Tag: Tristan Manco

  • Ola London – Wahaca Southbank Project

    Ola London – Wahaca Southbank Project

    Late last year I was excited to be asked by Wahaca to curate an arts programme for their new temporary space at London’s Southbank – the initial phase of which is about to happen as part of the Festival of the World. It’s been a pleasure to be able to invite two artists I am […]

  • Independent on Sunday article

    Independent on Sunday article

    I recently helped out with an article The Independent on Sunday published last week (03.06.12). Journalist Genevieve Roberts asked for my opinions on Kurt Perschke’s fun and friendly Red Ball Project and I was happy to oblige with some thoughts – some of which were quoted in the article. The Red Ball Project is currently doing a tour […]

  • Raw + Material = Art press

    [amazon_link id=”0500289913″ target=”_blank” ]Raw + Material = Art [/amazon_link] has been receiving some very favourable reviews online and in the press. First off the bat was Creative Review who featured the book in their April issue. Time Out did a small review at the end of May… Other reviews are due in Elephant Magazine, Aesthetica Magazine […]

  • Raw + Material = Art book launch

    Finally my new book “[amazon_link id=”0500289913″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Raw + Material = Art[/amazon_link] ” is being launched this week at Boetzelaer Nispen gallery in London on Thursday 12th April. Thanks to all the artists and all those who contributed to make this book happen – I’m very excited about the results. Thanks also to the […]

  • Varoom Magazine

    The latest issue of Varoom Magazine (17) features a six page article I was commissioned to write about the Brazilian illustration scene. The idea was look at benchmark moments within Brazilian creativity by focusing on themes such as craft, typography, sacred art and the strong influence of street art. It was a pleasure to showcase […]

  • Huck Magazine article

    Huck Magazine article

      Huck is a bi-monthly magazine rooted in skate, surf, snow, music, art and activism. I contributed to the latest issue no.30 which is an ‘Art Special’. Firstly I wrote a piece entitled “The Fundamentals of Street Art” – which outlined what I believe to be the key ingredients in this art form. Secondly they […]

  • Above: Passport

    Above: Passport

    Above’s new Passport book is huge! The special boxed edition now stands as the biggest book on my shelves. I was flattered to be asked to contribute a text to this artist’s monograph alongside others such as Faile and Wooster Collective. Ever since featuring Above in my second book Street Logos we have stayed in touch […]

  • Eloquent Vandals

    Earlier this year Nuart festival asked me to contribute a written piece on the subject of Street Art for their book “Eloquent Vandals. The History of Nuart”. Based in Stavanger, Norway – the Nuart Festival has consistently brought some of the most interesting Street Art year after year to a city that is otherwise off […]

  • …Capitalism?

    …Capitalism?

    Last month I took part in a debate called …Capitalism? held at NHH Norwegian School of Economics in collaboration with the Nuart Festival. NHH, a leading business school in Norway, had the idea to use street art as a way to engage with how the institution was perceived internally and externally and more broadly to comment on ideas about economics […]

  • Atlanta Living Walls Conference

    Jaz Its been a while since the event but I had a throughly enjoyable and interesting time this August at the Atlanta Living Walls Conference. Now in its second year this grassroots festival is a celebration of street art with over 20 walls painted across the city by artists worldwide, including old friends such as Sam3, […]