I AM 1UP. From the 3rd September to 14th September 2014, Urban Spree Galerie presents the first solo show and book release of the iconic Kreuzberger & world-famous graffiti crew ONE UNITED POWER.
After 10 years of hardcore legendary actions, train bombings and rooftops 1UP Crew takes over the whole Urban Spree’s compound in Berlin with charismatic outdoor pieces and invest the Galerie floor with an exceptional display of adrenalin-pumped photographs and several large scale installations, all reflecting the diverse skills of the crew members. The show is also the occasion for the crew to publish their first book, 140 pages of pictures from their private archives, self-published, full of behind-the-scenes action, an exceptional volume that is poised to become a milestone in graffiti documentation in the first decade of the 21st century. On Sept. 3rd, starting at 19:00 pm.
Last week Herakut’s most recent exhibition “Flaw Circus” started at ruttkowski 68 in Cologne. Flaw Circus presents Herakut’s most conscious outlooks on the world based on the experiences they have accumulated. The works challenge the audience and offer viewers a new perspective. More Images after the jump!
NUART FESTIVAL 2014. Nuart Plus talks, debates, film screenings and tours , 4th-6th Sept. The Nuart exhibition opens on Saturday 6th September at 1900Hr.
Nuart is an annual international street art festival established in 2001 with a focus exclusively on Street Art since 2005. The Festival is based in Stavanger on the West Coast of Norway. In addition to a multitude of both sanctioned and unsanctioned public art works, Nuart also stages one of the most anticipated exhibitions of the year. More information www.nuartfestival.no
Northland Shopping Centre has commissioned three leading street artists to create a graphic installation that will showcase the personality of Victoria’s largest Shopping Centre in the North.
The three feature artists include Smug, Adnate and Sofles with the four day large-scale installation commencing tomorrow morning. British talent Smug, who has been hailed globally as one of the world’s most talented photo-realistic street artists, will be teaming up with two of Australia’s leading street artists Adnate and Sofles to collectively design and deliver a unique and ‘North’ inspired graphic. The world first collaboration comes off the back of a new initiative from Northland Shopping Centre which aims to better utilise its key spaces to help showcase local and international talent, as well as support innovative projects and events.
Last week the Montana Artist Collective made their yearly gathering in San Francisco to discuss projects for the rest of the year. After a day of meeting and brainstorming project ideas, the Collective hit the city to paint. Wane, Steel, Risk, Dmote, Atom, and Sever spent the following day painting a wall in San Francisco’s Mission District. A lot of fun and laughs were had. Keep an eye out for more actions made by the Montana Artist Collective in the near future… See more images after jump.
On tuesday we hooked up at Lehrter Siebzen, a temporary open gallery space in Berlin Moabit. German artist Steffen Seeger is currently working there with some extra ordinary tools such as a multiple 50mm Montana ACRYLIC marker “sword”… have a look at this awesome technique and don’t miss the opening if you’re around… more after the jump!
The next Montana BLACK Artist Edition is ready… watch out – in stores soon!
Even the rain couldn’t stop Indonesian writers from painting this huge wall for the Just Writing My Name event in Medan, Indonesia. More pictures after the jump.
In the second edition of the Warsteiner Art Collection, the bottle again becomes the canvas for six renowned international artists. As a continuation of the first Art Collection in 2013, they will join the established crew around Stefan Strumbel, 123Klan, INSA, Aaron De La Cruz, Nychos and Brooke Reidt. The new artists complement the Art Collection with their stylish designs. The look of the newly designed aluminum bottles, however, will remain a secret until the collection’s launch date scheduled for the end of August. For the creation of the Collection only one requirement existed: the aluminum bottle as canvas…more on the Warsteiner Homepage.
We got some nice pictures from Just Writing My Name event in Palembang, Indonesia. See more pictures after the jump.
A few weeks ago Grayscale in Johannesburg South Africa hosted a Just Writing My Name jam on a long wall in Orange Grove. The jam took place over a weekend and was blessed with good weather and even better vibes. Taking part were some young up and coming artists as well as some of Joburg’s most active writers including, Tyke, Fiya, Myza, Rasty, Veronika, Zesta, Love, Curio, Jestr, Rekso, Riot, Trips, Bias and Mars. (Photos courtesy of Grayscale, Cale Waddacor, Mickaela Pereira). See more images after jump.