Here are a few images from Bring the PaintBring the Paint…
Bring The Paint International Street Art Festival is a free event set to transform Leicester with supreme quality, high impact street art. The Cultural Quarter will play host to live artworks, music, skateboarding, breakdancing, BMX and a range of creative activities and exhibitions.
Bring the Paint brings over 150 artists together to work on sites across the city. Look out for large scale murals in the Cultural Quarter and legal spray sites city-wide. Other festival attractions include; live music, local jams, pop-up street art, window illustrations, food stalls and workshops. Bring The Paint International Street Art Festival promises to be a unique experience with multiple exciting opportunities for all visitors. Bring The Paint International Graffiti Festival aims to inspire a legacy of artistic growth and collaboration within the artistic community and beyond. Offering a platform to be creative and collaborate on a monumental scale, the festival is a visual celebration of Leicester’s diverse culture and will showcase the city’s thriving arts scene.
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Dont forget to check out Bring the Paints, IG Feed and FB Page!!
You can read previous ramblings here Return of the Macks (Part 2), Return of the Macks 2017 (part one) and Return of the Macks… and view more images here on my website.
TEMWA’s Art For Africa Auction, Saturday 10th June, from 4pm at The Attic Bar, Stokes Croft
Art for Africa, one of the most affordable art sales of the year, all artwork has been donated by people such as Paris, Mr Jago, Lokey, Will Barras, James Starr, Kineta Hill, Mau Mau, Inkie… all monies raised will aid Temwa’s work to build sustainable, self-reliant communities in Northern Malawi.
Many of the artist’s who donate to Temwa for the Art for Africa Auction, also take part in various other funding raising events for the charity. Temwa is a charity that is greatly supported by the artists of Bristol, and further afield.
This year Live Painting sponsored by CASS ART will start at 4 pm, there will be a Kids Painting Workshop run by The Paintsmiths 4-6 pm, Street Food, Screen Printing by Epok AND The awesome DJ Die will be heading up the Legendary Art For Africa Afterparty.
Dont forget you can bid online, via phone (contact firstname.lastname@example.org) or in person on the night or you can place reserve bids (again contact email@example.com or ring 0117 403 1426).
Lokey and I, have both donated again this year… so if you fancy bidding on one of our piece’s you know what your looking…
and a couple of cyanotypes by me…
If you would like to see my images of Birnbeck Pier, the Preview for the Univerisity of Gloucestershire Degree Show is on Friday 2Nd June, 6 – 9pm at the Hardwick Campus, St Pauls Road, Cheltenham, GL50 4BS.
The Degree Show will be open daily from the 3rd – 16th June 2017, 10 -4pm/
Britain in Focus: A Photographic History, in partnership with BBC Four, explores the changing ways we share and consume photographs, from the rapid technological progress of the 19th century to today’s selfies on social media.
The exhibition opens on 17th March 2017 at The National Media Museum, Bradford, Yorkshire and runs until 25 June. There is also a special free event on the 16th March called ‘The Representation of Photography on Television‘ In conversation with Anne McNeill, director of Bradford’s Impressions Gallery, photographers Eamonn McCabe and John Bulmer will discuss the challenges of representing photography on television.
And while your there, why not check out ‘Poetics of Light: Pinhole Photography‘
Poetics of Light: Pinhole Photography Exhibition runs from 17 March – 25 June 2017 at The National Media Museum.
Poetics of Light is the European premiere of an exhibition of original prints of pinhole photography from around the world. The images were collected by Eric Renner and Nancy Spencer in San Lorenzo, USA over the last 30 years, revealing an alternate version of reality and a visual form of poetry.
Tangent Books has an exhibition at the Boca Bar in Bristol, featuring the photography of Beezer, who documented the changing music scene in Bristol, the sound system of the Wild Bunch, who later became Massive Attack, feature heavily in the exhibition and book, titled ‘Wild Days‘.
The exhibition runs until the 20th March, Boca Bar, can be found at the Paint Works.
Opening time’s are:
Fridays-Saturdays: 10.00am-1am (no entry after midnight);