Visual activism and Direct action painting
Article by Camee Jongeneel
Global warming, unfortunately, is getting a bigger and more serious problem every day. We all notice the effects, and it's getting more and more important to not only create awareness but also to fight for our planet.
Article by Giulia Blocal
Titled "Loosing Surface" the latest land art intervention by Swedish artist Vegan Flava is a wake-up call. Make it the ultimate one by joining the Global Climate Strike on March 15th.
"On March 15, an estimated 1.6 million students protested in over 120 countries" writes Time Magazine
In Stockholm way over 10 000 students protested outside the parliament.
New piece on Harsasjön/ Lake Harsa
Losing surface, is my new land art piece addressing the loss of ice surface and land surface as well as identity. It's made with chalk, snow, ash and charcoal on the ice of Harsasjön/ Lake Harsa, in Järvsö, Sweden. Click the image to see more pics and read about it.
Footprints in the snow
How we produce food, consume, and the burning of fossil fuels leaves the footprints of collapsed ecosystems, melting the worlds glaciers, dead ocean floors, logged and burned forests, dirty air and waters. Climate change is threatening with irreversible harm to our planet if we continue this way. Lets change our cultures to focus on ensuring the well-being, prosperity and security for everyone!!!
Footprints in the snow, was made with biodegradable black chalk and footprints on the snow covered lake Översjön in Stockholm.
I'm very honored and happy that my my film, While they seek for solutions, was selected 2nd place of top 15 videos on BSA Film Friday from over 240 videos during 2018!
Among videos by Selina Miles, Gonzalo Borondo, Shepard Fairey and more.
Press the image above or the link below to get to the article, Read about-, and see all the videos here.
On Friday December 14th I joined the Global Climate Strike that took place in many cities around the globe during the last day of the COP24 climate conference in Katowice Poland. The strike was initiated by the Swedish, 15 years old climate activist Greta Thunberg.
COP24 the UN climate conference in Katowice Poland started today. I edited a 30 second film The taste of freshwater, from my ongoing project Signs on the surface.
I had the great pleasure to have a studio visit by Sarah Eagelcrest and be the subject for her short documentary. She writes:
"This is my first movie debut where the primary theme is based on art, and brings forward current topics and vital messages; how we actually treat mother-nature and what effect it really does have. You have the power to make a change."
I'm a caracter in a novel story! It's over a year ago that I met the Norwegian author Therese Aasvik. I was painting a mural in Snösätra (Graffiti Hall of Fame) in Stockholm and she was writing the Stockholm chapter for her new book, Byer utan deg. Now it's finally out in book stores!
It's an honour to be included in the new French publication Europe Street Art & Graffiti.
The authors Nath Oxygène and Brigitte Silhol
has put togeather a realy interesting document about the the European urban art scene and includes many very good artists.
The Peoples Climate March took place in many cities around the world today. I made these lithography prints and marched with family and friends in Stockholm. More pics and article.
Interwiev in the
West Coast Walls Sweden invited me to paint live at Kulturnatt in Halmstad togeather with the artists Julia Rio and Ollio. I started the painting a day before and painted live in a local vegan restaurant.
The large exhibition Magic City opened in Stockholm during winter 2017 after two cities in Germany. Here's some photos of my installation and from the film screening.
I was invited by Peter Ernst Coolen to come to Amsterdam and paint a large canvas for the urban art museum they are building there. Click to see photos and some thoughts about my piece.