Phylum of the Free 2015, Artist: Jeffrey Andrade Hemming, Fountain Alley at South First Street, San Jose, California

The Location
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A low fence bordered a parking lot. Printed on that fence were the names of the two streets that identified the location of this mural.


Phylum of the Free 2015 external link   •  Artist: Jeffrey Andrade Hemming external link   •  Fountain Alley at South First Street external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:07:49 Friday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Monday 18 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6423
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Long Mural
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The mural was very long. It occupied the entire wall of a deep building.


Phylum of the Free 2015 external link   •  Artist: Jeffrey Andrade Hemming external link   •  Fountain Alley at South First Street external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:07:54 Friday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Monday 18 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6424
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Urban Junk
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The right end of the mural contained images of urban junk, old space capsules, and incomplete freeways. Two surfers walked out of the junk.


Phylum of the Free 2015 external link   •  Artist: Jeffrey Andrade Hemming external link   •  Fountain Alley at South First Street external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:08:10 Friday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Monday 18 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6425
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Approached More Junk
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The two surfers approached more urban junk.


Phylum of the Free 2015 external link   •  Artist: Jeffrey Andrade Hemming external link   •  Fountain Alley at South First Street external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:08:15 Friday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Monday 18 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6424
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Giraffe Walked
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A giraffe walked the other direction, toward the surfers but encountered impassable junk.


Phylum of the Free 2015 external link   •  Artist: Jeffrey Andrade Hemming external link   •  Fountain Alley at South First Street external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:08:25 Friday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Monday 18 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6427
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Three Giraffes
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Three giraffes walked past elevated roadways on their way into the junk of the city.


Phylum of the Free 2015 external link   •  Artist: Jeffrey Andrade Hemming external link   •  Fountain Alley at South First Street external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:08:29 Friday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Monday 18 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6428
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Space Capsule
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A space capsule was assembled at the left end of the mural. The word Lido was printed on a board behind the capsule workers.


Phylum of the Free 2015 external link   •  Artist: Jeffrey Andrade Hemming external link   •  Fountain Alley at South First Street external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:08:41 Friday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Monday 18 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6429
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Antenna Dishes
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At the farthest left-hand end of the mural was a collection of radio antenna dishes.


Phylum of the Free 2015 external link   •  Artist: Jeffrey Andrade Hemming external link   •  Fountain Alley at South First Street external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:08:56 Friday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Monday 18 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6431
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Close Giraffe
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A closer shot of one of the giraffes as its head rose above the background concrete.


Phylum of the Free 2015 external link   •  Artist: Jeffrey Andrade Hemming external link   •  Fountain Alley at South First Street external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:09:11 Friday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Monday 18 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6432
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Surfer Dudes
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A closer look at the two surfer dudes as they carried their surf boards out of the world of junk in search of surf.


Phylum of the Free 2015 external link   •  Artist: Jeffrey Andrade Hemming external link   •  Fountain Alley at South First Street external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:09:31 Friday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Monday 18 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6438
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Space Capsule
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A closer look at the space capsule at the right-hand end of the mural.


Phylum of the Free 2015 external link   •  Artist: Jeffrey Andrade Hemming external link   •  Fountain Alley at South First Street external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:09:32 Friday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Monday 18 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6435
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Artist's Signature
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A closer look at the artist's signature at the right-hand end of the mural.


Phylum of the Free 2015 external link   •  Artist: Jeffrey Andrade Hemming external link   •  Fountain Alley at South First Street external link   •  San Jose, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:09:42 Friday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Monday 18 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6436
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