Daniel Danger & Dan McCarthy Go Straight For The Heart.

I can scarcely think of a better pairing of artists than the current show at the San Francisco branch of Gallery 1988, which features gig poster artist Daniel Danger and Daniel McCarthy. Both artist create pieces with heavy nature elements, stark color contrasts, and grandiose underlying messages that truly, truly appeal to the heartstrings of individuals who can understand slightly poetic sentiments. A truly amazing show, and I look forward to scoping it out 100% when I’m in the Bay Area the last day of the show, April 25th.


Daniel Danger‘s we were waiting at the seams, bursting but through quiet means.


Dan McCarthy‘s while you were sleeping.

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Vee Hua 華婷婷

Vee Hua 華婷婷 (they/she) is a writer, filmmaker, and organizer with semi-nomadic tendencies. Much of their work unifies their metaphysical interests with their belief that art can positively transform the self and society. They are the Editor-in-Chief of REDEFINE, Interim Managing Editor of South Seattle Emerald, and Co-Chair of the Seattle Arts Commission. They also previously served as the Executive Director of the interdisciplinary community hub, Northwest Film Forum, where they played a key role in making the space more welcoming and accessible for diverse audiences.

In 2017, Vee released the narrative short film, Searching Skies — which touches on Syrian refugee resettlement in the United States — and co-organized The Seventh Art Stand, a national film and civil rights discussion series against Islamophobia. 2022 sees the release of their next short film, Reckless Spirits, which is a metaphysical, multi-lingual POC buddy comedy for a bleak new era, in anticipation of a feature film.

Vee is passionate about cultural space, the environment, and finding ways to covertly and overtly disrupt oppressive structures. They also regularly share observational human stories through their storytelling newsletter, RAMBLIN’ WITH VEE!, and are pursuing a Master’s in Tribal Resource and Environmental Stewardship under the Native American Studies Department at the University of Minnesota.

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