Hendrix and an Amplid Greenlight Snowboard… one is green and one smoked green – @tylerortonphoto Every month Amplid will be choosing its four favorite #amplid tagged Instagram images on the blog. From men in bear suits humping a Dopamine to the more visually appealing work of professional photographers like Tyler Orton, whatever catches our imagination [...]
A.R.C. artist Luis De Dios is currently slumming-it away from the sun lashed waves of the Canary Islands in the sub zero home of Amplid HQ. It’s been a perfect opportunity for Luis to enjoy fresh tracks up and down the mountain on Amplid’s latest creation, the Morning Split, a board with artwork created by [...]
When Andal Zissler is not shredding Heise’s park or the rails of Innsbooklyn, he’s getting arty. Pictures talk more than words, check it out …
Hide ! :-) Shot on Elizabeth Street in Manhattan, the video shows the best of JR’s work with the camouflage style of Bolin.
OTW.tv’s final Neck Face part, where the artists is less than bashful. “Yeah, it’s kinda cool when you write something jacked or write something crazy and then put your name next to it, and people come up to you later, like, ‘Damn, you’re kinda fucked up—somethin’s wrong which you!’ But I’ll claim the fuck [...]
Between the Lines is a documentary about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s war on graffiti and its impact on the City, artists and citizens. “Graffiti Talks” is presented in conjunction with the documentary that is currently in production. The web series will differ in style and story-line, but presents a great opportunity to share some footage [...]
If you’ve seen a snap of Cartel rider McRae Williams in a magazine, an Amplid catalogue or on this blog, the likelihood is that it’s Rocky Maloney behind the lens. Park City based Rocky doesn’t shoot exclusively with McRae, he works with ski legend Tanner Hall and a whole host of other pros too and [...]
As seen and declared “postworthwhile” by the ARC. Rad animation …
Phlegm illustrates the Old Market Buildings in Rotherham, where the Rotherham Open Arts Festival will be held throughout September.
Just to let you know what our friends from NIXON are setting up next weekend in Munich: The Nixon ART MOSH European tour landed in Munich for the first time on Sunday 6th and Monday 7th of February in partnership with ISPO and Factory Media. This latest editon of Nixon ART MOSH took place in [...]
ARC artist Luis De Dios having a blast with Pesche Vogt, Amplid Switzerland. Hot Pirinha at the booth was the only way to survive -17.5° up at Jakobshorn, Davos.
Our ARC artists turned in this video post: Painting some of the most exciting pieces around the world in 2011, Roids contributions to graffiti can’t be missed. His approach and technique are refreshing, and this video demonstrates his eye for creatively. This video documents the process of artist Roids painting a signature T-Shirt design for [...]
Artist and filmmaker, Matt McCormick created a film connecting graffiti removal with characteristics of abstract expressionism, minimalism and Russian constructivism. Implying that “buffing” was created by artists who are unconscious of their artistic achievements and deserving of a place in the history of modern art. The video includes Narration from artist/actor Miranda July and was [...]
Not that this should sound like a warning, but: before you get your entire body tattooed up make sure you know WHAT you wanna get onto – nope – under your skin and who does it. “Art is Forever” is a project by Jason Sturgill that attempts to foster a more meaningful connection between the [...]
We thought we’d post this one because we like it. Greets from the ARC.
Robots doing expressive human activities has an unsettling feeling to it. For example, robots doing art. These types of crafts are often associated with emotional output and expression, what could be considered as organic, human characteristics. To see a robot accomplish something like we see here with this type of craft and detail is…strange. It [...]
The A.R.C.’s art-dept. has selected this documentary short looking at ‘See No Evil and the rise of the global street art movement. Europe’s largest street art installation transformed Nelson Street in Central Bristol into a massive outdoor art gallery. The documentary features interviews with some of the 72 artists involved including Inkie, Tats Cru, El [...]
“McRae came to me asking if I could help out with a photo for Amplid Skis. They wanted him to get all the things that he does into one photos. Golfing, Longboarding, Climbing, Biking and of course Skiing are the thing involved here. I’ve been McRae friend for a long time now and there not [...]
Created by artist/architect Marcos Zotes, CCTV/Creative Control seeks to question the oppressive mechanisms and discourses implemented in the city through the temporary appropriation of public space. The intervention consists of a video projection displaying an over-sized eye onto the lower surface of the 10-storey-hight Milton Street water tower in Brooklyn, New York. The ARC thought [...]
In July-August 2011, five street artists were invited to NHH Norwegian School of Economics to give their comments on capitalism directly on the schools huge white walls. The project was a collaboration with the Nuart Festival, and what Escif, M-City, EINE, DOLK and Hyuro came up with can be seen from this video. For more [...]
The graffiti writers in Europe, especially in Spain – the homecountry of Pako and Luka – are out of their mind when it comes to clean trains. Not sure what happens at the end of this video, seems as if the cops backed off and let them finish? What was that bang? The ARC thinks you [...]
Occupying a city block and 5 stories high, 5Pointz is destination for street artists around the world visiting New York City. The building’s owner, Jerry Wolkoff says the time has come to redevelop the site and build high-rise residential towers with up to 1,300 rental units. The building would also include a diverse mix [...]
OUTSIDE IN will have its East Coast Premier on Saturday, September 17th / 10PM at the Urbanworld Film Festival at the AMC 34th Street Theater, NYC. In conjunction with the highly publicized “Art in the Streets” exhibition currently on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, a new film from director Alex [...]
The ARC’s top documentary of the month: An hour-long special made by Banksy charting the history of behaving badly in public, from anarchists and activists to attention seeking eccentrics. Contributors include Michael Fagan talking about breaking into the Queen’s bedroom: ‘I looked into her eyes, they were dark’; and Noel Godin, who pioneered attacking celebrities [...]
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