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This blog is mostly original work, behind the scenes and culls that don't make it on our official site.
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Ballroom Luminoso is a series of six chandeliers designed by artists Joe O’Connell and Blessing Hancock currently installed in San Antonio, Texas. Made from custom made structural steel, custom LEDs and recycled bicycle parts, the lights project colorful silhouettes of sprockets and other pieces onto the otherwise drab cement underpass. From the artist’s statement about the project:
Ballroom Luminoso references the area’s past, present, and future in the design of its intricately detailed medallions. The images in the medallions draw on the community’s agricultural history, strong Hispanic heritage, and burgeoning environmental movement. The medallions are a play on the iconography of La Loteria, which has become a touchstone of Hispanic culture. Utilizing traditional tropes like La Escalera (the Ladder), La Rosa (the Rose), and La Sandía (the Watermelon), the piece alludes to the neighborhood’s farming roots and horticultural achievements. Each character playfully rides a bike acting as a metaphor for the neighborhood’s environmental progress, its concurrent eco-restoration projects, and its developing cycling culture.
New All Souls photographic Ebook available for download! only $7.99 and it will go directly to All Souls Procession general fund
It’s A Mystery: The 2012 All Souls’ Procession of Tucson, Arizona
by Stu Jenks
On the Ipad now and it will be cross platform for android as well. Many thanks to Stu and the media circle for creating this product for us! We will be making yearly additions.
Stilted lift off! Floyd Festival 2009
Mylar Tetroon balloon
All Souls Procession Finale Stage
from front and rear
photos: Byron Kech
Arcosanti dawn lanscapes
Our remix of The Prodigy’s “Breathe” is out now on the “Added Fat EP”, accompanying the 15th anniversary Expanded Edition re-issue of “The Fat Of The Land”.
It goes without saying that we are proud to be included on this project - The Prodigy are legends, and one of our all-time favorite acts.