Our weekly focus on the moving image and art in the streets. And other oddities.
Now screening :
1. “Gestures of Caring” Jan Vormann
2. Drones Printing Walls, Stop Us if You’ve Heard This One.
3. Dan Kitchener x Wynwood Walls 2019
4. El Mac: Making a mural of Hope in San Jose
5. Jeff Parker and the New Breed – “Max Brown”
BSA Special Feature: “Gestures of Caring” Jan Vormann
Gestures of Caring
Monuments. Architecture. Mosaics. Street Art.
These interests provided Street Artist Jan Vormann with a launchpad for a cute idea when he began repairing broken walls and filling in street crevices with children’s colorful plastic building blocks. Now along with those miniature interventions he’s added oil stains to his repertoire. He acknowledges the ecological disaster that these gorgeous iridescent patterns imitate, and says somehow these attractive mosaics may start maybe, in the best case, a discussion about it.
Here’s another conversation starter: The outdated and dirty fossil fuel industry continues to spill millions of gallons into our groundwater, streams, lakes, and oceans and has for decades. Also, most wars in this century have been about securing access to oil, or outright stealing it.
Jan Vormann – “Gestures of Caring” Bien Urbain 2019. A film by MZM Projects
Drones Printing Walls, Stop Us if You’ve Heard This One.
Katsu may have started this, or the original developers of a mechanized printer called SprayPrinter, both of whom we published years ago, but now there are other pretenders to the throne, like Urban Flying Opera. Let’s see them hit the high notes!
Dan Kitchener x Wynwood Walls 2019
El Mac: Making a mural of Hope in San Jose
Jeff Parker and the New Breed – “Max Brown”
Time to let go, do a few dance moves, relax and revel into the weekend with some serious masters.