of skateboards and copy machines
The opening for There is Xerox on the Insides of Your Eyelids, a skate zine/art show at Needles and Pens was last night. I was honored to be asked by show curator Rich Jacobs to participate. I gave Rich a box of zines and a box of photographs, and he put together a nice little cross section of photo and zine work of the era:
The show also had work by Gary ‘Skate’ Davis, Tod Swank, Dan Estabrook, Andy Jenkins, Thomas Campbell, Chris Johanson, Kevin Wilkins, John Dettman-Lytle, Mark Waters, Rich Jacobs, Jocko Weyland, Dennis Remsing, Tim Kerr, Chris Shary, Ron Cameron, Mofo, Rodger Bridges. The show drew a great crowd of old-timers, new-timers, and lots of folks in-between. I was a surprised at the size of the turn out, but then again, I had no idea what to expect.
It’s a little weird seeing your stuff from close to twenty years ago showcased in a an art show, especially since it’s been about that long since I’ve created zines and ‘art’ photography, but certainly flattering – and exciting.
I understand that an even larger traveling version of the show will make its way around the country and perhaps beyond. Very cool.