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Dubai gets a makeover Wednesday, 21 January 2015

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The Ironlak Family recently returned from Dubai where they helped 100+ artists break the Guinness World Record for the World's Longest Graffiti Scroll at 2.245 km in length, the world’s longest graffiti scroll measures in at almost three times the height of the world’s tallest building; Burj Khalifa. This amazing production featured an incredible line-up including Just Another Artists Does and Sirum.

 

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Kalabaw Wednesday, 21 January 2015

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Opening tomorrow is Just Another Artist Kaff-eine's latest venture, as she brings her street art to fortyfivedownstairs. 'Kalabaw' is the special prelude to two collaborative projects Kaff-eine will soon undertake with Manila’s garbage-picking and charcoal-making communities. All proceeds raised from Kalabaw will be dedicated to the creation of Kaff-eine’s two subsequent, related projects Phoenix and Happyland. Opening from 6pm, head to 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne as this is a show you don't want to miss!

 

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Caramel Custard Flow Tuesday, 20 January 2015

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Just Another Artist Dvate teamed up with the folks at 1xrun to bring you a print you are going to want to get your hands on!

"The print is based of an original artwork that was produced a few years back for a group show at our old gallery PerSquareMetre. I was exploring degradation and layering and also painting
on found objects. The original piece belongs to my wife and she wont give it up!

The original piece was created using a combination of acrylic paint and spray enamel. The artwork is painted on an old print that belonged to my Mother. I really liked the texture and weathering of the timber on the back so that’s the side I chose to paint. The cheesy 50’s
print is still on the other side."
- Dvate

To grab one before it's too late (yes they are limited by number and time) click this link now!

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JAPS is Back! Monday, 12 January 2015

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So the Just Another Project Space has been closed for the last month, giving all of us some much needed R & R, but we are back for 2015 with a KILLER line-up for you! First up for 2015 is Just Another Artist Marian Machismo with her latest solo show 'Get Rich or Try Dying' opening on January 16th from 6-9pm before fellow JA Artist, New York based Dirty Bandits takes over in February!

Stay tuned for loads more JAPS excitement soon!

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Artcrush: Patrick Commency Saturday, 10 January 2015

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Street Art isn’t appreciated by everyone. Many think graffiti is a form of vandalism and in most places is even punishable. But some artists succeed to convince even the most negative viewers. One such artist is Patrick Commecy whose art is never seen as vandalism – on the contrary, people think his pieces enrich and enhance the image of the streets. You'll understand by the images below why he is this week's art crush... Don't just look at the whole image though, find what the walls used to look like before Patrick got to them!

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Resolutions & Revolutions Friday, 09 January 2015

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The new year is here and it’s time for resolutions and revolutions. 1AM is only a day away from the new gallery opening and they’re excited to be joined by over 25 amazing artists, including Just Another Artist Does.
"The work and variety put into each piece is in itself revolutionary, but don’t just take our word for it―see it for yourself. Come meet the artists and celebrate 1AM’s 6th anniversary at the 1AM Revolution opening."

Opening January 8th, 6:30 – 9:30pm.

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Charlie Hebdo Thursday, 08 January 2015

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We are deeply saddened and troubled by the news that most of us woke up to this morning: three masked gunman storming into the offices of Paris-based satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, killing 12 people – including two policemen. According to the Guardian, the attack occurred at "11.30am on Wednesday after the magazine’s staff had gathered for their weekly editorial meeting."

You feel a connection even though the publications are vastly different. These journalists were targets, working in a country with free speech. Working under the pretense of free speech, controversial content is meant to spark debate. It is meant to incite discourse, not violence.

Today, we send our thoughts and respect to journalists around the world who continue to publish, driven by the power of free speech and to the friends and families of those injured or killed in this horrific event.

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1000 Latte Artworks Wednesday, 07 January 2015

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A team of artisans have worked with 1,000 individually hand-drawn illustrations from faces and furry critters to hearts and winter hats to make up the ‘latte motion project’. layered with cocoa powder and rich, foamy milk, the cups of coffee find their way around the frame, setting the story in motion though their careful placement meticulously drawn expressions. take a look at the full feature below, and a behind-the-scenes look into the making-of the stop-motion short.

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The Landscape Alphabet Tuesday, 06 January 2015

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This series, found within the archives of the British Museum, is exactly what it advertises: 26 landscape scenes shaped as letters of the alphabet. The lithographs are from sometime between 1818 and 1860 and were printed by an illustrator named Charles Joseph Hullmandel and are absolutely exquisite!

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Wonderwalls 2015 Monday, 05 January 2015

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The streets of Port Adelaide are set to become a giant, interactive canvas when the hugely popular Wonderwalls festival comes to Adelaide for the first time in January, 2015. Presented by Renewal SA and The Hours, together with City of Port Adelaide Enfield and Ironlak, Wonderwalls is a major street art festival that brings together the best mural artists from around the world.

The free three day festival will run from January 23rd-25th with local, national and international artists transforming the Port into an open air gallery with large scale murals, artist talks and entertainment.

Check out the video from last year below...

Wonderwalls Festival 2013 from The Hours on Vimeo.

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