Our pick of the week is @burk__w! A self-taught artist, Burk combines architectural shapes and surrealism to create colourful environments! He shares about how he creates these scenes, ‘I try not to force myself. I don’t like to plan or sketch much if at all, I typically just see where things take me.” Read more about Burk at http://www.ballpitmag.com/portfolio/burk__w!
We live in a period of time where adjectives such as “strong” and verbs like “fight” are used when speaking about Women. Women are celebrated for knowing what they want and achieving their dreams. “In this eventful period for feminism, I felt the need to highlight women, in a peaceful and positive manner.”, Megane Chikhani […]
You’re invited to join the awesome guys at Art Attack SF for Jennifer Maria Harris’ spotlight exhibition opening reception on October 4th. Featuring multimedia works from Jennifer’s latest series “Fathom” and “Commence”, the exhibition incorporates wooden silhouettes of people in abstract environments to examine our perceived notions of personal and cultural identity. The opening reception […]
“I hope we’re one of the last countries to ever go through something like this.” María Solias speaks with Ballpit. She is an author and illustrator from Venezuela, a country she describes as beautiful but nothing more than a ghost of what it used to be. When we first discovered María’s work, we didn’t realise how […]
Drop by Art Attack SF on Saturday, October 6 from 2-5pm for a Stencil Workshop with street artist, Jeremy Novy! Participants will be provided with an insightful history of stenciling along with other revolutionary acts of street art as seen in ancient and contemporary art. Learn how to design, cut and spray your very own stencil that you can bring home that day! The workshop will be limited to 15 students. Supplies will be included in the $65 ticket purchase.
The buildings that line our streets have seen generations walk by. Once appreciated, few stop to listen to their story. Graduate student Bethan Scorey speaks to Ballpit about her work. She shares, “I make prints of buildings across Wales to encourage people to engage with the architecture and urban environments on their doorstep.”. Using a […]