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Hanksy - It’s A Punderful Life

In preparation for his first Los Angeles art show, New York street artist Hanksy explains the inspiration behind how he came to be. His celebrity obsession and subsequent wordplay phenomenon has been shrouded in mystery since his emergence two years ago.

Directed and Edited by Nicolas Heller
Shot by Jared Soule
Music by Cliff Dweller
Additional Post-Production by Daniel Perzan

KAWS Companion: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2012

Legendary street artist Brian Donelly discusses the process and creation of his 40-foot KAWS Companion balloon for the 2012 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Watch more behind the scenes from KAWS on NOWNESS.com here: http://bit.ly/TZnTpC

Directed by: Jake Sumner
Produced by: ALLDAYEVERYDAY in conjunction with Brian Donelly (KAWS)

Photographer Tim McGurr aka “13th Witness” is a New York native, the son of legendary street artist Futura, and one of the most popular users on Instagram. Tim talks about how he turned his travels and love of city landscapes into a career. Watch more OTHERS by Hypebeast here: http://bit.ly/MnrEz1

Voice of Art - Graffiti Against the System, Pt. 3

Follow graffiti artist GATS as he risks his safety and anonymity to paint a poem across the East Bay. The final line proclaiming “The City Is Ours” is completed at a community block party, an apt setting to celebrate how street art can be used to make political statements and enrich the culture of a city.

Voice of Art - Street Art vs. Illegal Billboards, Pt. 5

Ride along with Enik One in East LA as he takes over a dilapidated billboard and an ad wall as part of the “Is This Illegal” billboard campaign.

Voice of Art - Street Art vs. Illegal Billboards, Pt. 4

Daniel Lahoda, founder of the LA Freewalls Project, takes us on a tour walls he has helped curate in downtown Los Angeles including murals by Swoon, Risk, How and Nosm.

Voice of Art - Street Artists vs. Illegal Billboards, Pt. 3

LA street artists launch a campaign against the 4,000 illegal billboards in their community. Artists include Cyrcle, Desire Obtain Cherish (DOC), Benjamin, War N Buff It, LEBA, Septerhead, Destroy All Design, John Carlos De Luna & Esteban Cons.

Voice of Art - Street Artists vs. Illegal Billboards, Pt. 2

Street artists Lydia Emily and Smear discuss how law enforcement has made it illegal for them to sell their art. Cyrcle speaks with legendary street artist Ron English who gives them tips on taking over billboards, while Lydia Emily gets creative with ways to still get her art into the streets.

Voice of Art - Street Artists vs. Illegal Billboards, Pt. 1

Los Angeles-based artist collective Cyrcle exposes the battle between art and advertising when they discover that while law enforcement has been cracking down on street art and murals, bizarre laws have allowed corporations to illegally place over 4000 billboard ads in their city.