2.19-2.22 – Life in Full Force

bunch of photos from the first video shoot of “Color Me” directed by Sean Gallagher (INTANGIBLES!) at the Jacob Burns Film Center.

EDIT

catch us doing a little intro video for the real video here =)

still alot of work to do. Daniel Lopez, aka D. Hype, came thru and blessed the Color Me shoot with some RIDICULOUS dancing (and a little bit of magicsauce NAAAMEANN) and we had enough time to shoot a second short video for my new track, “Melody” starring me, D Hype and my main manager Stephanie Olga =)

and if you still haven’t heard Color me, peep it here

all in all, busy busy busy. More to come!

-IMout

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Symphony. x Steven Monzon = Melody

peep the art cover by my friend and dope artist Steven Monzon and listen to my new track “Melody” produced by Madlib, off my upcoming mixtape “Symphony.”

http://soundcloud.com/izzyman/sets/symphony-sampler

also, check the tumblr (fuccinsteve.tumblr.com)

The name ‘FucCinsteve’ embodies my overall perception of self. At first glance this name may seem ignorant or even comical, but when given the opportunity to display its true depth – ignorance becomes a cover that will only remain if the book is never opened. I am an acronym, more than just a name. I am a meaning. [Finding Universal Creativity Captures Individual Notions, So Travel Everywhere, Visit Everything]


-Steven F. Monzon
[Digital Artist. Writer. Poet. Consultant.]

 

-IMout

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2.18.11 – Forced Perspective

young sister old sister small sister big sister

-IMout

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2.17.11 – Funky Chair

dope couch/chair I found in some urban fashion shop in the ‘illippines.  Whatchu think? It was a shame to sit on it.

-IMout

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2.15.11 – Poor in the Pocket, Rich in the Culture

Last July, I ventured to the Philippines and decided to take a tour of some of the poorer areas of Quezon City.  No matter how different these people are, they are exactly like New Yorkers.  They’re all busying themselves to stop thinking of what’s right in front of them.  They’re all full of color, full of stories.  They’re all into being strong characters.  It was dope to see all of this.  Here’s some more pictures.

This is a Jeepney, the MTA of the Philippines.  No metrocards, no white lines, no yellow stop tapes, or pulley cords.  The jeepneys pretty much never stop, they just slow down.  If you manage to get on, you have to pass your money down to the driver. Jeepneys are mostly privately owned, thus the crazy designs to attract customers.  Because air conditioning is expensive, these silver buckets get real hot, especially in the denser parts of traffic. Imagine a really hot summer day, stuck in a car, but its filled to the brim, and the only cool wind is from the hot breeze from your roll-down windows.  That’s just a regular day for a Filipino. How we stay cheery, I have no idea

Little kids are taught how to gamble at such a young age, especially watching this youngin spend like 30p and never get a spongebob. luckily i tried and got one and gave it up to her. I even won another one for myself, as a reminder that the Philippines is hella cheap, but so is everything made and sold in it.

Filipino breakfast. different types of sausages, shumai (DIM SUM SON), fried eggs, sliced gouda, white steamed rice, tomatoes with cured eggs, tapa (marinated fried beef), eggplant omellete, mango juice, orange juice, and whatever else you wanted just ask the help. In the Philippines, you don’t need to be rich to have servants; its common for houses to have caretakers, cooks, and drivers. My aunt is upper middle class, and she has like a team of cooks, drivers, cleaners.  Considering that there really isn’t a middle class in the Philippines, I guess you can say she’s pretty well off.

Got the ill hookup and we got to stay at the Dusit Manila hotel, which is a Thai themed hotel in the Philippines.  Which is like a Canadian themed hotel in the U.S.  Absurd, but then again, Thai themes are so dope.  Great rooftop pools, great oil and flower massages, great breakfast buffet, and great rooms.

 

Hope you learned a little about the Philippines! I have more pics which I’ll put up soon.

-IMout

 

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2.9.11 – Reach the sky

tree branches look like
the only way the earth can
give praise to up high.

-IMout

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2.8.11 – February Skies

another set of
sky fading into the blue
orange is still cold.

-IMout

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