We checked out HAHA‘s (Regan Tamanui) latest show “Metamorphosis” at Dark Horse Experiment on Friday night. It was great to see his awesome stencils again. A great series of stencils blending HAHA’s chosen subjects together, some of them were there in the crowd. Some of them featured himself. Very cool. I also loved the installation with all the used stencils scattered on the floor and the mad piece on the wall. Thanks to David Russell for the photos as usual.
Here are some shots from a recent project I worked on for Kiss FM, up stairs at the Lounge on Swanston Street in the CBD, where we spent the day on the roof top in the sun with GENT 48, GETO, METHOD, RACE and BLUE from SDM and ADN crew, and a big thanks to Giant for supplying the paint.
A new monthly post from resident Invurt photographer David Russell – introducing “Through the Lens with David Russell”
Dave doesn’t miss a beat around Melbourne wether it be gallery shows, street work or abandos. Dave has decided to do a monthly round up of some of his favourite works he finds on his daily missions. Thanks Dave keep the photos coming.
On Friday night David Russell and I went down to check out DOES latest exhibition “Endless Perspectives” in Collingwood.
The works were amazing as expected, and the venue was grand. Here’s some shots of the show, thanks to David Russell for the photos.
Another great show at Backwoods gallery opened last Friday, Slicer’s Organised Chaos. As I was expecting it was an amazing show.
I mean, seriously, Gent. How the world contrived so that I was on the other side of the globe when this exhibition was on, I will never know – but since coming over to Melbourne from the UK, Gents work has been high on my radar of cool shit and this show looks like it hit the nail right on the head in terms of all that.
This newly minted SDM crew member put on what looks like a mad show, and if you got yourself a piece then I’m even more jealous – hopefully he’ll still be around so I can get something for myself when I get home!
Check out all the shots below from our photographical adventurer, David Russell. Fantastic shit.
Brilliant and exceptional are two words that come to my mind when it comes to Will Coles – his work can be seen dotted across the country, and has made a lasting impression on the Australian street art scene.
Last Friday, David Russell and a crowd of fans descended onto Dark Horse Experiment in Melbourne to see Will Coles latest solo show, I Fucking Love Melbourne – and got all the pics from the evening.
Check out a sampling of the show below in all its concreted glory – its still on, and you should go and see it – stat.
If it’s one artist who never fails to make an impression, its Lush. We’ve interviewed him not once, but twice over the years, and followed his escapades across the globe and there hasn’t been much from him that we haven’t loved.
Evolution Of A Graffiti Shit Cunt (sorry to those who are so easily offended, we don’t censor shit haha!) sounds like it was a total blast – and, just one of those "you had to be there to believe it" shows.
Thankfully for us, after a bit of a hiatus, our good friend Lachlan Curtin-Corr was at the show to grab a whole bunch of photos for us – and we think you’ll agree with us, it’s always great to see Lachlans camera work here (theres just something about film!) – muchos gracias man!
So last Wednesday Herakut opened their show "Too High to Heal" at Metro Gallery Armadale. Having had the pleasure of watching them paint in Melbourne and Fitzroy, I was really looking forward to seeing their studio work in the flesh. The show delivered and exceeded my expectations.
Beautifully detailed playful characters with amazingly accurate eyes and soft tones each of which had a short caption – giving the painting even more character.
Friday night saw us head down to Egg Gallery to see Be Free & Erin Greer put on a great show with Monster and the Girl – so great that it was sold out within a very short amount of time, from all accounts!
Thanks again to Dave Russell for all the snaps from the show, enjoy …
After their successful showing at Metro Gallery last Friday, Dabs Myla hit the streets over the weekend and painted up a great wall over in Fitzroy – looks like a smasher, and something new from them on the walls here in the burn is always welcome! Askem and several others were also about that day, including Jack Douglas and Mysterious Al .. looks like it was a nice day for a paint all round!
Well, what a fkn great way to start the year! Juddy Roller sure know how to put on a block party, and by the time we got down there in the early evening, Ill Logic 2013 was already bangin. Live art from Adnate, Choq and Blo (who has just recently returned from France) had everyone amped, and so did the tunes … and, well, there was some great cider and beer on offer.
We had an absolute ball, as did everyone else who was partying out in the street – this is how Melbourne street art is done! So much great work on the walls from Does, Eleven, Conrad Bizjak, Kaff-eine, E.L.K., Alastair Mooney, Choq, Blo, Lucy Lucy, Stormie Mills, Rick Sweden and Slicer. Thanks to Shaun and the whole crew for putting on a grand night!
We’ve got more pics on the way, and theres some great ones over at Land Of Sunshine, but for now enjoy this selection of the party from our man Dave Russell …
Well, to be honest, the only other display of t-shirt artistry that has even come close to beating TEES at the NGV was at Outpost Project last year (RIP Outpost – boooo), and, not surprisingly it was from the same brainchild behind T-World mag, Eddie Zammit! This time, Eddie was joined by the talented Just Another crew to give Melbourne a taste of what people who didn’t attend missed out on up on the island – and then some! It was different in many ways, as this time it focused purely on all the talent we have here in the ‘burn – what what a load of talent it is, and damn, what an exhibition.
Opening night was grand, with shirts galore, a mad live screen-printing effort from the Hit + Run Oz team as well as mad assed photography and profiles of the creatives from Nicole Reed. The best thing about it all? The show is on until February – so even if you’re just passing by the city, make sure you stop in and see it for yourself.
Thanks to Dave Russell for the opening night snaps!
Well, we know this one is a little late, but things have been way too hectic lately as we go into the Xmas period – apologies.
The other week we were invited to The Peoples Market grand opening – since then its been in full swing, with a huge variety of art, music and events happening down at this amazing temporary space. If you haven’t been down there just yet, then you should go and check it all out – theres something new and unique every weekend.
Dave Russell got down there whilst they were preparing for it – getting the containers in place and watching Meggs and Rone doing the amazing feature wall, and we also got a few shots from the opening, and all the artwork about the place – theres plenty of it!
If you haven’t been down there yet, you’re really missing out!