We caught up with artist Jesse Dolman to get a little insight into the show FEED, which opens Friday 27th March at the Byron School of Arts Project Space in Mullumbimby. We found out his mum thinks he’s weird.
PEOPLE: BERT KRAK
Recently we packed our editor, Big Crom, off to Smith Street Tattoo Parlour in Brooklyn and had Bert Krak do what he does best. He tattooed a big bosomed Hawaiian woman on Big Crom’s forearm and we got it all on camera.
SXSW: DRAWINGS MADE AT CONCERTS
SXSW. Sick of seeing these four letters yet? I fucking am. But this video is a twist on the usual content of the four lettered festival that shall not be named. Instead of blogging about shows, why not sketch them?
STUDIO VISIT: JONNY ALEXANDER
Jonny Alexander is a painter who calls the beach his studio. We hit the sand with him for an afternoon booze break to hear more about his pattern making techniques and life mantras.
SOLO ROAD TRIP: LAURA AUSTIN
What’s it like to hit the road alone? Photographer Laura Austin shares her reflections on her solo excursions, where the only company she seeks is through a lens.
PLAYLIST: THOMAS CAMPBELL – CONTACT
He’s a painter, a photographer, a sculptor, a filmmaker, and now he’s a world-renowned playlist compiler. He is Thomas Campbell, and he wants to learn you some good music.
LOOK: COLE BARASH 6G6C
Cole unveiled his Six Girls, Six Cities exhibition at Picture Farm Gallery in NY over the weekend, and today launched the book which will now permanently house the series. Take a peek here.
OAXACA: JEFF CANHAM & KANOA ZIMMERMAN
In May of 2014, Jeff Canham and his mate Kanoa Zimmerman spent a week exploring the state of Oaxaca in southern Mexico, and now the fruits of their labor are coming to Sydney.
Mellow Minds Zine Night
Theres an exclusive zine swap club in Brooklyn akin to the Stonecutters. Invites are exchanged by text message only, and we know someone VIP enough to get the phone beep.
PETER ZABRET’S SMART ART
We asked artist Peter Zabret about his drawings, and he said that the concept is much more important to him than the execution, and that ideas are gifts that he unwraps with a pen.
STUDIO VISIT: WOLFGANG BLOCH
Wolfgang Bloch is a painter, surfer, father, and above all things; artist. Bloch has spent the past few decades in his local So-Cal studio, where we met to talk about his painting process, it’s greater purpose, and how his craft has helped him through his divorce.
PEOPLE: TRAVIS MILLARD
You probably all heard about that insanely successful pancake exhibition artist Travis Millard had in LA, where Tony Hawk bought a pancake version of himself preserved in resin on a plate. But what you didn’t hear about was that time Travis let us into his home and cooked us our very own pancake.
Circle Movies by Nick Barclay
Sydney based Art Director Nick Barclay has recreated classic films interpreted by circles only.
FROM THE MAG: DUSTIN YELLIN
In Issue 43, curated by Mike D, we shared with readers the sculptural works of Brooklyn-based artist Dustin Yellin. If you haven’t already read this, it’s here for you now!
PEOPLE: Donny Miller
Whether it’s personal work or a Skate Mental collab, Donny Miller makes some sincerely funny, fresh designs. I visited the artist for a glorious sunset and talk of politics, asses, a new brand, and plans with Jason Jessee.
TODD FRANCIS x HUF “RAT TRAP” COLLECTION
HUF have teamed up with amazing artist and friend of MC Todd Francis for a collection of shirts, hats and a skateboard. In classic Francis style the collection includes Todd’s renowned vermin use in his artwork.
GEOFF MCFETRIDGE: THE SEA RAMBLER
Geoff McFetridge recently took it upon himself to turn a 2D rendering of a towering, surf-ready dream bicycle into the real deal. Geoff engineered, painted, and completed The Sea Rambler. Check out this special film by Farm League filmmaker Greg Hunt documenting the process.
PEOPLE: Patrick Garvin
Patrick Garvin is a really predictable person to feature here at Monster Children. Why, you ask? Because Pat is yet another one of those people who happens to excel in pretty much every damn thing he tries to do.
MARK OBLOW: SAO PAULO
A neighborhood wall has been dedicated to visual art from around the world, on a 150 by 15 foot mural space called The WallRide Project. For the next two months the wall features the multimedia creations of Hawaiian artist Mark Oblow.
WATCH: ADIDAS x GONZ SUPERSTAR 80’S
Adidas pay homage to Mark Gonzales and the all-white Adidas Originals in this episode of ‘Superstar 80’s’