Extremely pleased to announce the completion of Kailey Whitman's (and Revolvd's) inaugural mural, depicting her beautiful vision of the viaduct in Azavea's award winning office. Working with Azavea's mural committee, their executive leadership, designers and outside vendors, this mural represents a hopeful and inclusive moment in @therailpark's changing history in relation with @springartsphl, @callowhillneighborhood, @eraserhood_blog. Eternal thanks to everyone at Azavea, Kailey, and Pete Shay (#mastersigns) for their ongoing patience and support conceptualizing, reviewing, editing, producing and installing this incredible piece.
I moved to #Callowhill knowing it was the dystopic hellscape that inspired #DavidLynch’s nightmares, and hoped to find a muse of my own. But the reality of what it’s become is a wasteland of ample parking and McMansions shoehorned into “artist lofts” no artist could ever dream to afford. Callowhill is puerile sensory deprivation, a place where suburban refugees drive to Target and the rest use “Uber” as a verb. The flip side of Lynch’s #ManInThePlanet – a beautifully scarred face staring out a cracked window to the haunting tune of #InHeaven – today’s Callowhill, callously re-dubbed #SpringArts by developers from somewhere else, is just another tired trope of gentrification. Brunch. Craft beer. Parking lots. Bland, boring, banal…expected. #wheredidalltheweirdosgo
Wild at Heart interactive black light lamp, one of three works in progress on display at Philamoca for 6th annual Eraserhood show. One already sold! #gregchristie #blacklight #philadelphia #lynch #davidlynch #eraserhead #eraserhood #moca #philamoca #dayglo #twinpeaks #lauradern #niccage #philly #springarts #wildatheart #sailor #sailorandlula