Artist Interview: Tim Youd Fetishizes the Typewriter

“Do some living and get yourself a typewriter.” ― Charles Bukowski, Tim Youd at GCAC On a recent Friday night Tim Youd sits in front of a small table at the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana typing away on an Olympia SG-3 electric typewriter, shifting his gaze between the Phillip K. Dick novel to his left and the typewriter keys in front of him. When he reaches the bottom of the page he re-inserts the same sheet back in the typewriter and continues typing on what is... Read More

Tonight! Artist Tim Youd reproduces Philip K. Dick novel as part of Santa Ana Art Walk

Written by Jared Millar It was around 1976 that Philip K. Dick moved into a third-story condominium on Civic Center Drive just east of downtown Santa Ana, living and writing there until dying of a massive stroke just months before the release of the Ridley Scott-directed Blade Runner, the first in a long run of Hollywood adaptations of his novels and stories … Starting tonight at Grand Central Art Center in downtown Santa Ana, artist Tim Youd will pay homage to the cult... Read More