up guerilla style at the metro fence.
Generous + inspiring.
Fausto: Villa Parks amazingly magnanimous!
Me training – thanks Villa Park
The stories have hit the buses with a few small glitches
Hundreds listen to the stories of Nth Pasadena.
And I am still drawing at Perrys
Monique and Monique
And drawing at the Mothers Club!
Yup the kids are attacking the drawing! And it works
Pasadena – is a wee bit east of downtown Los Angeles. A cultural hub with clusters of different socio-economic communities, divided by the 210 freeway, has awarded me a little bit of money, under the National Endowment for the Arts Our Town public art project.
a map of NE Los Angeles
Collaborating with the NW Pasadena community I will produce a series of audio stories and portraits. Stories are an essential part of culture, they connect and create a sense of place and community.
boxing for life
Contextualized stories can link communities. So by collecting personal experiences as audio stories, and creating interactive spaces on public transport, and mobile devices, through huge public wall drawings and on the web, the local stories will give us a glimpse of a different place, connecting disparate peoples, while exposing a commonality.
my favorite tamrindo icy stand after boxing practice