Video: The Yok & Sheryo in Indonesia

After their recent travels around the world, they landed in Yok’s home town of Perth to open ‘Nasty Goreng’. A duo solo show with some extra pieces from various friends including Fecks, Ayres, Hosae and Amok Island. The exhibition consisted of a heap of new paintings, batik works, a surf shack and large scale sculptures which were made on their travels.

To see all of the artwork, visit the Turner Galleries website. Or for more, visit The Yok or Sheryo.

The Yok Sheryo

The Yok Sheryo

The Yok Sheryo

The Yok Sheryo

The Yok Sheryo

The Yok Sheryo

Photos: Daek William x Belasyse

Daek William recently completed a huge acrylic on board artwork for bar Belasyse Perth. ‘Her secret world of oddities’ took 12 days to create, entirely with brush. Showcasing Daek’s ability to switch between large scale aerosol works on the street to intricate detailed brush work. This impressive mix of tiny detail across such a large scale is a must see. For more Daek follow on instagram.com/daekwilliam




Outside: Kyle Hughes-Odgers x DMG Architects

Kyle Hughes-Odgers recently collaborated with DMG architects on a massive public art project and installation at 1006 Hay Street Perth, Australia.
Kyle was commissioned to create the artwork for a large scale stainless steel perforated screen for a newly complete 12 story building, designed and built by DMG architects. The artwork wraps the entire base of the building and into the nearby laneway. 40m in total width and 6m at the highest point – this huge project is the artist’s largest public artwork to date. Photos courtesy DMG construction.

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Photos: Daek William “Welcome To The World Of”

Last Month in Perth saw the opening of Daek William’s major solo outing “Welcome To The World Of…” at the beautiful Linton & Kay space on St George’s Terrace. Returning to his home town after a long stint in New York, Daek showed off a huge selection of both large and tiny-scale works. A lot of outside the box thinking from this guy as usual – with scratch and sniff paintings, hypercolours, and works with with robotic moving parts adding a pretty amazing interactive element to the show. Check out some photos from the opening below:

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Outside: Amok Island – underwater typography art

It’s not realllllly classified as “outside”, more half outside, semi-submerged…

Amok Island has been slowly but surely working on a project in Western Australia over the course of the year, where he built and constructed concrete letters, then positioned them in various spots in the ocean. Over time the letters have decayed and become part of the ocean floor. Awesome idea and great photos. More from Amok here.

Amok Island

Amok Island

Amok Island

Amok Island

Amok Island

Amok Island

Amok Island

Amok Island

Amok Island

Daek William – Solo Exhibition

After complete dedication to creating a piece of work in a public space, a street-artist walks away knowing that it will often be short-lived and eventually will be destroyed.
It is this carefree, changeable environment that makes bringing works into a gallery setting particularly significant for Brooklyn based street-artist Daek William, who will show a selection of works at Linton & Kay Galleries from the 2nd of July with the support from Robert Oatley Vineyards,The Butcher Shop and Creative Crops.
Welcome to the world of… reveals the life experiences of Australian-born Daek William, from his nostalgic youth saturated with American pop culture through to the highly technological world that we live in today.
“My interests are infinite, and therefore this body of work cannot by pinpointed to one select theme, but rather an appreciation for what is in this monstrous world we live in.”
From a life of working on the street, Daek William has different ideals to the majority of artists in a gallery setting, encouraging the viewers to interact with his works.
“Contrary to the belief that art work is too precious to touch, with my frivolous attitude from working on the street, I encourage viewers to feel and experience my works. This interaction is as important as my artwork itself.”
A recurring theme throughout Daek William’s work is a composite origami mesh of illustrative articles, photorealistic portraits and child hood nostalgia.
“My work projects into the world, to a community, to the people, to the inspired and the admired. My work is a beautiful object for your eyes to enjoy.”
With a belief that everything has been done before, but not by himself, Daek William will present his world and a new twist on exhibiting in a gallery setting.

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Video: Kyle Hughes Odgers install at Turner Galleries – Perth

Kyle Hughes Odgers opens his show tomorrow night in Perth. Titled “A thousand lights from a hundred skies“, this show looks to be an incredible body of work (from what we’ve seen on his instagram account AND this video). Check out the process video of Kyle painting a feature wall inside the gallery. More info on Kyle and the show here.

A THOUSAND LIGHTS FROM A HUNDRED SKIES from Chad Peacock on Vimeo.

Kyle Hughes Odgers