Category: News

Chispa Rollout

August 2, 2019

Chispa Rollout! We’ll be rolling out our new Chispa cart–the cultural cross pollinator that features artists in Southeast San Francisco working in all media. Come join us at the Visitacion Valley Greenway’s Peace and Unity Celebration Saturday, August 17, 2019 11:00 am-3:00 pm Children’s Play Park, Vis Valley Greenway Between Teddy and Campbell Streets, near…

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Chispa mobile cultural hub


June 28, 2019

We’re excited to announce our new project! Chispa is a cultural cross-pollinator. The size of a small ark or a rolling garden shed, Chispa can serve as a theater, gallery and art production lab. It’s enlarged by dioramas, game boards, and sound umbrellas. Chispa is a series of public art events with performances and artist demonstrations led by Book and Wheel…

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This Fall!

September 13, 2018

Join us for a panel discussion: Model City: Collectively Shaping SF The first in Shaping San Francisco’s fall season of Public Talks. Co-sponsored by Public Knowledge, which is a collaboration between San Francisco Public Library and SF MOMA. We’ll be speaking with Sofia Vivanco Airaghi, our collaborator on The Cultural Map of Southeast SF and…

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The Cultural Map of Southeast San Francisco

February 28, 2018

Come by the SF History Days this weekend to add your ideas to our new map! Together with our collaborator, Sofia Vivanco Airaghi, we’ve just finished the 3rd edition of our map. We’d love to have your ideas, too! Here are folks who added their ideas when we visited the Bayview Branch Library, Visitacion Valley…

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Join us at Open Engagement 2016

April 22, 2016

Book and Wheel Works will be offering a workshop and presenting a project in progress during Open Engagement, 2016. Both events take place at the Oakland Museum. The conference begins Thursday, April 28 and runs through Sunday May 1. Check out our Play the Way: Come Make a Game on Saturday, April 30, 12-1:30 More…

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Create a Cootie Catcher: Unfold Stories!

June 24, 2015

Join us for a Giant Cootie Catcher making workshop! Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Friday, June 26, 2015 3-5:00 and 5:30-7:45, or drop in any time. Learn to design, play, and tell your story of home through the use of large origami fortune-tellers or cootie catchers. Drawn from their giant cootie catchers that unfurl…

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Watch for Moving Art House this winter!

November 12, 2014

Moving Art House We’re planing a mobile cultural space with dynamic programming for southeast San Francisco. Beginning in winter, 2015, and running through winter, 2016, Moving Art House, Richard Talavera’s  Mexican Bus (a beautiful environment on its own) will shape-shift for a series of events in San Francisco’s Portola District. More than a dozen artists—musicians…

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Latinos in Architecture

September 23, 2014

Perspectivas 2014: The Meaning of Home and the Urban Fabric Oscar was invited to participate in the Latinos in Architecture (LiA) exhibition: Join LiA SF and the Architecture and the City festival for its first Perspectivas 2014 Exhibition: Alter Space Gallery Opening night party Saturday, September 6, 2014 7:00-10:00 pm 1158 Howard St. (between 7th and 8th Streets-blue building)…

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Alemany Island Panels Going Up!

January 19, 2014

Alemany Island Panels Going Up! 45 Families and 3 Classrooms Made it Happen Over the last two years, family and classroom groups in the Portola painted mural panels, each one an image from our Porto-Loteria game about the Portola District in San Francisco. A few weeks ago we put the first 30 panels up on…

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