Tuesday, October 19, 2010

"The Art of Basketball"

My fellow Sticky Bandit members Ticky & UnderWaterPirates are one of the featured artists in the Art of Basketball project curated by Billi Kid down in Miami this December.


 Photo by BilliKidBrand.
6ft x 3.5ft, mixed media on glass
"An explosive re-purposing of the iconic official NBA Game Basketball and Backboard as defined by some of today’s most celebrated graffiti and street artists.
Presented by Public Works Department
Curated by Billi Kid and James & Karla Murray
December 2—5, 2010
2048 NW Miami Court
Miami, FL 33127
Sponsored by the NBA to benefit NBA Cares, this Art Basel Miami Beach satellite fair will celebrate Urban culture’s love affair with the game of basketball. A select group of artists have been tapped to meticulously reinterpret the most powerful symbols of the game, the basketball and backboard.
Featuring Ahol Sniffs Glue, Atomik & Sand One, Billi Kid, Blanco, Celso, Cern, Chillski, Chris Stain, Cope2, Crome, Daniel Fila, Dash, David Cooper, Ewok One 5MH, Gaia, James and Karla Murray, Joe Iurato, J. Robles, Junk, Miguel Paredes, NohJColey, Peru Ana Ana Peru, Sero, Skewville, Shiro, Sofia Maldonado, The Dude Company, Ticky VS UWP, UR New York, Zame and 131 Projects."

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