Nicework turns 10

Reading Time: 4 minutes The story of Nicework’s founding happened in two parts. The first happened at 2 am at a party called Fraymentos (hosted by Adi Loveland), in a club that was literally underground. Ben, Donovan and I formed the idea alternating between dancing to bad house music and shots of Jagermeister (that was still a thing back then). Next we …

Fun Black and White Murals of Friends and Family by Alex Senna

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s not often that you walk down the street and encounter an artwork that warms your heart or brings a smile to your face, but for Brazilian street artist and muralist Alex Senna, positive emotion seems to be his visual currency. His lanky black and white characters are often found in a variety of hopeful, …

Anastasia Pather

Reading Time: 2 minutes Anastasia Pather is a practising fine artist who received her BFA from the University of the Witwatersrand in 2010. She is a finger painter, quiet performer and female concerned with surface and the duality of objects. Her work explores the architecture of memory and the politics of colour. Although she understands her process as an …

Celeste Mountjoy, a witty 16-year-old mocking life’s dilemmas.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Celeste Mountjoy, aka Flithyratbag, is a witty 16-year-old artist based in Melbourne. She is wise beyond her years and her witty comments on everyday life are all too relatable. Her sketchy comic style and obscure (and terribly dark) sense of humour is something to behold. From politics and race to feminism and the anxieties of …

The Artist and Super Computer, George Widener.

Reading Time: 2 minutes George Widener is an extraordinary artist. Widener is autistic with savant syndrome. He has demonstrated phenomenal abilities with regards to numerical computation, far beyond what is to be considered normal. At age 18, George Widener joined the army intelligence, based in West Germany, using his pattern recognition skills to analyse photos from the Stasi and …

Zutto

Reading Time: 2 minutes Alexandra Zutto is an illustrator, print and character designer from Russia. Zutto creates outrageous worlds filled with vivid colours, fantastical shapes and beautiful characters. He invites his viewers into an energetic, playful phantasmagoria. We love Zutto!