An awesome female street artist, Lik Mi, whose work we saw all around the Candelaria neighborhood of Bogota. She works mostly with wheat paste and is also a jewelry artist.
Landed in Bogota
So, we’ve landed in Bogota, ready to start our big project documenting female street artists. The first day we were here walking around the neighborhood, we saw an incredible amount of street art (more than in any other city we’ve seen in the world). The ride from the airport was filled with giant murals and beautiful graffiti writing.
Today we went on a graffiti tour with an Australian stencil artist who has worked with and met lots of Colombian street artists. He showed us some incredible art, which we will be posting shortly. Also, it looks like he’ll be able to introduce us to some kick-ass female street artists here.
A wheatpaste collage woman on a cement block in Islais Creek off of San Francisco Bay. We waded into the muck to make this project and as the tide came in, the water came up to the top of our boots.
The collage was comprised of fashion magazines pages, sorted into color groups so we could “paint” with them.
A birthday present for a friend… because nobody says “Happy Birthday” like Captain Jean-Luc Picard.
One of the posters in the series about women and body image. The portrait is of girls in Indonesia, taken when Rachel was living there.
Paper cutouts, wheatpasted onto an advertising board.
One of a poster series as a response to advertising’s images of women. This poster is wheatpasted to a temporary wall at a construction site.
For this collaborative project, 15 or so artists decorated wooden tiles. Most were painted on a sunny day in Dolores park. Later a few of us nailed the tiles up on telephone poles around the Mission neighborhood in San Francisco.