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Preview of ‘CUT IT OUT’ at Urban Nation Berlin: An homage to Stencil Art

Urban Nation has invited photographer Henrik Haven and Olly Walker, to co-curate an exhibition and workshops about the art of using Stencils.  CUT IT OUT! is dedicated to the art of the stencil and features brand new works, equipment, tools and stencils by Above, Adam 5100, Aiko, Alessio-B, Artist Ouvrier, B-Toy, C215, Canvaz, Don John, Eins92, Eelus, EismannArts, Epsylon Point, Fin Dac, Icy & Sot, Jana & Js, Jef Aerosol, Joe Iurato, Kurar, Logan Hicks, M-City, Mobstr, Monkey Bird, Nick Walker, Orticanoodles, Pisa 73, Reko Rennie, Rene Gagnon, Snik, Sten & Lex, Stencil King, Stew, STF, Stinkfish, Tankpetrol and XooooX and more. The show opens Saturday January 31st at Urban Nation Headquaters in Berlin and plan to  unveil new walls and public installations by Jef Aerosol, M-City as well.

Joe Lurato:

01. Joe Iurato

M-City:

02. M-City

Icy and Sot:

04. Icy & Sot

Alessio-B:

07. Alessio-B

Jana and JS:

09. Jana & JS

BTOY:

10. BTOY

Stinkfish:

11. Stinkfish12. Stinkfish

SNIK:

13. Snik

CZARNOBYL:

14. CZARNOBYL

Eisemann Arts:

15. EismannArts 16. EismannArts

Monkey Bird:

17. Monkey Bird

For more info visit Urban Nation at their website here. And stay tuned for our coverage of the show which will unfold in just a few days.

CUT IT OUT! Opens January 31st, 2015 at Urban Nation Berlin

If you're in Berlin late Janurary to early February, look out for the opening of  'CUT IT OUT!' a dynamic exhibition curated by Olly Walker and Henrik Haven for Urban Nation Berlin, opening January 31st, 2015.  As part of its ongoing educational and archival series about art in urban environments, Urban Nation has asked the co-curators, Olly Walker - author of The Street Art Stencil Book and Stencil Republic - and Henrik Haven - internationally renowned street art photographer, to bring together the most interesting and prolific street artists that work in the medium of Stencils.

The show, 'CUT IT OUT!' is thus dedicated to the art of the stencil and will feature brand new works, equipment, tools and stencils by Above, Adam 5100, Aiko, Alessio-B, Artist Ouvrier, B-Toy, C215, Canvaz, Don John, Eins92, Eelus, EismannArts, Epsylon Point, Fin Dac, Icy & Sot, Jana & Js, Jef Aerosol, Joe Iurato, Kurar, Logan Hicks, M-City, Mobstr, Monkey Bird, Nick Walker, Orticanoodles, Pisa 73, Reko Rennie, Rene Gagnon, Snik, Sten & Lex, Stencil King, Stew, STF, Stinkfish, Tankpetrol and XooooX – plus new walls and public installations by Jef Aerosol, M-City and more. 

Urban Nation
Bülowstrasse 97
10783 Berlin
Germany

Opening Reception: Saturday, January 31st, from 7pm – 11pm
Exhibition period: The show will run until February 27th, 2015.

Opening hours: Monday-Friday: 10AM - 6PM
www.urban-nation.net

Urban Nation and Hin Bus Depot’s “Urban Xchange” in Penang, Malaysia, Part 3

Our  coverage of Urban Nation and Hin Bus Depot’s “Urban Xchange” in Penang, Malaysia continues with more photos from Henrik Haven who documented the event. The participating artists included: RoneElleVextaErnest ZacharevicAdisson KarlTank PetrolDon JohnMr. TollAntanas Dubra,SKL0, Kenji ChaiBibichun and 4Some (a crew from Kuala Lumpur consisting of Donald, Black, Fauzan and Jojo). Here is Part 3 of our comprehensive coverage of this event:

4Some 4Some4SomeMr. Toll in the Tropical Garden  Mr. Toll in the Tropical Garden Mr. Toll in the Tropical Garden Bibichun (photo by Nikko Tan) Tank Petrol Tank Petrol (photo by Nikko Tan) Mr. Toll  Ernest Zacharevic & Arthur Shirin aka Etoja (collaboration) Addison Karl & Kenji Chai (collaboration) Addison Karl Ernest Zacharevic SKL0 SKL0 Don John Don John Antanas Dubra Antanas Dubra  Kenji Chai

Urban Nation and Hin Bus Depot’s “Urban Xchange” in Penang, Malaysia, Part 2

Urban Nation and Hin Bus Depot’s “Urban Xchange” in Penang, Malaysia recently took place and our contributing photographer, Henrik Haven was there to document the new murals and installations going up. The participating artists included: RoneElleVextaErnest ZacharevicAdisson KarlTank PetrolDon JohnMr. TollAntanas Dubra,SKL0, Kenji ChaiBibichun and 4Some (a crew from Kuala Lumpur consisting of Donald, Black, Fauzan and Jojo). Here is Part 2 of our comprehensive coverage of these completed murals:

01. Vexta 02. Vexta 04. Elle 05. Elle 08. Ernest Zacharevic 09. Ernest Zacharevic 11. Rone at Hin Bus Depot 12. Rone and Addison Karl at Hin Bus Depot 14. Addison Karl at Hin Bus Depo15. Elle 16. Elle 18. Rone 19. Rone 20. Rone 21. Addison Karl 22. Addison Karl 23. Vexta 24. Vexta 25. Vexta 26. Vexta

 

Works in Progress at Urban Xchange “Crossing Over” presented by Urban Nation and Hin Bus Depot

Urban Xchange - Flyer

Photographer Henrik Haven sends us the latest work in progress  at Urban Xchange: Crossing Over in Malaysia.  This event presented by Urban Nation and Hin Bus Depot will feature new public murals in the streets of Penang by Rone, Elle, Vexta, Ernest Zacharevic, Karl Adisson, Tank Petrol, Don John, Mr. Toll and some local artists along with a group exhibition with new works by all the participating artists. Here are photos of artists currently at work in Penang:

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