Creating public murals and illustrations Molly Z's passions. She takes us on a voyage of her influences at PechaKucha Night Chicago Volume 40.
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"One of the great things about murals is they fill your whole field of vision."
In Mural Mania from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 129, Art writer Nick West takes us on a tour of large-scale public artworks around Tokyo - from a gigantic painting by Okamoto Taro in Shiibuya station to shop shutter murals in Shimokitazawa and everything in between.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, November 13th, 2015.
BY ESTRIA MIYASHIRO
@ VOL 24
ON AUG 14, 2015
Estria Miyashiro is an internationally recognized muralist and the co-founder and Creative Director of The Estria Foundation (TEF), a nonprofit organization using art in public to transform communities and bring attention to important local issues. TEF creates innovative public art projects and education programs using art in public as a catalyst for community engagement.
Murals with POW! Murals that WOW!
BY KAMEA HADAR
@ VOL 129
ON OCT 28, 2015
For a muralist, a great white wall is but an opportunity, and this is no different for designer/artistic director Kamea Hadar. Get psyched to hear Kamea Hadar who came to PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 129, all in all the way from Hawaii to speak on his role as co-lead director of Pow! Wow! — a global artists gathering set in cities all over the world.
壁画家にとって真っ白な大きな壁は、創作意欲をかきたてられる絶好のキャンバスです。デザイナーで美術監督のKamea Hadarさんにとってももちろん同じ。壁を前にすると、体が勝手に動いて描き切ってしまいます。ハワイを拠点に行われているコンテンポラリーアートのソーシャルイベント・Pow! Wow!の創立者のひとりであるKamea Hadarさんが、 Pow! Wow!でのご自身の活動や役割について披露されています。グローバルなアーティストがこぞって参加するPow! Wow!は世界各地で勢力的に展開中で、日本でも開催されました。
BY CHRISTOPHER WEYRICH
@ VOL 27
ON JUN 09, 2016
Recognizing their obsession with art and connecting with the community, local artist Tiffany Clark and Christopher Etch united and created "The Mural Machine". Tonight they're here to share the roots of their story, and how their adventure has grown into beautifing the city with art while creating awareness to a growing epidemic of our country.
BY BILLY MATHER
@ VOL 25
ON OCT 12, 2016
If you don’t know Brighton-based Billy Mather, you’ll probably know his illustration. Billy is a prolific artist whose ever-popular work isn’t afraid to be funny. He shows how a not-so-good networker can let pictures speak louder than words.
Back to the Drawing Board
BY CATHIE BLECK
@ VOL 28
ON JUN 24, 2016
Artist Cathie Bleck talks over her work about how experiences and context shape one's world view. In her short six minutes on the stage she talks about how war, poverty, life, beauty, ancient ways and the condition of being an artist influences your work if you let it.
Better Together Mural
BY HENRIQUE NARDI
@ VOL 28
ON NOV 29, 2018
One of Madison's latest murals, designed by Brooklyn-based artists Flavia Zimbardi and Caetano Calomino, the 40' long wall reads "Better Together" in vibrant and beveled geometric letters. It was painted last August behind the Hawthorne Library as part of the new Madison Mural Alley, a project conducted by The Bubbler art hub and sponsored by the Madison Arts Commission.
The Power of Community Mural Arts in East Los Angeles
BY ASTUKO NIITSU
@ VOL 163
ON MAR 26, 2019
Researcher Atsuko Niitsu will share a presentation on the power of community mural artworks, spotlighting her findings through photos of Chicano murals which play site-specific historical roles in East Los Angeles.