Lowriding with J.J.

By David John Chávez

“The burgeoning Chicano culture, lowrider cars and bikes, Lowrider Magazine, which published for the first time in 1977 and a firm commitment to a whole new fashion for brown kids everywhere made for the perfect time for the 18-year-old Amaya to move his fledgling audience in a whole new direction.”

Through the Trapdoor with Richie Rhombus

By Benjamin Wachs

“Something unique about San Francisco,” they said slowly, “is its interest in tracing community based thinking and networking as part of its artistic process. Community efforts and outreach are almost always included in art experiences. No matter what the project, there’s usually some attempt to bring people together in some ways.”