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Stika – Phwoar Yeah

London-based artist, Josh Stika, aka Stika, has just opened his latest show in London’s Hoxton Hotel. Neon typography is in abundance, heavily influenced by lyrics from ’90s dance tunes. We got a few words from him about his career to date, the haters, ‘selling out’ and who he’d love to work with in the future.

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VNA: So can you tell us a bit more about your new show, where, when, etc?

Stika: The exhibition is at The Hoxton Hotel, Shoreditch. It launches on the 19th of November is up for 3 months in the build up to the bespoke ‘Stika’ hotel room opening in late January.

As a solo show I aimed to make it as diverse as possible to ensure that anyone visiting doesn’t feel like they’re looking at the same piece/style 30 times over. I dabbled with the idea of a ‘group solo’ show – then I just realised this made it look like I had multiple-personality disorder so I let that one go…

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Wax Wars – Days One

Wax Wars is Sydney’s latest and greatest creative collaborative concept. Featuring a live DJ scratch battle that runs over 8 weeks, the night has some heavyweight backing from the likes of MTN Australia, Rane Mixers and Shure. Warfare kicks off this Thursday 27th June, 8pm at Name This Bar, Oxford St, Sydney.
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The creation of Crown Street Cut Collective aficionado, DJ Klevakutz, the night aims to inject a fresh hit of flavour to the Sydney scene. As the DJ’s go head-to-head on the decks, each week also comes correct with a live paint on the night.

The first night kicks off with Days One (DCA) blessing the room with his unique style and effortless ability. Sydney born and bred, Days’ versatile, photorealistic spray-paint skills have led him to showcase work in streets, galleries, museums, cultural centres and publications throughout the world.

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Past projects include work for Local, State and National Governments and agencies, as well as a plethora of brands, including; SPACE Furniture, Carharrt, Reebok, MTN Australia, Notorious & Co, King of Nothing Apparel, Kage Industries, BNP Paribas, China Heights Gallery, Lo Fi Collective, Westfield, Rhythm and Vines Festival (NZ), Aotearoa Hip Hop Festival (NZ) and EMI Music Australia.

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Contracts also include work for events such as Future Music Festival, Rhythm and Vines Festival (NZ), Aotearoa Hip Hop Festival (NZ).

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Days’ work has featured in multiple publications and exhibitions, including VNA Magazine, Acclaim Magazine, aMBUSH Gallery, China Heights Gallery and Lo-Fi Collective.

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For more information, visit:

www.daysone.com

www.waxwars.com.au

www.mtnaustralia.com.au/