On Friday, December 20th
2013 blankspace is opening its newest show, Art For All, featuring
prints from up-and-coming names from around the world. blankspace not only will be featuring a wide range
of artists from all over the world, covering many versatile and distinct
styles and mediums, but also will be selling these prints for cheap –
anywhere from 100 – 1000 NOK (approximately 15 – 150 USD).
Featured artists: Sterling
Hundley, Eda Kaban, Jon Garaizar,
Jake Kobrin, Andrew Mar, Paulina Suarez, Ben Jelter, Liz Ramsey, Tanner
Griepentrog, Michał Dziekan, David Ball, Max Kostenko, BreeAnn Veenstra,
Zachary Fleischer, Scott Waters, Mark Weber and Bård Henning Kvinen.
I did 8 murals
Lived in 6 houses
Moved back to my country
Met new friends
Left old friends
Travel through 7 mexican states
Tried new art techniques
Reencounter mexican buddies
Got drunk with tequila and mezcal
Blended with the nothingness
and just woke up.
Last weekend I did a mural workshop with five great kids at a children's library in the mexican state of Queretaro. The Cultural Center (CECEQ) was celebrating its 10th anniversary and with this activity we wanted to make sure the kids who have been attending the library since the opening of its doors back in 2003 felt part of the space...
Here are some photographs of the process and the final piece...
I came up with the idea of a Lady Gopher who tells stories and the kids had to create their own characters who listened attentively...
heard that an artist is a child that has survived"