With live show cancelations across the PNW, ravers may find themselves utterly raveless for the short-term future. Luckily, rave from home days can be just as fun as a concert: depending on your mindset, company, and, of course, music. To really scratch that itch for a live show experience, though, awesome visuals are a must.
We celebrate creativity in all its forms, here we showcase artists and performers from the global community whose passion is to entertain your visual cortex.
From the birth of acid house and the free party scene, through the era of super clubs and into the digital age, flyer design has always been an integral part of rave culture. Below are 12 illustrators keeping the art form vital in 2020.
Floating Bstrd is the illustration guise of Marko Vuleta-Djukanov,
Many in the arts community and beyond are familiar with the art of Andrew “Android” Jones, or they may have seen his mind-boggling animations on tour with Shpongle, Bassnectar, Tipper and other electronic leviathans. He’s credited with being one of the foremost pioneers and the most promising leader in multimedia psychedelic art today. Innovations like his SAMSKARA
‘This isn’t a normal 9-5 job, but the people who hire you will remember if you acted professional or not.’
Dance music, across all its multifarious subgenres and styles, has brought music and parties to nearly every corner of the globe, creating extraordinary experiences and memories for all of us in laser-drenched nightclubs and breathtaking
Wanderings through Tokyo nights, a rave in a forest, and countless mistakes eventually add up to emerge as Jean-Vincent Simonet’s captivating photographs, if you can still really call them that. Simonet is someone who lets his images speak for themselves, and you may have all kinds of preconceptions about his photographic reworks of reality. One thing
We chat to the guys behind the Mycelium Studios Landmark Mural Project, the large-scale public artwork headed by artistic whiz Mike Makatron.
To celebrate five years of operations, Mycelium Studios is creating a landmark public artwork to further identify the studios as a creative beacon in the City of Moreland.
The large-scale artwork will be painted on
Multidisciplinary artist, musician and videographer, Henry Howe is just about to release his debut EP, The Fallen, (due December via UK label Higglers) and today he’s sharing the title track.
Already an accomplished performance and video installation artist, Howe’s roots lie in in club culture and his art has always refelcted that, incorporating sounds that allude
Street art, but not as you know it.
Melbourne street artist Kitt Bennett has joined forces with street art collective Juddy Roller to create the Southern Hemisphere’s largest public artwork.
The mural, named Revolution, combines Bennett’s passion for producing large-scale works with the latest in satellite technology. All up, the mural takes up 9,000 square
Who among us hasn’t looked at a Vincent van Gogh painting and dreamed of walking into a world of his swirling, colourful brushstrokes? Well now you won’t have to travel to another realm to do so – in fact, you won’t even need to travel to another continent.
The Lume is a new immersive digital art gallery
Modern art responded to the intricacies of new life after the Industrial Revolution. Artists sought not just to commune with one another, but to invigorate their senses; many did this not just as patrons, but as performers and designers, too. At the time, the newness of these spaces made them creatively lawless. While today, we
Keiichi Tanaami creates busy, vibrant worlds filled with comic book imagery, women, and lots of eyes. Cartoonish, nude figures—often reminiscent of pin-ups and Betty Boop—appear alongside explosions and block-lettered exclamations: for example, “BOOM!” or “WHRUMP!” Lust and violence, sex and death, are yet again side by side. Tanaami’s paintings, prints, sculptures, and works on paper
A new photo book documents the 1990s Berlin techno scene. Comprising over 180 photos taken from 1991 to 1997, Tilman Brembs’ limited edition book Over Rainbows also features graphics from Alexander Branczyk aka czyk, as well as an introduction by Mark Reeder….
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