Archive for the ‘NEWS’ Category


Friday, November 28th, 2008

brand new HIGHTOWER tshirts! each one tie dyed to perfection, each one one of a kind, your number one and you deserve one of a kind type things like this new HIGHTOWER STONED GNOME TEE inspired by by the name of one of their new songs, very limited so get one like yesterday, theres a GIRL VERSION too so dont feel left out girls.. THE WORMHOLES..


Monday, November 24th, 2008

dont forget if your in la check out and buy lots of our photos at the B/W SHOW, i sent cali a box of photos and he grilled it for us, check the sneek peek on his blogg..


Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

los angeles peeps, peep dis show, click here for more info..


Sunday, November 16th, 2008

rest in piece brother. you will be missed, but never forgotten. theres a fundraiser to help his family, click here to donate, thanks..


Thursday, November 13th, 2008

Photo Epicenter
26 Lilac Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
415-550-0701 AS ABOVE SO BELOW
Curated by Chris Fitzpatrick

EXHIBITION DATES: November 14 – December 12, 2008
OPENING RECEPTION: November 14, 2008 from 6 – 9pm
CLOSING RECEPTION: December 12, 2008 from 6 – 9pm
GALLERY HOURS: Monday – Saturday, 10am – 8pm


Can an exhibition generate a film in the minds of its viewers?

Photo Epicenter in San Francisco will present AS ABOVE SO BELOW, an interdisciplinary group exhibition, from November 14 through December 12, 2008. It will feature work by local and international artists in photography, installation, sound, painting, video, the gallery’s answering machine (415-550-0701), and a green screen sculpture for psychic activation. A large selection of scripts, stories, visual publications and other texts commissioned from writers will also be on display. The exhibition is free and open to the public, with an opening reception on Friday, November 14, from 6-9 p.m.

Curated by Chris Fitzpatrick, AS ABOVE SO BELOW takes its title from the Emerald Tablet and has been organized in response to a series of photographs that document the Chaitén volcano as it erupted during a lightning storm last May. Diverse themes—from the fungal Nordic roots of Christmas to claims over Nikolai Tesla—will emerge in each artwork and text, presenting a seemingly disparate series of triggers that will elicit an infinite combination of subjective narratives.

AS ABOVE SO BELOW features an active papier mâché volcano by the collective Anonymous Orphan, vinyl wall text and thousands of matchbooks by Francesca Bennett & Nicholas Matranga, a left-handed painting by James Bradley, video by Aleksandra Domanovic, a reappearing photographic composite by Gerald Edwards III, retroactive computer-generations of Carlos Gutierrez’s photographs of the Chaiten eruption, photography and mushrooms picked by Uri Korn, a light box by Bessie Kunath, a quantic experiment by Raimundas Malašauskas, video by Daniel Oates-Kuhn, an immaterial evacuation by Post Brothers, a message smoked on the gallery ceiling and an installation outside its window by Rick Predovic, as well as a video by Brad Troemel created to induce seizures. Alternate scripts and other texts written by Francesca Bennett & Nicholas Matranga, Jon Frechette, Israel Posinov/Geoffrey Post/Post Brothers, Ray Potes, Sally Szwed, and many more will be displayed on a large table with Mandarin subtitles to a non-existent film by Xiaoyu Weng, a children’s coloring book by Michelle Y. Hyun, and new visual publications by Anonymous Orphan.

During the opening reception on November 14th from 6pm – 9pm, Popcorn modified with colors and flavors inspired by the Chaitén eruption will be served, Post Brothers will stage a reading enacting a scene from grandpa Posinov’s The Capsule. At the closing reception on December 12th from 6pm-9pm, two performances of Van Halen’s “Eruption” on the electric guitar will occur simultaneously. There will also be subtle substitutions, surprise disappearances, and a catalog will be released.


Monday, November 10th, 2008

new zine and podcast from sf to nyc to sf to nyc, bobby london drop kicks your itunes to the moon and back and now double whammy’s your butt cheeks with a new zine too. guess where to get the zine? all kinds of new stuff in there ———–> THE WORMHOLES..



Monday, November 10th, 2008

bon jour! one of our fave interns, alexander martinez, got a feature on a fancy ass french site, tres bien. click here to peep it..


Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

photo exhibition by michael jang, this friday! oct 24th at university high school, photos of his family, more details click here..


Thursday, October 16th, 2008

THE EPIC BAILOUT: PHOTO EPICENTER is now running all kinds of new epic prices on all kinds of new epic services. first off the darkrooms prices have been slashed, cut, ripped however you want to say it, click herre to peep it: DARKROOM PRICES. also, we are now offering a full services where you just drop of your negs and we print them up for you, how cheatingly easy is that, peep: CUSTOM PRINTS. and last but not least, we are now set up to offer you, the customer, full service hi-res scans. yes, we will scan your negs into a monster file size, color correct it, retouch, beautify it, and burn it on a disk. prices : HI-RES SCANS. soooooo worth it..


Saturday, October 11th, 2008

we are participating in INDIE MART this weekend, its on sunday and it looks like they got the whole block blocked off, we will have a ton of hamburger eyes crap on sale, lets hope it rains or theres an earthquake, just kidding, buy me a beer..


Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Philadelphia-based artist collective Space 1026 presents One-Thousand Twenty-Six Eyes, an exhibition of photo-centric artwork alongside a large collaborative sculpture at Hamburger Eyes Photo Epicenter.

October 9 – November 8, 2008
Opening October 9, 2008 5 - 9pm
Hamburger Eyes Photo Epicenter
26 Lilac St. San Francisco, CA 94110


more info, click here son: PHOTO EPICENTER


Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

This Saturday Matt Kennedy is opening his new show over at 31 Rausch. 7-10, be there. Matt has put out some great zines and self published books in the last year, be sure to check them out on his website.


Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

Yo, Thursday is a big opening at RVCA here in SF with all the homies. Plus the window display by Ray Potes titled “Alien Wake” can only be experienced first hand. Thursday 2nd October 2008 from 6pm – 9pm. Be there.


Friday, September 26th, 2008

Deanna Templeton, who had photos in Issue 12, has a show coming up next week in LA over at New Image Art. Opens Friday, October 3rd. 7-10pm. More info here.


Friday, September 26th, 2008

The Young Jerks were interviewed the day of the opening by KQED. Listen to the audio interview right now. The show goes down a week from today so come out and see for yourself.


Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

PHILADELPHIANZ! we’re coming out there! if you havent checked out the MEGAWORDS STOREFRONT project yet which has been running for this whole month, be sure to check the remaining events which include duffed out, dustward, and hamburger eyes! check the DUFFED OUT blog for photos of the setup, sick. c u there..


Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

okay, turns out that our store site hasnt even worked for like 2 weeks, no one said shit until now.. anyways its fixed, its all fixed and i really so legitly mean it this time, it should all be working. if you run into a snag somewhere in the transaction please please let us know (density[at] otherwise how do we know to fix it, check it out —> THE WORMHOLES ..


Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008


we did the RVCA sf store front windows, yeah we filled it up with daneez guyz. the alien center piece should be delivered this week, go look at it before the decide they dont like it..


Monday, September 22nd, 2008

finally fixed the links on the store, everything is working perfectly, new hamburger eyes teez are the steeziest yet, quit doggin yourself, you deserve some beautiful beauty in your life so go buy stuff from THE WORMHOLES..


Friday, September 19th, 2008

all kinds of new shit coming out sooner or later, we just posted up our newest ones! get it from THE WORMHOLES, some of the links on the sidebar not working but its getting fixed, it shouldnt affect your ability to spend your whole paycheck so go for it, thanks..


Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Let’s get to know… Bea Fremderman. Bea is from Chicago, and is about to attend School of the Art Institute of Chicago next spring. For The Young Jerks she has taken it above and beyond what she is known for in the world of photography. By slyly editing photos in her collection she gives them greater meaning while deflecting direct analysis of the images. And when you step back and see that all the altered images are of the same subject, the same girl, you begin to wonder what the person did to deserve to be represented in this way. Bea is one to watch and will be in attendance at the opening… which is TOMORROW at The Epicenter!


Monday, September 8th, 2008

Here we have Andrew Laumann, known by many as Baltimore Andrew. Maybe the moniker works even better now that he has packed up and moved to San Francisco. For the last few years Andrew has been criss-crossing the country, interning for the likes of Ryan McGinley, and most recently putting out his first monograph (available here from Gottlund Verlang, as well as at the opening) . Here is what he has to say for himself: “I am not interested in stating facts. My work is an exploration of life’s learning process. An attempt to explore the abstract elements of the world to find a higher truth.” I have been a big fan of Andrew’s work for some time, and the work he has prepared for The Young Jerks is some of his best. See you Thursday!