Living Walls founder Monica Campana presents at Creative Mornings, a lecture series devoted to coffee and inspiration.
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Despite some ambivalence in carrying out its feminist goals, Living Walls incites community through controversy.
Celebrating street art and urbanism for its third year, the conference returns to Atlanta with five days of events.
Our editor reviews Saturday’s airborne artwork, in BURNAWAY’s first article published on Huffington Post!
McPherson’s shack, shanty, flat at Get This! Gallery offers familiar yet novel portraits of Atlanta.
The #Occupy movement has been occupying the time of more and more protesters as each day goes by. What began as a New York city-based protest on September 17, 2011, has become a domestic and international phenomenon. The movement includes a hash tag in its name in order to identify itself as a kind of [...]
Click the player above to listen to “Part 1: Living Walls in Atlanta and the Slums of Baltimore” (official broadcast), or click here to download the MP3. BONUS: Click above for “Part 2: Respect for History, not Rock Stars” (web-exclusive audio), for some fun pre-interview banter, followed by a brief pause cutting to the second [...]
Click the player above to listen now, or click here to download the audio file. Special thanks to AM 1690, The Voice of the Arts, our partners in producing ARTSpeak with BURNAWAY. The radio program broadcasts over the airwaves every Tuesday between 8-8:30AM and between 6-6:30PM. Episode 26: Jeremy Abernathy speaks with the Paper Twins, [...]
Atlanta’s sprawling geography can be a double-edged sword: Navigating from point A to point B is an often-frustrating chore, but at least there are some nice visual distractions along the way. Our city has more greenery than most, and even the gray industrial zones have their own bohemian appeal. This summer brought big rain for [...]
10/13/10 What remains of Living Walls?
In August of 2010, BURNAWAY featured an online panel discussion of the Living Walls Conference. Click here to read what our guests had to say! We recently went for a trip around the city to see what the walls of Atlanta had to offer. Much of the outdoor artwork created during Living Walls, the exhibition [...]
Update: BURNAWAY revisited the Living Walls murals in October of 2010. Click here to read what Santiago Junca and Karen Tauches had to say! One remarkable detail of the symposium portion of Living Walls occurred to me as I stood outside the auditorium. As I skulked about the courtyard of Georgia Tech’s College of Architecture [...]
From 2008 to 2010, the Cabbagtown Neighborhood Improvement Association, which refuses to allow graffiti to continue on Cabbagetown’s lengthy public wall, established a dictatorship of green paint. And now that reign is over: The paint-out color of choice is back to light gray, to match the wall itself. Ironically, the new color calls attention to [...]
Following a lead in a column of Artillery magazine’s March/April print edition, “The sad, slow death of LA’s freeway murals,” I spent some time today researching the street battle between LA taggers and muralists—and the courtroom battle between artist Frank Romero and the state authorities of CalTrans. To tell you the truth, I’ve given up [...]