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Documentary about JR’s Wrinkles of the City LA project

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By Carlos Gonzalez in Video on Monday 26 November 2012

Earlier this year, French artist and photographer JR visited Los Angeles for another campaign tied in to his Wrinkles of the City project. Filmmaker and photographer, theonepointeight, was fortunate enough to document the entire process and here we have a short film titled, JR: The Wrinkles of Los Angeles, that details the work and effort […]

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Giant new LA mural by art collective Cyrcle

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By Carlos Gonzalez in New Art on Thursday 27 September 2012

The Los Angeles art collective known as Cyrcle just finished their latest mural, which could possibly be one of LA’s biggest murals. Standing at 11k square feet, the project titled Magic Is Real sits on the streets of Echo Park and it’s a precursor for their second solo show taking place in mid-November. The mural took about a month to complete and it combines Cyrcle’s clean aesthetic with references to the ouroboros, microscopic organisms, and even a nod to the infinity sign which the group have utilized in previous work. So if you happen to be around the Los Angeles area, check out this mural, and in the meantime, take a look at the photos shot by theonepointeight.

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When Lucent met Herakut: a short documentary

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By Carlos Gonzalez in New Film on Tuesday 11 September 2012

Earlier this year, graffiti duo Herakut came to Los Angeles to put together a one of a kind show with the Lucent Dossier group. The show brought a spectacular circus-like performance guided by Herakut’s vision and style. Although the show only played during one single weekend, here we have a short documentary directed by theonepointeight […]

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