The End of Austin

an exploration of urban identity in the middle of Texas

Shorts from Yoke-Sum Wong

I’ve seen the neighborhood changed rapidly in eight months. At least six giant houses have come up, empty lots ripped up, earth moved, trees chain-sawed, streets punched and smashed while … Continue reading

May 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

La Cuesta: Worlding a Sidewalk

Costa Rica-born filmmaker Álvaro Torres and Guatemalan “researcher-militant” Daniel Perera are two Austin residents with a brilliant idea: “what would happen if we stood with our cameras on an ordinary stretch of … Continue reading

May 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Finding Loston

Is this the End of Austin? How presumptuous. Endings and Beginnings are always the same process. Austin has been around for a long time; only it wasn’t always called Austin. … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · 9 Comments

Morning Assembly

Morning assembly at my daughter’s elementary school was once a ditty of tattooed legs and necklines, skateboards, scooters, tousled hair, everyone holding hands as bodies converged on the cafeteria from a … Continue reading

January 8, 2013 · Leave a comment
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