Meeting French artist Fafi, hearing her talk about her work, and watching her collaborate with a team of local volunteers was one of the major highlights of POW! WOW! Long Beach for me personally. Here’s a great video from Highsnobiety, which focuses on her characters and documents her work here in SoCal last month.
My friend Gerald Watson launched a photography exhibition called Document The Fresh, and he’s recently followed-up with a Document The Fresh website/online community, which is dedicated to helping novice and established photographers gain exposure for their event and concert photography. If you’re interested in submitting work please visit their Community page for instructions.
I really enjoyed the Nosego opening at Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City this last Saturday. Having seen him paint in-person during POW! WOW! Hawaii 2015, I was already a huge, huge fan. If you’re interested in learning more about his work, or even just his cheese preferences, you can visit the Thinkspace behind-the-scenes blog Sour Harvest to check out their interview with him.
Check out this short video from Toyota USA about the recent CRYPTIK mural for the Special Olympics right here in LA. Gives you a small sense of why CRYPTIK is in fact, “the greatest” when it comes to doing beautiful/meaningful murals and also at being an excellent human.
The good people at Hypebeast have shared a recap of POW! WOW! Long Beach. My apologies if you’re tired of my reposting all this content – but I’m still really proud of how everyone came together to do something good for Long Beach. So, sorry not sorry, as they say.
I don’t know much…about this song, except 1) it’s got Mos Def on it 2) the other guy sounds a little bit like Andre 3000 3) I really like it a lot. Digging the soulful hammond vibes. Via Passion of the Weiss.