The Nomadic Community Gardens, London’s hidden artistic oasis

It’s been a year since we last featured the ever evolving feast that is the Nomadic community gardens which as its name suggests is a community project which can be found nestling behind Brick Lane on a patch of scrubland in between two railway lines. The resulting development of this space over the past few years […] via The Nomadic Community Gardens, London’s hidden artistic oasis … Continue reading The Nomadic Community Gardens, London’s hidden artistic oasis

Green Film Fest 2017: San Francisco’s festival showcases environment stories from around the world

Green Film Fest 2017, showcasing environment stories from around the world, takes place in San Francisco from April 20-26. The week-long film festival, Green Film Fest 2017, features films which highlight environmental issues including the organic food movement in California, deforestation and the Amazon, foreign investors buying farmland in Africa, and the impact of oil development on the biodiversity of Ecuador’s Yasuni people and the forest. … Continue reading Green Film Fest 2017: San Francisco’s festival showcases environment stories from around the world

Strook: Street artist embraces reclaimed wood to create wood graffiti murals

Street artist and graphic designer Strook has taken his affinity with reclaimed wood to new found heights with a stunning 30-ft high portrait of a female figure made entirely from the material. The gigantic mural, which now sits on the side of a high-rise building in Ostend, Belgium, is part of a collection of outdoor art created by various artists for the Crystal Ship Arts … Continue reading Strook: Street artist embraces reclaimed wood to create wood graffiti murals

Waves for Water: Jon Rose’s “life purpose” to bring clean drinking water to those in need

Jon Rose has always had a powerful connection to water. But his initial venture with water, bringing him in contact with the oceans as a pro surfer was not his destined call, but he soon discovered that bringing clean drinking water to millions of people who need it most is his “life’s purpose”. Jon Rose set up Waves for Water in 2009 with the philosophy of “doing … Continue reading Waves for Water: Jon Rose’s “life purpose” to bring clean drinking water to those in need

Trungles Tarot: Comic Book-style illustrations featuring Fae & Goddesses

Tarot artwork comes in all guises and for comic book artist, Trungles, it comes in the form of stunning illustrations inspired by fae, Goddesses, the elements, anime and urban illustration even. Trungles’ Tarot Deck, which is a work in progress, is a bright, bold and modern depiction of the tarot, from this Minnesota-based artist whose specialty is comic illustration. There is a strong fae energy … Continue reading Trungles Tarot: Comic Book-style illustrations featuring Fae & Goddesses

Fanny Aïshaa: A nomadic artist with an unconditional love for Mother Nature

Nomadic artist Fanny Aïshaa has found herself in places and situations in life where she has been able to draw on her innate artistic skills to visually express her experiences of the indigenous communities, animals and the natural habitats that she encounters. The Quebec-born artist, with a strong connection to nature and the universe, has travelled to Chile, Brazil, Guatemala, Senegal, USA and Canada, where … Continue reading Fanny Aïshaa: A nomadic artist with an unconditional love for Mother Nature

Jabu: Inspiring conscious change through transformative art

Transformative art with a positive message is at the heart of artist Jabu’s canvases. The South African-born artist’s bright, bold, electrifying and abstract pieces deal with themes and subject matter “for change and making a difference”. Everything from climate change, food and sustainability, endangered species, and freedom fighter Nelson Mandela are the subjects of Jabu’s work. Jabu’s painting entitled Global Transformation uses mixed media to create … Continue reading Jabu: Inspiring conscious change through transformative art

Debra Bernier: Driftwood sculptures honouring our connection with nature

Artist Debra Bernier creates stunning pieces of sculpture, which represent the “sacred connection we all share with nature”, using driftwood, clay and shells. The Canadian artist, based in Victoria, says the pieces are also a reflection of her life, her children and her family. Describing her work, Debra Bernier said: “When I work with driftwood, I never start with a blank canvas. Each piece of … Continue reading Debra Bernier: Driftwood sculptures honouring our connection with nature

Artist spotlight: Jonna Jensen

Jonna Jensen’s Tree of Life Trees, in all their magical glory, are powerful symbols of physical and spiritual nourishment, transformation, sustenance, spiritual growth, fertility and union. In Norse mythology, the Yggdrasil tree or tree of life is often seen as noble. Growing up on a farm in the Norse lands of the Netherlands, artist Jonna […] via Jonna Jensen-Artist — ravenhawks’ magazine Continue reading Artist spotlight: Jonna Jensen

DC Comics’ 15 Most Powerful Women

It is the age of the all-powerful female superhero, anti-hero and even villain. DC has always had the most popular lady hero of all time with Wonder Woman, who was always depicted as an equal to Batman and Superman in the holy Trinity. Even in the current landscape of new and improved superheroines, DC’s long-time […] via THE 15 MOST POWERFUL WOMEN IN DC COMICS — Continue reading DC Comics’ 15 Most Powerful Women