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street art

45 Argentinian Artists Are Painting (and Selling!) Unpaid Bills

'#Pimpmyfactura' is transforming outstanding payments into outstanding artwork.
Myriam Selhi
7.28.17
calligraffiti

Activists Are Projecting Digital "Calligraffiti" Onto Walls in Berlin

Combining traditional calligraphy with graffiti, the young art form comes to Germany with a mission.
DJ Pangburn
3.9.17
Art

Communicating Through Art in a Post-Language Era

Aerosyn-Lex Mestrovic is fighting the speed of culture with art that requires patience.
Lars Bengston
11.19.16
Art

In Beautiful Calligraphic Tags, This Artist Hides Messages to Himself

Accidental 'calligraffiti' writer Soemone looks back to the roots of letters and tags for his inspiration.
Mike Steyels
10.1.16
Film

Calligraphy Takes Flight in an Award-Winning Animation

Meghdad Asadi Lari’s adaptation of 'Conference of the Birds' turns calligraphy into beautiful animation.
Francesca Capossela
7.26.16
Art

Hyper-Intricate Steel Sculptures Feature Calligraphy Flowing Like Water

Chinese calligraphy looks like frozen water in the stainless steel sculptures of Zheng Lu.
TCP Staff
10.13.15
Art

Arabic Calligraphy Explores Identity and Loss

London-based designer Dia Batal gives Palestine's plight a visual form with her stylized scripts and sculptures.
Noémie Jennifer
9.26.15
Stuff

An Artist Is Trying to Make Arabic Tattoos More Stylish

The new trend of getting random words in Arabic inked on your body has led to some boring tattoos, but Bahraini artist Karima Sharabi is here to help.
Angelina Fanous
10.6.14
travel

Tunisian Graffiti Artists Erased Torture and Unlawful Arrests from a Prison Wall

Tunisian Artist Karim Jabbari started a project called Toward the Light, which he hopes will pull young artists away from drug smuggling and violence in his impoverished homeland.
Mat Nashed
9.24.14
Art

The Master Of Coded Language And Deceiving Text Gets A Retrospective

The printmaker and text inventor messes with how we read.
Ross Brooks
2.5.14
videos

Diplo and Actress Collab With Aerosyn-Lex On A Captivating Short Film

Scriptura Vitae travels to a land beyond the Bubble Butt.
THUMP Staff
11.14.13
Art Talk

Rostarr

Romon Kimin Yang, a.k.a. Rostarr, is a painter, calligrapher, and filmmaker living and working in Brooklyn.
VICE Staff
3.12.13