Book Launch – Makatron – In Ten Cities – Melbourne

It’s been a monumental effort by the man to put it all together, but Makatron has completed his book, “In Ten Cities” and he’s ready to launch it this Friday! Having seen a bit of the book as it was being constructed, its promises to be jam packed with awesome artwork, and a bunch of grand stories from the man himself! “This ten year in the making book features murals and canvas works plus behind the scenes images and tongue in cheek quirky stories from the streets to the jungles in over 50 diverse locations from around the world. Free


Exhibition – Fintan Magee – Water World – Backwoods Gallery – Melbourne

Always an artist we love seeing hit our fair city, Fintan Magee returns with a grand new show at Backwoods Gallery this weekend, and it’s gunna be pretty damn nice to boot. “Fintan Magee first became involved in Brisbane’s thriving graffiti scene in the late 1990s. An interest in painting gradually led Fintan to break away from traditional graffiti lettering and move towards figurative painting and street art. Even before obtaining his Bachelor degree in Fine Arts in 2009, Fintan was well on his way towards becoming one of the world’s most renowned street artists. Fintan’s success has in part


Exhibition – Seasons of Change – Till Next Time – Melbourne

The Seasons of Change series has always been one of our favourite series of shows, way back since we started covering it in 2011 – and the curators of it all have diligently presented some of Melbourne’s finest artists over the years. Now they’re taking a step back and handing over the reigns, with SoC continuing under new curators next year – but before they take their leave, they’ll be throwing a huge show with all the artists from the past four years, and it sounds awesome. “Brought to you by Revolver Upstairs in conjunction with GraffixCreative for just shy


Video & Snapshots – Shida – Brisbane

Shida has been a busy man lately. After having lived over in Poland for some time this past year, he’s back in Australia and already doing a bunch of rad shit. In one of his biggest pieces yet, he goes massive in Brisbane with a beautiful aerial piece – gotta love this age of drones when pieces like this can be accomplished and photographed! Check out this video below of the whole thing .. We also saw a new project the man is working on, which looks pretty grand. “The 1st collaboration between Mik Shida & Zheani Sparkes. Magic properties in

Video – ELK Stencil Timelapse

Video – ELK Stencil Timelapse

Our mate ELK has been cutting up a whole heap of shit lately, ahead of some rad shows next year. Here is a really grand timelapse that shows you the process of how he does his incredible stencil work – time, effort, and a shitload of exacto blades a brilliant piece of art does make. Rad tune too with Dead centre by Omar Musa (prod. Joelistics) Check it out below!


Interview – Heesco – Incessant – 2015

Time is a constant. You can be assured, that no matter what happens within your life, no matter the trials and tribulations, loves and loses, that time will continue to march it’s way across your existence. I find myself contemplating time as I write this intro. It’s pretty hard to believe that it’s been five years since I last interviewed Heesco – it could have been yesterday. In some ways it feels like I’ve just met him at the Sweet Streets festival,  just posted an interview and just painted our first wall together down in Prahran. But, no, that was five fucking


Exhibition – Be Civilised – Kitt Bennett & Shawn Lu – Melbourne

The illustrative talents of two of Juddy Roller studios finest will be on display in later November, as Kitt Bennett and Shawn Lu ink out a storm of fantastic imagery. We’ve been following both these guys work for a while now, and we’ve loved every bit of it – great to see them teaming up together to bring out a show like this one! “Be Civilised is a collection of ink works on paper, by Juddy Roller’s own Kitt Bennett and Shawn Lu. The works are a documentation of the artists’ perceived representations of culture and the human experience that


Exhibition – Heesco – Incessant – Melbourne

Our good mate Heesco has always been one talented dude, from both illustration to his work out on the streets – however his upcoming solo show, Incessant, focuses purely on his painting, and on his move towards exploring the abstract side of things within his practice. Read on for the details of the opening this Friday down at Dark Horse Gallery in Melbourne! “This exhibition is about painting. ‘I don’t really know why I paint. I just want to paint everything, all the time. It’s become an obsession, my life, my profession, it defines me as a person to an


Exhibition & Preview – Screaming Hand 30th Anniversary Art Show – Melbourne

For the past thirty years, the Screaming Hand has been one of the most recognisable images in skateboarding history, and this week, following a successful launch at aMBUSH Gallery, the Screaming Hand 30th Anniversary exhibition, curated by Eddie Zammit from T-World, will be hitting the streets of Prahran with an utter fuckboatload of amazing adaptations of the iconic hand from both local and international artists! “In honour of Jim Phillips Sr. and the iconic Screaming Hand logo Sydney & Melbourne will be hosting an epic Art Show in tribute of an icon and 30 Years of the Screaming Hand – an unmistakable symbol of youth and skateboard


Exhibition – Arts Hole Presents REPEAT – Melbourne

Well, we’ve just spent the last week moving into our new digs, and are now all set up in our new studio. Funnily enough, it just so happens that the studio we’ve moved into, the awesome Arts Hole, is just about to do a group show! Arts Hole are no strangers to grand events (having put on the amazing Paterson Project last year), and for this group show they’ve assembled a whole slew of amazing artists from both within the studio, , as well as a bunch of friends and extended artsholian family. From painting, stencils, illustration and everything in

Thursday Transmissions – ROA, Atlas & Scrawl

Well, we’re pretty sure that this weeks Transmissions beats all the rest and is the largest we’ve done yet – in sheer number count anyways! With so many videos we’ve seen this week that piqued our interest, we wont delay – get watching and enjoy it all as much as we have …

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As he’s one of our favourite artists, and as we helped out Art Series Hotels in their time up at Cockatoo Island, well, we have to start out with this video showcasing ROA at the event – love his work.

CDH was in the news last week, and, we’re sure you would agree, but removing this piece of implemented art, which actually added to the piece and made it quite amazing, was a fair wrong turn for Melbourne City Council – why not leave it as it was? It was pretty damn brilliant … read more of this story behind the sculpture on CDHs website.

On the Outpost Project tip – Art Nation had a special segment on the event, and if you haven’t been or haven’t thought much of it, this’ll probably make you want to go.

A little more on Outpost, as ArtSeries also did a piece a few days ago on the Oi! You! Exhibition – and there’s a bit of an interview in here with George Shaw, who put it together …

Numskull has the opening of his "Mixed Messages" exhibition tonight, and here’s a great sneak peek preview of the show.

We’re still seeing a lot of stuff turning up from D*Faces visit to us last month, but this is a more than excellent book ending to a grand visit! Check out the Bright Things TV segment on the artist …

At ten minutes, its pretty long – but this is an entire walkthrough and look at all the work up in the Pastemoderism 3 show – so much artwork …


They’ve been working on this for a while now, but Kaff-eine, Precious Little, Tig-tab and Blacklodge have been working on a pretty cool urban exploration show that’ll be on in January – we have the feeling that this is going to be something really quite extraordinary.

As we mentioned yesterday, Anthony Lister was in Sydney for Outpost as well – and this is a preview of the piece that’s launching today, Rainbow City Gaze. Nice.

Here’s a great time lapse of a recent piece by Makatron – love it.

Max Berry and Mark Alsweiler also have a show on this week, and this is preview of it – All Things Lost.

We’d be remiss if we didn’t put this up – Acclaim Magazine are celebrating their 25th issue soon, and they had Ken Done do the cover! Between Ken Done and Dropbears, we just can’t think of anything more fittingly Aussie.

Ironlak posted this up today of the Deer Duck Bistro being painted up in Brisbane by the Anomyart crew.

Lastly for this week, something quite cool – Tanja Jade, who opened a show at Backwoods last week, and Simon Peters put together this cute little cartoon – pretty funny stuff!

Well, that’s all we have again! Don’t forget to browse through previous weeks, and, if you have a cool video you want us to include – send it through!

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