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Some video painting in Bristol by Sweatshoppe

Video painting

New media art duo SWEATSHOPPE aka Blake Shaw and Bruno Levy are back from Europe with a new video that showcases their live interactive video wheatpaste in Berlin, Bristol, Belgrade, London and Paris. Over a two week period the duo pasted their videos in over 10 spots including the Berlin Wall, Les Invalides, Cordy House and even constructed a 5 meter telescopic electronic paint roller to create a two-story tall video painting in Bristol.

See their piece in Bristol at the 2:26 mark of the video below.

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Stokes Croft China Xmas show

Stokes Croft china

Looking for a Christmas present that’s a bit different and very local? Then you probably should check out this show. It opens on the 2nd December at 7pm.

“Opening night will see the launch of ten unique limited edition china beakers, production confined to just 100 individually numbered pieces. Also, unique pieces of fine china from our designers, and the launch of new Dinner Ware.”

Artists include Sophie Howard, Katy Bauer, Rose Vickers, Jamie Gillman and Chris Chalkley, as well as Flx, Epok, Sepr and Milk.


Video of Nick Walker from 'See No Evil'

Some footage from the making of Nick Walker’s giant mural piece from ‘See No Evil’.


Weapon of Choice gallery Christmas show

Bristol gallery, Weapon of Choice, have announced the line-up for their Christmas show. Opening preview Friday 2nd December 2011, 6-10pm.

More info: Blog / Site


Cloud Cuckoo Land

Xenz painting

British artist and longtime Bristol-dweller, Xenz, has a major new solo show opening in London next month. It’s entitled Cloud Cuckoo Land and features a body of work created over the last two years.


Sokem One vs Bastard Sunz

Nice little time-lapse video by Jon Davey with artwork by Sokem One and music by The Bastard Sunz. Keep your eyes open for a few little tricks.


‘Day of the Dead’ exhibition

Day of the dead exhibition

House of Paper presents an exhibition of illustrations, paintings, photography and 3d work from international and local artists celebrating Mexico’s traditional ’Day of the Dead’.

Although not a street-art-centric exhibition, it does feature a few artists involved in street-level stuff. Notably French artist Kashink and Bristol-based Haka. That aside, it is well worth checking out. The exhibition opened last night (27th October) and runs until the 6th November.


‘See no Evil’ book launch

See no Evil book launch

Following the resounding success of ‘See no Evil’, the Bristol-based street art event that took place in August 2011, Tangent Books have teamed up with photographer Stephen Morris, to create 64-page, A5 book that captures this unique gathering. It is priced at £7.50 and will be launched at the Weapons of Choice Gallery on the 3rd November.


Who's Lenny? 'See No Evil' documentary

Hurricane Media have put together a very-well-made short documentary about the See No Evil event that took place in Bristol last August.


Photos of Petro show opening night at Friend&co

Petro show through window

We are a lucky bunch in Bristol, I mean at least for those interested in street/urban/graffiti art, because not only do we have an abundance of top notch art in our streets, but we also have some great shows. The latest one of these opened the other week (20th Nov) at the Friends & Co gallery on Park Row and featured the work of London-old-school-writer Petro.