Hurricane Sandy pounds the East Coast

The Huffington Post released this blurb about how Hurricane Sandy is popping up in the media: The story of Hurricane Sandy is largely being told through photos, in part thanks to Instagram, the popular photo-sharing app bought by Facebook this year. More than 244,000 photos have been posted to Instagram with the hashtag #sandy, according … Continue reading

April showers bring May flowered colors

National Geographic picked this crazy, colorful photo for one of its April photo of the month contest. I’m excited to see the photos because I’m participating in this race in September! I’ve been doubling my number of work-outs to prepare because this will be my first official 5k. 

Keith Haring: Painter, activist, and one of the original street artists

When I was enrolled in a contemporary art class one of my favorite artists was Keith Haring because he wasn’t afraid to try new mediums especially with video and what we now call street art. From a design standing I am indebted Haring and fellow artists Jean-Michel Basquiat and Barbara Kruger for creating the concept … Continue reading

Eye see you

Check out this awesome video from Marcos Zotes featuring street artwork a la Jenny Holzer. CCTV/Creative Control seeks to question the oppressive mechanisms and discourses implemented in the city through the temporary appropriation of public space. The intervention consists of a video projection displaying an over-sized eye onto the lower surface of the 10-storey-hight Milton … Continue reading

Murality on Vimeo

These Isreali artists created a documentary that’s pretty neat to watch. Check it out as this weeks issue of Friday Fun. via Murality on Vimeo.