BLOOP International Proactive Art Festival is legion. One more time, this free celebration dedicated to people and arts spread across the party island, Ibiza. The 2016 edition showcased more than 20 murals (of which 6 were new) called the OpenAir.Gallery, 7 interdisciplinary expositions, workshops for children, almost daily sunset music sessions, guerilla video mappings, an open air poster exposition, installation bombings, sculptures, an outdoor food court, and more. All activities were curated by one single denominator “ART IS FOR EVERYBODY”. More images and information after the jump!
KAABOO Del Mar has done it again. The impressive culmination of its second annual “Mix-perience” at the historic Del Mar Racetrack and Fairgrounds in sunny Del Mar, CA exceeded bold new boundaries and expectations with the ArtworK experience. The grandiose array of contemporary art, live mural painting, glowing art installations and unique fine artworks by dozens of globally acclaimed artists took KAABOO guests on an unparalleled visual journey. More images, information and recap video after the jump.
Alexendra Henry has recently unveiled a new Kickstart campaign in regards to an upcoming film entitled “Street Heroines.” Street Heroines is a documentary film on the courage and creativity of female graffiti & street artists from around the world. More info and links after the jump!
Alexandra Henry is a filmmaker and for the past three and a half years she has been documenting female graffiti and street artists to capture their collective voice and experiences within the global street art movement- a place where women have received little recognition for their contributions.
If you have the ability to shell out some cash to the campaign, we highly suggest you do. Follow the link HERE or above and peep the trailer below!
Infamous street artist JR has recently completed the dream of every artist in the world – his work is at The Louvre. Invited by the iconic museum, the French native worked tirelessly with a solid team of people who helped in covering the front of the famous pyramid with a wheat paste giving the glass structure the illusion of disappearing.
Jason Chen is originally from Guangzhou, China. He received his BFA in Animation from the University of Arts in 2008. Jason is a Philadelphia based Photographer specializing in Fashion, Editorial, and Alternative Process Photography.
In 2012, Jason Chen shifted his long-running focus on dry plate tintypes to a new process: photo weaving. Chen began using two separate images of the same person, then wove them together in a process exploring time, movement, process, and mutation. He has exhibited works in the series one by one over the years, but in Fragments, his 2015 solo exhibition at Paradigm Gallery, a full collection of these works were on display together for the first time.
Brazilian street art legends Os Gemeos are back in Europe where they collaborated with long time friend JR on a new wall in Paris. The trio whipped together a few pieces featuring some of Os Gemeos’s yellow characters and JR’s signature photography wheatpastes. The mural installations took place somewhere along the tunnels of the Palais de Tokyo.
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!