Will Barras sent me over a copy of his fantastic new book, Yeah Man, and it’s almost too much to look at in one sitting. He is one of the purest talents I’ve encountered; I’ve seen him paint huge murals without so much as a sketch. He was one of my favourite artists long before we ever met, and I feel lucky to call him a friend. Do yourself a favour and pick up a copy of this thing. Have a peek inside the book, below.
My good friend Jasper Wong (host of our Small Victories show in Hong Kong) is at it again! He has organized a wonderful event called Pow Wow in Oahu, Hawaii and I get to fly out there and be a part of it!
Jasper and I will be joining international artists Will Barras (London), Meggs (Melbourne), Wu Yue (Paris), and 123Klan (Montreal), as well as local artists Prime, Ekundayo, and Kamea Hadar.
The artists will be painting a venue called Loft in Space from February 16 to 19 and during this time the public is encouraged to come and interact with the artists while they work! The show will open the evening of February 19 with a huge celebration.
Following the event, a selection of the artists will develop graphics based on their experiences in Hawaii and a limited-edition capsule collection will be released in collaboration with Incase and In4mation.
Essentially it’s going to be the best vacation disguised as work EVER! I’ll be posting more about this as we get closer to the event but keep your eye on the POW WOW BLOG.
Below are a few of the hooligans involved!