Urban Art Videos – Part 6

We continue our series of urban art videos, street art and graffiti stories with a selection featuring artist interviews, projects, murals and installations, happenings and festivals, documentaries and more, mainly covering the second half of 2015.

 

Artist projects & insights

Kidult – ‘Funeral Fanfare’

Vermibus – ‘Unveiling Beauty’

In August 2015, Phlegm carried out a project in Epping forest, creating a small installation or artwork every day which the artist shared on his Instagram. You can see some of the works on Arrested Motion as well.

Interview with Okuda about Kaos Temple and his work:

David Choe’s trip to Cambodia part of the #IglooHong project:

Fintan Magee – ‘The Migration’

Felipe Pantone, a video portrait by Selina Miles:

Also watch on Al JazeeraAna Teresa Fernández uses paint to protest U.S.-Mexico border wall.

 

Festivals, exhibitions & events

One day in Dismaland via Butterfly. View our full recap.

Nuart 2015 recap:

The Brandalism Project taking over the streets of Paris. Learn more.

FAILE: Savage/Sacred Young Minds exhibition, Brooklyn Museum:

Memorie Urbane 2015 recap:

Jun Ong for Urban Xchange Festival:

Phlegm and HENSE for PUBLIC 2015:

Berlin Kidz x Alaniz’s message to Berlin on gentrification following BLU’s mural removal that we covered in an article about censorship and commercial use of graffiti and street art:

 

Films, Documentaries & Archive videos

Mutiny Of Colours is a feature-length documentary about street art and graffiti in the Islamic Republic of Iran, focusing on the story and life of 5 Iranian street artists. The film shows their point of view, their artworks and message about peace, love, children and women rights, as well as their struggle with the authorities.

Starring Robert De Niro, written by Eric Roth and directed by JR, set in the abandoned Ellis Island Hospital complex and using JR’s UNFRAMED art installations, ELLIS tells the forgotten story of the immigrants who built America.

From 11:57pm to midnight each night in August 2015, OSGEMEOS presented the animation ‘Parallel Connection’ in Times Square, NY. More info about the project on their website.


Chester Pannell interviews Sharp in 1984 regarding his subway graffiti in New York City:

1985 news report about graffiti in the NYC via Animal New York:

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View our previous urban art and street art videos recommendations.

Featured image for the post: Nuart 2015 / Ella&Pitr. Photo: Ian Cox.

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