Monday, November 22, 2010

France, Montreuil: Nov. 27-Dec. 5, 2010: Vente Privee


Exposition ouverte au public du 27 novembre au 5 décembre 2010

Horaires : vendredi, samedi et dimanche de 15h00 à 20h00

Lieu : 31, rue Gambetta - 93100 Montreuil

Vernissage en présence d’artistes : 27 novembre à partir de 16h00


OR, Hillsboro: Dec. 17, 2010: Graffiti Battle, Breakdance Comp.

[ They didn't give us a web address for the Facebook page, but maybe this is it. You have to be a FB member in order to see it, unfortunately: Remember, kids. Facebook is not the open, public Web. If you can't get there from here, try contacting Colours Gallery in Hillsboro. - Susan]

Brazil, Sao Paulo: Nov. 27, 2010: Gejo

UK, London: Dec. 4, 2010: Duster UA

London Miles Gallery presents 

Show and Tell with DUSTER UA (United Artists)

One day only ticketed event- Saturday, December 4th 2010. 

London Miles Gallery
Westbourne Studios
242 Acklam Road
London, W10 5JJ

Contact: / 44 (0) 203 1708618/

London Miles Gallery is hosting an afternoon with Duster UA on December 4th, 2010. Curated by Paul 'Don' Smith, Duster will be traveling outside of the USA for the first time in his life, to give a talk about his legendary career as a New York subway graffiti artist during the '70s and '80s. The afternoon will include an exhibition of original and rare photographs from Henry Chalfant and Martha Cooper authors of 'Subway Art', an exhibition of limited edition prints and artwork by Duster, and a one hour talk with the artist as he talks through his experiences as a New York train writer.

Visitors to the event will enjoy a private screening of Style Wars; the original Hip Hop documentary directed by Tony Silver and co- produced with Henry Chalfant. The film was awarded the Grand Prize for Documentaries at the 1983 Sundance Film Festival. STYLE WARS is regarded as the indispensable documentation of New York street culture and subway art of the early '80s, the filmic record of a golden age of youthful creativity that exploded into the world from a city in crisis. A percentage of all ticket sales will go to the restoration fund of Style Wars. For more information visit

NY, New York: Dec. 4, 2010: Laugh for Toys

Free Windows software for 3D animation: MikuMiku Dance

FL, Miami: Dec. 2-5, 2010: Art Basel - LA vs MIA

How to be a Recession-Proof Graduate [and get a great job]

NY, New York: Nov.-December 2010: Sao Paulo A Street Artist’s Paradiseão-paulo-street-artist’s-paradise-grand-central-library

KY, Louisville: Dec. 3, 2010 - Jan. 5, 2011: Denz

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Germany, Cologne: 03. December - Sun. 12. December 2010: Reso & Smash137



Fr. 03. December - Sun. 12. December 2010

Opening reception:
Fr. 03. December 2010 / 7:00 PM

Bismarckstrasse 68
50672 Cologne

Facebook messaging, email hack, RockMelt

The reports so far are not good. They want to own your conversations, friends, IMs, SMSs, and your address books from your email applications.

Dan Gillmor explains why that's not such a great idea

Tech Crunch explains how to export your Facebook friends' email addresses

in case you decide to pack up and go somewhere else at any point. 

Video: Apex

Y&R Mural from APEX FILMS on Vimeo.

The Graffiti of War Project

The Graffiti of War Project is collecting photos of graffiti from war zones. They invite you to participate.

CT, Hartford: November 27, 2010: Hartford Hip Hop Festival

Slide show: San Francisco artists go to Kazakhstan

Download cards for your music

DiscRevolt sells cards (like phone cards but for music) that you can put artwork on along with your Web address. The code lets your fans download your music, using DiscRevolt's platform embedded on your site. You can give it away or sell it, using this method.

You've probably already seen music cards, but what makes this kind interesting is that you can have them printed on seed paper instead of plastic.

[I haven't tried this service, and this is not an advertisement. The service just looks interesting and I thought you'd want to know. If you've tried it, please tell me how well it works for you.]

Video: Vyal, Los Angeles

Saturday, November 13, 2010

CA, San Jose: Dec 18, 2010-Jan 1, 2011: G2G Christmas Toy Drive

SAN JOSE CA 945122

All Ages

New Blu

Young rappers arrested in Iran

CA, San Francisco: Nov 13-Dec 4, 2010: Fosik, Venom, Riley

AJ Fosik, Ben Venom, Erin Riley

Guerrero Gallery, November 13th – December 4th

Guerrero Gallery is please to present new works by AJ Fosik, Ben Venom, and Erin Riley.  With a focus on traditional craft, a seemingly almost extinct skill in today's highly digitized world, this exhibition aims to bring light and exposure to the hands-on work of each of these very distinct artists.  Evident in the bold and contemporary works by Fosik, Venom and Riley, is each artist's personal style and approach.  With an invested personal connection to the pieces they create, they confront and challenge different themes by embedding chosen themes through their craft.

AJ Fosik's creation of figural, intricately designed three-dimensional animals and anthropomorphized beings involves hundreds of individually cut and vanished pieces of wood.  His work, evocative of American Folk Art, draws inspiration from subversive cultural inluences that shift complacency.  By incorporating appealing familiar symbols and aspects, his pieces provoke a suspension of comfort.  AJ Fosik is originally from Detroit and received a BFA from Parsons School of Design in New York.

Ben Venom's pillows, quilts and embroidery simultaneously mock and pay tribute to the encounter between two seemingly opposing forces. His interest in bringing together traditional handmade craft and the extremes of Heavy Metal culture is not an attempt to organize chaos into conservatism, but to provide a reinterpretation through a different medium. Ben Venom received an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and currently lives in San Francisco.

Erin Riley's tapestries, woven from a Macomber floor loom with hand dyed wool yarn, are a series of pieces inspired by the images produced by the internet generation.  The series is a product of her research into the symptoms and results of various themes, including addiction and single-parent households. Drawn to images of self-discovery, experimentation, regression, development, her works depict a generation of excess and confusion. Erin Riley received an MFA from the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, where she currently lives.

Guerrero Gallery
2700 19th Street
San Francisco CA
Ph: 415.400.5168

TX, Fort Worth (Dallas): December 5, 2010: Triple Threat

December 5th, 2010   

Battles! Toys for Tots!

210 East 8th St.
Fort Worth, Texas 76102


$10 with a toy
$15 without a toy

All profit will be going to help us reach our goal of 1000 toys!!!!! 

If you can't come and would like to help, please contact Chester Cox

Triple Threat Special Edition
2vs2 bboy battles $800
Judges: Leon the Pro, Sal-Jvt, Checo-RSF

Poppers Delight
1vs1 popping battles $300
Judges: Diverse,Special K-RSF, Pebbles-Femme Fatale

Cypher Slayer-All Styles...handing out cash to those killing the cyphers all day long. This is a time to showcase not practice...:)

Blackbook Battles
One word provided day of event. Paper,markers,pens and pencils will be provided. Prize pack from Recshop and sponsors.

On the wheels...
DJ D.L.-Okc Get Down Alliance
DJ Soi-Dallas Keycity Crew-Faded DJs
DJ Priesttd-Dallas SolePower/CCC5
DJ Mutemor-Dallas Keycity Crew-Faded DJs

Come see tons of our sponsors

Also check out some of our DJs and judges:

email Chester Cox for more info

Monday, November 8, 2010

RIP, Sam Raushenbush - SF Bay Area, USA

Remembering Sam Raushenbush
20-year-old man killed on tracks in Albany CA

Sam's memorial service:

Wednesday, November 10 · 5:00pm - 10:00pm


400 Highland Ave -- For the Memorial
711 Highland Ave -- Reception and Celebration

Piedmont, CA 94611

Our deepest condolences for Sam's friends and family.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

France, Paris: Nov. 27 - Dec. 24, 2010: JonOne

à la galerie Magda Danysz 78 rue Amelot, Paris 11
Vernissage le samedi 27 Novembre 2010 de 18h à 21h
Renseignements : tel +33 (0)1 45 83 38 51

CA, Los Angeles: Nov. 20, 2010: Kitty Litter

Saturday November 20, 2010

Mid-City Arts Presents:


Art Exhibit & Installation

Curated by: Viejas Del Mercado

Doors: 7p-9p

Free & Open To The Public

Mid-City Arts
5113 W. Pico blvd.
Los Angeles Ca. 90019
(310) 694-3460

NY, New York: Nov. 19-?, 2010: Zimad

Switzerland, Bursins: Nov. 20, 2010 - Jan. 29, 2011: Jonone

L’artiste Graffiti Américain JONONE "Retrospective 1990-2010"

Vernissage le samedi 20 novembre 2010 de 17h à 19h

Adresse : Chemin des Cerisiers 1 - 1183 - Bursins – Suisse / Switzerland

Horaires de la gallery: Le vendredi et samedi de 13 à 18 heures.

Gallery’s Opening Hours: friday and saturday from 1 to 6 pm.

Germany, Munich: Nov. 18, 2010 - Jan. 29, 2011: Won ABC


Gallery Kalt / Guldeinstr.40a / 80339 munich / germany

Tel. +49 89 7147741

appointment by arrangement

opening 18.11.10

exhibition 18.11.10 till 29.01.11

Video: If only we could all have as much fun as this drummer

Prints from Iconoclast

Iconoclast ships prints just about anywhere. They have two notable new releases this week:
November is another a big month for new releases from Iconoclast. We have published Robbie Conal's new print Contra Cocaine -- a hand-pulled silkscreen with glitter touches. Contra Cocaine (1988) is one of many highlights in Conal's twenty-five year arc as painter and political provocateur, and is one of his most legendary and widely influential paintings-cum-political posters. In 1988, Robbie and his volunteer postering crews disseminated his most infamous portrait of Ronald Reagan, entitled Contra Diction – a notorious image, which along with Contra Cocaine, have become recognized all over the world as defining images of 1980s American politics. The Contra Cocaine image has never been available until now.
Another high point for this month is the release of a new poster by Os Gemeos, the famed twin duo from Sao Paulo. This is the second release in a trio of official exhibition posters for the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego's exhibit Viva La Revolucion, curated by Pedro Alonzo. The second poster features the artwork of Os Gemeos' large outdoor mural for the exhibit. This official exhibition poster is free of charge, plus applicable shipping charges. 
The third, and final, poster of the series for the MCASD will be by recent 2010 TED Prize recipient JR - to be released next month.

CA, Culver City: Nov 13 – Dec 11, 2010: Block Party

Block Party

Boxi, Krystian Truth Czaplicki, Gregor Gaida, Simon Haas, Dan Witz


A Showcase of New Works by Sixeart

Carmichael Gallery
5795 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232

Carmichael Gallery is pleased to present Block Party, a group exhibition featuring Boxi, Krystian Truth Czaplicki, Gregor Gaida, Simon Haas and Dan Witz. Block Party aligns the disparate creative practices of five internationally-based contemporary artists. In doing so, the shared intrinsic presence of themes of isolation, beauty and reflection upon self and surroundings in their works are augmented, inviting new dialectical dialogues and considerations.

Artworks included in the exhibition range from works on canvas, wood, MDF and paper to mixed media sculpture, a large site-specific mural installation and a video presentation.

A showcase of new works on paper by Sixeart will be displayed concurrently in the gallery’s largest project room.

Reception: Saturday, November 13 from 6 to 8pm with Boxi and Simon Haas in attendance. 

Don't Get Hijacked on the 'Net: Firesheep and HTTPS

Sweden, Uppsala: Nov 4-21, 2010: Ruskig

Friday, November 5, 2010

CA, Costa Mesa: Nov. 10 - Dec. 17, 2010: Ron English

Status Factory
The Art of Ron English

Opening Reception: Friday, November 12th  6:00pm -10:00pm

Orange Coast College - Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion
2701 Fairview Rd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Parking in Lot D9 (Off Merrimac Street)

The Orange Coast College Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion in collaboration with Opera Gallery and Hurley presents Status Factory, a surreal assemblage of over 100 artworks by Ron English. This highly interactive exhibition traces the arc of English's most ambitious themes across mediums.

One of the most prolific and recognizable artists alive today, Ron English has bombed the global landscape with unforgettable images, on the street, in museums, in movies, books, television, and album covers. English coined the term POPaganda to describe his signature mash-up of high and low cultural touchstones, from superhero mythology to totems of art history, populated with his vast and constantly growing arsenal of original characters. Ron English's art, whether in paintings, billboards, murals, or sculpture, blends stunning visuals with the bitingly humorous undertones of America's Premier Pop Iconoclast.

Born in Illinois, Chicago in 1959, Ron English paints, infiltrates, reinvents and satirizes modern culture and its mainstream visual iconography on canvas, in song, and directly onto hundreds of pirated billboards. English exists spiritually somewhere between a cartoon Abbie Hoffman and a grown-up, real-life Bart Simpson, delivering a steady stream of customized imagery laden with strong sociopolitical undertones, adolescent boy humor, subversive media savvy, and Dali-meets-Disney technique. Dedicated to finding the sublime in the everyday and breaking the momentum of the didactic approach to art and life, English offers up an alternative universe where nothing is sacred, everything is subverted, and there is always room for a little good-natured fun.

Free graffiti fonts for a limited time from Geneus1 - FontStruct

(click if you don't see the animation)

Geneus1 asked me to tell you that for a limited time, he has some free graffiti typefaces on FontStruct, which is a web-based application that allows users to design modular typefaces.

His work is here
and in particular you might like Graffikki, which recently won third place in the FontStruct international design competition, and Throwdown, which earned a special mention in the previous competition. DeTrayne is dedicated to Dondi and Dream.

All of his fonts at FontStruct are free for personal use, but some will be taken offline soon as he is releasing retail versions of them.

FontStruct is a pretty cool little font-fiend/typnerd community, and it's simple to sign up (it's free and you just need an email address), then you can download and make your own fonts there. All fonts are in TrueType format and can be used in any operating system that utilizes them. Each font has a license that is selected by the creator, some are free for personal and commercial usage. Most of Geneus1's are licensed for personal use only.

Askew / Deus stop-motion video

Germany, Berlin: Nov. 26 - Dec. 12, 2010: Rezine


du 26 novembre au 12 décembre 2010 vernissage le 26 novembre
expositions et performances
Stattbad, Gerichstrasse, 65 - 13347 Berlin, Germany

France, Paris: 8-14 November, 2010: Rezine


8 au 14 novembre 2010  vernissage le 9 novembre
espace Beaurepaire , 28 rue Beaurepaire 75010 Paris

Pimpstar POV Rims - video messaging for your wheels

NJ, Trenton: Feb.-May 2011: Graffiti Art Class

Video: Beating Chevron to the punch: "We Agree" in D.C.

CA, Los Angeles: Oct 23-Nov 13, 2010: Push AWR/MSK

Update: Photos from the show

TX, Houston: Nov. 20, 2010: 18th Annual ART CRAWL

18th Annual ART CRAWL Houston
At Aerosol Warfare Gallery
Open House
Sat, 11.20.10
10 am – 9 pm

Aerosol Warfare Gallery
2110 Jefferson, Suite 113
Houston, Texas 77003

Tour the Warehouse & EaDO District ALL DAY! A Come-and-Go Event! The day at Aerosol Warfare Gallery will be filled with fashion, live music, art, and good people! Kitchen Incubator will be in the house serving up some delicious graffiti art themed chocolates and other goodies. Musical entertainment by SATIN HOOKS and NIKKHOO. Browse through a limited run of Aerosol Warfare 2010 Design Posters and AW Christmas Cards for sale.

Art Crawl Houston has represented over one hundred eighty artists and art organizations each year! Maps of participating galleries, studios and places can be found via or at Aerosol Warfare Gallery.

Since 1992, the tradition of the artists “open studios/galleries etc” takes place on the Saturday before Thanksgiving. Visitors have the opportunity to pARTicipate in the live/work/show spaces of these neighborhood "urban pioneers". The mission of the ARTCRAWL is to assist the public in understanding contemporary art by directly involving the visitors in a dialogue with local artists in the Artist Warehouse District and surrounding areas of Downtown Houston.

DJ tech: Emulator + Token = Real Nextleveleness

Death Cheater hats - Diar fundraiser - wicked good gear from Clout

Nasa: Climate change evidence

Bomb It 2 - video previews

Check out the great interviews on Aerosol Planet

Call for artists: First Annual L.A. International Street Art Competition & Urban Arts Festival

France, Paris: Nov 6-18, 2010: Thomas Canto / DENSE

Exposition qui se déroulera du 06/11 au 27/11.
Horaires d'ouverture de la galerie: du mardi au samedi de 14h30 à 19h30.
Adresse:13, rue de la Condamine, PARIS 17e, M° La Fourche .

Vernissage le 6 novembre à 18h

Un petit descriptif de l'exposition.

Light Painting Xperience. Par Thomas Canto/ DENSE.

A la croisée entre photographie, performance, graff, art numérique et calligraphie, le light painting est un art aux multiples facettes. Transformant de manière instantanée l’architecture des villes de Paris à Tokyo, transportant des personnages réels dans un monde virtuel, futuriste et magique, Thomas Canto nous invite à partager son univers à la galerie Ligne 13 dans une «light painting Xperience» totale, avec au programme une exposition photo et une projection vidéo, une performance live de l’artiste le soir du vernissage et des workshops d’initiation, avec une virée nocturne dans les meilleurs «spots» du 17ème arrondissement.

L'autre partie de la galerie accueillera la dernière série de toiles  dans le style Gravité B ainsi qu'une installation pour permettre au spectateur de s'immerger dans cet univers . Cette série uniquement en tons de gris, entre architectures imaginaires, modules et perspectives  est une forme d'hommage au travail de Dare, ami et référence, décédé cette année. On y retrouve la rigueur et les tons qui caractérisaient  la série "Greytones" peinte par ce dernier en 2007.

NY, New York: November 13, 2010: Heist Gallery Group

Ad Hoc Art presents:

Saturday, November 13th: Heist Gallery Group Show Featuring Ezra Li Eismont, Bunnie Reiss, Daryll Peirce, Deborah Yoon, Oliver Vernon, Garrison & Alison Buxton, Brett Amory, Adam Caldwell, Adam Flores, Mari Wagner, Gaia, David Choong Lee, Maja Ruznic, and Henry Gunderson

Contact Heist for details:

Wed-Sun 12-6

CA, San Jose: Nov 6, 2010: Los Muertes

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Video: Why I'm not voting Republican - because I remember

USA: Please vote today! It's crucial

Find your polling place and go:

There's a lot at stake in this election, things that affect all of us, such as keeping our health care and insurance reforms, creating new jobs and continuing unemployment payments, and not allowing the rich to pillage the poor in tax and banking schemes. In California, the marijuana legalization vote will be a historical battle for sanity in the drug wars. Stand up and be counted, please. It matters.