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03
Dec
2010
moki likes to be invisible. Invisible and secretive. A hunch I got not only from her recent publication How to Disappear (published by Gingko Press), but also from the numerous interviews I’ve read about her, without ever reading her name. Born between two nature preserves in the rural area of Brilon, Germany moki grew up taming cats, building tree...
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03
Dec
2010
Last Saturday the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam opened its doors for the public. Attracting thousands of visitors each year, the open studios weekend has become the most celebrated presentation of the creme de la creme of young artistic talent in the Netherlands. Our friend and hero Wayne Horse is one of the talented international artists, who are honored with a...
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01
Dec
2010
I first met the young Australian artist Shida in Austria (yes Austria, not Australia) back in May 2009. He was living in Vienna for a few weeks to paint outdoors and put on a show at Inoperable Gallery. Since then he’s been going hard, putting on numerous shows back in Australia and tirelessly painting outdoors. He just sent over...
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29
Nov
2010
After a successful 2D show, featuring icons and characters from new currents in contemporary art like Jeremy Fish or Camilla d’Errico, MondoPop goes 3D with wood. Painted, modified, customized and recycled, wood tells us the stories and thoughts of the inviting leading artists of the Lowbrow, Pop Surrealist and Urban Art movement. Wood has long been used as an...
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25
Nov
2010
Horror is a running project that Belgian artist Steve Schepens has been developing since 2003. In this sense, it is a very conceptual work dealing with traditions, scientific investigation, an eye for detail and a deadpan slapstick sense of humor. Like the best jokes, it twists the serious into the silly and uses absurd horror to gesture towards a...
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25
Nov
2010
Tragic Miscommunication (but not failed romance) I spent last weekend in the Netherlands where people are nodding their heads up and down or side to side about the possibility of the first Elfstedentocht since 1997. In retrospect, it does not appear coincidental that me and William Head started at the legendary pirate bar in Amsterdam. After a couple of...
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23
Nov
2010
Multimedia genius Rocco aka The Boghe was recently working on a new project and video called New Archeology. He started working on the idea after reading about the “atari burial”, Rocco explains: “….In September 1983, the Alamogordo Daily News of Alamogordo, New Mexico, reported in a series of articles that between ten and twenty semi-trailer truckloads of Atari boxes,...
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