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BSA Film Friday: 08.12.16

BSA Film Friday: 08.12.16

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Our weekly focus on the moving image and art in the streets. And other oddities.

Now screening :

1. Brad Robson in Rural Spain
2.”Inflateable Refugee” by Artist Collective Schellekens & Peleman
3. MIRA! ABCDEF Style Writing Part 3 from Bergerstrasse
4. Andaluz The Artist Creates all the Pokemon

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BSA Special Feature: Brad Robson in Rural Spain.

Graffiti/Urban Art/ Street Art supercharged the mural scene, which rightly means this kind of work must be necessarily urban. Right?

We’ve documented so many anomalies in the Street Art scene over the last few years that extend to rural examples of the architecture that everyone must now admit that our labels are not keeping pace with the change.

Fine artist and painter Brad Robson from Australia did one of his interrupted portraits in rural Spain recently, and frankly, he likes it. “It makes me want to do more like this around the world….I think the art has more impact in the remote areas, in the rural areas,” he says.

“Inflateable Refugee” by Artist Collective Schellekens & Peleman

Wearing a life jacket and clutching his knees, this inflatable art project created by the collective of Schellekens & Peleman continues to be exhibited in high profile waterways to speak about the hundreds of thousands of people escaping war and economic catastrophe. These few images of the 6 meter tall “Inflatable Refugee” this summer in Copenhagen demonstrate the strong effect that a large figure on a flattened horizon has, and the impact it can have on city dwellers.

Following that is a news story of the installation’s local significance.


Drone video by filmbureauet.dk

ABCDEF Style Writing Part 3 from Bergerstrasse

 It just seems to get better. So here again is MIRA!

Andaluz The Artist Creates all the Pokemon

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BSA Film Friday: 06.27.14

BSA Film Friday: 06.27.14

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Our weekly focus on the moving image and art in the streets. And other oddities.

Now screening :

1. Miss Van, Glamorous Darkness
2. Andaluz The Artist re-works “Nah I’m Talkin Bout”- G-Unit
3. Urban Calligraphy “Lucid Dream,” by Simon Silaidis
4. JR & José Parlá: Wrinkles of the City

BSA Special Feature: Miss Van, Glamorous Darkness

“I like it a little disturbing. As long as they are wearing masks I think it gives them the necessary strength I want them to express. I don’t necessarily need to dress them,” so explains Miss Van in studio in this rose colored atelier of the feminine form. For years the Street Artist has put forward a new definition of the female and the fantasy, and her newer works only invite. Lest you become too confident, Miss Van makes it clear that they also may bite. “I’m not coy in my paintings.”

One tasty bit of irony revealed here is that her own visual research of photography and the female form from a century ago alerted her to her own perceptions of what idealized feminine beauty is.

 

Andaluz The Artist re-works “Nah I’m Talkin Bout”- G-Unit

Andaluz tells you what it is all about, son, in this new painting/music video. While he looks suspiciously over his shoulder at you he continues with his aerosol portrait tributes to one of his favorite recently re-united Hip-Hop groups, G-Unit.

The real surprise is that mid-way through the jam the artist takes off his mask and starts laying down the lyrics himself which are witty and autobiographical.

Ed note: Wish people didn’t have to say n*****, hoe, and b****h.  Otherwise it’s a great piece of creativity and ingenuity we can respect.

Urban Calligraphy “Lucid Dream,” by Simon Silaidis

“Simon Silaidis is a designer, a thinker, a vision-er, a pioneer,” says his autobiography that accompanies this video. He also loves calligraphy, part of a growing number of graffitti / Street Art based adherents to the gestural and decorative lettering of traditional language arts. Sit here with him in his reverie…

 

JR & José Parlá: Wrinkles of the City

A teaser for the full length piece, here is a gentle and rich introduction to “Wrinkles of the City”, the dual project in Havana, Cuba, completed by JR & José Parlá a couple of years ago.

 

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