The whole idea behind Trespassing looks grand. A new series of documentary photography and video that aims to “See what the graffiti artist sees”, Trespassing will be opening up in Sydney tomorrow night at The Tate.
As big believers in the documentation of the graffiti and street art cultures, Trespassing is a welcome addition to the many paintspotting and documentation initiatives around the world. Focusing on the underground rail systems, this new addition to the documentation of the culture is more than welcome.
Some of the photos and video previews look pretty grand, as you can see below.
The website itself is pretty great too, and it looks likie these guys are in it for the long haul to capture as much as they can – theres more info on the whole project, as well as prints and other stuff - so go and take a look at the site.
Cant wait to see all the photos and images from the project – looks awesome indeed.
Who: A variety of photographers
Where: The Tate, Upstairs of the Toxeth Hotel, 345 Glebe Point Road, Glebe, Sydney
When: Show opens Wednesday February 26th from 6pm til
Here’s what I get up to in one month, it’s some thing I am very passionate about; and I’m only to happy to share my experiences with you all.
The month started with an epic piece in Fitzroy by Adnate and Two One, producing a sick three storey mural, it was great see the guys work together. I’m a big a fan of both their work. A big shout out to Two One who just got married and is leaving our shores to explore the world – all the best man!!
I also got down to Backwoods Gallery to check out “Existential Vacuum”, by Jonathan Guthmann who was also doing a live paint. It was great to see the way he composed his pieces using many techniques, from airbrush to pen inks and graphite resulting in some awesome works of art.
Luke and myself also got the chance to catch up with Ink & Clog from Indonesia, who painted both Hosier Lane and Artists lane on a 42 degree day. Ink & Clog both thoroughly enjoyed their Melburn experience and were such an awesome couple.
Dabs & Myla, were both in town for Christmas refreshing some of their older pieces with SDM, around Fitzroy and Richmond.
To round off the month the epic “PULL UP’ party at Juddy Roller. Shaun Hossack and the crew never disappoint, with this sold out event not even 42 degrees could keep them away, with spray bottle’s in hand we partied well in to the morning, yes even me..
See you next month guys.
David Russell and Luke had a chance to catch up with Singaporean artists InkTen and ClogTwo whilst they were visiting over the weekend, and during their time down in the ‘burn this fantastic pair managed to paint not one, but two laneways in the space of a one hot Melbourne summers day.
not only did they lay down a great piece in Hosier lane, but they also managed to get down to our Artists Lane space in Windsor where we held last years Aerosol Alley gig to do up a spot, which will be the first painting session for the upcoming AA2 painting jam (more on that later this month!).
Was great to see these guys down here, any time they managed to get a visit in they always bring the goods – heres to next time, dudes!
These two are a perfect match – each has a unique style, but they just seem to work when up on the same wall. Nicely done, lads!
Check out all the photos below, courtesy of David Russell!
Well, its 2014, and with a new year comes a bunch of new art up on our walls. David Russell has had a pretty busy holiday period, snapping up a bunch of shit across Melbourne – here are all his favourite pics for the past month. A heap of shots here from Putos, Lush, Smug, Dvate, Adnate and the F1 crew, and many more.
Looking forward to seeing what Dave snaps in the year to come, bring on 2014!!
With over two hundred entries, I can only imagine how hard it was for the Chasinghosts crew to select only twelve images from the entire lot for the inaugural That One Shot Melbourne street art photography exhibition. Held down at Husband in Prahran last Friday night, the whole thing was voted for by a bunch of industry judges including Toby (Just Another Agency), Steve Cross (Korpus Tattoo), Nicole Reed (A Shot Away), Mel Dixon (Lomography) and Saul Attack (Boy Wolf Clothing).
I also got hold of one of the new "Chased" shirts, the new shirt label from the Chasinghosts team – must say, that Crisis does some dope work!
This mad shot of Sinch bombing in St Kilda from Carl A won the award – a perfect example of why I love this shit. Well deserved!
The runner up was John Mcclumpha’s "Closing Time" – a brilliant shot of Degraves St.
… and the peoples choice award was another fantastic image, from Michel Cabre for "Dark Street Art" shot taken near Little Lonsdale St.
It was a fantastic idea and brilliantly executed. I can see this whole event just getting stronger and stronger every year. Its nice to see the hard working crew form Chasinghosts doing something to acknowledge such an important part of our scene – all the paintspotters and aficionados who do so much to promote the art that we all love.
Check out all the rest of the finalists here, and check out all our shots from the event below – once again, well done!
Last week I had the chance to get down to the 6mod opening – a show put on by a bunch of artists, inlcuding Marian Machismo, FKN-MAD, Ruskidd and Carlotta Phelan.
It was a pretty interesting affair – the space itself was pretty damn cool, a nice cellar area that I can see has a lot of potential for a space for these kinds of projects. It was a strange mix of people down there, but it all seemed to work – check it all out for yourselves below!
Once again David Russell has put together all of his favourite photos that he’s taken over the past month from around the streets of Melbourne – an absolute fine collection of work in this one, brilliant.
Check it all out below!
David Russells been a busy dude lately, snapping a whole bunch of shit all across the city – heres a few of his favourite shots of some of the latest of Melbournes street art and graffiti, check it all out …