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OTHERS by Hypebeast - Hong Yi aka RED

Architect-artist Hong Yi (aka “RED”) is known for her use of unconventional mediums to portray iconic subjects. A portrait of Mark Zuckerberg made out of books and a portrait of Yao Ming made from a basketball are small examples of her unorthodox approach to art. YouTube videos of her creations have gone viral.

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AFROPUNK Music Festival

AFROPUNK is an influential community of young, gifted people of all backgrounds who speak through music, art, film, comedy, fashion and more. Originating with the 2003 documentary that highlighted a Black presence in the American punk scene, it is a platform for the alternative and experimental. Remaining at the core of its mission are the punk principles of DIY aesthetics, radical thought and social non-conformity. AFROPUNK is a voice for the unwritten, unwelcome and unheard-of. Watch more from AFROPUNK here: www.youtube.com/afropunktv

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Creative Growth - Nick Pagan - You Freak, Thank You

Meet Nick Pagan, an artist at Oakland’s Creative Growth Art Center, a non-profit for adult artists with developmental disabilities. The self-professed metalhead is not only known for his drawings, paintings, ceramics, and textiles, but he also builds cardboard drums sets and guitars which he “plays” in short films and at art exhibits. Nick has two words for people who call him a “freak.”

Created by Cheryl Dunn and brought to you in conjunction with ALLDAYEVERYDAY and i am OTHER. For more information about Creative Growth visit: http://creativegrowth.org

Creative Growth - Cat and Chicken by William Tyler

William Tyler is one of the longest attending artists at the Creative Growth Art Center. He is a productive, dedicated artist whose meticulous drawings reflect an intricate narrative using images from both his personal experience, cultural icons, and his perspective on the world at large to create a symbolic place where order reigns over emotion.

Created by Cheryl Dunn and brought to you in conjunction with All Day Everyday and i am OTHER. For more information about Creative Growth visit: http://creativegrowth.org

Creative Growth - The Cruise Ship by William Tyler

William Tyler is one of the longest attending artists at the Creative Growth Art Center. He is a productive, dedicated artist whose meticulous drawings reflect an intricate narrative using images from both his personal experience, cultural icons, and his perspective on the world at large to create a symbolic place where order reigns over emotion.

For more information about Creative Growth visit: http://creativegrowth.org

Creative Growth - To Be The Best Oh Yeah

Meet the artists of Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland, California. Filmmaker Cheryl Dunn goes behind the scenes to introduce us to some of the personalities behind this incredible collective. Get inspired by these remarkable artists with developmental disabilities who have been building a community here since it’s establishment in 1974. 

For more information about Creative Growth visit: http://creativegrowth.org

Creative Growth - Art Happens Here

The Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland, California has been a home for artists with developmental disabilities since 1974. Filmmaker Cheryl Dunn has been documenting and working with the artists for seven years to create this beautiful series about the center. The artists’ work has been shown in galleries and museums throughout the world and i am OTHER is proud to present these films in hopes that they will shed light on this important institution.

Created by Cheryl Dunn and brought to you in conjunction with All Day Everyday and i am OTHER. For more information about Creative Growth visit http://creativegrowth.org

Pharrell Williams Introduces Creative Growth

Pharrell Williams talks about the innovation behind Oakland’s Creative Growth Art Center and why this beautiful documentary series from filmmaker and photographer Cheryl Dunn should be celebrated. 

For more information about Creative Growth visit: http://creativegrowth.org