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BSA Images Of The Week: 01.15.23

BSA Images Of The Week: 01.15.23

Welcome to BSA Images of the Week!

It’s Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, and we proudly declare that Black Lives Matter. One day we won’t have to say it because it will be prominent and evident in people’s actions, but until then, we must continue.

We found some great stuff on the street this week – strong, simple works that make their statement quickly as you zoom by. Perhaps you pause and consider, but this is the city, bro, and you are busy.

Here’s our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring: REVS, BK Foxx, Nina Chanel Abney, 1010, Zexor, CP Won, Glare, Hip Hop is My Religion, Pulp, Zaver, Jim Tozzi, Martymart54, Medi, Rothko Rowdy, Detor Lak, Indigo Kids, Tocer, MTA Original, and a poem by Adi Helman.

Jim Tozzi (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Jim Tozzi (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Nina Chanel Abney for the Highline (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Martymar54. Madi. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Looks like we’re headed toward the year of the Rabbit! BK Foxx. CP Won for East Village Walls. Year of the Rabbit. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Sneak Peek at 1010 mural, soon to be officially unvailed for a huge development in Manhattan. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Sneak Peek at 1010 mural, soon to be officially unveiled for a massive development in Manhattan. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Rothko Rowdy (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Rothk Rowdy (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Detor Lak as interpreted through Iron Maiden (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Indigo Kids (photo © Jaime Rojo)
GLARE, ZAVER, TOCER. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
REVS (photo © Jaime Rojo)
ZEXOR RIP (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Pulp (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Hip Hop Is My Religion. MTA Original. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Adi Helman (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Unidentified artist (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Untitled. Hutchinson Island, FL. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
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BSA Images Of The Week: 04.18.21

BSA Images Of The Week: 04.18.21

Welcome to BSA Images of the Week! Ramadan Kareem to Muslim brothers and sisters in New York and around the world. May you have an easy fast.

We’re bowled over by the beauty in the streets and parks and rooftops right now, with performances and painting and the blossoming of flowers underfoot and on branches overhead. Fires are alit in hearts everywhere.

“All the roofs are wet
and underneath smoke
that piles softly in
streets, tongues are
on top of each other
mulling over the night.”

from Gamin ~ Frank O’Hara

Yes, there is a sort of battered nervousness in conversations on the streets and as we go about our quotidian duties; a discerned increase in agitation due to economic instability, surges of new Covid strains in our hospitals, and ongoing examples of police brutality toward black and brown people is met with resistance and sometimes violence as well.

Still, consider the robin. In your heart, may hope spring eternal. Also, we learn today that summer may be returning at least one exceedingly creative and participatory public art event as the Gothamist reports that “Coney Island’s Mermaid Parade May Return In The Flesh This Summer.”

And yo! Don’t sleep on the street artists who are putting up new work right now. They are addressing our ills, regaling us with visual puns, poking at our foibles, recontextualizing and performing feats of wonder under cover of night, or while heads are turned in broad daylight. Entertaining, bragging, dreaming… onward they go.

So here’s our weekly interview with the street, this time featuring: Absconded Project, Atakbf, Bastard Bot, City Kitty, Clown Soldier, Degrupo, George Collagi, Lexi Bella, Manik, Marka27, Matt Siren, Peachee Blue, Royce Bannon, Sonni, Teens for Press Freedom, Vexta, and Zaver.

We welcome SONNI back to the streets of NYC. In collaboration with East Village Walls. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Teens For Press Freedom (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Zaver (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Absconded Project (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Manik (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Clown Soldier. Bus shelter takeover. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Lexi Bella welcomes the new rules for grass in NY. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Matt Siren and Royce Bannon collaboration. #stopasianhate (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Matt Siren (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Matt Siren and Royce Bannon collaboration. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
We also welcome VEXTA back to NYC. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
“Bro do you even fish?” Not a direct quote from Jesus, as far as we know. George Collagi (photo © Jaime Rojo)
LEX (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Cuomo keeps workin’ it, per Degrupo (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Bowie does a hair flip while Bastard Bot gives him a mask (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Bastard Bot (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Peachee Blue (photo © Jaime Rojo)
City Kitty (photo © Jaime Rojo)
#atakbf (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Marka27 (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Untitled. Manhattan, NYC. Spring 2021 (photo © Jaime Rojo)
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