Posts tagged Unexpected
THE UNEXPECTED 2018

Conceived, curated and produced by Justkids, The Unexpected project brings contemporary public art to Arkansas through immersive public art experiences that generate cultural exchange between creatives and community development. October 2018  marked the fourth edition of The Unexpected, bringing together works by Alexis Diaz (Puerto Rico), Pref (London), Cody Hudson (US), Ana Maria (US),  Add Fuel (US), Yatika Fields (US), and Buffalo (US).

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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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GREEN CANDY ART ACTION

GREEN CANDY is born as an awareness campaign that responds creatively to environmental issues with Art Actions aimed to create community conversations around waste and sustainability.  Justkids has conceptualized and curated in this first edition for the city of Fayetteville, inviting local and international artists to create engaging art projects by exploring, formally and thematically, themes around human's  relationship with the environment. 

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UNEXPECTED 2017

The Unexpected project brings urban and contemporary art to Arkansas through immersive public art experiences. July 2017 marks the third edition of the annual event that gives artists an opportunity to express themselves in an unlikely environment while building a beneficial cultural capital where it’s needed. Right in the heart of America.

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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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"PRINTOLOGY" - STREET ART RETROSPECTIVE

 “Printology” is a ground- breaking retrospective exhibition that focuses on the Street Art / print scene, featuring over 50 very rare and sought after prints by big names such as Banksy, Invader, Shepard Fairey, D*Face, JR, Blek Le Rat or Swoon to name a few.

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