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Tim Hans shoots… Vexta

blog.vandalog.com February 17, 2014
Tim Hans shoots… Vexta

We’ve interviewed Vexta, now a New Yorker by way of Australia, twice before, so why not a third time? Last summer, she invited Tim Hans and I to rooftop in... [Read more]

Overtime: Jan 20 – Jan 26

arrestedmotion.com January 26, 2014
Overtime: Jan 20 – Jan 26

More stories from the week ended Jan 26 (click on bolded words for more info): Jeff Koons balloon rabbit installed in lobby of new IBM building on 51... [Read more]

Icy & Sot New Street Art Piece - Lower East Side, New...

streetartnews.net December 25, 2013
Icy & Sot New Street Art Piece - Lower East Side, New York City

Icy and Sot are back on the streets of New York City with this fresh new piece which was just completed in the lower east side.Their signature work often... [Read more]

“RIP MANDELA” BY OS GEMEOS

mtn-world.com December  6, 2013
“RIP MANDELA” BY OS GEMEOS

There have been few people in the entire history of humanity that have been as dedicated to fighting for human rights as Nelson Mandela. The determination... [Read more]

Holy cow that’s cool! This is by Italian artists...

blog.globalstreetart.com November 29, 2013
Holy cow that’s cool! This is by Italian artists...

Holy cow that’s cool! This is by Italian artists Cuboliquido. The passengers on the raft are all people who fought for human rights - see who you can... [Read more]

The Brave New Films x Unmanned x Drones

obeygiant.com November 27, 2013
The Brave New Films x Unmanned x Drones

The Brave New Films drones film Unmanned powerfully cuts through the propaganda of the “War On Terror”  to reveal the devastating human consequences of... [Read more]

Streets: Escif (Russia)

arrestedmotion.com November 16, 2013
Streets: Escif (Russia)

Prolific muralist Escif recently visited Russia where he created several simple but striking public pieces. Known for his open commentary on the modern world... [Read more]

CDC Ad Alteration – San Francisco, CA

endlesscanvas.com November 10, 2013
CDC Ad Alteration – San Francisco, CA

New Ad Campaign Explains Drones to Skeptical American Public The California Department of Corrections (CDC) has unveiled a new series of advertisements to... [Read more]

Unmanned – live Twitter chat

obeygiant.com October 24, 2013
Unmanned – live Twitter chat

The Brave New Films drones film Unmanned powerfully cuts through the propaganda of the “War On Terror”  to reveal the devastating human consequences of... [Read more]

Devi1 – HMZ / TG on: Graffiti, Street Art, Style Wars 2,...

streetartnyc.org October 16, 2013
Devi1 – HMZ / TG on: Graffiti, Street Art, Style Wars 2, Subway Trains, The Grifters, Gaza and more

Currently featured in Style Wars 2, Devi has painted and DJ’d throughout the globe. I met up with him here in NYC. When and where did you first get up?... [Read more]

How and Nosm’s visit to Palestine

blog.vandalog.com October  9, 2013
How and Nosm’s visit to Palestine

Today we have a guest post from William Parry about Hows recent trip to Palestine to work with the charity Medical Aid for Palestinians. Parry is the... [Read more]

Collagism's FREE PUSSY RIOT! Show

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk September  5, 2013
Collagism's FREE PUSSY RIOT! Show

Collagism and friends present an exhibition of collaged screen prints in support of Freedom for Pussy Riot.It’s a year since the shockingly unjust trial and... [Read more]

New “We Are Still Here” Mural in Downtown LA

obeygiant.com September  4, 2013
New “We Are Still Here” Mural in Downtown LA

I met Stephen Zeigler at my friend Stuart Noble’s memorial and he mentioned that he was working on a project to turn Indian Alley in downtown LA into a... [Read more]

THE SITUATION IN TURKEY X FREE DOWNLOAD OF ATATURK IMAGE

obeygiant.com June  5, 2013
THE SITUATION IN TURKEY X FREE DOWNLOAD OF ATATURK IMAGE

I am concerned about the state of free speech and human rights in Turkey right now. My friend, Jeremy Kaplan, alerted me to the severity of the situation,... [Read more]

The situation in Turkey x Free download of Ataturk image

obeygiant.com June  4, 2013
The situation in Turkey x Free download of Ataturk image

I am concerned about the state of free speech and human rights in Turkey right now. My friend, Jeremy Kaplan, alerted me to the severity of the situation,... [Read more]

Help make “Honor the Treaties” the PBS People’s Choice...

obeygiant.com March 13, 2013
Help make “Honor the Treaties” the PBS People’s Choice Winner – VOTE NOW!

One click voting  VOTE HERE  no registration needed Honor the Treaties examines photographer Aaron Huey’s work for Native American rights on the Pine Ridge... [Read more]

Electric Warrior x Gibson Guitartown on the Strip Auction

obeygiant.com February  5, 2013
Electric Warrior x Gibson Guitartown on the Strip Auction

The 10-foot tall Gibson guitar art sculptures that have lined THE SUNSET STRIP will end their year-long tour on Friday, February 22 when they are auctioned... [Read more]

London: Dan Witz – Prisoners 2012- 2013

butterflyartnews.com February  1, 2013
London: Dan Witz – Prisoners 2012- 2013

New York-based artist Dan Witz, who has been a pillar of street art over the past 30 years, just opened a brand new exhibition, Prisoners 2012-13 at... [Read more]

Aleppo, Syria (16.12.12 – 22.12.2012)

just.ekosystem.org January  6, 2013
Aleppo, Syria (16.12.12 – 22.12.2012)

Together with Thomas Rassloff i traveled into Syria in December 2012 to cover the ongiong civil-war. It was my first real Travel into a conflict-zone and... [Read more]

Speaking with Lorenzo Masnah about “Hard Times/Tiempos...

streetartnyc.org October 29, 2012
Speaking with Lorenzo Masnah about “Hard Times/Tiempos Dificiles”

For the past several years, the young Colombian artist Lorenzo Masnah has been culling images of human rights violations, national tragedies and global... [Read more]

Directive to MPs to Pass and Enforce the Ban of...

soloone.blogspot.ie October  9, 2012
Directive to MPs to Pass and Enforce the Ban of Geoengineering of Our Skies via the The Unified Atmospheric Preservation Act.

The following Directive was put together by myself and Olga Raffa of Chemtrails Project UK to arm people with the evidence in one document for 2... [Read more]

First EVER Confirmed Pics of Banksy Released!

melroseandfairfax.blogspot.ie September 18, 2012
First EVER Confirmed Pics of Banksy Released!

The first confirmed pictures of Banksy have just been released . . . . . . but the artist's face has been blurred out.This is a fascinating story--apparently... [Read more]

Weekend link-o-rama

blog.vandalog.com September  1, 2012
Weekend link-o-rama

Don’t Fret in San Francisco It’s back to school in a few days for the college-aged Vandalog bloggers. Caroline moving to New York City tomorrow, so say... [Read more]

A.Signl New Mural In Cologne, Germany

streetartnews.net August 28, 2012
A.Signl New Mural In Cologne, Germany

In collaboration with Amnesty International and "Color Revolution", A.Signl from the Captain Borderline crew recently completed this mural in Cologne,... [Read more]

Free Pussy Riot in Berlin – Mentalgassi

urbanartcore.eu August 17, 2012
Free Pussy Riot in Berlin – Mentalgassi

For today the proclamation of sentence for the three arrested Pussy Riot activists Maria Alekhina, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Ekaterina Samucevich is... [Read more]

Speaking with Icy and Sot

streetartnyc.org August 14, 2012
Speaking with Icy and Sot

Icy and Sot, two brothers from Iran, have gained international recognition for their expressive stencil art. Gracing public spaces in their native city of... [Read more]

An Interview on Injustice: Please Come with us Ser

globalstreetart.com July 27, 2012
An Interview on Injustice: Please Come with us Ser

Darren Cullen, aka Ser, has come a long way with graffiti and then some. He started writing graffiti in 1983 even before he knew it was called graffiti.... [Read more]

Amnesty x Chu (Banana Armour sticker)

schudio.co.uk July 19, 2012
Amnesty x Chu (Banana Armour sticker)

Stickers are great for transmitting artwork, and I’ve yet to meet someone who didn’t want a sticker. You may not have heard about the Arms Trade Treaty, or... [Read more]

“We want a world revolution, carried out by the artistic...

rebelart.net July 17, 2012
“We want a world revolution, carried out by the artistic means and without any victim”: Interview mit der russischen Voina-Gruppe

“Mordovian Hour (Cat throwing in MacDonalds)”, 2007 Für das Buchprojekt “Art habe ich letztzes Jahr ein Interview mit der russischen Voina-Gruppe geführt... [Read more]

Shepard Fairey x Glen E. Friedman "R.I.P MCA" New...

streetartnews.net May 30, 2012
Shepard Fairey x Glen E. Friedman "R.I.P MCA" New Billboard In Los Angeles

Yesterday, the first "R.I.P MCA" memorial billboard went up in Los Angeles as a result from a collaboration between Shepard Fairey and Glen E. Friedman. Adam... [Read more]

TJ Art Walk Oslo

TJ Art Walk Oslo

TJ Art WalkFaile, D*Face, The London Police, Shepard Fairey, Logan Hicks, Will Barras, Martin Whatson, Galo2011Oslo, Norway StreetartUnder the slogan... [Read more]

Create a logo to represent Human Rights

zupi.org June  6, 2011
Create a logo to represent Human Rights

It is open the contest that will select the logo representing the Human Rights all over the world. The initiative started with leaders and activists from... [Read more]

The kids are not all right - Le Monde Diplomatique

mondediplo.com January  6, 2014

The kids are not all rightLe Monde DiplomatiqueThe independent cultural scene took off in the late 1990s, in comic books, film, rap, electronic music,... [Read more]

Human Rights Day 2013: The Top Five Causes to Track in...

bustle.com December 10, 2013

Human Rights Day 2013: The Top Five Causes to Track in the United StatesBustle... he's been beating around the bush for years about economic inequality. As... [Read more]

Celebrities join prison hunger strikers in protesting...

obeygiant.com July 30, 2013

As someone who has been arrested 16 times for street art, I am very familiar with the brutality of law enforcement. Fortunately I’ve never had to stay in... [Read more]

Street art showing Obama wearing marriage equality...

lgbtweekly.com July 23, 2013

Street art showing Obama wearing marriage equality T-shirt appears outside ...LGBT WeeklyLONDON – A mysterious piece of street art has appeared on the wall... [Read more]

Street Art Featuring HRC's Red Equality Logo Appears in...

hrc.org July 23, 2013

Street Art Featuring HRC's Red Equality Logo Appears in LondonHuman Rights Campaign Backstory (blog)Since it debuted in March, HRC's red equality logo has... [Read more]

UK: President Obama As HRC Superhero Appears in Street...

gayapolis.com July 22, 2013

UK: President Obama As HRC Superhero Appears in Street ArtGayapolisThe mysterious piece of street art illustrates the US leader ripping open a white shirt,... [Read more]

Edward Snowden to meet Amnesty and Human Rights Watch at...

guardian.co.uk July 12, 2013

Edward Snowden to meet Amnesty and Human Rights Watch at Moscow airport ...The GuardianWikiLeaks – which has helped Snowden since he left Hong Kong last... [Read more]

Iran's valiant graffiti heroes - Your Middle East

yourmiddleeast.com June 10, 2013

Iran's valiant graffiti heroesYour Middle EastYour Middle East has met two acclaimed young Iranian stencil artists who are using street art to deal with... [Read more]

Street Art-Style Ads Remind Us (And Johns): That...

fastcocreate.com June  3, 2013

Co.Create Street Art-Style Ads Remind Us (And Johns): That Prostitute Is Someone's MotherCo.CreateThe organization AMMAR, which promotes awareness... [Read more]

Artist Launches Human Rights Campaign With Giant Land...

huffingtonpost.co.uk January 18, 2013

Artist Launches Human Rights Campaign With Giant Land PortraitHuffington Post UKStreet art legend Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada was recently invited to Amsterdam to... [Read more]

Street Art Legend Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada Creates Giant...

huffingtonpost.co.uk January 18, 2013

Street Art Legend Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada Creates Giant Land Portrait To ...Huffington Post UKStreet art legend Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada was recently invited to... [Read more]

Voice of art – Migration is Beautiful

obeygiant.com January 16, 2013

My friend and fellow artist/activist Favianna Rodriguez is part of a great doc series on immigrant rights. Check it out and understand that immigrants are... [Read more]

Bassem Yousri is talk of the town in Cairo - Al-Bawaba

albawaba.com January  3, 2013

Bassem Yousri is talk of the town in CairoAl-BawabaDriven by human rights, socio-political transformations and the interplay of art with the public, Yousri's... [Read more]

Art Alert: Zaghloul Cultural Centre hosts filmmaker...

english.ahram.org.eg January  2, 2013

Art Alert: Zaghloul Cultural Centre hosts filmmaker Bassem Yousri ThursdayAhram OnlineDriven by human rights, socio-political transformations and the... [Read more]

Banksy: Graffiti artist pictured on football tour of...

dailymail.co.uk September 17, 2012

Daily Mail Banksy: Graffiti artist pictured on football tour of Mexico in 2001 taking ...Daily MailBanksy joined them for a tour to Mexico in 2001 -... [Read more]

OFF THE WALL Street Art At Contemporary Wing: HuffPost DC...

huffingtonpost.com August 16, 2012

OFF THE WALL Street Art At Contemporary Wing: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August ...Huffington Post... and promoting basic human rights and equality of the... [Read more]

Analyzing the Investment Market Using External Data -...

searchenginewatch.com July 23, 2012

Analyzing the Investment Market Using External DataSearch Engine Watch... for Personal Brand Searches [Study] 495 · 23-Point Web Content Litmus Test: Is It... [Read more]

Human Rights Arts and Film Festival: Fight for your right...

thecityweekly.com.au May 10, 2012

Human Rights Arts and Film Festival: Fight for your rightCity WeeklyHighlights this year include a forum on the power of street art – it will include street... [Read more]