Podcast: This Is Not What I Ordered, Episode 23 & 24
This Podcast is about full hearted living with chronic illness and health challenges. In the first of a two-part series, Blur discusses how severe illness inspired her to make her art public, making the rebel inside of her to fight back against her obedient tendencies, and the dual aspects of her identity that being an anonymous artist has allowed her to appreciate.
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Takin’ It to the Streets: The Philadelphian’s Guide to Street Art
The Philadelphia Street Artists Worth Following Right Now. Seen a cool piece of street art around Philly lately? Check out the artists (and their work) below — they just might be behind it.
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“I Will Not Shrink Myself…” Blur and Yuenglingblingbling Collaborate on New Street Art Series - December 6, 2016: Read It Here
“Soar. Ascend. Rise.” Inspiring New Work by Blur," - March 27, 2017: Read It Here
"Create Art with Philly Street Artists Blur and Ishknits Tomorrow at #SpeakUpPHL, A Feminist Art Workshop," - March 3, 2017: Read It Here
"Feminist Art Series, #SpeakUpPHL, Pops Up Around Philly," - April 16, 2017: Read It Here
"Announcing #SurpriseArtShow: A Pop-Up Public Art Exhibition in Center City This Week!" - April 3, 2017: Read It Here
"New Street Art Project by Blur is Inspired by the Real Stories of Philadelphia Women," - May 7, 2017: Read It Here
“Interviews With Street Artists: Empowering Yourself with Blur,” - November 6th, 2017: Read It Here
"Philadelphia’s Top 10 Street Art Moments of 2017," - December 20th, 2017: Read It Here
“Normalizing Vulnerability: A Streets Dept Oral History with Philadelphia Street Artist Blur,” - October 13th, 2018: Read it Here
“Speak Your Truth:” The Story Behind A New Mural in Fishtown” - November 18th, 2018: Read it Here
The Velvet Glove
'Prose Bitch,' By Matthew Herzog.
" ‘Though my work did not start with the instinctive thought of wanting to protest social issues and be an act of activism within Philadelphia, I believe the notion of myself, a woman, exploring my past demons and current life issues through street art – became a method of activism.' "
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Time Out Philly
'Three new Philly street artists you should follow on Instagram'
"Beginning as a sticker artist just two years ago, she garnered greater attention when she started creating larger wheatepaste series that centered on empowering her own voice and the voices of Philly women"
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