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Detroit Beautification Project

28 Jun

Thanks to the Detroit Beautification Project, and to all the businesses and artists involved, for the video.

The Detroit Beautification Project assembled artist’s from around the globe. With the the common goal to bring vibrancy back to one of America’s greatest cities. Presented By Montana Cans, The Seventh Letter, 1xRun, Contra Projects. Video by Bankshot.

Voice of Art x LA Billboards 2

6 Jun

Thanks to i am OTHER and all the artists involved, for the videos.

In episode three LA street artists launch a campaign against the 4,000 illegal billboards in their community. Artists include Cyrcle, Desire Obtain Cherish (DOC), War N Buff It, Destroy All Design, Septerhed, Leba, and John Carlos De Luna.

In episode four Daniel Lahoda, founder of the LA Freewalls Project, takes us on a tour walls he has helped curate in downtown Los Angeles including murals by Swoon, Risk, How and Nosm.

Watch episodes one and two –> HERE.

Risk x Thalo Mag x Interview

21 Mar

Thanks to Thalo Magazine and Risk for the video.

Thalo Magazine sat down with Kelly Graval aka Risk to talk about his start in graffiti, his painting process and what comes next.

Check out more videos featuring Risk.

Nathan Ota x Risk x Hurley

1 Oct

Thanks to Hurley, Nathan Ota and Risk for the video!

Risk x Retna x Oceans at Risk

15 Sep

Thanks to Oceans at Risk, Retna and Risk for the video!

In June 2011, after purchasing the property located at 825 Berkeley Street, with his partner, Adam Corlin wanted to bring awareness to the impacts that are occurring in the world’s oceans. After much thought, Adam decided that installing a public art display would be a great way to impact the greater community by bringing the vision of Restoring and Protecting the World’s Oceans. In doing so, Adam Corlin contacted his friends at Heal the Bay and outlined his thoughts and ideas for the project, which would ultimately become, Oceans @ Risk.

Once Heal the Bay was on board, Adam set out to find the artist to complete the project. Through a mutual friend, Randy Wild, Adam was introduced to Kelly “RISK” Graval, who agreed to join in the project. Adam approached “Risk” after reading a disturbing interview about “Risk” and fellow artists facing resistance from city officials, to paint legally in Los Angeles. When Adam approached Risk about painting his home to make a statement, he was shocked when Risk replied “that’s cool but let’s do something for the greater good.” So the two formed the AT RISK foundation and committed to make a difference.

Since 1985 Heal The Bay is committed to protect Southern California’s coastal waters and watersheds, including Santa Monica Bay. Our rivers, beaches, and beautiful oceans are at risk. We are proud to bring light to this subject and make a substantial contribution via this Mural. All three of us are committed to helping Heal The Bay meet this incredible challenge.

We hope this mural makes you stop, look, listen and react.
Find out more about Oceans at Risk HERE.