Obsessed with the Obsession

As many of you know, I am obsessed with our collective obsession with Frida Kahlo.  And with all of the never discovered before photos, writings, and found artifacts, the internet is a playing field for all new things Frida. I try to catalog as many of these things as well as Frida inspired art, photos…

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Valentines from El Rio

Wonderful Valentines day love from the always magical El Rio. Love em’ share em’.

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Don’t worry. Our girls are legal.

Escobar-Morales as AMerican MEdia Output at the Painted Bride Art Center in Philly. Join us for 1st Friday on 10/5. Acting as designers, distributors and promo models, Escobar-Morales established an online marketing and brand design agency called AMerican MEdia Output.  The ad campaigns for Public Airways and Welcome to Arizona are inspired by recent news…

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Escobar-Morales at The Painted Bride in Papeles: Are we what we sign?

PAPELES: Are we what we sign? aims to serve as a visual examination of our social bond with papers as legal signifiers of identity that shape individual mobility, cultural acceptance, gender and sexual-orientation equality, economic access, labor opportunities, and educational attainment.  Visual artists, community leaders, and arts administrators use this project to reflect upon the…

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Escobar-Morales: Excerpts from the Ressurection of Hun-Nal-Ye

Performance artists Escobar-Morales perform a funerary ritual, referencing the mythical Mayan tale of the Hero Twins reviving their dead father, the Maize God. In their contemporary interpretation of this ancient story, Escobar-Morales simultaneously represent the body and the soul; the God/ Goddess and twin offspring, in both physical and technological forms using live performance and…

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AMerican MEdia Output in Philly

Are you Target Audience? Find out in Philly. Stay tuned for details on the next official AMerican MEdia Output appearance. photo by Abel Arciniega

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Excerpts from my thesis: My Shtreimel

My Shtreimel is a video blog that features my fiancée Loren, who is a reoccurring character in my work. Sitting in a dimly lit room, Loren shares a personal Sabbath ritual. Behind him is the large painting of the Rebbe that appears in  Obsessed with Frida Kahlo video. Although Loren is alone, he addresses the…

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Pochos and Pixels: The Art of Rio Yañez

Rio Yañez never ceases to amaze me…  This time it’s through his (FIRST!!!) solo exhibition, Pochos and Pixels: The Art of Rio Yañez.  Just look at this dual punk rock meets hip hop (ghetto) Frida… Clearly, Rio is an artistic mastermind. WHAT: Pochos and Pixels: The Art of Rio Yañez. WHEN: Wednesday, April 11 –…

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Love is never too late.

I know it’s almost April, but I would be remiss if I didn’t share Rio Yañez’s 2012 crop of valentines amazingness. Happy Valentine’s Day to all of my friends and lovers! El Rio’s Valentine’s Day Cards are back in the ring to take another swing! This is the 6th year of my cards and it’s…

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