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POW! WOW! Hawaii ’16 / Streets: Recap (Part 2)

After a first look at some of the murals for this year’s POW! WOW! Hawaii, here is a recap of most of the remaining public works created for 2016. A crew of international and local artists, mostly through the course of a week, left their mark in and around the Kaka’ako district in Oahu with their distinctive imagery. Take a look at the wall painted by Slick, Ckaweeks, and Mung Monster above as well as the rest of the pieces that were painted in the photos below… […]

POW WOW ’13: Streets Summary

After another enjoyable retreat in Hawaii for AM, it’s time to wrap up another successful POW WOW (see all our coverage here). Here are some of the other completed murals we saw while we were in town for the event that we haven’t focused on yet, including photos of walls that were in progress the last time we shared pics with you. Artists include ROID and Madsteez (seen above), as well as Apex, Askew, Bam, Ekundayo, Estria, Hannah Stouffer, Ian Kuali’i, Katch, Kamea Hadar, Meggs, […]

Streets: World Roundup (Dec 10 – Dec 16)

Our global summary of street work returns this week with a look around the world but heavily tilted towards Florida due to Basel Week Miami. Kicking things off though is this new piece in Sri Lanka from the UK-based Phlegm. The rare splashes of color seen stem from his use of car paints in this wall. Other notable pieces come from RONE – Miami, Meggs – Miami, Phibs – Miami, Escif – France, Belin x Koka – Mexico (source), Dabs Myla truck – Miami, Prime […]

Videos: Pow Wow Hawaii 2012 (Part 2 & 3)

After bringing you part one of a video series documenting last year’s POW WOW event, we now have part two & three to share with you. Produced by Banzai Media, the footage brings an in-depth look at various aspects of the annual art retreat in Hawaii including interviews with local artists and their thoughts as to what the art festival means to the local community, a closer look at the creation of the murals including explanations from the artists, the associated luau and hunt, the artist complex known […]

Streets: World Roundup (Aug 6 – Aug 12)

Leading things off this week for our Streets: World Roundup is this new Banksy-esque piece (source) by Les Enfants Terribles (L.E.T.) in Düsseldorf, Germany. Other walls worth checking out include Erosie, Wood, and Graphic Surgery (source), C215 – France (source), Escif – Spain, Slick x Prime – Hawaii, Ludo – Paris, INTI – Norway, Malarky – UK (source), Nick Walker – New York (source), Sam3 x Escif – Spain (source), Centina x James Kalinda – Italy (source), Robert “Tone” Proch – Poland (source), Sam3 – Spain, Nawar (source), and TSF […]

Openings: Prime – “Not For Sale” @ Loft In Space

Hawaii-based graffiti writer Prime just had an opening entitled Not For Sale at Honolulu’s Loft In Space. You may remember his gorgeous peacock mural at this year’s Pow Wow back in February. This time, he exhibited a fresh set of large works including a crisply painted ride. As always Prime’s dope images aren’t just skin deep, his style masks a thoughtful view into the social and artistic lives on the islands of Hawaii. The show runs until September 10th, so check it out if you […]

Outdoors: POW WOW ’11 – Walls & Luau

The POW WOW wasn’t only an indoor affair. Being in Hawaii, the gang took full advantage of all that the beautiful tropical atmosphere had to offer. An entire side of the building (across from Fresh Cafe) was secured for the artists who quickly put their street game facse on. Prime, Wu Yue, 123Klan, Will Barras, Meggs, and Ekundayo grabbed their spray cans to work under the Honolulu sky. The end product was dynamic murals created so that the local art fans could enjoy for years to come. […]

Openings: POW WOW ’11

The weeks of setup for the POW WOW ’11 in Honolulu culminated in blowout showcase bringing together talent from different parts of the world. People all over Hawaii came to take part in the celebration where performance, photography, graffiti, and fine art intersected. Artists such as Will Barras, Meggs, Ekundayo, Prime, Jeff Hamada, 123Klan, Aaron de la Cruz, Kamea Hadar, Suitman and Jasper Wong created unique indoor and outdoor site specific art for display at the giant Loft in Space venue behind Fresh Cafe. Along […]