Clayton Patterson

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2014

    G.G. Allin Meets Taylor Swift in the Streets of New York

    Taylor Swift's Welcome to New York has been widely criticized in news articles as bullshit, the worst ode to NYC ever, and one of the worst catchy songs ever. Longtime Lower East Side documentarian Clayton Patterson went a step further in a video response that intersperses bits of a bubbly Swift lau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2011

    Tonight Marks the 23rd Anniversary of the Tompkins Square Park Riot

    via Clayton Patterson's Footage​On August 6, 1988, police clashed with protesters in Tompkins Square Park in a riot that lasted early into the next morning. People had gathered in Tompkins to protest the city's proposed 1 a.m. curfew, which Mayor Koch said would clean up the "cesspool" of a pa ... More >>

  • News

    March 25, 2009
  • Voice Choices

    June 3, 2008


    Give your Netflix a break

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2008

    Video Footage: 1988 Tompkins Square Park Police Riot

    Last week, we reported that the city parks department reluctantly approved an August punk show to commemorate the violent 1988 police riot in Tompkins Square Park. Among those celebrating the news was Clayton Patterson, an East Village artist who filmed over three and half hours of the 1988 riot. Pa ... More >>

  • Music

    April 15, 2008

    The East Village Goes South, Again

    Pissed-off community activists face off against sterilization, Bruce Willis

  • Art

    September 18, 2007

    Model Photographer

    Recommendations by R.C. Baker

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2007

    Let the Careerists Die

    A friend passed along this item regarding the double suicide of Theresa Duncan and Jeremy Blake: "I'm sure you've been reading about the suicide couple—the chick killed herself at St. Mark's, the dude walked into the waves at Far Rockaway. Pieces in The LA Times, LA Weekly, NY Observer, etc., et ... More >>

  • News

    September 5, 2006

    FEVA Dream

    The East Village's Howl festival collapses amid mudslinging, debt, and broken promises

  • News

    May 25, 2004

    Blocking the Raze

    New foes for CHARAS developer