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Thanks so much - Russell
just wanted to pass along a handful of calls and art opportunities that have passed through my email in the past couple of weeks.
A) Books to Prisoners Fundraiser
B) Earth First Journal Art
C) Culture War Now!
D) Archive of Radical Graphics
get to work!
large archive of Bs.as.stencil from argentina. South America, Third world!!
From the ACLU:
To fight police abuse effectively you need to know your rights. There are some things you should do, some things you must do and some things you cannot do. If you are in the middle of a police encounter, you need a handy and quick reference to remind you what your rights and obligations are.
- Be polite and respectful. Never bad-mouth a police officer.
- Stay calm and in control of your words, body language and emotions.
- Don't get into an argument with the police.
Hey this is Leon Rainbow. I'm part of an arts collective called
albuscav.us. We are organizing a street art festival in New Bruinswick,
New Jersey. We are looking for artists, as well as supporters,
sponsors, and volunteers. If you run an arts site please post the blow
"call for artists". If you know artists or are an artist please spread
A few people have asked Stencil Archive for tips and info on spray painting stencils on t-shirts.
Some tips I've given them are mostly screen printing tips:
- use a flat palate (piece of wood, glass, or even marble) to keep the shirt flat
- make a mark in the middle of the palate so you can center your shirt
- maybe use spray tack to keep the shirt from moving
- put the shirts out in the sun or in the dryer to cure the paint
- if you want tight lines, practice improves your skills
i'm wondering if you know of anyone who's had success using a squeeze
bottle to deliver a paint concoction (for inside use- less noise)...
please let me know what you do on this matter.
Process Invisible, Results Are Visual. New work by Klutch and Ashley
Montague plus a poster/sticker installation featuring street artists
from around the world.
"the internet's largest collection of stencil graffiti images and information"
Well, not really (thanks to Stencil Rev), but it is the largest in the USA!
Check out their blurb
No person shall write, paint or draw any inscription, figure or mark of any type on any public or private building or other structure or any other real or personal property owned, operated or maintained by a public benefit corporation, the city of New York or any agency or instrumentality thereof or by any person, firm, or corporation, or any
personal property maintained on a city street or other city-owned property pursuant to a franchise, concession or revocable consent granted by the city, unless the express permission of the owner or operator of the property has been obtained.