There hasn’t been a lot of action on here for a while (I hope some of you might still be hanging around…) – I have been super busy with a number of exciting projects and in a few weeks, I hope to get back to more regular activity.
Of course, the city has still been filled with work, and there is plenty to catch up on, Devos coming out on top of Style Walls for 2015, and the arrival of a few big names for Oi YOU!’s Spectrum that opens on Saturday – get to the YMCA for some mind-blowing stuff by the awesome roster of contributing artists – such as Buff Monster, Tilt, Sofles, Adnate, Flox, Owen Dippie, Jacob Yikes, Wongi Freak Wilson, Ikarus, Dcypher, Porta, Dr Suits, Jen, Xpres One, and many more form all around the world…
Oi YOU! recently announced SPECTRUM, the follow up to Rise to be staged from February-May 2015. Spread across 2 venues and at least 10 big walls, it is going to be huge! The line up includes some amazing artists from far and wide, including Buff Monster, Tilt and Adnate, as well as a whole heap more… count it down!
ASC (Auckland Skellywag Crew), ChCh Hospital Car park
BMD, Allen Street
Drypnz, Armagh Street
Ghstie, New Brighton Mall
OD, Armagh Street
A Dr Suits lucha slap in New Brighton…
The painted giraffe sculptures around the city seem to be popular, these two, by Sean ‘Ghstie’ Duffell at the Wainoni Pak n Save and Yikes in New Regent Street are personal favourites, highlighting two artists with distinctive personal styles and visual vocabularies with backgrounds and continuing graffiti/street practices, but whose work also reaches further…
An ominous warning on the old Convention Centre site.
Just beside Rone’s haunting portrait on the fringe of Cathedral Square, there was a door, and no-one knew where that door led…
An intriguing little plasticine door, unknown artist.
Ga-ga-ghost pirate! A stencil in the unlikely location of Rawhiti Domain in New Brighton
A remaining fragment from Mike Hewson’s Homage to Lost Spaces
BMD’s massive Ice Fest wall on Worcester Boulevard