Color Wheel is a new series in which we identify a trending color in art for the week and post a daily image that illustrates its popularity. In honor of PandaCam, this week’s color is black and white. Readers are invited to send us images they have on hand so long as they match the profiled colors and we’ll post the best ones we receive.
Back in 2010, a panda bear flash mobstormed Rob Pruitt’s show at Gavin Brown. The bears were needed to protest the show because Pruitt had used T-shirt graphics of pandas, without citing the emerging designers Jimiyo and AJ Dimarucot.
All this is to say that if you or anyone you know was part of Panda Mob, you are needed. Please send Pandas and heads this week, during business hours, to:
[Editor's note: The video above compiles footage from AFC's pandacam so readers have a sense of what we did over the course of the shutdown.]
The shutdown of the federal government has not affected everyone equally. Here at AFC, none of us are federal employees. None of us have ever been in nature. None of us require experimental medical treatments, and none of us are currently in space. We are all, however, fans of the National Zoo’s Pandacam, which has tragically been lost in the general disruption of public services.
But we’re not taking this lying down. Instead, we will dedicate ourselves to providing Pandacam services for as long as the government cannot, even if it requires a lot of lying down and occasionally live-pooping.