Today, Akore is well known in the street art scene for his colorful, powerful and expressive Afro graffitis. He likes to paint on illegal walls in the city to break the established norms and standards. His unique style is set around post-graffiti. It is has been defined as urban, primitive, tribal, abstract, hip funk, electroafropunk, and has been named ‘Afrocolor’.
A Street Art Collective based in Bogotá, Colombia.
UK-based artisan Omid Asadi traded in his boxing gloves and engineering career to focus on his craft since leaving his native Iran: turning large leaves into beautiful carved sculptures.
Born in Mexico, but raised in Colombia, Stinkfish has been honing his skills on the streets of his hometown of Bogota since an early age. He first experimented with stencils in 2003 and has since perfected his own, unique style. His works, bursting with color, always have a stenciled portrait at their center.
Innovate / Originate / Skate / Sublimate / Liberate! / pics.B.Moore / Not a Cliche or Charity
It was a fateful day one December when, in search of a unique Christmas gift, Ali decided to try a new craft. Using a borrowed box cutter and her kitchen cutting board, Ali created her first papercutting. After falling in love with cutting paper, Ali armed herself with a sharper blade and an actual cutting mat, and Light & Paper was born.
My cut paper is informed by our oftentimes labyrinthine relationship with nature, reflecting on what we do to the environment with our super machines and technologies and what nature does back to us in reaction. Despite the fact that we often turn to nature when we crave serenity and balance, we have a competing obsession with overdeveloping land and building new structures, diminishing our opportunity to actually experience the peaceful retreat that we crave.
Based out of Seattle, WA, Joseph Steininger is an artist and innovator. Using intricately detailed and hand-cut stencils applied with spray paint, his personal work is influenced by street art culture and printmaking. Using the traditional and time-honored forms of fine art, his pieces are remarkably complex and masterfully represent this contemporary medium.
PUNK LATINO WILD STYLE
No surface is safe near Michael Roman.
The genius of Michael Roman is a free falling universe of audacious color, images and ideas. Sweet courtships meets fierce gods, sex goddesses dance with vipers. Flying begins in his underground world of monsters and marvels.
Michael Roman’s sensibility is personal and playful, outrageous and informed by a universal nostalgia, courting kitsch and madness, but delivering beauty and often profundity. His imaginative mixture of traditional symbols, off-register silkscreen, deliberately clashing hot and sweet hues and a surreal mash-up of modern life energize Michael Roman’s art.