Me and my girl Maria Gambale produced a satellite event for
We held it at Monkey Town in Williamsburg, BK, NYC.
It went very well and we got to meet some hip, local movers and shakers.
Most exciting was seeing the boys from Hypernova on screen during this HUGE global event.
Yup, that little known Iranian rock band, playing live from Los Angeles.
It was such a big deal.
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A Media Artist's Response To Failing Diplomacy
When BriAnna Olson's pacifist views were confronted by an adamant American couple, she decided to heed their challenge and head to Tehran-- the epicenter of the Axis of Evil nation.
Amongst a landscape of failed diplomacy and media smear campaigns, she and fellow artist Michael Pope found a society far more alive and hospitable than they'd ever been led to believe.
Like jesters of a modern-day Magellan, they've returned with stories and insights to a culture few American's have seen first hand.