26.10.09 by Jeff

Here Is Now

Thanks to everyone who came out to the pop-up show Here Is Now, it was paaaaaaacked! Amazing work, great music, fun crowd. I stole these photos from Lindsays Diet (thanks Linds) and from VancouverIsAwesome (thanks Randy). Enjoy the evening in reverse order.

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16.10.09 by Jeff

Silent Auction

The Art & Sole silent auction is now online! I was one of 30+ artists who took part in the show, customizing a pair of PF Flyers. We are now auctioning off the work as a way of raising a bit of money for Arts Umbrella, a fantastic program here in Vancouver that provides arts education for kids regardless of financial situation. If you pop over to the site and place a bid on a shoe or purchase the book, you are supporting some great artists and more importantly supporting a vital arts program!

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This piece above was done by my friend Danny Vermette.

If anyone bids on my shoes 25% goes directly to Arts Umbrella, and I will also donate my artist share (66%) to them as well.

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02.10.09 by Jeff

Art and Sole

Art and Sole is goin’ down at 9PM tomorrow night (Oct 3rd) here in Vancouver, at El Kartel. A ton of amazing artists re-worked PF Flyers shoes and El Kartel is gonna host a silent auction! I have a shoe in the show and will be hangin’ around so please come say hello!

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El Kartel is also releasing a book documenting the work! Have a peek!

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21.09.09 by Jeff

Organelle Design

Alex and Courtney (Organelle Design) are passionate about creatively repurposing off-the-shelf products and found objects. They presented their work at Pecha Kucha a few days ago and it was the highlight of the evening. The entire place erupted with cheers when images of their chandeliers made out of clothes hangers appeared on screen.

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16.09.09 by Jeff

Block Party!

Photos from the Livestock Block Party on Sunday (courtesy of Mark Gutknecht). It was a funnnn time!

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15.09.09 by Jeff

Thanks, Ion Magazine!

Latest issue of ION features an interview with me, read it here.

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14.09.09 by Jeff

Fortune Sound Club

This Wednesday is the grand opening of my friend Garret’s new club, Fortune Sound – and he wanted me to invite you all! RSVP here with your full name and ‘GRAND OPENING’. 147 East Pender. Chinatown. 9pm.

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Things you should know:

1. It’s Vancouver’s only club built for sound, boasting a $250,000 sound system, one of the biggest in North America.

2. Shepard Fairey has an amazing 60 ft installation going all the way up the stairs (the widest he’s ever made).

3. My friend Kenta Goto (Brknhome) and Rick Klotz (Freshjive) are designing crazy private rooms at the back of the club.

4. There will be a Booooooom party here in the future.

See photos below.

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09.09.09 by Jeff

André Paul Pinces

“life in the wind and a few rolls of film…” Beautiful photos of a motorcycle road trip this past summer, from André Paul Pinces.

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