Throwie by Kik /// GRL (Graffiti Research Lab) France ///

Le site industriel rue des Grands Mortiers est une friche culturelle occupée depuis 2001 par la Compagnie Off et le pOlau - pôle des arts urbains. En cours de réhabilitation, il sera inauguré en janvier 2015. Son nom, le Point H^UT, fait écho à sa tour de 22 mètres qui s'élèvera depuis le hangar central. Le 18 et 19 février 2014 a… Lire la suite Throwie by Kik /// GRL (Graffiti Research Lab) France ///

Nid-de-Poule Cracking

Le Nid-de-Poule Cracking (voir ma petite gallerie : https://sayf.wordpress.com/urban-hacking/nid-de-poule-cracking ) est un nouveau jeu exploitant une faille de sécurité urbaine. Je vous invite à lire ce petit billet publié sur le site du Collectif Citoyen Métèques & Aliens. http://cc-meta.cc/2014/01/13/nid-de-poule-cracking/ --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ?? Vous êtes encore là ? Allez ! Ouste !

Cholo Writing ~ ITW with François Chastanet ~

Cholo writing is the style of graffiti used by Mexican gangs in Los Angeles. Unlike its bulbous comic counterpart on the East Coast, Cholo has roots in curiously formal calligraphic and black letter traditions. This unique typographic language has been documented in a new book, Cholo Writing: Latino Gang Graffiti in Los Angeles (Dokument Press), by François… Lire la suite Cholo Writing ~ ITW with François Chastanet ~

PRO ~ GT-VMD-UB ~

In 1995 when I started doing graffiti, there were not many books and magazines & nothing on Internet to see what was happening. Since the beginning, I'm only interested by tags & throwies, the pieces are sometimes pretty cool but I don't always find the energy inside... The first fill'in that struck me was from… Lire la suite PRO ~ GT-VMD-UB ~

Street Kid Book Factory_Eloisa Cartonera

Eloisa Cartonera is an independent book publisher where Buenos Aires' that sells recycled, hand painted books written by some of Latin America's most dynamic young writers. VC2 producers Steven Tagle and Sarah Gilbert profile the publisher's founder as well as interview some of the young street kids who collect the cardboard and paint the books. Every… Lire la suite Street Kid Book Factory_Eloisa Cartonera

MolesKindle

From paper to electronic ink and back again, Moleskine comes full circle with protective covers for the Amazon Kindle, the world's most popular e-book reader: a new analog-digital hybrid  designed for the e-bookworms. The features and style of the cover are those of a classic Moleskine notebook: sleek rounded corners, strong elastic band, and the… Lire la suite MolesKindle

KRINK_INCASE

The Curated by Arkitip project launched with the KRINK Sleeve, a collaborative project between Incase and artist Craig Costello, a.k.a. KRINK or KR. Craig Costello is one of the most visionary and inspirational artists working today and is also the creator of KRINK, a line of the finest quality handmade inks and markers, beloved by… Lire la suite KRINK_INCASE

Measuring Type_Garamond Rules !

Matt Robinson and Tom Wrigglesworth, two designers from London worked together on a project to measure the ink usage efficiency of common typefaces. They used ballpoint pens to write out large scale fonts and then let the remaining ink demonstrate the efficiency of that typeface. A selection of the most commonly used typefaces were compared… Lire la suite Measuring Type_Garamond Rules !

Sakura_Solid Marker

The tough marker for tough jobs, the Solid Marker is solidified paint in a marker stick. It marks through oil, grease, rust, mud, snow—inside or outside. Dries within minutes, and is permanent once dry. Solid Markers won’t fade or wash off like chalk. The special “stay fresh” twist mechanism keeps paint fresh and ready to… Lire la suite Sakura_Solid Marker

Blu_Fame Festival (Italy)

Italian artists Blu did a wall painting at Fame Festival, in Grottaglie. The city has a massive ugly factory called ILVA;  This factory is destroying the territory and killing a lot of workers ’cause of its big lack of security measures and high environmental pollution. The direct consequence is that Taranto has one of the… Lire la suite Blu_Fame Festival (Italy)

Djob_Drawing Fever

Fin 2007, lors de la troisième édition du café-exposition « les articulteurs » au Centre Culturel Picasso de Montigny-lès-Cormeilles, je découvre le travail de Jonathan « Djob » Nkondo, jeune dessinateur de 20 ans au talent exceptionnel excusez-moi du peu ! Observateur aguerri, Djob possède ce coup de crayon qui vous coupe l'envie d'en prendre un à votre tour.… Lire la suite Djob_Drawing Fever

Who is Bozo Texino ?

By Bill Daniel, 56 min. black and white, experimental/documentary THIS SPECTACULAR TRAVEL ADVENTURE FAITHFULLY PHOTOGRAPHED IN REALISTIC BLACK AND WHITE FILM AT CONSIDERABLE RISK FROM SPEEDING FREIGHT TRAINS AND IN SECRET HOBO JUNGLES IN THE DOGGED PURSUIT OF THE IMPOSSIBLY CONVOLUTED STORY OF THE HERETOFORE UNTOLD HISTORY OF THE CENTURY-OLD FOLKLORIC PRACTICE OF HOBO AND… Lire la suite Who is Bozo Texino ?