It’s a side project. Always a side project. But I made some hats. And they’re fresh. Copp one at Le Dunk if you know what’s good for your ‘hood and your borough.
It’s hard not to be inspired after watching the above video depicting bed-bound graffiti writer Tempt create new works with eye-tracking software developed by the Graffiti Research Lab. Best of all, it’s open source. One definition of hip-hop holds that it’s an amorphous blob of culture built on technology and innovation. It’s only right that one of its fringes continues to explore new forms of expression.
It only took us five months since shooting… but we got it done. Here’s the video for Thaddeus Clark’s Downtown/Connect. The (banging) song is available for download at hellabasic.com. Special shots to my editor Jay Morales who slogged through many weekends and evenings to help bring this to the light of day.