Saturday, February 5, 2011
Santa Fe Summer 2003
Since I'm deep in winter here in Vermont, I'm posting an illustration that is all about summer in New Mexico. It depicts a wonderful summer in 2003 when I was making a short movie called Dead End with my friends in Santa Fe.
All the places shown are ones that we used to hang out at (and still do when I visit). Aside from a couple places to eat, most of the places we hung out at were free and open all hours. We took full advantage of that, playing four square late into the night at the Water St. parking lot behind the punk rock.
Things have changed a lot in the past 8 years. Silva Lanes bowling alley, where I used to play Galaga, is now gone. Warehouse 21 has moved into it's fancy new building which I have no personal connection to. Video Library also moved to a new space but luckily still retains its disorganized charm. Those are just the places, the people depicted have changed a lot too, including myself. People have moved all over the country, I can't imagine getting everyone back sitting at the punk rock for so many reasons. I think that's why I made this, as a nice time capsule for myself.