While AM and local art-lovers are enjoying the public murals (like the one seen above in-progress from DAL) that come along with the annual POW WOW event, others from around the world can only experience it through the photos and videos posted online. They now are hoping to supplement this with the production of an official book and film. “The book will contain high resolution photos of all the completed murals, covering all major POW WOW 2013 satellite events, with sketches and interviews by artists and Pow [...]
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Some of you may not know (including us), but painter Tim Biskup (featured) is part of a band Big Butter that he formed with his brother Mike Biskup back in the 80s. One of their favorite and most obscure recordings, BRAINSLED, was released as a cassette in 1989, but was never released on vinyl. They aim to rectify this and have gone to Kickstarter to fund this endeavor. Watch the informative video below and if interested, head over to support their project as there is some awesome [...]
Artist Stephen Glassman, whose work features the utilizing of bamboo, has a plan to transform the urban landscape of Los Angeles. The project is entitled Urban Air, and its goal is to transform existing billboards to living, suspended bamboo gardens as an artwork, symbol, and instrument for a green future. Head over to kickstarter here for more details and if you want to support this project. Via ArtSchoolVets!
It seems more and more artists are moving towards using Kickstarter as an avenue to fund their creative projects. We’ve touched on some before like next year’s POW WOW, the Kenny Scharf documentary, and Kevin Cyr’s Camper Kart, but this next idea we bring you is just as worthy of your support. Brooklyn-based Swoon has a dream of building a permanent interactive structure in the Bywater neighborhood of New Orleans that she will call Dithyrambalina. “It will look like a house, but it will function [...]