Luqman’s Dragon Motif graffiti piece on an Oakland Chinatown restaurant. The restaurant was tagged up by amateur graffiti and saw Luqman painting a 60 ft. dragon mural across the street. The owner of the restaurant asked Luqman to paint her restaurant with dragon motif’s as she herself is Year of the Dragon. Kim Huong on 10th street at Harrison in Oakland Chinatown
Rickshaw Obscura, What’s got three wheels, one door, and vivid upside-down views of San Francisco’s Embarcadero? You guessed it: the Rickshaw Obscura. “It’s a variation on the classic camera obscura,” explains exhibit developer Eric Diamond, “but it’s mounted on a three-wheeled bike.” The custom-built creation weighs 1000 pounds with a couple of passengers but is surprisingly easy to pedal. “Thankfully, it’s pretty flat around here,” adds Diamond, who was inspired by tales of a van-based camera obscura built by artist—and Exploratorium legend—Bob Miller.