The Tentacle Sessions Tentacle Session #2
Sunday, March 21, 1999

An Evening with Harrod Blank

Featured Harrod Blank and a panel of distinguished Art Car Artists, plus assorted visuals from Harrod's documentaries and slide collection

Harrod at Burning Man
photo by Harrod Blank

Harrod Blank's art cars include Oh My God! and The Camera Van (a '72 Dodge van covered by 1,705 cameras). He is known internationally for his art car documentary films Wild Wheels and Driving the Dream.

Wild Wheels, which has been seen by over 40 million people in 52 countries (including Madagascar), features 46 art cars and their respective artists. It has been featured on PBS and has a companion book published by Pomegranate Artbooks which was named "Best Book For Young Adults" by the American Library Association.

Along with Philo Northrup, Harrod founded and produces the annual ArtCar Fest in San Francisco. Harrod holds a BA in Theater Arts/Film from UC Santa Cruz and is known to be a snazzy dresser.