BSA Images Of The Week: 11.28.21

Welcome to BSA Images of the Week. Hope you had a good Thanksgiving and are hopeful for the upcoming holiday season. There are Canadians selling Christmas pines in the neighborhood already – there is no time for you to digest that turkey, you turkey. Also, prices are up 10%-30% on trees this year. Speaking of which, the official Rockefeller Center […]

Call to Submit: New Booooooom Photo Book

Calling all photographers! We’re excited to announce an open call to submit images to our next photo book! Like Magic Hour, this one will be 100+ pages and we’ll be aiming to feature work by around 60 photographers. The theme for this one is CIRCLES. Even though circles appear everywhere, there is something about the shape that I find fascinating. […]

Artist Spotlight: Ákos Ezer

Hungarian artist Ákos Ezer describes his process of painting as a game, where the main objective is experimentation: trying out diverse painterly roles and exploring different aspects of the medium. “A picture is never homogeneous, because I never think alike about the various elements which build up my paintings,” he explains. Populated by young male characters embellished with contemporary and […]

BSA Film Friday: 11.26.21

BSA Film Friday 09.11.20Our weekly focus on the moving image and art in the streets. And other oddities. Now screening : 1. Esteban del Valle – The End is Near2. NADIA VADORI-GAUTHIER: Une minute de danse par jour -… Mr. Fijodor’s Phantasmagorical Creatures Somewhere in ItalyWild Style. No, not the movie nor the distinctive look of aerosol lettering by a […]

Artist Spotlight: Kelli Vance

A selection of recent paintings by Houston, Texas-based artist Kelli Vance. Describing her works as “investigations of psychological spaces where anxieties surrounding identity and states of being are represented as moments in an unfolding narrative,” Vance uses these concepts as catalysts for creating paintings and drawings that generate more questions than answers. She portrays her figures in “in between” moments, […]

“Wildfire” by Photographer David Ellingsen

September 2020 was the hottest September in the 141-year record, breaking the record set in 2019. The last seven years have seen the seven hottest months of September in recorded history. This comes at the end of nine months of wildfires around the globe. Late June’s record temperatures also helped drive September to see Arctic sea ice at its second […]

Happy Thanksgiving 2021

BSA Film Friday: 07.29.16  Our weekly focus on the moving image and art in the streets. And other oddities. Now screening : 1. STARE: Sans Titre 2. EMISSIONS: ANDRECO 3. ABCDEF Style Writing. Part I 4. ABCDEF S… Fintan Magee Elevates Cultural Workers Who Make It Happen in VancouverBrisbane based conceptual realist Fintan Magee sends us a new conceptual, figurative […]

Criola Paints “Black Girl Magic” in Las Vegas

November 24, 2021 Artists  “Nature, colors, spirituality, self-knowledge, beauty and the power of black women and ancestral matrix cultures,” says Criola about the things that inspire her. The Brazilian muralist is in downtown Las Vegas to paint a bold diptych called “Black Girl Magic,” for the 3-day Life is Beautiful Festival. Criola. “Black Girl Magic”. Justkids. Las Vegas, Nevada. (photo […]