A guy called Hannes Wingate has been building a giant nest beside Burnside skatepark in Portland. Wingate builds urban nests without any nails or supports, armed with nothing more than his hatchet and a knife (and sometimes a ladder). More images below.
I went to the Emily Carr Grad Show on the weekend and saw the powerful work of Benjamin Garner. This piece above is a portrait of a 37 year-old First Nations HIV positive gay male drag queen. The subject’s blood has been silkscreened on canvas. More below.