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Splash and Burn: an art campaign taking aim at Indonesia’s palm oil industry

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It’s not the sort of street art you’d expect to find on a swampy patch of degraded forest land on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. But the renowned Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic spent the past 2 years selecting a group of international artists to work on an artistic response to the global palm oil industry. …

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Diogo Machado aka Add Fuel from Portugal was recently in the USA for the first time to paint in Gainesville. Invited by the curator of 352walls, Iryna Kanishcheva, he created his biggest series of works on electrical boxes including a mural. 10 separate interventions in total, mixing 8 different patterns that he prepared exclusively for this project. All of these …

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‘Samexistens'(Coexistence) – Trollhatan, Sweden 2016. Trollhatan Street Art Festival. Curated by Ekta Ekta. “This wall is  located in Trollhattan town, Southwest of Sweden. In October  2015 a 21 years old Swedish man attacked some children with a sword in a school. One student and one adult died, and one more student and adult were seriously …

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Alice Pasquini’s solo exhibition I’mperfect Tense at 44309 STREET//ART GALLERY is concerned with the concept of imperfection and perfection. Known for her inventive usage of materials, here, too, the theme of the show is not only communicated through imagery but also the media used: Empty bottles and old cabinet doors refer to their past and through their …

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ADOR and SEMOR are French-based artists, who like telling stories with a vocabulary of their own making. Taken directly from their expanding context, extracts are oriented and their selection is precise. Whether one uses one’s own language or attempts to make elementary communication, their weekly meetings are the occasion to link and compare elements: indeed …

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Mariana De Marchi is an artist and a sculptor from Argentina. She graduated in 2002 from the National School of Fine Arts Prilidiano Pueyrredón as a National Professor of Drawing. In 2003, she earned the National Professor of Sculpture. Mariana also studied her post graduate work in seminaries of the Superior School of Fine Arts …

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Born in Padua, Italy in 1971, Alessio-B is a stencil artist who creates unique scenes, often with a message of peace and love. It all started during his college years, while studying architecture in Venice, as the artist was exposed to the works of Blek Le Rat and Banksy. It didn’t take him long before …

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DAAS is a Japan based American contemporary artist, widely known for his bold, colorful, geometric paintings and murals. Drawing inspiration from the interplay between chaos and control, he synthesizes line, geometric shapes, rich textures and vivid colors to produce work that uses both representational and abstract elements to create recognizable forms such as humans, animals …

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Diana Grygo AKA The Lone Beader  is a self-taught bead embroidery artist currently working in Boston, Massachusetts. She loves to create extremely dimensional beaded paintings by stitching glass seed beads to felt. Her current pieces are inspired by pop culture, dogs, classic cars, and city scenes. Join her on a journey and let her beadwork …

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Born in Bali, Indonesia and currently based in Athens, Greece, WD (Wild Drawing) started off as a street artist in 2000. His works range from paste ups to freehand murals and as a medium he usually combines roller technique with spray paint. WD always tries to interact with the spot where he is working, by …

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Artist Conor Harrington, born in Cork, Ireland in 1980, lives and works in London. While the military figures in Conor Harrington’s powerful street paintings refer to the masculinity of urban culture, they can also be interpreted as self-portraits of the stoic, pensive persona of the contemporary painter. Harrington’s loose brushwork, seemingly unfinished imagery, dripping paint, …

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“In a relatively short urban art career, I have defined and perfected an atypical paint/stencil style that ignores the accepted visual language of street art almost completely – I call it Urban Aesthetics (a modern-day take on a 19th century art movement). Hailing from Cork (Eire), I have lived the majority of my life in …

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