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HAVE A BRIGHT WEEKEND.
Keeping it cracking…
INGLEWOOD ALWAYS UP TO NO GOOD.
PEEP THAT GNAR “INGLEWOOD” HANDSTYLE UP TOP OF THE TRUCK.
(click to enlarge)
HEY ALL THE SINGLE LADIES- PUT YER HANDS UP.
REFUEL WITH PURPLE POTATOS
vv ONE FUCKED UP HOMELESS DUDE. vv
Hey ya’ll T$F d-baller is hosting a tournament to raise funds for her AIDS cycle from Los Angeles to San Francisco. You must love AIDS if you don’t support the cause.
Big Props to the homie Patrick Miller. He’s been really generously DJing several events for us lately. Patrick is a slick DJ, a dope photographer, and an avid bicycle rider.
Patrick was in murder-mode last saturday. He brought his all vinyl record set ON his bicycle to the venue. WHOA.
Here’s four things to bring when you wanna stunt as a T$F dj.
3. 45 OF JAMMY SLENG TENG
4. KAOSILATOR BOX TO ZAP FUTURE SOUNDS OVER SAID SLENG TENG.
CHECK OUT MORE FROM PATRICK MILLER HERE!
The small group of peddlers that once once occupied a strip of sidewalk and a small corner of Echo Park Lake on Sundays has now become a major draw for vendors as well as shoppers. Yesterday morning, the Echo Park Lake swap meet vendors and their wares – including clothes strung on ropes tied between trees and displayed on racks – stretched out for blocks on the north end of the park to Glendale Boulevard and the statue of Jose Marti, with more sellers and merchandise spilling down the pathways and lawn leading to the water, the boathouse and the statue of the Lady of the Lake.
Our lovely (illegal) swap meet surrounding Echo Park Lake
has expanded for your shopping pleasure! The meet is now on the pathways into and around the lake itself. It’s expanding quickly, so get out there early to claim your space! I imagine by next Sunday most of the pathways will be occupied, and maybe we can have a contest to see who can predict how long it will take to fill up the whole park with people selling all that stuff. It should start drawing massive crowds soon, I’m sure. Bigger than the Lotus Festival, certainly; it’s only a matter of time.
All sorts of efforts have failed to keep the swap meet under control, including a “crack down” promised by Councilman Eric Garcetti’s office, the installation of illegal “no vending” signs and a proposal to stage a community picnic on the grass occupied by the vendors. Meanwhile, in other neighborhoods, the city has made more progress in creating spaces and programs to allow peddlers and food vendors to sell their items without gobbling up public space.
HERE ARE SOME PICS T$F TOOK YESTERDAY.
CLICK THEM TO ENLARGE THEM!
THE BEST THING WAS THAT MEXICAN CORN WITH “EVERYTHING” ON IT. I THINK IT’S MAYONAISE / SALT / CHEESE / PEPPER / BUTTER / CHILI LIMON / PEPPAR. WOW DUDE. I EAT THIS STANDING NEXT TO A LOCAL E.P. GANG. THEY DIDN’T APPEAR TO BE PUBLICALLY VENDING ANYTHING, BUT THERE PRESENCE WAS THERE.
The problem is there that the vending law the deals with selling items in the park (63.44B3 LAMC) is the one that is suspended currently, as for Dodger Stadium there are other municipal code sections and penal code sections that refer to selling on the sidewalk and also trademark and other infringement.
” [Suspended until further action by Ord. No. 176,929, Eff. 10/1/05.] No person shall rent or offer for rent, or sell or offer for sale any commercial merchandise, or any article or thing of any kind or nature whatsoever; or practice, carry on, conduct or solicit any trade, occupation, business, or profession, except by contract with the Board, Department, Commission or their authorized representatives. Nothing in this subdivision, however, shall prohibit the sale or offering for sale of newspapers, periodicals, books, pamphlets and other forms of communication except that said sale of offering for sale is prohibited in museums, in those portions of a park to which access is restricted by the payment of an admission fee or in those facilities which are operated under contract with the Board, Department or Commission”
This section originally came into question over vending at Venice Beach and that’s where the suspension came from, but since the section isn’t park specific the suspension affects all the parks.
The City Attorney is the bottleneck here with either writing a new code section or amending the language here but it seems they would rather deal with large billboards.
T$F is keeping it so fuckin cracking– it’s hard to even keep up documenting everything we got in the mix. Last Saturday we did a group art show, last night we painted live and destroyed turntables, tonight we premiere some new videos in a collection of better Street-Art Themed films…. Our work is never over.
Oh not to mention, NOS killed a live painting recently, we’re working out the details of our collaboration with DASHBOARD CO-OP and their Atlanta planned exhibit in July. NOT TO MENTION THE MOTHER EFFING LIVING WALLS CONFERENCE in August. This is really the first fundraiser for the conference.
GO SUPPORT ART!!!
1200 Foster Street
Atlanta, GA 30318
VIDEOS TO PREMIERE… TONIGHT.
Here’s a taste of the latest T$F video. Filmed, and edited by Warren UP and original music by PHYLO. This was the canvas we painted live in Burbank at the California Institute of Abnormal Arts. PEEP GAME!
P.S. SPOILER ALERT.
HERE’S A PIC OF THE CANVAS WE DID LIVE LAST NIGHT IN L.A.
MORE TO COME ON THAT.
So as you all know, tonight is the Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk. The best art walk of all the neighborhoods. We are amped to celebrate in DTLA at LaCita.
TONIGHT WE REIGN EVIL!
If you’ve never been to LaCita, it’s a pretty epic cantina. It’s owned by Carl, the same dude who owns the Short Shop. LaCita also plays host to MFG’s epic DANCE RIGHT party. Many of the founding members of T$F actually first met at LaCita. It’s the jam, big back patio, sports games on tv outside if you need that. Bar outside, smoking outside. Inside with a fat stage where we’ll slaughter a canvas. Cheap drinks, good staff and great fun. Be there. Besides the effing art walk is pretty wack sober. You know those galleries do not really provide free drinks like at a regular show reception. Not sure if it’s because of the outdoor walking around-factor. Or they’re trying to avoid customers just looking for a pub crawl?!?! LAME!!! Come get krunked on L.A. Lemonades (margaritas) with The $tatus Faction crew first.
T$F went over to Justin’s house last weekend to prep and prime the canvas. Shit was good time. Even though he lives in the heart of a sketchy ghetto, and murder rates are already higher than last year, he’s got a really fresh place to live and work.
The canvas is a biggie- per the usual.
Homie at two of the CrAzIeSt dogs ever. One a boxer and one a mutt. These dogs destroy everything… tore up the whole yard. We realized if u threw the dog toy high up near someones head the damn dogs will literally jump on your dome trying to catch the toy.
This quickly escalated into a new $tatus Faction game. We got in a circle like for hacky sack, and put the dogs in the middle of everyone. We kicked the dog toy around just like hackey sack, and if you’re too slow with your return expect a boxing dog on yer grill! Good times! Thanks Justin!
damn, we’ve been never-ending busy lately… but don’t forget…
Thanks for the photo $EMPD$
5th of May, photo by NDA
TOMORROW IT’S ON AND POPPING.
THE $TATUS FACTION IS FIT TO MURDER LA CITA (in a good way)
We will be smashing out a monster canvas (12 feet!) in under a few hours.
It will be brutal.
We got all T$F deejays spinning all wax to tickle your ears….
We got visuals and videos to fuck yer eyes up…
not to mention…. the drinks are so damn cheap we’re not even mixing up Faderade.
WOOT WOOT! SEE YOU THERE TOMORROW!
5pm to Dance Right:
WE GOT SHIT CRACKING.
2010 IS GOING TO BE OUR VICTORY.
Last week we came out the gate hard and took down The Situation (formerly known as Beast Mayo). Those foos are last season’s defending champions. Ended up being 5 to 4 us. Last night was game two and we wiped out the (current) #1 ranked Fun Active Gentleman’s Society (F.A.G.S.). We won 8 games to 2. That should be bumping us up to #1 or close to it.
OUR TEAM IS STIZZACKED.
WE HAVE THE X-FACTOR THIS SEASON.
The new season shirts came out illmatic.
Mess with the BEST, die like the rest…
(BRONZE FOIL + WHITE PLASTISOL on ASPHALT AMERICAN APPAREL BODIES)
You know I had to have Intern print a custom Capt’s hoodie too.
BEWARE MOTHER FATHERS-
WE ARE TAKING OUR CROWN BACK!
Last night was the LA ART IN NUMBERS event in Culver City.
Party was a banger.
Didn’t get TOO many great photos, but had a good time.
CLICK PHOTOS TO ENLARGE
Only a handful of sales but I think they raised a ton at the door.
There were over 60 participating artists and over 150 pieces in the show.
SKULLPHONE BROUGHT IN A GAS PUMP WITH A STICKER ON IT!!!
I THINK IT WAS $14K.
THE HIT+RUN WAS PRINTING LIMITED ED. POSTERS TOO. LINE WAS OFF THE CHIZZLE. 45 HEADS WAITING FOR A POSTER AND 3 IN LINE FOR OPEN BAR. THE POWER OF FREE ART. THIS POSTER BELOW IS 36/500. DESIGNS BY FROHAWK 2 FEATHERS (RED), RESTITUTION PRESS (BLACK) AND GABRIEL (GREEN). PRINTED AND SIGNED BY BRANDY FLOWER. DOOOOOOOOPE!
SWEAR I SAW THE FIRE MARSHALL DRINKING A TECATÉ.
YEAH THE PARTY WAS CRACKING!
PEOPLE WERE COMING TO THE SHOW ALL THE WAY TIL IT ENDED.
THE FUNNY THING ABOUT THIS SPOT…
IS THAT IT HAPPENED TO BE NEAR THE HOMIE MARK’S STUDIO
…AND WE HAD BEEN THERE BEFORE.
THERE HAS SINCE BEEN A NICE ASS MURAL PAINTED
ON THE OUTSIDE WHITE WALL,
BUT THAT ROOFTOP SHIT IS STILL RIDING. SMALL WORLD.
HERE’S A FULL COPY OF THE PRICE LIST & PARTICIPANTS.
FOR MORE INFO VISIT: www.LAArtInNumbers.com
T$F GOT STUNNER CONTRIBUTIONS
PLUS THE MOTHER EFFING HIT + RUN
THE $TATUS FACTION WILL PROUDLY BE PARTICIPATING IN ATLANTA’S 2010
LIVING WALLS CONFERENCE
The event is set to take place the weekend of August 13, 2010.
The exhibition will be divided into three components: a component devoted to public murals involving poster art, a lecture series which the Georgia Tech Architecture Department has agree to host for us, and a that of a gallery opening taking place at the Eyedrum.
Friday August 13th, the event will consist of a lecture series held at Georgia Tech. On Saturday August 14th, the event will consist of an exhibition and Pecha Kucha style presentations held at Eyedrum’s. An exhibition of poster art, wall painting, and wheat-paste will be open in Eyedrum’s galleries from August 13 through the end of September.
ALSO: Don’t sleep! Send in your posters to participate from home!
We are calling for street artists to submit posters with no constraint on quantity or size.
- Art work will be put up on various walls around the city of Atlanta.
- All posters will be thoroughly documented with all artists credited.
- Events will be scheduled locally around the city of Atlanta in order to give the public notice about the international poster exhibition which has taken place.
Deadline for Submission: 07.13.2010
Mail Artwork (Europe):
183 Oranienstr 10999
Mail Artwork (North America):
300 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SE Apt. 201
Atlanta, GA. 30312 USA
Mail Artwork (South America)
Attn: Fabricio Medrano
Av. Rinconada del Lago # 210,
For all the info you need to know, click right HERE.
SHARKTOOF’s new show MAYDAY, was really amazing. Toof went off! 6 hard months of grinding and the result showed it. He had installations including wall treatments and build-outs. Crazy hand-made bird house looking sculptures all on reclaimed wood. Tons of new prints, new images, remixed images and mixed media. It was a very impressive turn out for the reception. I highly advise you to check out the show at BARRACUDA on Melrose, should be up or while.
Here’s some pics we took of the reception.