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.
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How Art Brings People Together
BY HELEN POLLARD
@ VOL 22
ON MAR 04, 2014
"This project, I've been interested in 2 disciplines, the public art and my painting were never together and I thought, how can we make this work together?"
In How Art Brings People Together, from PechaKucha Night Melbourne Vol. 22, Helen Pollard explains her public art projects which utilize recycled materials and incorporate local surroundings. She also explains how she formed an art studio which now functions as a social space for people in the community.
"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.
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.
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.
A Rainbow Gone Mad: Protecting and Conserving the Patrick Hanly Mural at the Town Hall
BY EMILY FRYER
@ VOL 39
ON APR 27, 2019
Emily Fryer is an objects conservator working and living in Christchurch. Emily has worked on a number of earthquake remediation projects including Scott's Statue and the Logie Collection at the University of Canterbury. In this PechaKucha Emily will take you through her journey with the mural 'Rainbow Pieces'.