Awesome! Thanks for setting that up yar. Looking forward!
"Technology is the campfire around which we tell our stories."
"Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it."
"To define is to kill. To suggest is to create."
On Sun, Aug 31, 2014 at 4:41 PM, yar <yardenack(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 6:20 PM, Matthew Senate
For meeting on Weds, an OMNI proposal for a
Hey everybody, I've invited Gabriela to visit the Sudo meeting on
Wednesday! If you'd like to discuss her proposal and ask any
questions, please arrive promptly at 7pm. Thanks. :)
Rise Above Graphics is a screen print shop run by
myself and occasional
other helpers. We specialize in printing on fabric and clothing. We print
limited edition runs of artist designed t-shirts as well as doing custom
printing for a wide variety of customers. We also offer design services.
I started the print operation in 2005 after much trial and error and self
teaching. What started out small has gained a lot of momentum and now
Above has an excellent reputation and almost more
work that we can
handle. We print for many local artists, bands,
shops, schools, etc. and
offer discounts for non-profits.
I've had a dream of joining efforts with others for a long time. When I
ready to move into a public space I was fortunate
enough to come across a
wonderful corner spot on Telegraph and decided to expand into an art
as well. It was such a pleasure to spend 3 years
there helping artists
guest curators use the space for a wide variety
of creativity and
expression. Rise Above and Smokeys Tangle developed the Temescal Art Hop
maintained the Temescal First Fridays and I'm
hoping we can both find a
to resist being pushed out of the neighborhood
and keep supporting the
Now that I am being evicted from my spot, for condo conversion I'm
to find a place where I can both focus on my
print shop and also be part
a community with a cross pollination of ideas,
efforts and energy.
To be honest I am concerned for the future of this neighborhood, which is
also my home. Instead of moving my shop elsewhere I'd much prefer to stay
and join the group effort to maintain conscious growth and resist rampant
commercialization and homogenization.
My income comes from customers who pay for my design and print skills.
not the most lucrative business but it has been
maintaining itself (and
daughter and I) for the past several years. I can
contribute to the Omni
financially in the form of rent. I can also offer my print services to
community for cheap or barter. I also envison
working with the other
artists/printers/curators/teachers etc. within the collective on
collaborations of making, learning, art events, etc. The possibilities
actually seem kind of infinite at this point!
Looking forward to getting to know everyone more and talking more about
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