“Graffiti is beautiful; like a brick in the face of a cop.” ― Hunter S. Thompson.
He goes by the name AK47 – and that’s about as delicate as the self-described “art terrorist” gets. Making its world premiere Sunday at The Tribeca Film Festival, The Banksy Job profiles street artist AK47 – real name Andy Link – in his incredibly complex attempt to steal a Central London artwork by fellow (and much more famous) artist Banksy. Why? Because Banksy refused to sign his damn print.
“A once in a lifetime woodworking project. It was one of the best, most rewarding experiences of my life. There is nothing I can’t build now.” – The Samurai Carpenter.
“One continuous shot following graffiti writer Sofles on a wander through Melbourne. This video was made possible to an amazing group of people, who came together to help us celebrate and pay homage to the Collingwood and Fitzroy area of Melbourne. Our goal was to create one continuous drone shot, captured in one take. The amazing team from Swarm UAV pulled it off.” – Sofles.
Bryan Lewis Saunders made a whole collection of self-portraits while tripping on drugs, ranging from anti-depressants, to salvia, to prison wine. Within weeks of starting this project, he “became lethargic and suffered mild brain damage”. Let’s start off with the painting above, created while on G-13 marijuana.
Inspired by the great tradition of optical theatres, Holorama brings several iconic scenes from the history of cinema back to life. From Twin Peaks to Apocalypse Now, from E.T. to The Big Lebowski via Jason and the Argonauts, Holorama gives these famous scenes a third dimension using a simple holographic process based on a semi-transparent screen, mixing the image of an extremely faithfully built model with the characters extracted from the original scene.
A historic church in the Spanish city of llanera had been transformed into a skate-park earlier this year by La Iglesia Skate; they called it the Kaos Temple. Since then it has undergone a second, more colorful transformation at the hands of street-artist Okuda San Miguel. For more info More info: okudart.es | verkami.com | Facebook
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Artist Jake Lockett put a hell of a lot of work into this. Not only to create such a cool drawing, but such a relaxing video to accompany it. This whole process took several months!