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

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The story of refugees in the Greek islands has faded from headline news, yet the struggle and suffering continues. Mainstream Europe have stopped caring about the crisis and in effect have stopped caring for their fellow humans. In an effort to revive the art of caring and improve the environment where children seek mental and …

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On April 12th, 2019 William Shea and Patrick Lai released their joint project Street Art Las Vegas. The book, published by local outfit Smallworks Press, outlines the intricacies of the city’s evolving street art scene. With special thanks given to entities like Las Vegas Arts District and City of Las Vegas, the pages burst with …

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La Mare by Mohamed L’Ghacham is the seventh (and largest) mural designed to date in the TEST series for Mostra d’Art i Creativitat in Villarreal 2019. Mohamed L’Ghacham (Tangier, 1993) descended upon Valencia last week to get to work on his 25 meter high x 12 meter wide ‘canvas’ located on a seven-story housing estate …

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Australian street artist Fintan Magee recently traveled to Papeete, Tahiti to complete his newest mural “Strength of Memory”. The five-story project, found in French Polynesia’s capital city, was curated by ONO’U Tahiti, an organization that promotes public art on the island. ONO’U hosts a yearly graffiti festival and also hosts street art tours, in addition …

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To commemorate their 100th year, The International Labour Organization (ILO) partnered with Street Art for Mankind (SAM) to produce 5 beautiful and inspiring murals (#ILO100Murals) about social justice around the United Nations Headquarters in NYC. These murals created by prominent international street artists, will set the course for a contemporary Art Walk, in the streets …

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Last month, Haitian-American-Spanish street artist Alejandro Hugo Dorda Mevs Aka Axel Void completed a small-scale mural in Havana, Cuba. In a press release for the project, the artist explains, “this image is based on a still from a short film I am working on. The film is based on a family living in the neighborhood …

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March 3rd, 2019 concluded the third edition of Urvanity Art Fair, a relatively new urban art festival in Madrid, Spain. Urvanity’s manifesto emphasizes the importance of new trends in the manner with which art and cities interact, and the festival has dubbed itself “a platform for a New Contemporary Art.” Simultaneously though, Urvanity focuses on …

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The debate over how and why men and women are different and what that means for their roles in society is far from settled. According to a Survey by the Pew Research Center. a majority of Americans believe there are definite differences between men and women in terms of how they express their feelings, their physical abilities, their …

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Continuing what has already proved an exciting year, Spanish muralist Antonio Segura Donat, also known as Dulk, marked his first forays into Costa Rica with two recent murals in Jacó. Both murals were curated by Artify Jaco, a local entity which organizes street art initiatives to beautify the city. Situated on Costa RIca’s West coast …

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A city is often most revered for its physical cityscape, its skyscrapers and other leviathan structures that are seen from miles away. Once inside a city, one might catch a more intimate artistic touch: colorful murals that frequently hint at culture and community. Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada has created a mural titled COR/CORE, that beautifies the floor …

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As polar temperatures plunged the nation into nearly unlivable tundra conditions, marine life in Hawai’i sprang to action with a frenzy seen only once a year. Humpback whales migrate to the area’s waters in droves for breeding season, which begins in January and crescendoes in February. To celebrate the momentous annual occasion, Spanish street artist …

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Etnik, the experienced street artist and muralist, has taken his fascination with Plato’s Sacred Geometry to another level. He has created his second installation, titled, “Hexahedron”, featuring his work with geometric forms, this time using three dimensional sculptures.  His first piece was a mural in Florida that highlighted the sacred geometric form for water, the …

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