Monthly Archives: June 2009

Poster Initiative 001

I just started a new series of two-color posters called “Poster Initiative” that will be distributed for free around Tokyo. The first batch were dropped off at Nagi Shokudo last night and another went to Cafe Pause today. Poster Initiative … Continue reading

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Jon Raymond + Zak Love + Quasi = ???

This Thursday, Today, June 18Portland, Disjecta Tin House and Disjecta’s latest installment of “Arty Words” features a reading by Plazm editor Jon Raymond, live music by Quasi, and art from LA’s Zak Smith. Disjecta, 8371 N. Interstate, 7:30 pm, $7/door. … Continue reading

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Entarte Kunts

Dennis Dread’s amazing annual collective exhibition of punk art, Entartete Kunts, resumes again in Portland on June 19 at the Life Gallery. Featured artists: Nick Blinko (Rudimentary Peni) Arik Roper (High On Fire, Sleep) Rob Miller (Amebix) S. Clay Wilson … Continue reading

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Tokyo Party Alert!!! Exercise: Lesson Three

What happens when you give two graphic designers and three programmers turntables, then team them up with a duo of professional sound artists? THE ASS-SHAKING, MIND-BLOWING, BUDONKADONK-CLAPPING, EYE-REDDENING DANCE PARTY OF THE YEAR!! If you are in Tokyo, you obligated … Continue reading

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Liza Ryan Catalog Release Tomorrow at Griffin

Artist Liza Ryan’s catalog, designed by Plazm creative director Joshua Berger, will be released June 17. Cooley Gallery director and Plazm contributor Stephanie Snyder will discuss the work with the artist beginning at 7 pm at Griffin, 2902 Nebraska Ave., … Continue reading

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ART FOR THE MILLIONS

On Sunday, June 28, the Dill Pickle Society, a newly-formed experimental education/ cultural center, warmly invites you to “ART FOR THE MILLIONS: THE ENDURING LEGACY OF THE WPA,” a leisurely bicycle tour of Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects in Portland. … Continue reading

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New T-Shirt of the Month Design

This awesome shirt by the incredibly talented Kate Moross is available for pre-order now at Plazm Thread. Order now and get this sweet shirt and 5 more awesome designs! — plazm blog has moved to http://blog.plazm.com — — plazm design … Continue reading

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Almost the New Newsweek

Much has been written about the redesign of Newsweek magazine. It’s been on the stands for about four issues now. Plazm has a unique perspective on the new design. About nine months ago, we became one of three design firms … Continue reading

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Record Release Tonight

My band, Gay Deceivers, are having a show tonight: both a Pride Kick-off Party, and a record release. It is free! At the Portsmouth Pub, 5264 N Lombard St Portland, OR 97203. There will also be DJs and special readings. … Continue reading

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Portland Queer Readings

Lit Star Press has just released a new anthology called “Portland Queer”. Edited by Ariel Gore, it includes contributions from Tom Spanbaeur, Sarah Dougher, Dexter Flowers, and some illustrations by myself. There are a bunch of readings going on this … Continue reading

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