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Extreme Knitting- Looped madness | sillyreverie Loop after loop Agata Oleksiak crochets anything that enters her bubble; even people! Olek was born in Poland and graduated with a degree in Cultural Studies, she moved away from the ” industrial, close-minded Silesia,” a region in Poland, when she rediscovered her crochet abilities while in New York- where she’s been knitting art ever since. She has stated that she chose to crochet as a means to do two things at once: to watch movies and make some great art. She has been quoted saying, “Life and art are inseparable. The movies I watch while crocheting influence my work, and my work dictates the films I select.” I’d do the same to keep myself interested for the many hours of knitting to be done. Her artistic goal is to bring renewed color, life and energy with a splash of surprise to a living space- presenting these spaces to the public. Like this: Like Loading...

Avantcraft. Nuevos aires desde el Atlántico | Proxecto-ds Avantcraft es el acrónimo de un proyecto europeo titulado “Jóvenes diseñadores, nuevas formas, nuevos modos, nuevos tiempos para la cultura Atlántica”. El proyecto nacido en el año 2005 con vocación transnacional, implica a cuatro países atlánticos con el fin de procurar conjuntamente el fortalecimiento de la identidad común de estas áreas, mediante la creatividad, la innovación y la comunicación. Desde España, Portugal, Irlanda y Francia, se articula todo el proyecto. Son diferentes las formas de entender la relación entre tierra y mar de las zonas atlánticas, y es desde la diversidad que aportan estas culturas, de donde surgen una serie de colecciones en las que la modernidad, la tradición, las nuevas tecnologías y materiales, junto con el saber hacer artesanal caminan de la mano para brindarnos nuevas formas y modos. El proyecto Avantcraft está financiado con fondos europeos de desarrollo regional (FEDER).

Michael De Feo | About Best known in the street art movement for his ubiquitous and iconic flower image, artist Michael De Feo has been creating illegal works on the streets for more than 20 years in more than 40 international cities including New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Cabo San Lucas, Amsterdam, Paris, Venice, Buenos Aires, and Hong Kong. Although his flower is the only image he repeats in his street art, Michael has created a variety of other works in the streets. De Feo's current studio work reflects his ongoing interest in Dutch 17th century flower still life painting and Vanitas painting. Michael's studio paintings frequently incorporate geographical maps as a metaphor for painting the entire globe. Michael's work has appeared in countless media outlets, including three covers of New York Magazine's "Reasons to Love New York" issues, The New York Times, The London Sunday Times and TIME Magazine. Download Michael's complete C.V.

Whodunnknit: Kooky Little Knits, Pix and Words Banksy – Jerusalem Wall « hardcore as something more beautiful Old man: „You paint the wall, you make it look beautiful.“ Me:“Thanks.“ Old man:“We don‘t want it to be beautiful, we hate this wall, go home!“ Artesanía y Lujo, un reencuentro How to be a Guerilla Artist June 8th, 2010 How to be a Guerilla Artist (originally published in 2006) Guerilla art is a fun and insidious way of sharing your vision with the world. My first experience with being a guerilla artist was in my first year of art school in a class taught by conceptual artist Shirley Yanover. Now I am not necessarily advocating that you do anything illegal or potentially life threatening. Possible Formats 1. Potential Ideas for subject matter -any form of artwork (drawings, collage, doodles, paintings) -recipes -photos -good luck charms -fortunes -quotes -variations on a theme -many guerilla artist are politically motivated and find that being anonymous allows them to be more controversial or extreme with their message.

Railroaded by Metrolinx: DIY Citizenship - Not in Canada, My Dear “If we do not define citizenship, others will do it for us.” Participant at the Do It Yourself Citizenship Conference,University of Toronto, November 13, 2010 Citizenship is defined as “a native or naturalized person who owes allegiance to a government and is entitled to protection from it.” From November 11th to 14th, I attended the Do It Yourself Citizenship Conference at the University of Toronto. As a resident of Ward 18, located in west-end Toronto, I presented my personal air monitoring station in the HackLab at DIY as a device for tactical, civic intervention. As Canada moves from a manufacturing economy to an extraction economy, and the Internet perfects surveillance of personal data through clickprints, ‘dataveillance’, it enables the shrewd and rapacious culling and selling of our data by third party collection companies to government agencies.

Street artist Malarky hits wall on Redchurch Street. Street Art London Redchurch Street (near Brick Lane) became a lot more colourful this weekend as street artist Malarky hit up a long wall behind Rich Mix with some of his trademark characters. We caught up with him over the two days that it took him to paint the wall. On a bit of a roll, Malarky also hit up some shutters and walls in the Brick Lane area which we’ll be featuring soon. Here are some progress shots so you can see how the wall developed.Day 1 Day 2

Rocky Statue Yarn Bomb, Philadelphia | ishknits Images Courtesy of Conrad Benner of Rocky, 2011 Philadelphia Museum of Art Uncommissioned Philadelphia, PA Share Great Street Art : Vol 22 | Street Artists | Urban Artists Online More Great Street Art : 22 Here’s the latest collection of great street art from some of the world’s best urban artists. Collecting incredible work from street artists such as Faith47, Zilda, ROA, Banksy, Axel Void and many more. See more amazing urban art & great street art in Mr Pilgrim’s street art blog or catch up with the very latest urban art posts on Mr Pilgrim’s street art page. Above the Influence Sao Paulo, Brazil by Sliks Rone ROA in Panama (Panama City) Reka Reboot Universe Phlegm & Run Pejac Paul Insect Obey – Shepard Fairey Nikita Nomerz Montreal, Canada (2013) by Gaia Miami, USA, by RodriDesigns and DVNNF Miami, Florida, USA by MTO Mesa Ludo LNY in New York, USA Lesbos Island, Greece by WD Wild Drawings Street Art John Scarratt Jef Aerosol Jaco Livengood Fin Dac’s work in California, USA Faith47 Ericailcane ENO in New Zealand Dermot McConaghy Cheone in Italy California, USA by Fin DAC and Angelina Christina Butcher Billy Brick Lane in Old Street, London, UK by C215 Blu Berlin, Germany by KEN aka Plotbot

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