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What to read, see and listen to this summer by Zosen Bandido, María Herreros and Rorro Berjano

Aug. 11, 2021

We take off on an intergalactic journey with Spanish artist María Herreros, devouring the pages of books on the understanding of the universe; we get to know the latest and freshest graffiti scene in Paris and delve into Scandinavian post-horror cinema with Argentinean Zosen Bandido; we groove to the rhythm of national jazz-rap and catch… Read more » Continue reading

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Our favorite art documentaries (I)

July 23, 2021

From the roots of graffiti in 1970’s New York to the portrayal of some of the most recognized personalities of contemporary art in the 20th century such as Basquiat or Peggy Guggenheim, we take a look at some of our favorite art documentaries to enjoy on summer nights. Here’s a good dose of art!  … Read more » Continue reading

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An artistic playlist for this summer

July 13, 2021

We’ve all bought a book for its cover or been interested in an album by its album cover. But have you ever wondered who are the artists behind these designs? We bring you some of the greatest collaborations between music stars and our favourite artists harmonised on records of then and now. Press play and… Read more » Continue reading

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What to read, see and listen by Icy & Sot, Raisa Álava and Andrés Lozano

July 5, 2021

We dive into some soul and funk rhythms with Iranian brothers artists Icy & Sot’s favorite playlist and discover with them several documentaries of key figures in the art world. We go visit the latest exhibition at La Alhóndiga in Bilbao with the illustrator and ceramist Raisa Álava and we get into the pages of… Read more » Continue reading

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December’s Recommendations: What to watch, read and listen by Rosh333, Nevercrew, Kristen Liu-Wong and J.R. Pinto

Dec. 21, 2020

We move to the sound of jazz music with the Spanish artist Rosh, we dive into the pages of the latest novels read by the American Kristen Liu-Wong, we review some of the greatest cinema classics with the Swiss duo Nevercrew and catch up on Japanese anime with the Madrid-based illustrator and comic book artist J.R…. Read more » Continue reading

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November’s Recommendations: What to watch, read and listen by Moneyless, Julieta XLF, Gviiie and Emily Eldridge

Nov. 6, 2020

We immerse ourselves in the graphic novel “Herstory” and a few ecofeminist essays with Julieta XLF, we discover a couple of worth investigating Youtube channels with the Madrid-born Gviiie, the Italian Moneyless reveals his must-see films and with Emily Eldridge we tune into the musical beats of one of her latest radio discoveries. Let us introduce you… Read more » Continue reading

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October’s Recommendations: What to watch, read and listen by Mario Mankey, Lula Goce, Sobekcis and Lusesita

Oct. 9, 2020

We’re back another month with one of our favourite and most visited articles: artist’s cultural recommendations. We move to the tropical rhythms of Space Surimi brought to us by artist Mario Mankey, we immerse ourselves in classic lectures such as “The Flower of Evil” or “Divine Comedy” that inspire Lula Goce’s work, we revisit cartoon… Read more » Continue reading

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September’s Recommendations: What to watch, read and listen by GR170, Marat Morik, Arantxa Recio (Harsa) and Oscar Llorens

Sept. 1, 2020

Goodbye August, hello September. We help you overcome these “back to school” days with some of the best cultural recommendations from Spanish and International contemporary urban artists and illustrators. From the comics of the publishers Autsaider Comics or Fulgencio Pimentel recommended by GR170, to some classic love-story films that we review with the Russian artist… Read more » Continue reading

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Summer Recommendations: What to watch, read and listen by Coté Escrivá, Mina Hamada, Theic Licuado and AkaCorleone

July 13, 2020

We are back this month with a new fresh edition of cultural recommendations by some of our favorite international artists. This July we sneaked into the black and white cartoon world of the Spanish illustrator Coté Escrivá to learn about the vintage Disney comic books that inspire him, we review the full-color artwork of the Japanese… Read more » Continue reading

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June’s Recommendations: What to watch, read and listen by PichiAvo, Elian Chali, Remed and Brothers of Light

June 18, 2020

Yet another month we talked to artists from all around the globe to collect their most personal cultural recommendations. This June, we listen to reggae and dub music, we immerse ourselves in literature classics such as “The Master and Margarita” or “The Little Prince”, we review the series “Fargo” and discover documentaries on ‘cosmogony’ and human… Read more » Continue reading

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May’s Recommendations: What to watch, read and listen by Franco Fasoli, Srger, Helen Bur and Samuel Salcedo

May 14, 2020

We’re back with our cultural recommendations made by artists in Urvanity News. Movies, documentaries, books, podcasts, inspiring artists and other ideas to watch, read and listen in May. The Argentinian artist Franco Fasoli, Sevillian Srger, British Helen Bur and from Barcelona Samuel Salcedo share with us their favorites. Check them out!   Franco Fasoli aka Jaz (Buenos… Read more » Continue reading

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April’s Recommendations: What to watch, read and listen by SpY, Sawe, Ampparito, Edgar Plans y Penique Productions

April 15, 2020

SpY Since the early 80’s the streets have been SpY’s playground. Enigmatic and anonymous in equal parts, he transforms the public space in his own experimentation lab and a direct communication channel with the viewers through appropriation, transformation and replica of the urban elements he finds. Observant and ironic, the artist plays with the surprise… Read more » Continue reading

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March’s Recommendations: What to read, watch and listen by Sergio Mora, Juan Díaz-Faes, Grip Face, Toezio and Deno

March 31, 2020

After a few days locked up in quarantine we have almost seen, read and listened to it all. This is why we have spoken to some national visual artists, illustrator, designer and tattoo artists to get inside their worlds and get to know what inspires them and a few of their favorites books, documentaries and… Read more » Continue reading

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