Plant paintings are living works of art that bring nature into your living room

It has been proven time and again that surrounding ourselves with nature not only boosts our happiness levels, but it is vital to our mental well-being. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to find the time to get outside and enjoy…

This anonymous man is drawing penises around potholes so the government will fix them

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP You see graffiti in every city; it’s covering the walls in alleyways, painted down the side of abandoned buildings, and created as a pieces of artwork on the walls of businesses. Usually it’s either vandalism or commissioned artwork,…

Paris is spreading the love by selling their old love locks to raise money for refugees

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP The City of Love has found a new way to spread the love. The famous trend of attaching locks to bridges in Paris has been a symbol of love for citizens and tourists since 2008. Last year,…

10 vintage airline posters that will make you wish you experienced travel in 1970s America

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP Before the technology and social media we have today, airlines made posters to advertise their flights. These posters show a simpler time filled with sunshine, pastel colours and happy travellers. Designed by Sweney in 1974 – Arizona…

Millennials are using slam poetry to vocalize their issues- and the results are gut-wrenching

BY: CHARLOTTE LEFAVE Slam poetry is a form of artistic expression that broadly resembles dancing or acting. Speakers take the stage and perform, pouring practice and passion into the piece with the hope that the audience will take something meaningful…

The Smithsonian of Cocks: a trip inside the Icelandic Phallological Museum

BY: ADAM THRUSH Remember that kid in class who was always sketching dicks onto his desk? Or maybe the one that simply never stopped talking about them? You may not have expected that a child with such an obsession could…

This man tracked down strangers he photographed 40 years ago to recreate the photos

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP Punks, kids eating ice-cream, policemen on duty and lovers bidding farewell. These are some of the images paramedic Chris Porsz captured in the late 1970s and 1980s. The amateur photographer spent his free time wandering the streets…

This interactive map is your guide to every single music festival in the world

BY: JESSICA BEUKER In the last decade, music festivals have grown significantly in popularity. What was once considered a pastime of the hippie culture – grown out of notable music festivals such as Woodstock –  has gone on to become…

For only 10 bucks this website will help you host a live concert in your own living room

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP If you’ve stumbled upon Aaron Paul’s Instagram page, you may be aware that he often hosts live music shows in his home for all of his friends. As the days pass and we all patiently await the…

Crooks, pimps and prostitutes: the dark side of 1970s New York

BY: KRUPA JOSEPH The 1970s have gone down in history as a period of change. Social progressive values that began in the ’60s such as environmentalism, political awareness and the economic liberty of women, gained momentum. The developing countries began…

How your tattoos can last forever and live on after you’re dead

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP It’s almost more rare to find someone without a tattoo than with one these days. We spend money, time, thought and endure a bit of pain to keep these images on our bodies forever. But, until now…

For 2 years this man travelled to 18 different airports to capture these photos

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP When you see an airplane overhead, what do you think about? Do you consider the sheer volume of work that goes into each flight? Are you jealous of the people that are travelling somewhere? Most likely, you…

New film puts one of the most gritty, honest and controversial artists in the spotlight

BY: JESSICA BEUKER “For over 50 years Robert Cenedella has been the art world’s worst kept secret.” Robert Cenedella was never interested in doing things the so-called traditional way. A bit of a rebel by nature, Cenedella attended the High…

Visit these 5 surreal art installations that use mother nature as a canvas

BY: SOPHIE JOYCE “Keep your love of nature, for that is the true way to understand art more and more.” Vincent Van Gogh’s words ring especially true when one experiences a profound and conceptual piece of art complimenting the beauty…

Get to Know the Graffiti Affect

Often accredited to deviant hooliganism, my professors, and peers upped their nose at the idea of graffiti as fine art, only to ask me in private how I felt about Banksy. It seems the academic and hi-art roster is quick to jump…

It looks like your procrastination isn’t necessarily a bad thing: maybe you’re an original thinker!

“Originals are not conformists. They are the people that stand out and speak up. Originals drive the creative changes in the world. They are the people you wanna bet on. And they look nothing like I expected.” – This is…

China’s Urban Art of Containing an Ever-Growing 1.3 Billion Populace

By: MELISSA BOODOO Overpopulation is the environment’s inability to support the existing population of humans or other living things. In my project entitled ‘Over Populated‘, I examine China’s never-ending economic growth through the exploration of colors and architecture. We are able to…

How one beer company is working to create sustainable art out of air pollution

BY: RHIANN MOORE Tiger Beer and Graviky Labs definitely know something about how to make the best out of a bad situation. Asia has had a major issue with air pollution in recent years. In an attempt to ease the strain these…

6,000 Colombians divided by war, are standing together naked to pose for peace

Sponsored BY: JESSICA BEUKER For the first time in over 50 years, Colombians from all sides of the conflict have put their differences aside to come together in the hope of a better future. On June 5, 2016, artist Spencer…

How Banksy has captured our hearts and our minds.

By: Andrew Uyeno We tend to love mysteries. Did aliens land in Roswell? Does the Bermuda Triangle really make ships disappear? Where did Amelia Earhart go? And also: who is Banksy? The graffiti artist from the UK had taken the…