‘Über Freaks’ takes place deep in the heart of Berlin, and chronicles what it’s like to be part of a close knit group, who get their kicks by roping down buildings with the barest of safety precautions, climbing buildings by way of their exteriors, and lock-picking their way through the whole of the city and its Metro stations. The film can be considered a joyride for the viewer, as they are finally granted a backstage pass to the exclusive and hectic lifestyle of the Berlin Kidz, being privy to a whole world of adrenaline and thrill seeking that occurs just outside their apartment windows.
When his pristine white mansion started to look too boring, this guy decided to go all out and bring in artists from all over the globe to give it a makeover.
For the past three decades, Irmela Mensah-Schramm has made it her mission to eradicate hate in the world. Armed with a spray can, a scraper and a bottle of nail polish remover, the 71-year-old activist takes to the streets of Berlin to remove and cover up Nazi imagery and racist graffiti.
1UP is a consortium of Berlin-based graffiti crew who have made the entry into graffiti street lore because of the scope and daring of their travails. Walking around Berlin, you will see 1UP pieces everywhere you go. This clip shows one of their recent art escapades as they get their name on an entire train car!
Project Pabst offers a unique experience, incorporating music, art, hands-on experiences, as well as food and beer at reasonable “non-festival” prices. Aside from great bands, festival goers will be entertained with the PBRcade (an old school arcade), PBR Vandalism which is an interactive art experience utilizing a van as a canvas, and PBR Wax, which is a mobile studio where people can record their own demo of music and take away the recording on a vinyl 45. Additionally, a local artist from each city will be highlighted on a limited edition Project Pabst 16 oz. can.
Don’t miss this unique music festival in Portland August 26th & 27th! Check out the lineup below including Nas, Die Antwood, Beck and more!
Los Angeles graffiti legend Buket boldly risks his ass tagging highway 101 in broad daylight for everyone to see. He seems to ignore the cars speeding underneath him at deadly speeds. Salute!
Hajime Sorayama (1947-) graduated from Chubi Central Art School in Tokyo in 1969 and first spent some time working with an advertising company. Since 1972 when he became freelance, he has been a legendary artist armed with astounding realistic metallicity techniques.
Anonymous British street artist Banksy infiltrated the streets of new york city with dozens of his original pieces. Despite his undeniable talent, he wasn’t met with an entirely warm welcome.
Right before the imminent demolition of a massive warehouse in Brisbane, street artists Sofles (previously), Fintan Magee, Treas, and Quench had the opportunity to go wild. The four artists cover almost every inch of wall space with a seemingly unlimited amount of paint in this timelapse shot by Selina Miles. (via Neatorama, thnx Kat!)
New York based designer and illustrator Kevin Lyons breaks down the origin of his infamous Monster characters, early influences and his connection to hip hop. Filmed on location in Japan, during the Kevin’s exhibition at Stüssy Harajuku in August 2013.
Inspirational quotes and motivational quotes have the power to get us through a bad week, and can even give us the courage to pursue our life’s dreams. We collect our favorites & share them with you!