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BSA Images Of The Week: 05.10.20 / Dispatch From Isolation # 49

BSA Images Of The Week: 05.10.20 / Dispatch From Isolation # 49

Happy Mother’s Day in the US and in Mexico too.

We praise the work and the love that mothers around the world are giving today and every day, with gratitude and recognition for their shaping of our global society. Salute to all the mothers! Without them, it goes without saying, we’d be nowhere.

So here’s our weekly interview with the streets, this week featuring Cake$, DG, Diez, GCG, HOACS, PREZ, Roachi, and Tag.

#TAG with commentary on one Mark Zuckerberg and the use of Pokemon to fully map and trace and predict our behaviors, and of course drive sales. In Tel Aviv. (photo © #TAG)
“This Space is Not for Advertisements.” AJ in Chihuahua, Mexico with commentary on walls free of advertisements. Detail. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
AJ in Chihuahua, Mexico with commentary on walls free of advertisements…and immigration. Detail. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
AJ in Chihuahua, Mexico with commentary on walls free of advertisements and immigration. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Tribute to Jason DG. We don’t know who painted “Jason” (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Tribute to DG by PREZ. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
DG tribute. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Hoacs, Roachi (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Hoacs. Detail. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Don’t Believe The Hype…in Wynwood… (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Unidentified artist…please help…(photo © Jaime Rojo)
GGC in Chihuahua, Mexico. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Diez in Chihuahua, Mexico. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Unidentified artists in Chihuahua, Mexico…please help…(photo © Jaime Rojo)
In da dog house in Wynwood…(photo © Jaime Rojo)
Cake$ Stencils in Bethlehem. (photo © Cake$)

“Today people all over the world are wearing the keffiyeh to offer support to Palestinians in their struggle for freedom,” says Street Artists Cake$, who sends us this new piece he did near the separation wall. He says he considers the wall to be a symbol of oppression – but worries more now that Coronovirus has hit the region as well – so he depicts Jesus with a face covering. “Because of the pandemic, this stencil is also a caution sign for locals that you need to cover your face to protect yourself and others. A new study and computer model provide fresh evidence for a simple solution to help us emerge from this nightmarish lockdown. The formula? Always social distance in public and, most importantly, wear a mask, scarf or bandana.”

Cake$ Stencils in Bethlehem. (photo © Cake$)
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BSA Images Of The Week: 04.12.20 / Dispatch From Isolation # 21

BSA Images Of The Week: 04.12.20 / Dispatch From Isolation # 21

Welcome to BSA Images of the Week! Not much to say this week, except we’re all in the thick of it and 20,000 are dead in the US.

Stay positive, stay strong, say a prayer for the families who have lost someone and the medical personnel who are working so hard. Happy Easter! Happy Passover!

Check out Andrea Bocelli singing live from Milan today. Love to you all.

So here’s our weekly interview with the streets, this week featuring P.V, Devils Fools, Hoacs, and Patrick Picou Harrington.

Unidentified artist. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
P.V (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Devils Fools. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Unidentified artist in Berlin. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Hoacs (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Patrick Picou Harrington in Albany, NY. (photo © Bobbie Siegel)
Patrick Picou Harrington in Albany, NY. (photo © Bobbie Siegel)
Patrick Picou Harrington in Albany, NY. (photo © Bobbie Siegel)
Patrick Picou Harrington in Albany, NY. (photo © Bobbie Siegel)
Patrick Picou Harrington in Albany, NY. (photo © Bobbie Siegel)
Patrick Picou Harrington in Albany, NY. (photo © Bobbie Siegel)
Patrick Picou Harrington in Albany, NY. (photo © Bobbie Siegel)
Isolation. Williamsburg, Brooklyn. April 2020. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
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BSA Images Of The Week: 11.10.19

BSA Images Of The Week: 11.10.19

Welcome to BSA Images of the Week, baked fresh daily for you from New York, infused naturally with a gritty melange of international flavors. In this city, global IS local.

Here’s our weekly interview with the street, this time featuring Adam Fu, Aine, Cekis, Cole Ridge, HOACS, HOXXOH, Jeremy Novy, Lik Mi, Low Bros, Phetus88, Soten, Such, Tito Ferrars, and Trace.

Top banner Tito Ferrera (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Tito Ferrara for The Bushwick Collective. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Adam Fu (photo © Jaime Rojo)
HOACS . SUCH (photo © Jaime Rojo)
HOACS (photo © Jaime Rojo)
SUCH (photo © Jaime Rojo)
TRACE (photo © Jaime Rojo)
NOVY (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Lik Mi (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Caty Wooley (photo © Jaime Rojo)
AJ Lavilla (photo © Jaime Rojo)
AINE (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Nelson Cekis (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Phetus88 (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Low Bros (photo © Jaime Rojo)
HOXXOH for The Bushwick Collective. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Cole Ridge (photo © Jaime Rojo)
SOTEN (photo © Jaime Rojo)
HOACS (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Untitled. Brooklyn, NY. November 2019. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
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Fresh Writer’s Block in Bushwick Thanks to 15+ New Pieces

Fresh Writer’s Block in Bushwick Thanks to 15+ New Pieces

An impromptu mid-sized style meeting of talented graffiti writers hit up an industrial block in Bushwick last week and we’re lucky to have these fresh pieces for you today.

Soten (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Locals, out-of-towners, and international visitors brought letterstyles full of spring energy, adding classic and fresh new licks together for a proper BK jam. It’s always good to see talents like these getting together to write on walls, paying tribute to their peers and catching up with old friends.

Tiws (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Sear (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Such (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Drain (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Nimek + Renks feeling blue in Bushwick (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Naimo (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Sewk (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Hoacs (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Lora (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Nerr (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Roachi (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Egore (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Fours (photo © Jaime Rojo)
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BSA Film Friday: 07.12.13

 

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

Now screening: Neighborhood Love in Brooklyn by Serringe, Isaac Cordal: The Family, and The Lurkers go to Bulgaria for Summer Fun.

BSA Special Feature:
Neighborhood Love in Brooklyn

A new film by Serringe that celebrates the magical mix of sun and aerosol and a group of artists/writers/graff dudes all getting up in the neighborhood. The flows are nice, the movements a little hypnotic, the soundtrack allows you to travel, the love is there. Fall in.

Featuring HOACS, SEGE, ELSE, ZIMER, SEN TWO, OWNS, OKUDA, 4SAKN and SEBS.

Isaac Cordal: The Family

Street Artist Issac Cordal has been installing his small cement sculptures in staged scenes ever since Spain began suffering the brunt of the global financial crisis and he saw his country as having been dragged into an an economic, environmental and socialized purgatory. This new gallery show installation caught on video imprisons the organizational man and the entrepreneurial exec alike in much the same way as animals in our factory farms, with similar lighting but more room.  A conceptualist by nature, his message is heavier than cinder blocks some times, yet you won’t deny the devastating effect that his installations can have on your psyche as the camera pans and you see the effects of socialization on a mass level, evocative of cubicled offices and prisons, and may even cause a viewer to question things. Till the next video.

 

The Lurkers go to Bulgaria for Summer Fun

A self-described “movement” that makes urban exploration a spectator tagging sport, Lurkers may be a small club of skinny London boys in their 20s who like to spraycation through tunnels and abandoned monuments with their model girlfriends, discovering the hidden pockets that time forgot. Or Lurkers may be a well-positioned semi-chaotic lifestyle brand that is accumulating original content to help move product once you are hooked. One can envision the anonymity that these hilarious cartoon heads allow also being a way to extend a franchise once these rascals get old or get bored and need to be replaced. Either way, some of the sequences in their newly begun video series are alternately mundane, raw, soaring, or smartly sly.

It’s so difficult these days when true counterculture is swallowed whole by lifestyle brands and you can’t tell the real thing from the Coca-cola intervention but this is sort of Vice meets Monty Python meets reality show meets Polo with aerosol cans. The touchstones of rebelliousness and tomfoolery appear in a cheerfully non-political context but just as we we start to think that, we learn about world history on this trip, don’t we kids?  What really is lurking beneath the surface? Stop worrying and start adventuring.

 

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