Posts in Place-making
MR. ANDRE TAKES DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS

The Street-cool visual artist, entrepreneur & nightlife authority, Andre Saraiva, opened  a club no one was expecting to pop up in the neon city of Las Vegas: “The Empty Club”. This conceptual space, along with new MR. A characters all over unassuming alleyways and street corners of downtown Las Vegas, is the newest art intervention by the jet setting artist  popping up at the intersection of Fremont & 8th street just in time for the Life Is Beautiful 2018, curated by global creative house Justkids.

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BORDALO II PARODY ZOO INSTALLATION WILD WILD WASTE

Portuguese activist and ecologic  artist Artur Bordalo, known around the world as Bordalo II, has delivered his most ambitious trash animal installation to date: Wild Wild Waste.  Powered by Zappos.com, the installation debuted a 10,000 square feet world of trash on display during Life Is Beautiful Festival’s in Downtown Las Vegas, curated and produced by Justkids.

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AIR, SEA LAND - OKUDA MAKES LANDFALL IN THE BOSTON SEAPORT

Air, Sea and Land is the largest public art undertaking by world-renowned Spanish artist Okuda San Miguel. Commissioned by WS Development in partnership with global creative house and curator Justkids, this vibrant kaleidoscope of seven large-scale sculptures was, designed specifically for display within Seaport’s sweeping cityscape. The work’s eight- to 12-foot sculptures are placed at deliberate intervals on the Seaport Boulevard landscaped medians, creating a public art corridor stretching from Sleeper Street to East Service Road.

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THE DIVINE SPARK THEATER BY DOZE GREEN

Legendary New York artist Doze Green introduced his metaphysical reinterpretation of life with “The Divine Sparks Project” openign July 22nd, 2017 and kicking off theweek long art programming for UNEXPECTED in Downtown Fort Smith.

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OKUDA RAISES UP UNIVERSAL CHAPEL IN DOWNTOWN FORT SMITH

Okuda created this masterful piece titled Universal Chapel during The Unexpected project of 2016, curated by Justkids. This colorful temple to human sensibility sits on 1300 Garrison Avenue, located directly across from Immaculate Conception, a historic Catholic church and ornate cathedral in downtown Fort Smith, Arkansasas.

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CRYSTAL WAGNER'S LITHOTROPH GROWS IN DOWNTOWN FORT SMITH

Lithotroph is the most ambitious public sculpture installation yet by Pennsylvania based contemporary artist Crystal Wagner. 

Her colossal piece is wrapped around the remaining facade of the historical landmark Reynolds Davis building, bringing a jolt of wonder  to the Old West urban landscape of Downtown Fort Smith. Interested in the dialog between architecture and natural forms, Wagner's Lithotroph is an pseudo-organism born of the modern world with the biological utility of an organic growth.  

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FELIPE PANTONE LANDMARK BUILDING IN DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS

Throughout two editions of Life Is Beautiful festival, Felipe Pantone's arquitecturial public art has become a landmark of downtown Las Vegas, completely transforming the communities relationship with the area, which had remained obscure and neglected for decades. 

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D*FACE CREATES SITE SPECIFIC INSTALLATION IN DOWNTOWN FORT SMITH

JUSTKIDS developed, curated and produced D*Face's large-scale mural and massive public sculpture made of five 40 foot long wooden arrows that each weigh more than 1,000 pounds and are located now in the heart of downtown Fort Smith. 

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