The worlds oldest ‘yarn bomber’ street artist is 104 years old!

28 Sep

The worlds oldest ‘yarn bomber’ street artist is 104 years old!


At 104 years old, though, Brett is still an active member of a stealthy group of knitters called the Souter Stormers — a club dedicated to the fine art of “yarn bombing” (basically covering random objects like park benches or telephone boxes with colourfully knitted patterns).“I thought it was a really good idea to decorate the town and enjoyed having my crochet included,” said Brett, as reported in The Press and Journal. “I didn’t think it was good enough.”“I liked seeing my work showing with everyone else and thought the town looked lovely.”The yarn bombing took place in Selkirk, Scotland, earlier in September as part of the Yes Arts Festival. Although many of the members of the Souter Stormers are around retirement age or older, Brett is by far the eldest member.
Source: This 104-year-old ‘yarn bomber’ may be the world’s oldest street artist

Street artist Banksy opens a controversial “Theme park” = Dismaland bemusement park

8 Sep

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Street artist Banksy opens a controversial “Theme park” = Dismaland bemusement park A dystopian theme park from none other than Banksy The clandestine artist’s “Dismaland” bemusement park is a parody of Disney’s flagship theme park resorts, repackaged as a family day-out that’s unsuitable for children. Visitors can expect to find a dead princess and Banksy’s trademark dark humour.

Dismaland Location

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Dismaland is situated on the seafront in legendary Weston-super-Mare
and is easily accessible by train, bus and road. Marine Parade BS23 1BE

Dismaland Tickets

* Tickets for 16th – 21st September go on sale Wednesday 9th September at 10am * *

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Dismaland Opening hours

Open everyday from 22nd August – 27th September 2015. 11am – 11pm. Free for the under 5’s. £3 on the door (limited availability), or visit the ticket page and book a time slot for guaranteed entry.
Contains uneven floor surfaces, extensive use of strobe lighting, imagery unsuitable for small children and swearing. The following are strictly prohibited in the Park – spray paint, marker pens, knives and legal representatives of the Walt Disney Corporation.
Dismaland is wheelchair accessible throughout, (apart from the bar on the roof which doesn’t do much anyway).

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Dismaland Artists

Andreas Hykade (Bavaria)
Amir Schiby (Israel)
Ammar Abd Rabbo (Syria)
Axel Void (USA)
Banksy (UK)
Barry Reigate (UK)
Ben Long (UK)
Bill Barminski (USA)
Block9 (UK)
Brock Davis (USA)
Caitlin Cherry (USA)
Caroline McCarthy (IRL)
Damien Hirst (UK)
Darren Cullen (UK)
David Shrigley (UK)
Dorcas Casey (UK)
Dietrich Wegner (USA)
Ed Hall (UK)
El Teneen (Egypt)
Escif (Spain)
Espo (USA)
Fares Cachoux (Syria)
Foundland (Syria/South Africa)
Greg Haberny (USA)
Huda Beydoun (Saudi Arabia)
James Joyce (UK)
Jani Leinonen (Finland)
Jeff Gillette (USA)
Jenny Holzer (USA)
Jessica Harrison (UK)
Jimmy Cauty (UK)
Joanna Pollonais (Canada)
Josh Keyes (USA)
Julie Burchill (UK)
Kate MacDowell (USA)
Laura Lancaster (UK)
Lee Madgwick (UK)
Leigh Mulley (UK)
Lush (Australia)
Mana Neyestani (Iran)
Maskull Lasserre (Canada)
Michael Beitz (USA)
Mike Ross (USA)
Neta Harari Navon (Israel)
Nettie Wakefield (UK)
Paco Pomet (Spain)
Paul Insect & BAST (UK/USA)
Peter Kennard & Cat Phillips(UK)
Polly Morgan (UK)
Pure Evil (UK)
Ronit Baranga (Israel)
Sami Musa (Palestine)
Scott Hove (USA)
Severija Inčirauskaitė-Kriaunevičienė (Lithuania)
Shadi Alzaqzouq (Palestine)
Suliman Mansour (Palestine)
Tammam Azzam (Syria)
The Astronauts’ Caravan (UK)
Tinsel Edwards (UK)
Wasted Rita (Portugal)
Zaria Forman (USA)

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Official website – read more

Dismaland.co.uk

Amazing black and white illustrations by René Campbell

30 Aug

Amazing black and white illustrations by René Campbell.

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About René Campbell My name’s René Campbell; I’m a 21 year old female living in Adelaide, Australia. I study Marine Biology by day, work as a bartender by night, and draw everywhere and anywhere inbetween!

Designer Transforms old Skateboards into unique guitars and bass

1 Aug

Designer Transforms old Skateboards into unique guitars and bass. San Francisco-based design student Nick Pourfard from Prisme Guitars, designs guitars out of old skateboards and makes a unique design. All of them are handcrafted by the self-taught woodworker Nick, and he uses from four to 44 skateboards in the creation of one guitar. Famous bands that uses these instruments are among Walk Off the Earth and Steve Harris of Iron Maiden who has a unique bass from Prisme Guitars.

Spontaneous street art by Brad Downey

19 May

Spontaneous street art by Brad Downey. I heard he is inspired by Duchamp using Dadaism to minimalism constellations. Very interesting way of communicating things that we take for granted og just changing our everyday landscapes into something new…
enjoy 🙂

All images © Brad Downey

Source: http://www.ignant.de