1AM Mobile’s “Best of the Week”

Another recap of some of 1AM’s staff picks for this week.  Thanks “everyonesfavoritejulio”, “CRowe807″, “seandavis”, “cassius”, and “kolorslab” for the uploads to the every growing 1AM Mobile archive.  Get involved in helping 1AM Mobile become the most accurate archive of art in the streets, or just use it to answer the what, where, and when. LiftedSeeing is believingLizard manObey
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Honey I Shrunk The Streets – A sneak peek

Some of the art pieces from our community of artists are trickling in and we want to share with you! Our next show “Honey I Shrunk The Streets” will feature art painted on miniature versions of billboards, brick walls, trucks and dumpsters. Check out billboards and dumpsters by RPES, DUEL and GOSER below:

Miniature dumpster by DUEL

Miniature dumpster by DUEL

Miniature billboard by GOSER

Miniature billboard by GOSER

Miniature billboard by RPES

Miniature billboard by RPES

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Street Art and Social Change

Here at 1AM we embrace the power that comes with making one’s mark in this world through creative means. For us, it is our First Amendment: the right of free speech, and we are passionate about exhibiting, teaching, painting, archiving, and sharing the street art  and graffiti movement while inspiring the masses. In a new weekly blog post, we will be sharing impressive ways that street art and graffiti are changing the world.

A new piece by Brooklyn artist, Gilf!, calling for action to The People’s Climate March in NYC. (photo © Jaime Rojo) via brooklynstreetart.com

Art has always played a powerful role in history, and social movements have used its power in many ways. More recently, street art and graffiti have been playing particularly more prominent roles in current social and environmental justice movements. Street art and graffiti have served as a living archive, as a collective memory, as community representation, as building solidarity, in reclaiming public spaces, and in giving voice to the silenced. Thanks to modern technology and sharing capabilities, street art and graffiti have been increasingly well documented in recent movements like the current Climate Crisis protests in New York, Occupy, the Arab Spring, and in Ukraine, Greece, Palestine, and Syria. We can go back farther to the prolific use of graffiti and stenciling in the 2001 social movement in Argentina, and even farther back to the painting on the eastern side of the Berlin Wall before its destruction.

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1AM Mobile’s “Best of the Week”

From dissections to rainbow shout outs, 1AM Mobile has you covered.  Download the app for FREE to see and share street art and graffiti worldwide.

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Honey, I Shrunk the Streets!!

Big things come in small packages and our next exhibit “Honey, I Shrunk the Streets” proves just that.  In this one-of-a-kind exhibition, our 1AM community of artists will paint miniature versions of billboards, brick walls, trucks, and dumpsters provided by TYO toys.  Check out our artist list on the flyer below and save the date – October 16th, 6:30-9:30pm!Flyerfinalfront

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1AM Mobile’s “Best of the Week”

This week’s staff picks.  Thanks to all the 1AM Mobile App members for sharing.  Download the app for FREE to see and share street art and graffiti worldwide.   Thanks for your patience as we develop the full website and Google Play version of 1AM Mobile.  Coming SOON so stay tuned!
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Behind the scenes: la préparation de RATUR

Getting prepped for tomorrow’s show while RATUR paints a mural on our exterior wall. At tomorrow’s opening night we will be showcasing a collection of his oil paintings on canvas. “Becoming Lucid” truly captures dreaminess and surreality of RATUR’s work. Not to miss! Be there or be square: Thursday, September 4th, 6:30 pm – 9:30pm.Ratur stretching canvas Ratur painting wallFor further art inquiries or to receive a preview catalog, email artsales@1amsf.com.

Pandora goes can crazy!

When Pandora‘s team arrived at the gallery, they already seemed prepared for an afternoon mixture of team bonding and art with their matching wolf pack shirts on. And they proved us right! They produced their final mural on canvas and decided to have it emblazoned with their company’s name, turning out incredibly. Pandora Workshop 7/29/14 Pandora Workshop 7/29/14 If you’d like to know more about our team-building workshops in general or the packages we offer, email us at privateevents@1amsf.com!

SNEAK PEEK of “Becoming Lucid”

Next month, 1AM will be hosting “Becoming Lucid,” a solo exhibit showcasing surrealistic oil paintings by French street artist and graphic designer, Arthur Maslard a.k.a. Ratur. His new collection will be unveiled at the opening reception on Thursday, September 4th, 6:30-9:30PM. Get a more in-depth preview of the show on Widewalls and check out some quick teaser photos below! The KidAutoportrait (25x18,3')To request a preview of the exhibit, contact artsales@1amsf.com.

Tribe Dynamics impresses!

Tribe Dynamics joined us for a workshop comprised of marker tagging and spray painting that culminated in the production of a mural centered on a word of their choice. They chose “Tribe” for their canvas and despite team’s smaller size, they made up for it in artistic ability. Dynamics Workshop July 2014 Dynamics Workshop July 2014 Get in touch with us via email at privateevents@1amsf.com to make this experience a reality for your team!