Fletcher Street ~ Urban Riding Club ~

"In the heart of downtown Philadelphia, among abandoned buildings and impoverished neighborhoods where drugs and unemployment pervade, is a place called Fletcher Street. A block that upon first glance looks just like all the others, that is, until you see the horses and hear their hoof beats." Martha Camarillo has documented the phenomena first in… Lire la suite Fletcher Street ~ Urban Riding Club ~


ESPO ~ First and Fifteenth ~

'Coup de Cœur' du mois ! Check out the latest updates on First and Fifteenth, a sort of graphic novel, pop art short stories, by Stephen Powers aka ESPO (Exterior Surface Painting Outreach) Featuring urban stuff (like signs & advertising) with funny words & characters from the ghetto. © Mark Surface International. All rights reserved. In 2009 with… Lire la suite ESPO ~ First and Fifteenth ~

The Philly Beard

Philadelphia is known as "the city of brotherly love" and these brothas' love their beards. If you've ever been to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania you may have noticed the popularity of the Sunni muslim-style "chinstrap" beard. Worn by men young and old (and even non-Muslim) the beard is a fashion statement and cultural phenomenon. The beard has… Lire la suite The Philly Beard

Love Letter by Espo

Love Letter is a project by Stephen Powers aka Espo with the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, and is sponsored by the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage through the Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiative. " In creating Love Letter, thinking about the medium of marking that made me the artist I am today,  thinking about the… Lire la suite Love Letter by Espo