Street Art // Sunday, November 03, 2013
Since 2011, New York-based artist, Ian Strange, has worked with a film crew and volunteers in Ohio, Detroit, Alabama, New Jersey, New York and New Hampshire to create, photograph and film seven site specific interventions incorporating suburban homes. In late July, the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia held an exhibition entitled “Suburban”...
Juxtapoz // Saturday, March 24, 2012
Australian born, New York-based artist, Ian Strange aka Kid Zoom, recreated a full-scale installation of his childhood home in Australia last year at Turbine Hall. Accompanying his installation were several smashed out cars and this new video shows the process of destroying and exploding them. The short film's production is of amazing quality and makes it look so fun!
Street Art // Thursday, November 10, 2011
Kid Zoom built a full-scale replica of his childhood home based on early adolescent memories. The home was built inside Cockatoo Island’s prestigious Turbine Hall in Sydney. A video accompanies the exhibit showing Zoom blowing up and smashing three Australian cars.
Juxtapoz // Monday, September 12, 2011
San Francisco welcomed a large contingent of Australian street artists this weekend, as 941 Geary opened Young & Free, a group exhbition featuring 13 artists with origins Down Under. The group show featured Anthony Lister, Kid Zoom, Dabs Myla (featured in the October 2011 Juxtapoz), Ben Frost, Meggs, and others.
Street Art // Friday, August 26, 2011
We recently received the newest issue of King Brown Magazine in the mail and were quite impressed by the overall quality of this publication. Based in Australia, this 104-page magazine contains no ads and is thoughtfully curated, showcasing contemporary artists from around the world...
Juxtapoz // Monday, May 02, 2011
In late 2010, Ian "Kid Zoom" Strange had a major impact in the art world with his solo show, This City Will Eat Me Alive, at NYC's Opera Gallery. Ron English calling Kid Zoom, a "Rembrandt with a spray can," was an endorsement that many couldn't help but notice. Juxtapoz contributor Noel Nocciolo interviews the Australian-born artist.