Allegedly, the Lower East Side bookstore Bluestockings, tossed out 1,500 copies of the monthly local rock list, Showpaper [Note: the above image is the image from the front of the current Showpaper]. Not sure what the deal is, but our buddy Jesse Hlebo curated the series in question as part of an exhibition at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts called Short-Term Deviation: “Someone at Bluestocking’s was offended by the Showpaper cover image that Borden Capalino […]
Jesse Hlebo: I’m a fan of the guy. In December of 2009, I predicted he would be “Bro of the Year” for 2010, and I don’t want to toot my own horn on this one, but the prediction is coming true. Proving this is the fact that he’s showing his art in San Fran. If you’re there, go see it.
Last week on Impose, I wrote about Jesse Hlebo starting up his new label, Swill Children. While I wasn’t 100% sure what he meant by “label”, I knew it had something to do with music, and I had hoped Hlebo would continue to produce the wonderful _ Quarterly which I discussed in August. He cleared everything up in an e mail. The label is called Swill Children and I’m referring to it as an umbrella, since it encompasses many things […]