Posts Tagged 'Street Art'

Urban Art in Russia, Part 3: Rebirth of the Russian street art as politically and socially engaged art (2011—2012)

We continue serie of articles about Urban art in Russia. In 4 articles we try to describe story from Avant-garde, Moscow actionism to graffiti/street Art and socially engaged Urban Art with analyse today situation of expropriation by commercial and governmental structures. This

/ By Igor Ponosov

Urban Art in Russia, Part 3: Rebirth of the Russian street art as politically and socially engaged art (2011—2012)

We continue serie of articles about Urban art in Russia. In 4 articles we try to describe story from Avant-garde, Moscow actionism to graffiti/street Art and socially engaged Urban Art with analyse today situation of expropriation by commercial and governmental structures. This

/ By Igor Ponosov

Where can you read about Street Art?

Today we are witnessing increased respect for Street Art from general society. People like to see images in the city.  Many curators and interpreters around the world have a new interest in Street Art. A lot of students are writing their

/ By Igor Ponosov

Where can you read about Street Art?

Today we are witnessing increased respect for Street Art from general society. People like to see images in the city.  Many curators and interpreters around the world have a new interest in Street Art. A lot of students are writing their

/ By Igor Ponosov

The First Moscow Biennial of street art — ‘Plastic world has won’

A few years ago a biennial of young art took place at Art Play design factory, which, unexpectedly for me, some French street artists attended. There was one of my favorite artists among them, Zeus, notorious for his sharp image

/ By Igor Ponosov

The First Moscow Biennial of street art — ‘Plastic world has won’

A few years ago a biennial of young art took place at Art Play design factory, which, unexpectedly for me, some French street artists attended. There was one of my favorite artists among them, Zeus, notorious for his sharp image

/ By Igor Ponosov

Street Art Files: Gandhi

This is the first post in the series of short interviews with uprising street artists from the post-soviet territory. Gandhi, a collective from St. Petersburg respond to our typical questions about their socially-oriented street art, and themes of feminism, tolerance, and non-violence.

/ By Partizan

Street Art Files: Gandhi

This is the first post in the series of short interviews with uprising street artists from the post-soviet territory. Gandhi, a collective from St. Petersburg respond to our typical questions about their socially-oriented street art, and themes of feminism, tolerance, and non-violence.

/ By Partizan

Road Signs: Francesco Garbelli

Milanese artist Francesco Garbelli has been working outdoors since the mid-1980′s. Although he is relatively unknown, his art precedes similar urban interventions of contemporary street artists by about 20-30 years. The works with road signs are particularly interesting for us because of

/ By Partizan

Road Signs: Francesco Garbelli

Milanese artist Francesco Garbelli has been working outdoors since the mid-1980′s. Although he is relatively unknown, his art precedes similar urban interventions of contemporary street artists by about 20-30 years. The works with road signs are particularly interesting for us because of

/ By Partizan

The Street Art of Paulo Ito

In São Paolo, we were lucky to spend time with street artist Paulo Ito, who introduced us to Brazilian street art, and many of his incredible works. We find Paulo’s work particularly intense and beautiful for its strong commentary about

/ By Shriya

The Street Art of Paulo Ito

In São Paolo, we were lucky to spend time with street artist Paulo Ito, who introduced us to Brazilian street art, and many of his incredible works. We find Paulo’s work particularly intense and beautiful for its strong commentary about

/ By Shriya

Hacking the City

Hacktivism is at the intersection of ideology and activism of computer hacking. It comes from a word formulated in 1996 by members of the hacker group Cult of the Dead Cow. The basic idea was to hack computer networks and

/ By Igor Ponosov

Hacking the City

Hacktivism is at the intersection of ideology and activism of computer hacking. It comes from a word formulated in 1996 by members of the hacker group Cult of the Dead Cow. The basic idea was to hack computer networks and

/ By Igor Ponosov

Urban Interventions: To Fix or To Break

Street art has traditionally been associated with murals or with actions like filling the streets with stickers, posters and stencils en masse. But over the last few years there has been a shift towards urban interventions, a concept introduced by Robert

/ By Igor Ponosov

Urban Interventions: To Fix or To Break

Street art has traditionally been associated with murals or with actions like filling the streets with stickers, posters and stencils en masse. But over the last few years there has been a shift towards urban interventions, a concept introduced by Robert

/ By Igor Ponosov

In Conversation with Harmen de Hoop

For almost three decades, Harmen de Hoop has anonymously but consistently been intervening in public space. Whether critical or joking, he has made his ideas felt in cities around the world. This is a brief conversation with the artist—perhaps the

/ By Shriya

In Conversation with Harmen de Hoop

For almost three decades, Harmen de Hoop has anonymously but consistently been intervening in public space. Whether critical or joking, he has made his ideas felt in cities around the world. This is a brief conversation with the artist—perhaps the

/ By Shriya

Interventions by The Wa

Berlin street artist The Wa creates projects for people in the city which blur the boundaries of private and public. Often working with the language of advertising, several of his recent interventions have been public-oriented social actions: advocating using public

/ By Shriya

Interventions by The Wa

Berlin street artist The Wa creates projects for people in the city which blur the boundaries of private and public. Often working with the language of advertising, several of his recent interventions have been public-oriented social actions: advocating using public

/ By Shriya