Body Tagging

23 03 2009

Oh, the gipsters and their wonderfulness. 

Thanks to It’s Tea for the heads up to this fun little project from my new favorite flash activist/artist — Ethan Philbrick. Someone asked, “What is his role in the community?” I am deeming him Cincinnati’s flasher.

Wait, no. That’s not right.

Anyways, “body tagging” is described, by Mr. Lohr of It’s Tea, as: “body tagging juxtaposes the figural shapes of the human body against the built urban environment (as graffiti does the same with paint).” Involved are, of course, Mr. Lohr and Ethan… but also “sidd finch” (Jeff Elrod) of centsinnati, who seems to be returning quietly to the blogging world.

I think I have a not-so-secret blog crush on those three boys. 
This is my new favorite one, though, from the Facebook pictures (so may not come up if your work blocks Facebook):


I like this movement and the way the two are contorted but seem to still fit together.

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23 03 2009
Ethan

thanks for the shout out once again barry!

these pics are a tease for the video i’m putting together for my blog. if anyone’s interested, check out: http://ethandancesinpublic.blogspot.com/

i will also soon be posting a short movie shot at “trader’s world” and the 60 foot jesus statue on 75. get excited!

let me know if you’d ever like to participate or have any performance ideas…

25 03 2009
It's Tea

thanks for the shouts lady! hope all is well

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