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Spencer Keeton Cunningham – ARRIVAL

In his current solo exhibit, artist & activist, Spencer Keeton Cunningham addresses the first point of contact between European colonists and indigenous peoples. In his distinct style, he has created a new mural, installation, film festival & art exhibit at Space Gallery in downtown Portland, Maine. The opening reception is Friday Feb 2nd, 5-8pm 2018

“I’m really happy about this exhibit. It’s something new for me,” Cunningham stated. “The legendary Jonathan Richman of The Modern Lovers is actually coming to play a live musical set inside my art show, so it’s a big honour to be a part of something like that.”

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A few questions with Scott Albrecht

Last time I saw Scott, we were playing ping pong at The Marcy Project in Brooklyn.  Sadly for me, he beat me in a best of 7.  It still stings a bit.  I mention it here as a form of therapy I think.  Anyway, I’m catching up with him now as his two person show with Mary Iverson called ‘Correspondence’ has just opened at Andenken in Amsterdam on November 11th.

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“Johnny Whiskfingers” Comic by Josh Josh Jones

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UK-based journalist, copywriter, interviewer and quality content producer, as well as editor and founder of art ‘zine Pavement Licker, Josh Josh Jones, recently published his first comic. This story about drink, drugs, bears, fights, gay saunas and reluctant superheroes was done in collaboration with illustrator Simon Davies and was premiered in Pavement Licker #10.

“100 years from now, in Itchytown, London’s scummiest area, lives masterful pick pocket, Johnny Whiskfingers. After having his hand cut off by a corrupt government he staggered into the lawless borough and was rescued by two ex-special forces bears, Saul and Gibbs who run an illegal bar. Fighting a secret war against injustice, the bears, joined by no nonsense barmaid, Tilika, let the hard drinking, drug taking, unreliable anti-hero into their lives and fit him with a robotic hand that might just save the city…”

Intended for mature audience the comic is now available for worldwide order through JohnnyWhiskfingers.com.

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Fifth Wall TV visits Banksy’s ‘The Walled Off Hotel’

In March 2017 British artist Banksy opened the doors to ‘The Walled Off Hotel’ in Bethlehem, Occupied Palestine.

FWTV went out to see the hotel and spend a few days gaining first-hand insight into life under occupation.

If you’d like to show support we recommend the Palestine Solidarity Campaign

https://www.palestinecampaign.org/

and Medical Aid For Palestinians

https://www.map.org.uk/

for more information on The Walled Off Hotel
www.walledoffhotel.com
@walledoffhotel

Music

3AMMY BASEL SADEK – #HALA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBfcjKYMpnQ

Hills

LEMMiNO – Voyage
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSsB5hOfQVg

A Himitsu – Lost Within
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WQjgHuUDWU

www.fifthwalltv.com
@fifthwallt

The Big Issue – Tipping Point / Special Art Edition

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Some big art names have been working with UK-based magazine The Big Issue recently. With limited edition releases from the likes of Ben Eine, aimed at giving the homeless a helping hand up, the collaborations have culminated in a group exhibition at Jealous Gallery, London, entitled ‘Tipping Point”.

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Lousy Ink – Lousy Show

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Melbourne based ink recycler’s Lousy Ink are hosting their first group exhibition, ‘Lousy Show’, which will celebrate local talent, featuring over 40 creatives.

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REKA ONE – ‘Eastern Dreams’ print release

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Reka One is a contemporary Australian artist based in Berlin, Germany. His origins lie in the alleyways and train lines of Melbourne’s inner-suburbs where he spent over a decade refining his now-emblematic aesthetic. His character work has come to represent the beginnings of a new style of street art: clean and unique.

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