2016 (season 3.75)

2016 season 375.jpgWas recently informed that the season had changed, so here’s some new news… Things are real tasered up, and in all next levels of production. Officially “jazzed” about the weekend of October 21st-23rd…

Friday: Lighting things off, Rebel Hands Press will happily be present on night one of Open Press 2016 hosted by Insert Blanc Press + Outside Gallery14469489_1124268504333767_8190052560937208727_n.jpg

Excited to share this terrificness w/ so many amazing folks + fun. For our part, we’ll have 2 shiny new publications/art objects on hand:

-“ARThrITIS Flocking Kit” – by j. shelley harrison.

“Lil’ Help?: A Charming yet Challenged Version of the American Masculine Kitchen” – by: Mark Rice + Jeremy Kennedy.

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Featured in the evenings sched of readings and performances (Check out this line up, srsly.), j. shelley harrison will be presenting a new piece, and heads up for a tray pass style presentation of several Charming yet Challenged hors d’oeuvres!

Saturday: “Hotelevisions” A secret show in a hotel room curated by Chelsea Rector, j.shelley harrison, and I!

This incredibly ephemeral event will feature a variety of work from installation, performance, sound art, to beyond. While working in tandem, each artist checks in with their respective hotelevisions to transform these comfy confines.

Featured Artists: Brody Albertj. shelley harrisonJoey Cannizzaro, Michael ShroadsSammi Skolmoskitea_sips, Zach Taylor.

Sunday: To close out the wkend, Artist Guan Rong will be doing a performance for the finale of Open Press, which will be held at Poetic Research Bureau. Another amazing line up, and we’ll be there w/ some remaining copies of her book “Spanish Silver Fox”.

Aside from all that action, site updates here in all the right places. +, “Shadow Instinct”, a new project I’m excited about which explores learned behavior (#flockingdoeswork)!

Keeping up the slow roll of collab by mail works w/ the likes of Crab Jackson, Joshua Brennan, and recently Rob Hessler. Good times.

On the sound-making front, Yosuke Kitazawa and I are still sitting on some remaining copies of this tape we did for Friends & Relatives Records

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(think they may have ran out, hit us up here!)… Motivated by some recent jams and casual performings w/ some incredible players, we hope to be throwing down more and more over the next few months.

Link happy fam – Hakuna Matata.

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2016 (season 3.5)

2016 mid-summer knights.pngSummer arrived with a ding. bleh, trying to file all the work, studies, ideas, and general whatev’s away in their proper places here at table blue has become a royal pain. How dare these seasons.
And-uhhh yeh, some updates herein, the usual zones… new work!!
…and more new work, in the works, all the times! Building now to thunder down in the future days…
Like the charming, yet bizarre food book collab w/ Goatmother Industrial...
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(sneak peek)
Which will tastefully premiere in October at this year’s Open Press event here in los angeles, along at least one more new knotch in the Rebel Hands Press belt… details forthcoming.
Amidst all the lackluster ______ this year has coughed up since awakening, we found “brexit”, which crashed straight to the bottom of the incredible portmanteau list frequently groomed and manicured by ms. E. Morgan and i.
Aside from portmanteaus, we also dabble in creating clever and humorous terms formed from disentangled sets of lettering found in the streets and alleys of our respective cities. Bound as a series titled Street Terms, volume II is currently rising to a slow boil…
SOOOOOOOO many ridiculously rad collabs going in/out the door here! very taser workings with J. Brennan, Crab Jackson (with homespun titles such as “legst” and “bagst”), burgeoning action between Rob Hessler and i, connecting existential dots w/ ms. E.K.D., pyschogeographing from heart emoji to heart emoji w/ j. shelley harrison all the whilst her + i plan an exciting ?mystery? show with LA’s own ms. Chelsea…some(thing) to do w/ hotels… and their rooms.
most of which will bubble and explode in the coming months!
In the meantime, check into some any seasonal vibes by Yosuke Kitazawa + i…
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Fresh now on cassette from friends and relatives records, 29 minutes of how we guessed you’d like it! doing it live in a city near you (in the global sense) sooner than later…
report: everything is for sale.

2015 (season 4 / BLUE friday sale)

t-b season 4 2015write, sew it seams that i totally skipped a season here. not surprising, as i’ve missed every season of every tv show that everyone has mentioned for the past 5 or so years, or maybe it’s a socal thing, as every day feels pretty much like the one before, and then, #elnino.

in more taser news, things are going swimmingly! my hair has been looking fab recently and there’s plenty of new work in the usual areas. like painting and photos and stuff.

+ still working / building w/ j. shelley jazz panther on our b.r.a.t. installation. ++  building blocks for some coollage curation in portland early next yr. +++, i believe it’s official that i’m bringing a collection of recent works titled “there’s a wrong time for everything” to the middle west this spring, with book and reading in tow.

re: books- rebel hands press (herein referred to as: rhp), just killed it w/ a super fun and successful launch for guan rong’s “spanish silver fox“, thanks to all and wccw for having. us!

and hiding right around the corner:

-“lil help?” – a sculptural schooling on subject ‘food’ w/ mark rice (who’s online shop spot is something you should probably better go check out: http://goatmother.storenvy.com/)

-hot fax-tion w/ mr. moerchen. jeffinitely gonna be taser.

-“street terms” – w/ e. + lunch skirt, about to go to press…

speaking of, the lunch skirt + the me will be back on the air til sometime next year w/ more “sooooooo…” via kchung radio.

more aural – de-dusting some quipment for a few upcoming sound making throw downs, looking fwd!

oh! the sale thing. well since most everything already more than reasonably priced, it’s less like a lie and more of a reminder.

btw’s- after a full recharge period, i’m back to spelling it out at http://taserfactory.blogspot.com/ more so frequently.

every time, every day, happy days in the life / happy scarf- jk.

2015 (Season Springed)

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The cold thing, the clock thing, and now the spring thing…

On the verge of some super-serious site adjustments. Hopefully.

In the meantime, even if it’s broken, don’t fix it… just put some avocado on it… in the form of new action fromth Table Blue Studio.

Original works, giclee prints, photos, “other”.

“Hot and Ready”, like all the Little Caesars boxes that litter my neighborhood.

Onward Styles:

So many collabs!!! New sounds, exploring the culinary realm w/ the Industrials at Goatmother, B+W photo weirdness, posting up w/ Crab Jackson, water-jet cutting w/ Ms. J. Shelley Harrison, woodblock printing, finding new and excitingly complicated methods of coast-to-coast collab w/ Mr. Moerchen, absurdist how-to videos, decoder rings, hmm…what else…

Rebel Hands Press is super active, and we’re apparently “jazzed” about it… look for us this summer.

A pile of new sculpture materials just screaming at me from the other room,… things are srsly closing in.

Get vernal, and may Chewbacca be with you.

2014 (Season 2)

t-bseason 2 2014 webLet’s Get Vernal!

Springtime = Bringtime…like, Table-Blue style, with the bringing of the usual array of updates around the site, so peruse away. I mean, if you want.

A-Side: from that, looking forward to returning to the middle section for some upcoming collab action w/ Ms. Elaina Morgan and Siosi Build+Design, panning for some gold times in the Bay-Bay area with the always taser Justin Clifford Rhody, and fingers x-ed for some well-spent time in points back east…

B-Side(s): that, PRINTS are now available of select original works! This is way new, so if you see something, say something (that means inquire if interested). Also, Table-Blue recently branched over to the tumblr set (tis here, still needs some love), and yes, future Rebel Hands Press matter is working its way to the surface, but at the moment, we’re busy thinking about trees…
Hope you are too. Trees. Grab it hard and do it right.

Transformative Post-Experience Introspective Exploration is possible…when it’s Table-Blue Brand.

2014 (Season 1)

t-bseason 1 2014 webAwlright! 2014….So far plagued by vertigo, a broken foot, and reoccurring dreams of a fictional type of big cat (kinda like a mix between a mountain lion and an ocelot, which come in small, medium, and big) called “pahcos”…more on that later.

So far so weird, but things are pretty taser factory. Work is still going strong (like a pahcos), as seen in this belated new year update session!

Yes yes, updates updates, in many sectors on the site. check it check it.
Plus (+), for all the tumblr users out thar, we on it with the brand new http://table-blue.tumblr.com/

Aside from all that, coordinating currently with pals in the icy eastern parts for some exhibition styles in the upcoming warmer months. starting in the midwest, and then…onward.

In other newz- rebel hands press is still keeping it active, more active soon. Audio recordings, nose bleeds, burgeoning west coast action, and now accepting bitcoin.
Here ends this season’s poorly structured sentences, but srsly, still sold on 2014.

2013 (season 4 …kinda)

Happy post-Thanksgiving / #Thanksgivukkah / Jinglehorse / Drinksgiving / Whatever you do (did) / etc.
t-bseasonwinterjpgGearing up for our first quarter IPO with a preemptive, seasonal drone strike of updates including, but not limited to, new funny paintings, photos, books, and stuff. Sounds kinda same-y as previous post, but ‘NEW’ is always a keyword here… like the THE TAO OF JON, or that painting about the dude who smokes weed every morning in the parking lot of Walgreen, the ongoing American Shredding series, and so on. because, new.

This year has turned out so many taser factory things, but it’s not over yet. More action forthcoming… Not to mention some high and tidy collab plans in the USA and beyond…
Like Rebel Hands Press getting ill with some fax machines, some shows, a glamour-magazine-husband-hunting project, some sounds, some ???, and so much.

And though the Penny-Pacer blog came to an appropriately disappointing end, in the in-betweens, follow along w/ J. Shelley Harrison and I via our absurdist photo conversations at Still Lunch.

“You know how baller that is to say you got two washer and dryers?!” – Tyler The Creator.
…Someday, I hope.