Creative Inspiration and Innovation

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[gallery type="rectangular" ids="4038,4039,4040,4046"] 'Fruits of the Feminine', on the 16th of October at Korova Cafe, Preston, is the first in a trilogy of events concentrating on gender equality and not exclusively ...

Fruits of the Feminine – Preston artists

Events, Future events, Inspiration, Music

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[gallery type="rectangular" ids="4026,4027,4028,4029"] I've never formally studied art but I've drawn and written poetry since I was very young and as I've got older drawing and writing have remained my favourite ...

The World of Benjamin Rivers Fletcher

Illustration, Inspiration

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Fred Aldous is a lively hub of creativity that has been supplying the people of Manchester and the rest of the world with art supplies since 1886. As part of its Make Anything campaign, the popular shop has been inviting ...

Colourful characters in paper – Rob Lomas

Handmade, Illustration

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ART & THE AFFAIRS OF THE CITY Politika - Art & the Affairs of the City explores the growing field of urban intervention in relation to cultural activism and social change. Scheduled to run parallel to the party ...

Upper Space Presents Politika

Inspiration, Street Art

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The OneFiveEight collective (Herbal Sessions DJs) returned to Kendal Calling this year to play the Glow Tent. This is Mr Breen's section taken from that set. Mr Breen at Kendal Calling 2014 by Mrbreen on ...

Mr Breen at Kendal Calling 2014

Music

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Hand Made Wedding Invitations Since learning how to screen print for my recent exhibition piece, I've been meaning to use the process for other artistic endeavours. When I was asked to produce a set of wedding invites for ...

Screen Printed Victorian Style Wedding Invitations

Graphic Design, Handmade

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[su_vimeo url="http://vimeo.com/100034924" width="940" height="540"] ‘16 days of street art action’ took place in Manchester during the international campaign '16 days of action to end violence against women' 25th ...

16 days of street art action – promo video

Videos

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Introducing David Shurr... He's a lovely talented singer/songwriter who works on amazing projects around the north west, I asked him about his latest release 'The Skin I'm In" here's what he said. It's difficult to ...

THE SKIN I’M IN – DAVID SHURR

Inspiration, Music, Videos

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As Mobius Loop has just released their new single "Life Force" it got me thinking about an old t-shirt design I created and printed for them. I asked the band what they wanted on the design and they gave me a massive ...

Mobius Loop – Life Force – James Hayes

Inspiration

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  A few of my favourite images from a selection I've taken over the past couple of months. From bands and events based in Manchester to a glorious sunset in incredible landscapes in the Staffordshire hills. I've even ...

Recent Photographic Favourites – Joe Smith

Photography

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[gallery type="rectangular" ids="3829"] Before I knew what track I was going to receive for my insert into OneFiveEight's expo:3, I was lucky enough to have a listen to all of the audio entries. I got lost in a world of ...

Falling through Noise – James Hayes – Expo:3

Illustration, Music

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Having recently relocated I have been getting to grips with all of those projects that should have been done a long time ago, getting re-aquainted with my sewing machine was one of them. Project 1: Cushion Cover These ...

Sunny Sunday Sewing Machine Session 1 – Cushion Cover

Handmade

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The Piece - Mixed Media (Watercolour, Acrylic, Posca) This is my interpretation of the track Marble Shards by Inky Aftermath (aka my pal Scotty Rawson), created as part of OneFiveEight's latest event Expo:03. There was ...

Untitled – Heather Fitt – Expo:03

Handmade, Illustration

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For Expo:3 I was given a track by Equals (feat David Shurr) called 'Nothing but God' to use as inspiration. This is a beautiful piece of music and listening to the lyrics gave me a feeling of solitude. I thought about what ...

‘Nothing but Light’ black & white darkroom prints

Handmade, Photography

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My EXPO:3 response to the track Peaked by Ruane Maurice. The track is a really moody, almost spoken word piece that at points has a breathless quality to the delivery, it reminded me of early Tricky tracks. Initially I ...

Peaked – Double Exposed Fuji Velivia

Photography

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For the OneFiveEight collective's recent third exhibition, Expo:03 , each artist was given a track to create a visual response to. I was given a short Hip-Hop piece by local Mancunian MCs; Noel Edge & Seymour. "Bucket ...

Kickin’ It – Making a screen printed poster

Handmade, Illustration

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For OneFiveEight's third art exhibition we asked people to supply pieces of their music to provide inspiration to a range of visual artists from across various disciplines. The supplied tracks range from ambient ...

Expo:03 – Exhibition Summary & Reviews

Graphic Design, Handmade, Illustration, Music, Photography, Videos

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So our most recent exhibition required some fresh artwork for the light boxes we usually have on display. This was the perfect opportunity to fire up the my studios recently delivered large format printer and print onto the ...

Light Box Artwork From Expo 3

Graphic Design, Illustration

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Underground arts and culture in Manchester is thriving more than ever. Check out some of the groups we regularly collaborate with and be sure to check out events by them in the future. 1. Video Jam Described as “one ...

Underground Manchester Art Collectives

Inspiration

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On 17th May 2014 the OneFiveEight collective will be holding their third creative exhibition, Expo:03. The exhibition will be held at the Kraak Gallery in Manchester's Northern quarter with the after party in the event space ...

Playlist of Expo:03 Music Submissions

Music

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Myself and James Hayes were tasked with putting the flier together for the forthcoming onefiveeight exhibition . With a theme that marries sound and visuals we were keen to create something that would encompass the two. ...

Hand Drawn Laser Cut Type – Expo 3 Flier.

Graphic Design, Handmade

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Becki Miller AKA MOZE, recently painted this mural on Tibb Street, Manchester. The piece was part of the '16 days of street art action' event. ‘16 Days of Street Art Action’ is an inspirational project which aims ...

Feminism, it’s all about balance

Illustration, Street Art

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[gallery type="rectangular" ids="3152,3153,3203,3202,3205"]       Check out OneFiveEights Becki Miller at The Femme Fierce All Female Leake Street Takeover. On International Women's day ...

OneFiveEight’s Becki Miller at Femme Fierce in London

Illustration, Street Art

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[gallery type="rectangular" ids="3989,3991,3992,3993,3994,3995,3996,3997,3998"] Design and art direction for the album Galactic Structure by OneFiveEight's own manchester based electronic music producer and DJ ...

OUTPOST – Galactic Structure

Graphic Design, Handmade, Illustration, Music, Photography