Posts Tagged ‘ Art ’

Saint BC: Simpler Times

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Guns ‘N’ Butta member Saint BC is a talented illustrator, animator and graphic designer. BC showcased his multifaceted style using protected art and illustrated print.  Saint BC is a confident artist with a bold style to match. BC’s prints present reality and fantasy in one combination.
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Senor Abstract: Simpler Times

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Senor Abstract presented his 3-Dimensional art-work at ‘The Simpler Times‘ exhibition at the  Arch 402 art gallery in Hoxton. I will update the name of the exhibit when I get hold of it. This detailed graphic piece is full of biographical images of the past.

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Oh Dear!: Oi Wasteman

Oh Dear! expresses urban language and communication in his ‘Oi Wasteman‘ sculpture and illustrated prints. I enjoyed viewing this ‘Simpler Times‘ exhibit presented by Guns ‘N’ Butta which made me smile and focus on the harshness of inner city life in London. Continue reading

Deez: Drawing The Line

Drawing The Line‘ was exhibited at the Arch402 gallery by the artist Deez. Deez is a part of the art collective Guns ‘N’ Butta who presented the recent ‘Simpler Times‘ exhibit in Hoxton East London. This set of 3D anaglyph photographs are influenced by Deez past memories.

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Hidden Histories (Vol 2)

In this second part of ‘Hidden Histories‘ I will be exploring and exposing elements of Britain’s black culture  from periods before the 1960s commonwealth immigration. It will become evident to you that there is more to Great Britain’s history than meets the eye. Some of the information I have discovered while studying ‘Identity, difference and race’ during my time as a student at the University of East London. I have also come across other materials by accident during my leisure time searching the internet. Continue reading

Avatar – A tale of many narratives

I have just finished watching Avatar and I must say this film was very touching. I feel like I have experienced what it must have felt like for the native Africans during the European Encounter of Africa in the Colonial 16th Century. The war scenes were extremely powerful. The theme of technology vs nature was also very touching. I recommend this film not just for this narrative interpretation but also for the artistic nature of the cinematography.

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Ann Haycock

This is an interesting interview with Ann Haycock who displayed two pieces of her work (‘Mound‘ & ‘Bite/Spit‘)  at the Disrupted Narratives exhibition.

Ann graduated from the University of East London in 2006 with a BA (Hons) in Fine Art. At the present Ann is studying a MA in Fine Art at University College Falmouth where her research into everyday items such as clothing and seeds inspires her contemporary works of art. Continue reading