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The Urban Hactivisim of Florian Rivière

The Urban Hactivisim of Florian Rivière

  French-artist Florian Rivière refers to himself as an Urban Hactivist. The public space is a playing field and he is the one designing the games. He follows one strict rule that any material he uses must be found in the public space as well. Using anything from shopping carts to wooden pallets, Florian crafts humorous art interventions that require participation from John and Jane Q. Public... »

Revisiting Iepe Rubingh’s Painting Reality Series

Revisiting Iepe Rubingh’s Painting Reality Series

You may remember an artist we posted about last year named Iepe Rubingh. The Merry-Prankster/World-Champion Chess Boxer has struck again with his Painting Reality series. This time, the intersection is in São Paulo, Brazil. The concept behind Painting Reality is to simultaneously dump gallons of varied colorful paint into a busy interestion. Cars, bicycles and pedestrians move through it and sprea... »

Francesca Woodman

Francesca Woodman

Francesca Woodman was a talented photographer whose life and career were cut short at a young age. Her work is powerful and evocative while remaining simple. The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has organized the first ever comprehensive show of her work at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. Woodman was born in 1958 and began photography at the very young age of 13. She attended art school ... »

Orange You Glad Festival

Orange You Glad Festival

http://vimeo.com/37179701 Whoever said Orlando has nothing going for it other than theme parks obviously isn’t aware of the upcoming Orange You Glad Music Festival. The festival returns for it’s second year and promises an even better line-up than before.  With over 60 national and local acts, ranging from the ethereal electro sounds of Grimes all the way to the found footage project t... »

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