ARTIVISM: EDIS ONE, THE ARTIST WHO DENOUNCES ANIMAL EXTINCTION

Ten thousand species extent per year. This is the sad reality, and things aren’t getting better… Maybe you saw the « only ten years challenge you fucking need to hear about » published by Greenpeace to sound the alarm about the dramatic environmental situation that is taking place nowadays. Global warming, pollution, deforestation, toxic products and so Read more about ARTIVISM: EDIS ONE, THE ARTIST WHO DENOUNCES ANIMAL EXTINCTION[…]

ARTIVISM: SURIANI THE ARTIST WHO USES ART TO FIGHT INTOLERANCE

“If you can’t love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love someone else ?” This sentence by RuPaul, the famous American drag queen, singer and actress really well depicts the idea of her show, RuPaul’s Drag Race, the contest of drag queens that promotes pride, self love, liberty and equal rights. Very inspired by the Read more about ARTIVISM: SURIANI THE ARTIST WHO USES ART TO FIGHT INTOLERANCE[…]

ARTIVISM: BLU THE ARTIST WHO DEPICTS SOCIAL EVILS

Blu is an artivist from Italy. He started with street art and then mixed it with videos. He uses art to denounce society evils. Capitalism, war, selfishness, global warming, violence, gentrification… He efficiently provokes awareness for the people who are confronted with his work. His style is recognizable thanks to its cartoon influences. He usually Read more about ARTIVISM: BLU THE ARTIST WHO DEPICTS SOCIAL EVILS[…]

PAINTJAM: CITYLIFE/ CITYLIGHTS

Sunshine, great music, tasty food, very talented (inter)national artists and a lot of motivation. These were the ingredient of the perfect Sunday we spent together on the occasion of our last Paintjam: citylife/ citylights. One week later, let’s throw back to this nice day and share its good vibes with you! The aim of this Read more about PAINTJAM: CITYLIFE/ CITYLIGHTS[…]

Artistic getaway: the Jewish Quarter of Budapest

It’s the beginning of the week and you’re already wondering how you’ll face it ? You are impatiently waiting for Christmas Holidays and definitely need to travel ? Well, I can’t give you the holidays you deserve, but I can totally make you travel sharing with you my street art experience in the Jewish Quarter Read more about Artistic getaway: the Jewish Quarter of Budapest[…]

ARTIVISM: Skid Robot

When street art brings homeless people closer to their dreams. The « Skid Row », sadly known to be a place where thousands of people have to sleep on the sidewalk in Los Angeles found some hope in the work of Skid Robot. This American anonymous artist wanted to act with his own weapons in order to Read more about ARTIVISM: Skid Robot[…]

To the bone: when street art defends animals

Last week, we were hit by this dramatic news: in 40 years, 60% of animal species disappeared because of humans and the way they treat (and threat) Nature. We thus wanted to bring some hope to this cruel world introducing Sonny, an amazing British street-artist based in South-Africa who puts his huge talent at the Read more about To the bone: when street art defends animals[…]

Street Art in Berlin

How  long is now – Tacheles, Berlin – Germany   How long is now? Such a deep question to illustrate the tragic destiny of a wonderful artistic initiative in Berlin, named Tacheles. Tacheles was an art center in Berlin, which closed in September 2012, after 20 years of existence and collaboration between artists. First of Read more about Street Art in Berlin[…]

DO-IT-MONDAY recycle trash

DO-IT-MONDAY We kicked off this serie on recycling materials with the quote «one man’s trash is another man’s treasure». While we started to discover the wide world of street art already some years ago, we got acquainted with Francisco de Pájaro. And this Spanish rebel blew our minds with his «EL ARTE ES BASURA» or Read more about DO-IT-MONDAY recycle trash[…]

DO-IT-MONDAY recycle plastic

DO-IT-MONDAY Turning a vandal into a hero* by turning trash into art. A thin boundary between what is called graffiti and what is labelled as street art, what is legal and what is produced illegal, between the significance of an artist and a die-hard activist. At least when we highlight the works of Portuguese street-artivist Read more about DO-IT-MONDAY recycle plastic[…]