Our weekly focus on the moving image and art in the streets. And other oddities.
Now screening :
1. Lister Prepares for “MAD PROPS STREET CRED”
2. Visual Waste in Berlin
3. Music Behind Rubble Kings: Little Shalimar
BSA Special Feature: Lister Prepares for “MAD PROPS STREET CRED“
On the occasion of his show last fall at New Image Art in Los Angeles, artist/street artist Anthony Lister had an emotional meltdown. Told with the help of top name graffiti writer RISK, gallery owner Marsea Goldberg, and the artist himself we learn about a tumultuous personal backstory that informs his experience while creating new works on the street and for the show. Especially rewarding in this new short directed by Mark Simpson is an unobtrusive examination of the artists gestural technique, a revelation in itself.
Additionally, the performance artist Ariel Brickman on stage at the show opening is the a personification of Lister’s fantasic/heroic/treacherous figures; a spot-on example of his work come to life.
Visual Waste in Berlin
An electro crunch soundtrack slides you on the darkened rain soaked streets of Berlin and ushers you into an aerosol slaughtered series of stairwells, hallways, and finally a backstreet of this organically cultivated urban art scene. The artist Visual Waste claims his piece of wall estate for Picasso, who once said, “Everything you can imagine is real.”
Music Behind Rubble Kings: Little Shalimar
Part of the reason that Rubble Kings is so amazing is the soundtrack that glues it all together, sets the scene, establishes a tempo, suggests a flavor and a flair to the archival footage of gangs in New York during the 60s and 70s. It’s so well done that you don’t always notice it, you are busy being carried by it. Here’s a quick look at the man in the room whom you don’t see, but hear.
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