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Standing with Standing Rock – Spencer Keeton Cunningham

Since early November, American artist Spencer Keeton Cunningham has been back and forth visiting
Standing Rock, a place where hundreds of native tribes banded together to halt the Dakota Access
pipeline in North Dakota. While traveling to and from Standing Rock Cunningham painted large
scale murals spreading awareness about the movement of Standing Rock in Massachusetts, San
Francisco, Portland and Seattle. His painting in Seattle, located on the SODO track, is a 200 foot
collaboration with local artist, Josh Keyes.

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While at Standing Rock, Cunningham helped document the actions by water protectors in film and
photo while he also painted signs and paintings on site while at the camp in support of the Standing
Rock Sioux’s battle against what the natives and supporters on camp called the black snake.

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AJ Fosik – Beast From A Foreign Land – Tokyo

AJ Fosik has created 12 sculptures that were delivered to 12 artists in Tokyo by Hellion Gallery for a unique collaboration project. Unlike AJ’s normal work, these pieces are unfinished and can be disassembled so that each artist can customize each individual piece of the sculpture. The result will be a unique collaboration between a stellar list of artists in Tokyo and one of Portland’s most well-known artists.

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Featuring collaborations with Imaone, Kaz, Hiro Kurata, Madsaki, Mhak, Nigamushi, Ryuichi Ogino, Tadaomi Shibuya, Shohei Otomo, Koichiro Takagi, Tenga, Usugrow and Yoshi47

HPGRP Gallery, Tokyo, Japan – Opening reception Friday, April 18th from 7 to 9pm (show closes Sunday May 11)

Hellion Gallery – www.helliongallery.com
HPGRP Gallery – www.hpgrpgallery.com
AJ Fosik – www.ajfosik.com
Imaone – www.imaone.com
Kaz – www.kaz-ao.info
Hiro Kurata – www.shiloku.com
Madsaki – www.madsaki.com
Mhak – www.mhak.jp
Nigamushi – www.nigamushi-tsuyoshi.com
Ryuichi Ogino – www.ryuichiogino.net
Tadaomi Shibuya – www.tadaomishibuya.blogspot.com
Shohei Otomo – www.hakuchi.jp
Koichiro Takagi – www.koichirotakagi.com
Yoshi47 – www.yoshi47.com
Usugrow – www.usugrow.com