(A longish essay for Paste about The Last of Us and its construction of Pittsburgh) I learned to take photographs in Pittsburgh. Its topography taught me how to compose a complex image: houses clinging to hillsides, bridges across rivers and valleys. Uneven and winding terrain meant that no matter where I looked, there were always […]
Super Hexagon tournament at GDC 2013. It killed my camera. But then I bought a new camera.
Friend Jenny Owen Youngs played at Brillobox‘s in Lawrenceville last night. She led an a capella disney sing-a-long.
I spent a few hours this weekend digging through the Library of Congress’s photographic digital collections, pulling out photos of Pittsburgh I really like and touching them up as a bit of practice. Might have some prints made.
Friends Neighbours played at Hambone‘s in Lawrenceville last night.
the portfolio galleries, all in one place.
Took a tour of the Carrie Furnace near Rankin on Saturday, put on by Rivers of Steel.
Attempts to capture and create spaces.
Portraits, both candid and non.
Celebrations of family and friends.
What’s in the Daily News? Maps! Eric‘s pop-up community newspaper at assemble on Penn Avenue. I put together the maps that he uses to locate his drawings.
Full gallery, some of which ended up illustrating this story. These are from March 2011, Pitt Quidditch Club’s practice. I think. In the piece I said it was the first day of spring, but that might have been a lie. just kidding. It wasn’t a lie.
9/2/2011. Neighbours EP release show with The Mt. McKinleys and DJ Jordan K and also Derek White made his DJ debut. All of your friends were there. These images are displayed randomly rather than chronologically because this photo gallery plugin won’t sort on file name.
Last night I hung out while friends Neighbours recorded some rock music.
Published on The AV Club’s Gameological society: “as the wizards play down on pinball way”
“The actors and setting are often given equal lighting emphasis. … When the environment is given an equal or greater weight than the actor, it, of course, creates a fatalistic, hopeless mood. There is nothing the protagonist can do; the city will outlast and negate even his best efforts.” – Paul Schrader, Notes on Film […]
Jenny flew into Pittsburgh yesterday afternoon. I met up with her and Andy at Jerry’s where she snagged the mint promo copy of Tapestry that I had my eye on. I took some time out of my pub-induced panic attack later that night to shoot some photos while she rocked the faces:
Assemble hosted a Hyperlocal First Friday event during Unblurred. All of your friends were there. With apologies to Jenn, whose set I missed. Assemble. Penn Ave Pittsburgh. 1/6/2011.
Limited run of maps of “land parcel data” of downtown Pittsburgh, PA. Fits an LP frame! Currently available for purchase from the back of my Volkswagen Golf at various Pittsburgh events or my Etsy shop. $20 + $5 shipping. GIS data from PASDA. Screenprinting by Commonwealth Press.