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Book Launch: „The Graffiti Trucks of Paris“ by Marc Vallée

Urban Spree invites you to the Berlin launch party of The Graffiti Trucks of Paris by Marc Vallée.

London based documentary photographer Marc Vallée is back at Urban Spree on Friday 21 July 2017 to launch the second edition The Graffiti Trucks of Paris with a photographic installation of images from the photozine.

PARIS, FRANCE – 26.11.16. A truck covered in graffiti on Saturday 26 November 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2016. All rights reserved.

“The pictures here highlight how artists have brought the creative activism of subversive graffiti into (or onto) these commercialised infrastructures of urban mobility. As trucks and vans move consumable goods of the elite urban economy around the city, they carry with them the viruses of activism. Like the New York subway trains in the 1970s, the graffiti trucks of Paris are a mobile gallery of graffiti and its affront to the sterile spaces of urban commodity movement.” – Dr. Oli Mould.

With a foreword by human geographer Dr. Oli Mould The Graffiti Trucks of Paris was published in March 2017 and featured in Huck Magazine, HERO Magazine and Tate Britain acquired a copy for its library collection.

PARIS, FRANCE – 20.01.17. A truck covered in graffiti on Friday 20 January 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2017. All rights reserved.

Come join Marc for a beer plus he will be signing copies of The Graffiti Trucks of Paris plus many of his out of print zines and photobooks including Vandals and the City and Writers.

 

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Friday, July 21st, 19:00-22:00

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PICTOPLASMA ACADEMY ALL STARS GROUP SHOW

The most extensive show of the 13. Pictoplasma Festival is held at Urban Spree, with works by the 22 alumni of the Pictoplasma Academy 2016.

Challenged by renowned illustrators, artists, animation filmmakers, and sculptors, participants explored and developed their personal, character-driven projects. The Academy All Stars group show presents their diverse talents and features sculptures, paintings, drawings, interactive installations, and a multitude of new character worlds.

 

PICTOPLASMA ACADEMY ALL STARS

May 10-14, 2017

Urban Spree Galerie

Revaler Str. 99

10245 Berlin

Wednesday-Sunday: 12:00-20:00

 

 

Featuring the works of:

 

Ana Jiménez (SP)

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Ana Jiménez is a Spanish game artist, currently based in Berlin. Her main field of experience is in casual games for companies like Digital Chocolate or King. ‘Mercrominah’ is Ana’s alter ego—a personal project she started when spending a year in Sweden. The project has meanwhile acquired quite a following in social networks, and Ana hopes it will continue to make people laugh for a long time.

Anna (PL)

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Anna is a Polish illustrator and designer based in London, and a fan of mixing digital and traditional techniques. She is interested in visual structures, life drawing and the expression that different tools imply. It can be a brush, a potato stamp or drawing software—each unfolds its particular aesthetics.

Brian Neong San (MU)

neongsan.com

Brian Neong San is a character animator and designer. Born in Mauritius, he currently lives in Australia; as digital nomad, he is often found freelancing remotely from other places. This mobility inspires his inventive work, and he is passionate to bring characters to life through motion, emotion and storytelling. Frequently referred to as a digital character puppeteer, Brian delivers the artistic creation and animation of 2D characters for short films, motion graphics and interactive projects.

Camilo Vanegas (CO)

camilovanegas.com

Camilo Vanegas is an animation artist from Colombia based in California. He holds a BFA in Visual Arts from Pontifical Xavierian University in Bogotá, and a MFA in Character Animation from the Academy of Art in San Francisco. For Camilo, exploring the characters’ personalities and how they deal with their internal conflicts has been the main source of inspiration. He currently works at Supergiant Games, where he has created characters for ‘Transistor’ (2014) and ‘Pyre’ (2017).

Christina Reck (DE)

instagram.com/christina.reck

Christina Reck is an art director based in Berlin where she works in digital advertising. She developed a huge fascination for drawing and painting at an early age, and illustration became her favorite form of expression while studying communication design. In her professional work, she focuses on digital design and infographics. Her personal work is more experimental, she is exploring different styles and techniques, both digital and analogue.

Eloi Costilludo (SP)

costilludo.com

Eloi Costilludo is a video artist from Barcelona, where he works as video producer and VJ at legendary Razzmatazz nightclub. He started his career as computer engineer and graphic designer for the Barnamob collective for urban performance. Today, he is mainly producing video installations, and exhibits regularly in galleries.

Erika del Pino (UY)

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Erika del Pino is a theater designer from Montevideo, where she encounters and plays with strange and rare characters. Inspired by animals and taxidermy, her creations are born from her inner world to explore the sensation of a distorted reality. She believes that everything that once had life can live again—transformed, deformed.

Ifiyenia Kamperi (GR)

ifiyeniakamperi.com

Ifiyenia Kamperi is a painter and illustrator working in her studio in Athens. Her work ranges from painting and printmaking to comics, fanzines and doll making. She draws inspiration from her cats and dogs, politics, rockumentaries, the subconscious and life’s banality. Ifiyenia is co-founder of the drawing collective Urban Pencils, she has been featured in exhibitions and illustrated books, taught art to children and produced crafts under the brand Birds On Lemons.

Inga Seidl (AT)

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Inga Seidl is an Austrian graphic designer and illustrator. For a decade, she has been running her independent corporate design agency for clients with an environmental focus. Inga has a strong relation to nature, where she spends as much time as she can. Obviously, her character design is influenced by her life long experience with animals— and especially horses.

Janine Krieg (DE)

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Janine Krieg aka Jane War creates art to communicate with the world. Currently based in Munich, she works in post-production for movies, TV and advertisement, both in 2D and 3D. Jane is haunted by crazy creatures, which make her see characters everywhere. Her personal illustration and animation is all about her emotions, and as she stays curious to explore different styles and media.

Jon Dunleavy (UK)

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Jon Dunleavy is a director of animated films, working in multiple genres with a particular love for characterizing. His narrative themes range from greed to comic tragedy and phone-based love triangles. His films have been honored with awards from the British Animation Awards to the Cannes Short Film Corner.

Kami Goertz (CA)

kmelaingoertz.com

Kami Goertz is a self-taught multidisciplinary fiber artist who creates plush characters and soft sculptures for humans to enjoy. Forest walks and gardening, moods, textures and animals (real or imagined) all inspire her creative process. Her work has been exhibited in the US and Canada as well as published in magazines focusing on the creation of plush toys.

Larissa Honsek (DE)

instagram.com/larissahonsek

Larissa Honsek aka Novemberkind is a Berlin-based graphic designer, photographer and illustrator exploring the intersections of these fields. Her tribe of bright and colorful characters is born from experimenting with a multitude of mixed media: clay sculpting, photography, digital and analogue collage, painting, drawing, printing, scanning… Larissa is currently working as a graphic design freelancer, and she is the co-founder of NiNo kreativ, a small company that produces kids stationary and creative school supplies.

Negyedy Virág (HU)

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Negyedy Virág is currently studying animation at Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design in Budapest. Her passion is character design, and she finds it very exciting to bring her creations to life in animated form. She likes to experiment with different media and techniques, and she is committed to learn as many things as possible while searching for her place in the world.

Oliver Téllez (MX)

olivertellez.com

Oliver Téllez is an architect and illustrator from Mexico City, who has liked to spend his time drawing and day dreaming since childhood. He is keen to create wild places with saturated imagery in order to test the behavior of his characters—and understand his own. Oliver usually incorporates elements of architecture into his illustrations as his interest extends to constructing visions of time and space.

Paulina Rasińska (PL)

paulinarasinska.com

Paulina Rasińska is an artist from Warsaw, living and working in Antwerp. After graduating at Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts in animation and photography, she focused on creating picture books for children. Until today, children are her favorite audience, whose knowledge and sensibility she aims to expand. She finds her strongest inspiration in the world of curiosities nature provides, and she loves telling stories about animals and plants.

Sabina Karasegh (AT)

skgh.at

Sabina Karasegh is an Austrian graphic designer and artist. Informed by her hometown Vienna and its particular attitude she always looks for recurrent patterns in every day life and correspondences between the micro- and macrocosm. Her graphic prints transform perspectives into black and white, working out contours and considering the white spaces.

Silvia Panicali (IT)

behance.net/silviapanicali

Silvia Panicali is a multifaceted creative talent born in Italy. Always looking for new forms of visual expression, she tries to represent the growth of her personality and her feelings by looking at them from the point of view of a child. Silvia has been strongly influenced by Belgian comics thanks to her mother’s origins, and she developed her style starting from photography and moving later to illustration and 2D animation.

Sjors Houkes (NL)

sjorshoukes.nl

Sjors Houkes is a Dutch illustrator and voice over artist living in Berlin. As a film scholar interested in all aspects of visual culture he curated, promoted and exhibited independent video games and animation. These elements have found their way into his own work. Besides occasionally making games, voice acting or writing, most of his creative time is spent drawing: His honest ink and watercolor drawings are inspired by people, videogames, the beauty of nature and the quirks of the human mind.

Tomás Pichardo-Espaillat (DOM)

tomatico.net

Tomás Pichardo-Espaillat is a Dominican illustrator and animator, with a profound love of telling stories. He sees his work as magic-realism, evoking his surreal experience of growing up in the Caribbean. His world is personal and intimate, with characters full of colors and textures, drawn into situations outside of their comfort zone.

Zarella Solís (PER)

zarellasolis.com

Zarella Solís is a graphic designer from Lima. Her toys, designs and art pieces are handmade with the traditional techniques of sewing, embroidery and textile application. The intention of her work is to further the interest in and appreciation for crafts in the digital age.

Zeynep Solakoglu (TUR)

zeynep-solakoglu.com

Zeynep Solakoglu is an artist and illustrator based in Istanbul. She is inspired by mythologies, fairytales, and indigenous stories from all parts of the world. She believes they all represent universal themes and connect us holistically, so when people look at her work, they will all find parts of themselves. Zeynep has been drawing characters and writing stories since she was a child, and she likes the idea of having one part of her in every character, evolving with them as years pass.

 



Comic Invasion Berlin 2017

the big Berlin comics festival, artist-run, for everyone and for free
in it’s 6th year!

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2 DAYS of local COMICS AWESOMENESS
Sat. 06.05 +Sun 07.05 // 12:00-20:00

with
– Berlin comic artists, comic collectives, comic publishers and comic stores showing their new books, zines and projects
– comics exhibition
– book signings
Jaja Verlag and Reprodukt comics readings
– concerts by OMP – Orchestre Miniature in the Park, We’re Only Made Of Snow and more
– drawing sessions
– ILLUMAT (sunday) illustration vending machine
– big beer garden to hang out in the spring sun + food stands for hungry bellies
– kids activities table

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FREE ENTRY
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ComicInvasionBerlin is supported by Europäischer Fonds für regionale Entwicklung (EFRE), von der Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Europa, sowie von Französische Botschaft (Bureau du Livre Berlin), Urban Spree, Renate Comicbibliothek, Malstoff Künstlerbedarf, Neurotitan, Berliner Fenster, Deutscher Comic Verein, Reprodukt, Modern Graphics, Grober Unfug, Jaja Verlag, Avant Verlag, Warum/Vraoum, Other Earth Press, Serigraffeur, Ryoko Nagara Illustration, Toons Up, CoUp Coworking, Spring Berlin, Plakat Kultur, Engels Universe, Jute Comics Verlag, Comics & Graphics Buchhandlung und Pinguin Druck

We look forward to seeing everybody at #CIB17!!

www.comicinvasionberlin.de
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