Scenes from the 2011 SVA Summer Teen Program

Photos taken by SAW and SVA favorite Sally Cantirino, from the class taught by Tom Hart, Lauren Weinstein, Keith Mayerson and Matt Madden. Assisted by Sally. Amazing work, great camaraderie. I always say that the kids will remember this experience for the rest of their lives. Not merely the intense social aspect, which is true, but the feeling in their bodies of making intense creative decisions urgently. They will…

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Fumetti Photo Shoot

We spent the last afternoon of the NYC HEATWAVE shooting our fumetti in Prospect Park. The heat caused us to reschedule from 2pm to 6pm, causing us to lose hours of light. We shot the last scenes in a pizza parlor where our underaged extras partook in a well-deserved beer. The plot involves two characters created by Jason Little, chasing after one Stacey Nightmare , whose twitter feed is…

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Sam Henderson Goes Memoir

It’s always great to see and established creator suddenly change gears. My old buddy Sam Henderson has been making silly gags and absurd fictions for years or decades, even, but has decided to turn his attention to the past and is now telling his true Woodstock High School stories in a series called Hippie Days. It starts with Mr. Shitka, everyone’s horrible gym teacher. I’m really excited about Sam’s…

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