Category: News

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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Arete Libro: La Frontera

June 1, 2013

Arete Libro: La Frontera LA FRONTERA Opening Friday, August 16, 2013 6:00-8:00 Velvet da Vinci 2015 Polk St. San Francisco, CA 94109 Exhibition runs August 14- September 15, 2013 For the exhibition, La Frontera, we made Arete Libro: La Frontera or Earring Book of the Border A book distributed across two earrings, a wearable index…

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Potrero Puzzler

June 1, 2013

Potrero Puzzler Art/Game to Check out from the Library Right now, the Potrero Hill District in San Francisco is the site of more construction than any other neighborhood in the city. We made the Potrero Puzzler so that friends, families, and especially neighbors could play, learn, and imagine the future of their neighborhood together. It comes in…

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