Lokiss – Mixed Media Installations

LOKISS –Multi‐sided artist, lives and works in France. He is one of the pioneers in the European graffiti culture, as well as one of the main actors of its esthetic renewal. Under his alias Vincent Elka, his work mainly utilises new media and video.

His work has been displayed in a number of Paris galleries, including the Lavignes Bastille, Bailly, and Celal galleries. Since his work extends on such a wide variety of media formats, viewers the public was also able to discover his work at the Vasarely Foundation (France), at the Rotterdam Film Festival, or at the Elektra Festival in Montreal.

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Vr0n – Graffiti Embroidery

Vr0n is an embroidery artist based in Philadelphia who creates incredible embroidery work based on graffiti pieces that have been painted in the streets. Though we can find little information about the artist, her Instagram page has a solid amount of work paying tribute to the likes of Nekst, Pear and JA.

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Group Exhibition – “Reset” @ Athen B. Gallery

Athen B. Gallery is pleased to present “Reset”, a group exhibition coming to Oakland January 14th featuring the works of twelve local, national and international artists. Some of the artists in the exhibition, like Augustine Kofie, Dave Kinsey and Duncan Jago, are considered to be veterans in the urban contemporary movement.

They will be hanging alongside emerging artists like Aubrey Learner, Christie Yuri Noh and Pakayla Rae. By hand selecting a diverse array of techniques, styles, and aesthetics, we have aimed to make this our most surreal exhibition to date. We’re excited to have Smithe, Pakayla Rae, Kelly Ording, Duncan Jago, Dave Kinsey, Curiot and Augustine Kofie joining us for the first time. We couldn’t be happier to welcome back Nicolas Romero, Martina Merlini, Jean Nagai and Aubrey Learner back for another exhibition at Athen B. Gallery in Downtown Oakland.

Be sure to check out the show on Saturday, January 14th at 7pm for the opening reception of “Reset”. They gallery is conveniently located in Downtown Oakland at 1525 Webster St. just off both 12th and 19th st Bart Stations. The exhibition will be on view through February 3, 2017. To inquire about available works contact info@athenbgallery.com.

More promo images after the jump!

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Crane – Graffiti Session

Our good friends over at Bombing Science recently unveiled a new video in their “Graffiti Sessions” series, this time around featuring Crane of the CA Crew. Filmed using a GoPro in a POV angle, Crane works through a piece in an abandoned building. Shot and cut by Greg Pistol.

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Chiller Vibes – Honest Ed’s Tribute

Graffiti artists Getso, Stonr and Loke of the Chiller Vibes collective recently completed a new collaborative mural paying tribute to the newly closed iconic Toronto landmark “Honest Ed’s”.

Shot/cut by: Stonr | Music by: WDNG CRSHRS

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Group Exhibition – “Rise And Shine” @ Arcade Gallery

Arcade Art Gallery is pleased to present « Rise And Shine », its first group show held in the city of Kaohsiung, Taiwan. For our premiere show, we are proud to exhibit works from multiple established International Artists and introduce them to Taiwan. « Rise And Shine » features contemporary artists who encourage discussion on the present, and future direction, of the Graffiti & Street Art Movement. Their work showcases the raw essence of this genre via their bold compositions, striking colour palettes and forward thinking design choices. « Rise And Shine » is a curation of Artists who all share a similar vision and purpose; to demonstrate to Taiwan what is possible with their chosen art form. More promo images and info after the jump!

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