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Showing posts from February, 2012

Taking a Leap

From the beginning, Streetkonect has blogged pictures of street art and graffiti proliferating in the Philippine streets and in other streets in the world. We find satisfaction in what we do and joy in what we see. Our words are few; we rely mostly on images to show that there is a creative and artistic movement in the streets around the world, in our streets; that the streets are viable venues for creativity to flourish and to start discourses. The creative movement in the streets did not start with this blog, but we became part of the movement and has helped it by keeping a visual blog of the developments and setbacks of working or playing creatively in the streets. Last Feb. 9, we received an email from Edsel Yu Chua, a young Filipino studying Anthropology in the University of British Columbia Canada. Here is the entire text: Kamusta? Ako si Edsel Yu Chua isang Anthropology Student sa University of British Columbia Canada. Nag susulat ako dahil gusto kong magpasalamat sa

The Junkyard Sessions

The Junkyard Sessions at Binakbayan, Cavite, Philippines Photo courtesy of Rai Cruz Garapata x Gori Photo courtesy of G. Bautista Garapata x Blic x Cheshire Photo by Lee Salvador

MST x Cavity Collective

Paksiw x Lee Salvador x Triskaideka x HPML x Karayom x Rai Cruz x Macoy x Lamok x Blic At The Collective, Malugay St., Makati City, Philippines. Photos courtesy of Rai Cruz

Upcoming Exhibit: The Daily Brew

THE DAILY BREW EXHIBIT ( FROM MUSIC to ART to LIFETSTYLE) ARTWORKS BY: JEF QUINTANO KELVIN CO BAM MORILLO K'O of PSP and KST crew March 17 2012- APRIL 17, 2012 6:00pm The Alternative Gallery| Unit 4B Cubao Expo

Headstrong: Graver x Egg Fiasco

PZL's Abstract Graffiti

Cavite, Philippines Photo LEE SALVADOR PZL x MOK South Bar, Las Piñas City, Philippines


! Come to the second graffiti jam for education TODAY 9am-5pm at Brgy. Old Balara, Old SK Hall, Quezon City. Free entrance but bring your own paints. (Philippines)


INSEKTOO NOODLE KAPITAN TIANONG AB Fernandez Ave. Cor. Arellano St., Dagupan City, Philippines Photos courtesy of John Patrick Lopez Hernandez

Illustration: Holiday Morning


Things we do on sundays

Grim,Mano,Potch, TWSC boys love sundays

Viva Santo Naruto!

Philippines--- Killer Adobo  caught this uniquely dressed Santo Ni ñong Gala    (Wandering Sto.  Ni ño)  last January 15, 2012 during the Feast of  Santo Ni ño in Los Ba ños, Laguna. The  Wandering Sto.  Ni ño    was dressed as the popular anime character Naruto, a ninja with great powers. Traditionally, the faithful    dressed  the  Wandering Sto.  Ni ño according to their occupation or the character they are passionate about. More  Wandering Sto.  Ni ños   here . Photo courtesy of Killer Adobo

Three Wise Gori

Marulas, Valenzuela City, Photo courtesy of G. Bautista


Lee Salvador pays tribute to his brother, sound artist Lirio Salvador who's still in the hospital recovering from injuries after being hit-and-run in front of Espasyo Siningdikato , a creative space he established with fellow artists in Dasmariñas, Cavite. Lirio Salvador is best known for his assemblage art of musical instruments known as Sandata (Weapon). He's an influential figure in the experimental Philippine music scene and has played solo or with his band Elemento.  After his accident, Lirio lapsed into a coma for weeks and underwent a brain surgery. He is slowly but steadily recovering. Friends and family have been watching over the progress of Lirio's condition and have organized several fundraisers to help with his hospital bills. "Sandata Ako Ni  Lirio" (I Am Lirio's Weapon) was coined not only as a catchphrase but as a pledge and declaration among his friends, family and other concerned individuals to become Lirio's human instument and supp

Love at First Bite

KRUNK (PNS) x NEMO (PSP) at San Lorenzo Ruiz, Angono, Rizal, Philippines.

All Eyes On You

Guhit Kamay from Cartier Gabrino on Vimeo . As his midterm project, Rai Cruz paints a building in Las Piñas with his signature eyeballs.  Photo courtesy of Rai Cruz

Creatively Spotted

Inspired by Yayoi Kusama's Obliteration Room , Teacher IRA (PSP) and the young students of   Creative Space in Pasig, Philippines transformed a room into a dotted sanctuary using multi-colored painted stickers.

The Filipino Wit

A fishball stall, somewhere in the Philippines. Photo from Reinerio Alba

Space Invader in San Diego

Kim Castillo sent this photo of a space invader on a building in Hillcrest, San Diego. She said that according to a local, the piece was done by the French artist's cousin living in San Diego. The local further reports that "space-invading" is a family thing. The family, spread out across the States, does the same tag. How's that for an urban legend? Could it have been Mr. Brainwash? Speculations here. 

LNY, New York

Heath & Bailey Ave, West Bronx, NY

Redrum, Batangas


La Paz, Iloilo City, Philippines

The Cellist

Brian Barrios in the Philippines.
I'M (Inspire Me) invites you to come to an event that will surely be flowing with creativity and good vibes. Dear children of the Universe, surprise! Let's have a celebration all in the name of that special person, that muse, that moment, that thought and all the things that make us feel so 'high' over music, poetry, dance, visual art and sharing. Please do come with all of your heart and this fund raising event will transform into one giant wave of love, hungy to be shared in the future outreach events of I’M: Inspire Me. Bring your favorite book and read us your favorite quote, sing us your favorite song, show us your priceless pictures, paint some love, tell us about that first kiss and though sad that heartache, dance and act your feelings out and let’s keep the good vibes flowing. Door charge is at P150. We all know this one’s already on Friday, right? But please do come. Also, this is I’M: Inspire Me’s first event for the year 2012, starting the year righ

Para sa mga Puno (For the Trees)

Insektoo x Kapitan Tianong x Boxtype paint for the trees in view of the anti-tree cutting campaign in Baguio to clear land for an expansion of SM Baguio. (Dagupan, Philippines, 2011) Read more on the issue:  The Uproar In Denial (We'll see) Off With Their Heads Instead and don't stop here.  photo John Patrick Hernandez

Jollibee Arrested!

Hotstepper, the Banksy of Asia cans Jollibee in Manila, Philippines for serving disgusting burgers.

Panimitan Threesome

BLIC PAKSIW MOK Panimitan, Cavite, Philippines

Cheshire Cat

Las Piñas, Philippines

Cagayan de Oro Streets: Bote Bakal Project

IMBAMAGAN x LEONIL JAPHET TOF LEONIL Cagayan de Oro boys are doing good! As a month-ender, the Bote Bakal guys went stickerbombing around the City of Golden Friendship. The Bote Bakal Project started with two people (Tof and Leonil) in the beginning of this year and now they've recruited new stickerbombers. If you happen to live in CDeO, join them. Call is up on their site .