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HangFire – Write Now

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HangFire are hosting a group exhibition focusing on the skill and craft of typographic and letter form artwork. Featuring original artwork, screen prints and sketches from international, national and local artists.

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Preview opening on Friday July 24th, 7pm – 10pm at HangFire, 49 North Street, Bedminster, Bristol, BS3 1EN

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The HangFire guys will putting together a more in depth look at the artists over the next few weeks, follow their facebook page for more up to date interviews and insights:

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www.facebook.com/events/537054983113771

www.wehangfire.com

TUES – Interview Graffiti World Record in Dubai

What happens when you bring over 100 graffiti artists together to paint one wall in one city? No, it’s not what you’re thinking. Dubai saw no punch ons or turf wars last November for the city’s ambitious attempt to break the record of the World’s Longest Graffiti Scroll.

Alongside over 100 different artists from 26 countries, the Ironlak Family made international art history by trekking their team to Dubai to take part in the painting of the record breaking scroll, measuring over 2.2km long. Created in celebration of the United Arab Emirates’ 43rd year as a country, the canvas scroll stretched across Jumeriah Beach to mark the shape of the country. The team’s efforts became a globally recognized street art and graffiti event titled ‘Rehlhatna’.

VNA catches up with Ironlak’s own TUES to chat about the crossing of graffiti artists from around the globe for a collective project.

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Dean Sunshine’s ‘Street Art Now’

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Following the success of ‘Land of Sunshine’ published in 2012 comes the next book titled ‘STREET ART NOW’. An updated snapshot of the Melbourne street art and graffiti scene over the last two years is once again, all shot by Dean Sunshine on his travels across Melbourne and beyond.

‘STREET ART NOW’ is a larger, hardback book with 206 pages highlighting over 100 local artists and international artists who have painted in Australia.

All sales from ‘STREET ART NOW’ will be put towards any future editions, furthering Dean’s wish to provide ongoing documentation of Melbourne street art online and via printed media.

www.deansunshine.com

Tag The Jewels

Tag the Jewels is a worldwide street art initiative for which over 30 artists across 6 continents were invited to remix the ‘Run The Jewels’ iconic album cover art – two opposing hands, one forming a gun, the other holding a chain.

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The artists were given a very simple brief and the freedom to express their own unique interpretations of Nicholas Gazin’s original artwork.

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40/40 Presents: Sofles x Alleycat

Sickeningly tech performance by Sofles and Alleycat, also featuring a small cute dog and some dude that could well be Action Bronson…

Shot somewhere up Australia’s Gold Coast.

Soundtrack by Flume & Chet Faker – Drop the Game
Filmed by Tim Caraco & Brandon Els for 40/40 Creative
Edited by Tim Caraco for 40/40 Creative
Instagram: @4040creative @timo_tigerblood
Facebook: /4040creative

www.4040creative.com.au

Wonderwalls Wollongong

Wonderwalls Wollongong 2013 officially kicks off this Friday night.

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More jump off after the jump off…
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