Opiemme x Urban Forms – Lodz of Eggs

The Italian artist Opiemme realized a site specific project for Urban Forms Foundation at 20 Jaracza Street in Lodz, Poland.

The local community took an active part in this collective performance. A word “blame” (in Polish “wina”), stenciled on the wall, has been erased by throwing 300 eggs filled with colorful paint.

After this happening Opiemme kept painting a minimalist Taurus constellation, and the erased word “wina/blame” was replaced by both “destiny” and the Polish word “możliwości” that means “opportunities”, and fits best the location.

The mural is a part of Opiemme’s “Vortex” series, in this case inspired by Taurus constellation as well as the zodiac sign of the most famous Lodz architect Hilary Majewski (15 May 1838), who lived nearby the area. Majewski, through his architectural designs, largely shaped the historical center of Lodz.
The larger colored circle on the left is the result of the collective performance, and represents Aldebaran, an orange giant star located about 65 light years from the Sun in the zodiac constellation of Taurus. Taurus symbolizes an idea of power, re-birth, and reinassance.

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Pangeaseed Foundation – Seal Walls: Murals for Oceans [San Diego]

SAN DIEGO, California, Aug. 24, 2016 – PangeaSeed Foundation, in collaboration with Cohort Collective, Surfrider Foundation, and Kaaboo Del Mar, is pleased to announce Sea Walls: Murals for Oceans San Diego. Check out the information details after the jump!

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Dave Kinsey x PangeaSeed – “Sea of Change” Print Release

PangeaSeed is pleased to announce the latest print of the ongoing Sea of Change: The Year of Living Dangerously – Vol. 2 print suite by guest artist Dave Kinsey (USA). The highlighted species of this special edition are coral reefs. More information and images after the jump!

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Pangeaseed – A Love Letter to the Great Lakes

A Love Letter to the Great Lakes mural festival in Toronto was the first fresh water edition of PangeaSeed Foundation’s Sea Walls: Murals for Oceans project, which aims to bring awareness to issues surrounding our water resources, their inhabitants and those who depend on them. This week of art and activism was a collaboration with Hermann & Audrey, Montreal artist Jason Botkin and an amazing group of organizers and change makers to create large scale public art in the form of murals in the theme of fresh water protection, centred around the neighbourhoods of Queen West and Ossington Ave, Queen West and Spadina Ave, and the lower Don River.

As part of our contribution to Toronto’s first ever large scale mural festival, we present our own love letter to the lakes, the artists, and all involved in making this project a reality. Please enjoy.

Directed and Edited by Brian Smith
Produced by Photo and Motion Managing Director Derek Akers
Cinematography by Brian Smith and Yoshitaro Yanagita

Organizers:
Amy Peebles – Project Manager
Jason Botkin – Artistic Director
Tre Packard – Founder, PangeaSeed Foundation/Sea Walls Project
Jacquelyn West – Strategic Partnerships & HQ Programming, Hermann & Audrey
Enriqueta Arias – Communications & International Media Coordinator
Stuart Pearce – Festival Operations
Molly Leathem – Volounteer & Community Coordinator
Gabriella Penev – Communications Coordinator
Devon Ostrom – Organizing Partner, Don River Site
Ann-Marie Power – Festival Operations, Don River Site
Jean DeMers – Volounteer Coordinator

Artists:
Sermob (Mexico City, Mexico)
Miguel Valiñas (Mexico City, Mexico)
Sens (Mexico City, Mexico)
Birdo (Toronto, Canada)
Caratoes (Hong Kong)
Chris Konecki (San Diego, USA)
Peru Dyer (Toronto, Canada)
Jaz (Argentina)
PA System (Toronto, Canada)
Cinzah Merkens (Aukland, New Zealand)
Kwest (Toronto, Canada)
Young Jarus (Toronto, Canada)
Elicser Elliot (Toronto, Canada)
Bruno Smoky (Toronto, Canada)
Kevin Ledo (Montreal, Canada)
Olivier Bonnard (Montreal, Canada)
Rajni Perera (Toronto, Canada)
Kristen McCrea (Toronto, Canada)
MC Baldassari (Montreal, Canada)
EGR (Toronto, Canada)
John Todd (Toronto, Canada)
Jason Botkin (Montreal, Canada)
Learn more at PangeaSeed.org and loveletterprojects.com and write your own love letter today.

Pangeaseed – Seawalls: Murals for Oceans [New Zealand]

PangeaSeed Foundation, the international marine conservation organization, is thrilled to announce the conclusion of its inaugural partnership with the Napier City Council, Resene, and Alternative Arts Initiative to create a series of Sea Walls: Murals for Oceans in the coastal town of Napier, New Zealand. This international collaboration of concerned organizations and artists took place from March 10-21, 2016, and creatively beautified the surrounding area of Napier, while bringing awareness, collaboration, and inspiration to the community. More images and info after the jump!

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MEGGS & PHIBS – Detail Photo by Miya Tsukazaki

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