Isla Maciel, a small, poor community on the outskirts of bustling Buenos Aires, is experiencing a cultural makeover in the form of street art. Young artists aim to ignite communal pride, educate on issues of inequality and violence, and display the marginalized voices of Isla Maciel on every surface of the community with beautiful murals—some painted by artists as young as thirteen....more
Posts Tagged: street art
The New York Comics & Picture-Story Symposium is a weekly forum for discussing the tradition and future of text/image work. Open to the public, it meets Tuesday nights 7-9 p.m. EST in New York City....more
Street artist Shepard Fairey is perpetually towing the line between adoration/acceptance and hostility. Street art is anarchic and contentious in that way. He recently experienced the hostile side of this dichotomy in Copenhagen, when he was attacked following the after-party for his “Duality of Humanity,” art show....more
For the next few days, with Canadian assistance, San Francisco continues its conquest of bad-assery.
Secret indoor gardens are the best kinds of gardens.
Architects wearing architect glasses. (Why does this exist?)
We bring you into the weekend with an official memo: TrustoCorp, The Rumpus hearts you....more
An HTMLGIANT/Rumpus Joint Publication...more