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Brandalism – Anti-Advertising Campaign

Record-breaking anti-advertising action hits UK streets from Brandalism.

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Rudimentary Perfection Recap

The  project that took place on the streets of Glasgow this July featured works of SheOne, Duncan Jago, Jaybo Monk, Matt W. Moore, Augustine Kofie, Nawer, Morten Andersen, Poesia, Derm, and Mark Lyken. Here’s a video that sums up the event and also talks about the fantastic graffuturism. Well done guys. Big props for Mark and Recoat Gallery for putting things together.

More info about the project on Graffuturism and Stylescanner.

Papergirl Glasgow – The Art of Giving Art

What is Papergirl? Well, it is an all-inclusive and non-commercial art project which consists of an open call for artworks, an exhibition and urban action. It aims to take art distribution out of galleries and into the streets, via direct delivery to the public in the style of American paperboys, and to broaden the public consciousness of both local and global artists and give artists a wider, more liberal venue to exhibit their work.
 
 
Papergirl was founded in Berlin in 2006 by Aisha Ronniger. The project sparked from the tightening of a German law that equated sticking up posters in public places with graffiti. Papergirl was Aisha’s response to the limitations brought on by the government as a new way to distribute art directly to society without violating laws.
 

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