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Ithaka  - {Ithaka Darin Pappas} visual artist, music-maker, writer, photog, biologist and saltwater nomad (surfer). Lives between LA, CDMX & AkahtiLândia, BR-

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Urocyon littoralis (aka The Island Fox) as observed on Limux Island - July 2017. The island fox is one of the smallest canine species in the world - and the only carnivore endemically unique to California / Foto: @_ithaka_ [][][] #islandfox #fox #foxes #canine #naturephotography #wildlifephotography #channelislandsnationalpark #limux #santacruzisland #foxy #wildandfree #wildanimals #fotosbyithaka #travelphotography #travelphotos #fotografia #fotografiadeviajes #fotografiasdeviagems ~~~~~~~~~~~~~<<<<<<

PLATFORM "GAIL" (Santa Barbara Channel), one of California's largest and most technologically advanced oil platforms. The last thing the Pacific needs are more of these! / foto: Ithaka [][][] #oil #oilplatform #oilwell #fracking #platformgail #photography #architecturephotography #ventura #santabarbara #sos #environmentalism #pollution #sustainableliving #oilfree #pacificocean #blackandwhitephoto #negroyblanco #photographic #photografi #photographie #travelphotography #streetphotography #streetart #pretoebranco #fotosbyithaka ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

1993 LA art by THE STREET PHANTOM aka @phantomstreetartist (ie: Joey Krebs) / foto: @_ithaka_ <> Twenty-five years later the Phantom's work remains more profound and timeless than ever. From the photo-series, Return To The City Of Angels [][][] #onlyincalifornia #thestreetphantom #joeykrebs #phantom #streetart #streetartistry #urbanartist #graffiti #grafittiart #escapefromthecityofangels #sogetup #returntothecityofangels #cityofangles #iamtheboyinthelandofshadows #streetphantom #filmphotography #losangeles #losangelesstreetart #artederua #artedecalle #artecallejero #contemporaryart #poetry #poem #fotosbyithaka #westcoast ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

The Encinitas Boathouses - designed & built in 1929 by Miles Kellogg /foto: @photographer_ithaka.d.pappas (1989) from the series, Only In California <> Note: These houses were never actually boats, but instead land homes constructed - by a boat builder - using the reclaimed woods of antique San Diego county buildings [][][] #boathouse #boathouses #encinitas #encinitasboathouses #beachtown #roadsideattractions #fotosbyithaka #sandiego #architecturelovers #architecturephotography #architectureporn #boat #boats #houseboat #reclaimedwood #boatbuilding #iconic #socal #southerncalifornia #vintage #onlyincalifornia ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Grizzly Bear Hang Over - as obeserved early morning on public bike path @photographer_ithaka.d.pappas - from the series Only In LA [][][] #drunk #hangover #drunkbear #onlyinla #losangeles #fotosbyithaka #sogetup ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

CINCUENTA Y UNO: stoked to be among the more-than-reasonably happy & healthy individuals here on planet earth. Overall it's been a great ride...and I'm committed to (at least) fifty+ more years on this rock. Thanks to everyone who has contributed in making my life what it is today. Much Appreciation ! <> <> <> <> <> foto: @yadislava) <><><><><><><><><><><> #birthday #cumpleaño #anniversario #ithaka #sogetup ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

DEFIANT ONES (HBO) "Portrait of Dre" by Ithaka Darin Pappas aka @photographer_ithaka.d.pappas (TACK Artist Group /@tackartistgroup) <> This is an actual editing-room 'frame-grab' of a portrait I made of Dr. Dre at my old apartment/studio on Orange Street in The Miracle Mile, LA on Nov. 11th 1988. This picture (and sixteen other photos of mine of Dre, Eazy E & NWA) made the final cut in the Allen Hughes/Silverback Productions documentary "The Defiant Ones" about Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine - premiering on HBO this Sunday night ! <> Note: This image was previously featured in the @contact.high.project created by journalist/curator Vikki Tobak - published by @massappeal - NY [][][] #nwa #beatsbydre #andreyoung #raplegend #defiant #thedefiantones # #thedoctor #compton #losangeles #hbo #ithakadarinpappas #fotograf #fotosbyithaka #analogphotography #filmphotography #historyphotographed #rapper #doctordre #jimmyiovine #allenhughes #thechronic #contacthighproject #compton #nwa #straightouttacompton #worldsmostdangerousgroup #gangsta #icecube #eazye #gangstarap ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~<<<<<>>>>>>>

Artist: @ithaka_surfboard_reincarnation <> from the project IDOLS OF VANUATU (a sub-series of the body of work entitled The Reincarnation Of A Surfboard - 300+ wall-mounted recycled surfboard sculptures since 1989) [][][] #sculpture #contemporarysculpture #korvorão #southpacific #vanuatu #artbyithaka #surfart #surfarte #bairroalto #lisboa #lx #portugal #surfboardart #autoretrato #boot #bota #arteurbano #arteurbana #streetart #artecallejero #artecontemporanea #artedecalle #artederua #ithaka #californiaartist #sogetup #ithakadarinpappas ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

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