Monthly Archives: May 2010

Black-Out Stencil

I’m super-amped to announce the public release of Eli Carrico’s Black-Out Stencil typeface via Wordshape/MyFonts. Black-Out was used for the cover and interior of the Barbara Bestor book, Bohemian Modern, designed by Eli and Michael Worthington a few years ago … Continue reading

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Unembedded photojournalists in Iraq

Thorne Anderson, featured in Plazm #29 alongside other unembedded photojournalists in Iraq, will be in Portland on Wednesday, May 26 as part of Oregon Humanities Think & Drink happy hour conversation. Photography curator and writer Kirsten Rian and photojournalist Thorne Anderson … Continue reading

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Arawaka, artist who tried to halt aging, dies at 73

Arawaka, along with his wife Madeline Gins, were featured in the Plazm #27 article “Reversible Destiny.” The article can be found in its entirety here. A nice, if overly brief obituary was written by the New York Times today. “It’s … Continue reading

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3 new old fonts

Three typefaces I designed years ago got new leases on life via MyFonts this week: Devil’s Advocate, a digital version of an old ATF typeface. Inversion, culled from a bit of German lettering circa 1910. Sandberg Honorarium, an original display … Continue reading

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As anyone who makes environmental art can attest, much land art, environmental art, and site responsive eco-art doesn’t make great bedfellows with galleries and museums. This is how we ended up with our rather strange performance and site art tradition … Continue reading

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A Tourist-Powered, Green Times Square?

When the Department of Transportation in NYC issued an RFP for two dimensional artworks in Times Square, it was picturing designs to be painted on the fairly new pedestrian blocks on Broadway. The artists of [v]vital[ny] in New York envision … Continue reading

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June Art Party is June 4th

I made two poster versions, just because. — plazm blog has moved to — — plazm design studio: — — plazm magazine & blog are now published by new oregon arts & letters: —

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Plazm-designed logo achieve tattoo status on Fort George patron’s arm

I think this is the first time a Plazm branding has been branded on a body. At least the first that I am aware of. Nice guns. And great beer. The Fort George Brewery and Public House, Astoria, Oregon. We … Continue reading

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Northwest Passage: the History of Independent Music in the NW

Check out Thursday’s stellar music lecture w/ Calvin Johnson, Vanessa Renwick + Cool Nutz, the final in the Dill Pickle Club’s Northwest Passage series. Cary Clarke, the City of Portland’s just-appointed Arts and Policy Cultural Coordinator will interview our guests. … Continue reading

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Racial Profiling

Lords of apathy has posted this logo and is encouraging people to use it freely. Help get the message out and give McCain the finger. — plazm blog has moved to — — plazm design studio: — — … Continue reading

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