YOUR PUBLIC SPACE HAS BEEN HIJACKED. HOW DO YOU REACT? TELL US.

Chase Bank Gets Krumped

As I pulled into the Ralph's parking lot, I didn't see a single person in any of the usual spots. Then I saw a crowd in front of the Chase bank. I have often imagined what a powerful statement it … [Continue Reading]

Anti-Fracking “Mic Check” Occupies the Watershed

This piece is from the Binghamton, New York, Department of Environmental (DEC) public hearing on November 17th, 2011. It includes a chant from the anti-fracking rally and press conference outside the … [Continue Reading]

Before Zuccotti Park…

Around 2:15 a.m. a police car rolls up flashing its siren. The police car slowly approaches the circle, then stops. It beams a spotlight in the group’s direction. Catching sight of the cops, a young … [Continue Reading]

Worm Takes Over, Storyboard Returns

Big crowd tonight. The highlight was Worm. He's little, incredibly athletic and throws himself to the asphalt with complete abandon. He jumps high in the air, drops to his knees, belly on the ground, … [Continue Reading]

Bonfire Gets Extinguished by Fire Dept.

I wasn't there myself this week, but someone posted a three-part video series on Facebook. Part 2 includes a bonfire, which is quickly extinguished by the fire … [Continue Reading]

Sympathetic Seeing with Esther McCoy, Schindler and the MAK

  Esther McCoy, The Story of a Person and A City (Trailer Talk visits the MAK during the Esther McCoy show) Esther McCoy’s life from 1904 to 1989 spans the 20th century, but it was … [Continue Reading]

All Eyes on the Founders of Krump

  Tonight was bananas. The atmosphere was charged. Miss Prissy, Lil' C and Mijo were there, three of the founders of … [Continue Reading]

Constant Translation, L.A. Times Book Critic David L. Ulin

Former New Yorker, Los Angeles Times Book Critic David L. Ulin joins the traveling kitchen table of Trailer Talk to converse about the  intricate and exhilarating layers of his home, Los Angeles. A … [Continue Reading]

What Does Home Mean to You if You’re Homeless?

Trailer Talk on Main Street at the Los Angeles Community Action Network (LA CAN) on 3-9-12. The day was spent on Skid Row  in downtown L.A., the center of the city's homeless community.  "The mission … [Continue Reading]

Modernism and Activism Converge Under One Roof

  Esther McCoy, The Story of a Person and A City The drive through the streets of Los Angeles with my a 1965 trailer in tow readying for the Trailer Talk kitchen table conversations with … [Continue Reading]

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Playful Spaces

A wonderful piece in YES! Magazine: Read the article here- http://bit.ly/MCwBrn In Praise of Vacant Lots: "Let’s not forget the lowly commons all … [Read More...]

The State of Public Art in 2012

By Saber The current May 2012 issue of Juxtapoz Magazine. I am honored to be in this issue with other amazing artists from all over the world that … [Read More...]

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The Underground Premieres at USC Sept. 5

In celebration of krump's tenth anniversary, "The Underground" is a live theatrical experience documenting krump's history. The first show of its … [Read More...]

Dances With Films festival screening

“The 818 Session” had its premiere at the Dances With Films festival on Friday, June 1, at 2:45 pm at the Chinese 6 Theatres. … [Read More...]

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TRAILER TALK VIDEO


Sabrina Artel invites David L. Ulin, author and book critic for L.A. Times, into Trailer Talk for a chat about walking in L.A.

KRUMP BATTLE VIDEO


Who is the founder of krump: Tight Eyez or Lil' C?

TAKE BACK THE STREET TUMBLR


What do people all over the world think about public space? We've curated a string of posts, from playful to protest, illustrating how people cherish, appreciate and use public space around the globe for every reason in every season.

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