Seasons of Change ‘Spring’ @ Colonal Tan’s
A new season is born and a new Seasons of Change is released at Colonel Tan’s. Opening to a jam packed crowd at the great eatery, the Spring edition of this growingly popular art show certainly didn’t disappoint, with a huge mixture of different styles, substrates and techniques, this show has firmly cemented itself amongst the many other top quality shows the Seasons of Change have produced.
Walking into the packed Revolver dining hall, you can’t help but wonder some of the work you’re about to treat your eyes to, from Dvate’s legendary pieces to Sabeth’s out of this world sculptures. The Revolver walls are already a wash of rich red and black contrast with Shephard Fairey and Dabs Myla’s work already doning the walls, but sticking these pictures amongst the mess is a real treat, The Safehouse Crew definately know how to release a show of work to the fans. This is a fantastic example of how far an education in the graffiti and street art culture can have on an individual artists, nothing here is the same as the next, nothing is copied, each is of there own. And while each artist hasn’t had an upbringing in the underground culture, its clear to see that being in a creative environment with a swag of talent surrounding each and everybody’s work is certainly a benefit in terms of style and execution.
It’s hard to pin point a favourite piece or artist within a show like this, everyone has really pushed their work, whether its Sabeth’s 3 dimension pieces, Chris Drummond’s layered screen prints or Porno’s train sketches. Either way, this is a great representation of the artistic flair all of these artists possess and an even better representation of the graffiti and street art culture in general. Everything is self made, self educated and self sufficient in terms of the lifestyle for those involved, which is definately something to be proud of, considering the general publics perception of the artform. The culture continue’s to create more or more talent from people who may have never have thought of themselves as artistic and The Safehouse Team is a fantastic example of the possibilities the underground scene can produce, with a steady hand and head. The only shame is that it is only open for viewing for one night, make sure you check out all future instalments, these are shows not to be missed at all.
Sorry guys, if you missed opening night, then you missed it all together. Don’t forget to subscribe to the links below for info on the next instalment by the legendary SDM Crew for Summer.