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Heineken Live Art Pyramid at A3C – Official Artist Lineup

Posted On 10/09/14.

Here it is! THE OFFICIAL VISUAL ARTIST line up of artists that will be painting all weekend on EDGEWOOD AVE on the @heineken LIVE ART PYRAMID during @a3cfestival this weekend in ATLANTA. Incredible global and local talent.

MEGGS – @houseofmeggs, SCRIBE – @scribeswalk, THE YOK – @_theyok, SHERYO – @spacecandy, DASIC FERNÁNDEZ – @dasicfernandez, TREY MOSELEY – @treymoseley, BRANDON SADLER – @risingredlotus, TINDEL – @tindel, TREK MATTHEWS – @trekmatthews, TANNER WILSON – @iron_christ, SANITHNA PHANSAVANH – @sanithna, PAPERFRANK – @paperfrank.

Stop by grab a ice cold Heineken at the bar inside and listen to some good music.


Heineken Live Art Pyramid at A3C

Posted On 10/02/14.

We are proud to announce we are joining forces with our good friends at Heineken for another installment of our LIVE ART PYRAMID during the A3C Festival next weekend! This time it will be downtown ATL on EDGEWOOD AVE in the heart of the city! Artists announcement coming soon! #riseabv #heineken #atlanta #A3C

Use the special ABV x A3C CODE: ABVA3C for 10% off tickets!


Secret Walls – Atlanta Edition (Recap)

Posted On 09/30/14.

Secret Walls (formerly Secret Wars) is the World’s premier live art battle. Working in a similar way to Fight Club, Secret Walls battles are set up and promoted through word of mouth & social media.

Battles take place between 2 individuals, or 2 teams of artists.

Secret Walls began back in 2006 in a small bar in East London, it was small, and intimate yet had the potential to be so much more. Years of hard work, dedication and a strong following has meant Secret Walls has pushed the boundaries and raised the bar for artists and promoters alike on an international stage.

Boasting experience in major cities including NYC, London, Lisbon, Berlin, Tokyo, Copenhagen, Dublin and Amsterdam, proves and many more, proves that there really isn’t a stage big enough for the groundbreaking and award-winning event.



Heineken House at CounterPoint (Recap)

Posted On 05/27/14.

The Heineken House is a multi-sensory experience, featuring a Live Art Pyramid as the core. Standing over 35ft tall, the pyramid featured 12 massive live art walls that were hand-painted over the three days at Counterpoint this spring. The interior featured a covered bar serving ice cold Heineken, while the exterior provided seating for patrons to witness the transformation of the multifunctional installation.


Cashew Company Journal Release Event (RECAP)

Posted On 01/21/14.

January 11th marked the release date of Cashew Company’s first volume of their journal featuring in depth interviews and impeccable photographs documenting the influential who’s-who of Atlanta’s creative scene. The highly successful event, hosted by local entertainment group Two9, brought out hundreds to support the newly launched publication. Setting the vibe for the night, DJ SpeakerFoxx paid homage to local ATLiens, Outkast, by playing some of their classic hits. Framed images from the journal, which were available for sale, were strategically placed across the gallery walls. Matt Swinsky, winner of the Tribeca Film Festival’s #6SecFilms Vine contest, also had his short horror clips on display. Attendees who purchased a copy of the journal received a complimentary 40 oz. Colt 45 to swig while getting a first-hand glance at the impressive project created by Cashew Co. Diwang at Motion Family sponsored the event and played an important role in creating the show. The support received from those who attended the release party exemplified the sense of camaraderie portrayed throughout the journal with intentions of uniting and inspiring the innovative community of Atlanta. Keep up to date with all the projects Cashew Company is working on by visiting their website at www.cashewco.com

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Drive II (Recap)

Posted On 01/03/14.

Thanks to all those who attended the Drive II exhibition featuring paintings by Steve Dezember II. These pieces displayed simplistic backgrounds contrasted by vibrant colors strategically placed across the canvas. What makes Dezember’s work outstanding is his method in creating his pieces. In August of 2011 the artist was diagnosed with ALS, commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The neurodegenerative disease rapidly affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord resulting in loss of speech, muscular strength, and muscle control. Through a collaborative effort with Steve’s wife, Hope, the artist continues to create compelling pieces that inspires spectators to dig deep to find their drive. This drive enables people to defy the odds and continue to follow their passion against the face of adversity.

During the exhibition merchandise was displayed for sale by local vendors Love Is Art and Cold Georgia Clay. The night ended on a high note with a live performance by Zara Sky. Proceeds from the event were donated to the Hope for Steve foundation. To learn more about ALS and follow Steve Dezember’s story feel free to check out his website www.hopeforsteve.com.

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Greg Mike x Real Skateboards Collaboration Release Event

Posted On 10/21/13.

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The Official Launch Release Event for GREG MIKE and REAL SKATEBOARDS collaboration series. The event will feature the new series of decks and original artwork along with limited edition GREG MIKE prints and merchandise. Hosted by Stratopshere Skateshop.
www.gregmike.com
www.realskateboards.com
www.stratosphereskateboards.com

RSVP for FREE TICKETS: http://gregmikexreal.eventbrite.com

Open to the public, complimentary beverages provided by HEINEKEN for those who are 21+

Time: 7-11PM
Locaton: ABV GALLERY
659 Auburn Ave #504, Atlanta, GA 30312
www.ABVatl.com


Heineken Mural Project (Recap)

Posted On 10/15/13.

The Heineken Mural Project started with a bang on Monday September 30th when CLOGTWO and Inkten (Singapore), Chorboogie (San Francisco) Marak27 (Brooklyn), Angry Woebots (Hawaii) and PaperFrank (ATL) showed up ready to paint a solid batch of the cities most prominent walls.  During the week these talented artists had pop up parties at their walls to help promote their work and the project which co-insided with Atlanta’s largest hip-hop festival, A3C.

 

When hump day came along, these artists kicked back for a night at ABV Gallery to showcase their personal work to an energetic crowd looking to check out these new faces in Atlanta and to get their hands on an ice cold Heineken.   Throughout the night the artist created new work on a wall in the gallery while DJ DIBIA$E fueled the night with his killer mixes.

 

At the end of the week six new murals were completed all the way from Little 5 Points to Castleberry Hill.  To finish off the week, Heineken threw a closing party at FLUX2013, which also had live painting, music, and of course Heineken for all. Thanks to Shane at ART Whino, The Heineken Mural Project had some amazing artists help our streets look at little livelier.

 

Check out #heinekenmurals for all the photographs that you all posted throughout the week.

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