(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 […]
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.
It’s rainy and cold and there are people drinking tallboys around the Fifth Avenue side of Consol Energy Center, spilling out of the TGI Friday’s outdoor area and moving down toward the entrances. Apparently a Springsteen show, like a Bloomfield parade or a Steelers game, suspends open-container laws in the immediate vicinity. I sacrifice a […]
Friends Neighbours played at Hambone‘s in Lawrenceville last night.
Took a tour of the Carrie Furnace near Rankin on Saturday, put on by Rivers of Steel.
Attempts to capture and create spaces.
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.
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”
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.
Advance Base at Garfield Artworks, 9/1/2011.
Another non-standard gallery. Neighbours. New Shouts. Friday Nite Club.
Show photography. Some images used in a City Paper FFW music blog show review. Gallery here. City Paper show review by friend Andy here.
Photos from the Heinz History Center, summer 2009.
Being a photo gallery of a nature trail along the Monongahela river in Pittsburgh, PA.