George Kafka

Artists and architects unite to imagine creative solutions to the global housing crisis
Art

Artists and architects unite to imagine creative solutions to the global housing crisis

The future of living space — Huck visits a new exhibition in Berlin to see how innovative thinkers are using architecture to re-empower communities fragmented by the housing crisis.

Written by: George Kafka

Destroyer’s Dan Bejar on longevity and the curse of the hype machine
Music

Destroyer’s Dan Bejar on longevity and the curse of the hype machine

Poison Season — Dan Bejar explains how he’s steered his ramshackle, free-flowing collective Destroyer through two decades with no hit singles and no major awards.

Written by: George Kafka

Ceremony on poetry, Stones tattoos and the evolution of hardcore
Music

Ceremony on poetry, Stones tattoos and the evolution of hardcore

New directions — Progressive Cali five-piece Ceremony are one of the most exhilarating hardcore bands you could ever wish to see live, but now their sound has evolved to become so much more than gritty punk.

Written by: George Kafka

Join the 33,000 artists in the mammoth Sketchbook Project
Art

Join the 33,000 artists in the mammoth Sketchbook Project

Crowdfunded, open source art — The Sketchbook Project is an open-submission collection of work from 33,000 artists, housed at the Brooklyn Art Library. Fill in a sketchbook and take part in one of the largest public art projects in the world.

Written by: George Kafka

Five reasons Flatpack is the UK's most innovative film festival
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Five reasons Flatpack is the UK's most innovative film festival

Birmingham's DIY cinema extravaganza — From Oculus Rift installations to internet cats, there really is no film festival out there quite like Flatpack. We spoke to programmer Sam Groves to uncover the method behind the madness.

Written by: George Kafka

Shepard Fairey, Swoon and other top street artists reimagine the city
Culture

Shepard Fairey, Swoon and other top street artists reimagine the city

Curator Rafael Schacter on art and the metropolis — Mapping the City exhibition explores how street artists see the urban world differently.

Written by: George Kafka

ZZK Records
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ZZK Records

This is DIY — Huck meets El G, founder of revered Argentine DIY label ZZK records.

Written by: George Kafka

Eloísa Cartonera
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Eloísa Cartonera

A Cultural Response To Crisis — Buenos Aires publishing collective Eloísa Cartonera prints beautiful books with hand painted cardboard covers.

Written by: George Kafka

RRAA.-
Art

RRAA.-

Aesthetic Vandalism — Argentine street artist and culture-hacker RRAA.- modifies advertising billboards to remind us that we are more than just consumers.

Written by: George Kafka

Santiago Mosaics
Art

Santiago Mosaics

Colour in the City — Sixty of the world's most prolific mosaic artists flooded the Santiago, Chile, suburb of Puente Alto with a sea of coloured tiles as part of the First International Mosaic Intervention.

Written by: George Kafka

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