NEW WORK! I started a series called ‘Collagen’ using high fashion mags and paper materials found in my studio. Check out my site to see a few more…
Prince & Broadway, NYC
It’s American Guide week y’all- a great chance to be part of the venerable American Guide!
AMERICAN GUIDE WEEK - THE U.S. of A.
It’s Monday, November 18th, folks, and the sun has risen on the second annual American Guide Week.
We’ve dug deep in the archives and unearthed the 1935 field manual sent out to our WPA predecessors. We’ve laid out ten assignments:
- Topography and Climate
- Flora and Fauna
- Folk Festivals, Pageants, Celebrations and Customs
- National Parks, Monuments and Landmarks
- Products and Manufacturing/Industry
Now, trusted Guides, we send you out to report back with both hard facts and tall tales. The assignments should be used as inspiration for your dispatches, not as interrogations to be answered by rote. Write, photograph, film, record, draw, paint, sing. We look forward to seeing what you send our way.
Tag your new (or old) posts #americanguideweek, contact us through the Submit page or drop a line to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the ardent words of the original manual, “At every point in the preparation of the Guide, voluntary assistance will be of the greatest importance.” This is a collaboration, folks: a living, Tumblifying documentary about the USA. Glad to have you on board.
Be a Guide. Show us your state and we’ll show you ours.
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stills from the studio of Murray Rockowitz
Murray Rockowitz in his studio last June. In high school I had the privilege of being his assistant.
cemetery in kutna hora, czech republic
the bone church, prague
happy halloween y’all
cabinet of curiosity