After San Francisco's new mayor announced imminent plans to "clean up" downtown with a new corporate "dot com corridor" and arts district--featuring the new headquarters of Twitter and Burning Man--curators Erick Lyle and Chris Johanson brought over 100 artists and activists together with …
Finnish artist Amanda Vähämäki and Italian artist Michelangelo Setola have created the enigmatic Souvlaki Circus, a series of pencil drawings that weave a patchwork narrative of metaphoric truths about humans and nature. These two very different artists have created a seamless work of art, though their only discussion during this blind collaboration was to agree on a theme of animals. Vähämäki and Setola have tapped into deep and often unsettling imagery to forge a nighttime world that vividly illustrates how the differences between human and beast are often as thin as the artists’ delicate pencil strokes.
80pp. 5 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. B&W, Cloth flexi-bound.