Friday next week, Unruly Gallery opens the second solo exhibition of visual artist and graphic designer Paul Du Bois-Reymond, part of design duo Machine. Paul: “I like to combine traditional techniques with modern forms of art, like graffiti. If you think about it, the scale of a spray can and a wall is similar to a needle and paper.” Go see.
Next week, a new creative space spot opens in Amsterdam. My friends Damian and Nalden from Present Plus (WeTransfer, Kuvva.com and Nalden.net) are starting this gallery – with and exhibition from designer Noma Bar. Noma will bring his dog-shaped die cutting machine, so you can cut a bespoke Noma Bar cut out yourself, using the machine!
Using projection mapping onto street furniture, a dandypunk travels through various fantastical worlds, interacting with strange characters and treacherous landscapes, in the hope of unfolding the secrets and learning the techniques from the book of “The Alchemy of Light”.
Order an one-of-a-kind pack that contains roughly the following: 3 original pen drawings, 2 photocopies of hand-drawn paper airplane, A hand-written note explaining the unique contents of your particular pack. As this project is about hand-made work, the artist can only get about 3 packs out the door on any given week ;-)
Since 2006, dwarfs are popping up on walls around Utrecht and as time passed, the dwarf army spread throughout the country. For me, KBTR counts as a true innovator in the Dutch graffiti scene: fresh, positive and very remarkable. If you like him too, keep an eye out for his upcoming book ‘De Utrechtse Kabouter’, which will be in this store on Oktober 27th.
NSM‘s Unruly Gallery presents a very nice exhibition with: “Realists, abstract expressionists, minimalists, cubists… all together in the fruit mixer.” Go there on the 15th or 16th of september (12:00 till 18:00) and check the work of: Peter Kempff, Aldert Mantje, Menno Schenk and…