Check our newest Sixtagram Friday, this time a whole special with Nathan Schwartz, the new Instagram P.I.M.P.
INSA is currently in Australia where he spent a few days with RONE in Melbourne to work on this new “GIF-ITI” mural. GIF-iti, as the artist INSA has called it, is a response to the way the Internet simultaneously makes art much easier to access, but constrains our ability to take in.
In 2001 artist Peter Gibson began a guerrilla street art campaign to encourage the city of Montreal to build more bike lanes. What began as a project borne of activism eventually became an art project that continues to this day.
French street artist and photographer JR is in Berlin this week, working on a new project that will span over 15 different buildings within the city limits. In conjunction with his Wrinkles of the City project, his new work will include portraits of elderly individuals who have, over time, witnessed and experienced the upheaval and transformation of the city of Berlin.
In 2011 Baltimore emcee Substantial was facing the possibility of cancer. He ended up having preventive surgery and while laid up, decided to start working on a tribute album to Jill Scott, one of his biggest influences. It was his was of staying busy while healing, and at the same time to give people their roses while they could still smell them.
Today we present you with some mind-bending, kaleidoscopic cityscapes from Melbourne-based photographer, Ben Thomas’ project Accession.
Like a freak midnight rainbow, this ongoing series of lit waterfalls titled Neon Luminance is part of a collaboration between Sean Lenz and Kristoffer Abildgaard over at From the Lenz. The duo dropped high-powered Cyalume glow sticks in a variety of colors into various waterfalls in Northern California and then made exposures varying from 30 seconds to 7 minutes to capture the submerged trails of light as the sticks moved through the current.
Australian artists, Beastman and Jae Copp recently completed a huge mural in Surfers Paradise, Australia for the ongoing Hours Tower Mural Project which invites well-known artists to the coastal city to creative collaborative murals using a three-storey high lift shaft as a canvas.
If you’ve ever seen a movie, you’ve seen opening titles of some kind. Opening credits have existed pretty much since the beginning of moving pictures, and they are as varied as the films themselves. “THE FILM before THE FILM” is a short documentary that traces the evolution of title design through the history of film.