13.07.15 by Jeff

Pow! Wow! Long Beach Recap

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In June, a handful of artists from around the world descended on California for Pow! Wow! Long Beach. I took a few photos of the artists in action, and Brandon Shigeta documented the finished walls. Have a look below.

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27.03.15 by Jeff

POW! WOW! SXSW

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This past year the mural arts festival known as Pow! Wow! grew leaps and bounds, hosting their largest event yet, in Honolulu, Hawaii, and launching a satellite event in Taipei, Taiwan.

This month they continued their rapid expansion by partnering with SXSW and SprATX to bring some mural artists to the city of Austin, Texas. Rone (seen above), Tatiana Suarez, Kamea Hadar, Yoskay Yamamoto, Jeff Gress, Ana Maria, and Meggs were among the attending artists.

More photos (shot by Brandon Shigeta) below.

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06.03.15 by Jeff

Mural Recap: Pow! Wow! Hawaii

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There were so many incredible murals painted at this year’s Pow! Wow! Hawaii event. It’s impossible to the fully appreciate these works without seeing them in person so maybe you’ll have to fly out to Honolulu and find them.

All the images in this post were painstakingly shot by Brandon Shigeta, who had to wake up extremely early (and also wait around for hours) to catch some of these without cars blocking them. He’s one of the hardest working people at this event every year.

I hope people in Honolulu realise how special this is; Vancouver is dying for something like this. Keep in mind, this post doesn’t even include all the work that was produced this year!

etam-1Mural by Sainer and Bezt (Etam Cru)

 

case-maclaim-smith-one-1Mural by Smithe and Case

 

doz-green-2Mural by Doze Green

 

eaton-1Mural by Tristan and Matt Eaton

 

crytik-1Mural by Cryptik

 

esao-aaron-horkeyMural by Esao and Aaron Horkey

 

ernestMural by Ernest Zacharevic

 

fafi-1Painting and flower installation by Fafi

 

heuman-1Mural by Hueman

 

hot-tea-3 One of many many yarn pieces by Hot Tea

 

katch-1 Mural by Katch

 

kevin-lyons-1 Mural by Kevin Lyons

 

mark-dean-veca-1Mural by Mark Dean Veca

 

dfaceMural by D*Face

 

reach-debeMural by Reach and Debe

 

severMural by Sever 

 

tatunga-and-lolo-ysMural by Lauren YS and Tatiana Suarez

 

vincent-di-nguyen Mural by Vincent Di Nguyen 

 

woes-nosego-1-(1) Mural by Woes, Nosego, Sainer, Lauren YS, Caratoes, Boykong

 

wooden-waveMural by Matt and Roxy Ortiz

 

12.01.15 by Jeff

Mind-Bending Anamorphic Graffiti Illusions by Artist Odeith Appear to Float in Mid-Air

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Lisbon-based Portuguese street artist Odeith has been playing with perspective in his anamorphic artworks for over a decade now. These incredible pieces could easily be achieved with 3D software but there is just enough imperfection to reveal the artist’s hand and give the paintings an incredible energy. Love to come across one of these in person.

Lots more images below.

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05.09.14 by Jeff

Forest For The Trees: Murals in Portland

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Portland got a little more colour recently, as they were blessed with a few new murals during the Forest For The Trees festival. More images below.

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06.06.14 by Jeff

Pow! Wow! Taiwan / Part II

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Two weeks ago I flew out to Taipei for Pow! Wow! Taiwan. If you missed it, I posted about the first couple days of the festival here. Throughout the week I posted updates to the @Booooooom Instagram, and I’ve included a bunch more images I haven’t shared yet below.

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04.03.14 by Jeff

All the murals of Pow! Wow! Hawaii 2014 (Well, almost all of them)

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Here is a look at almost all of the walls from the Pow! Wow! Hawaii 2014 event, courtesy of photographer Brandon Shigeta. This was by far the biggest year yet which made it nearly impossible to see every wall that was painted. Some of the images here are of walls in progress, and there are more than a few murals missing.

Have a look at most of them below! Oh, and ya gotta see Roids and Insa’s animated wall (they painted one frame a day) here.

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16.01.14 by Jeff

Polina Soloveichik

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Paintings by Berlin-based artist Polina Soloveichik. More paintings below, and a little video profile too.

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