Project Consent – If It’s Not Yes, It’s No

A close friend of ours sent over a recent ad campaign that has been taking social media by storm entitled Project Consent. The message behind the campaign is simple: Sexual consent isn’t complicated. It’s simple. Really simple. If it’s not yes, it’s no. Further details and campaign videos after the jump.

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Justin Guenet – The Blu Book of Ideas [Kickstarter]

One of our closest friends Justin Guenet has recently been in the midst of creating a new illustration book, which is a 34 page spectacular over the course of 2014 and 2015; 8 months to draw in total. He’s now looking for financial support via his KICKSTARTER PAGE to get done and into your hands.

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Here’s what he had to say about the book and peep the video below:

“This is possibly my most intense work ever. It’s a complete break away from my previous sci-fi comics.

Essentially, it’s an abstract comic book LOADED with characters, thoughts and ideas ranging from the mundane to the disturbing. It’s silly like Monty Python and serious like an Edgar Allan Poe poem. It’s full of facts, fiction, sarcasm and off-the-wall musings that I’ve collected while at my job in a call centre, reading the news, feeling the burn of day to day life. It’s FULL of references to pop/cartoon culture, witty observations, global concerns and human ramblings we all usually keep to ourselves or at least, to within our closest circle.

This book is illustrated using the purest form of my style and has been left as unfiltered as possible as to allow for maximum flavour with minimal poisoning.”

Don’t forget to DONATE HERE if you can!

Hanksy – Creates Donald Trump Poster Campaign

Hitting the streets of NYC and Philadelphia, NYC’s own Hanksy creates a new poster for the misguided and bigoted Presidential candidate Donald Trump. So far over two dozen “El Presidente” posters have been placed throughout the streets.

“I want to be to Donald what Shepard was to Barrack. I want to be Trump’s Fairey godmother.” -Hanksy

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Kyle Bryant – Cultural Narrative Kickstarter Campaign

Kyle Bryant’s Cultural Narrative is a twelve part print series based on the architecture, street culture, and observations from the city of Barcelona. Throughout the year of 2014 Bryant has been creating a new handmade linocut print for each month using the city as my muse. Each print combines the human form with elements of the city, creating a loose narrative unfolding throughout the year. Head on over to Mr. Bryant’s Kickstarter campaign page and donate. Not only are you supporting a great artist but there’s lot of cool gifts to receive as well.

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MADSTEEZ – a short film narrative

Jamie Heinrich and Zac Hug are looking to make a short film staring Mark Paul Deren (aka Madsteez). He is blind in one eye. The premise? When his eye doctor experimentally restores vision to his blind left eye, an artist is only able to create incomplete paintings. What follows is a story about a man who sees colors, shapes, and people differently than he did before. Before, during, and after the time we make the short, Madsteez will be painting a mural that plays a central role in the story. The size of the mural will be up to you. When you pledge you will be building 1 20×20″ portion of the mural, which you own. It will be a minimum of 250 20×20″ sections up to a maximum of 1000 20×20″ sections. That’s roughly 167 x 167 feet! We’ll display it at the premiere and then: Madsteez will take it apart, number each one, sign them, and ship you one of them on mounted canvas. Read more/support HERE & more images after the click.

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BGO x Speto – Coca-Cola’s Brazil World Cup Branding

The new visual identity and branding system for Coca-Cola‘s Brazil World Cup Brazil 2014campaign was a collaborative effort between São Paulo street artist Speto and the Leeds design studio BGO.

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Graffmap – Discover & Share Street-Art

Montreal-based Simon Landry has recently come up with an idea to bring street-art and sightseeing together. With a brand new Kickstarter campaign, Landry is looking to bring his street-art project “Graffmap” to a mobile app. With Graffmap, you can search for nearby art or see what’s new around the world. Share your discoveries and be part of the street art community. Go check out the Graffmap Kickstarter to get the full scoop and throw some money their way to try and bring this thing to fruition.