POW! WOW! Hawaii 2012

By POW! WOW! Hawaii

POW! WOW! is a gathering that celebrates culture, music and art. Centered around week-long events in cities around the world, POW! WOW! has grown into a global network of artists and organizes gallery shows, lecture series, schools for art and music, mural projects, community creative spaces and concerts. This is the 2012 Hawaii edition of POW! WOW!

POW! WOW! Hawaii 2012 - Salt Mural, Meggs, Peap Tarr, Will Barras, Mr. Jago, Woes Martin, 2012/2013, From the collection of: POW! WOW! Hawaii
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Mural by Will Barras (UK), Mr. Jago (UK), Meggs (Australia), Peap Tarr (Cambodia) and Woes Martin (Hawaii).

Will Barras at work., Will Barras, 2012/2013, From the collection of: POW! WOW! Hawaii
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Peap Tarr at work., Peap Tarr, 2012/2013, From the collection of: POW! WOW! Hawaii
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Collaboration in action., Meggs, Peap Tarr, Will Barras, Mr. Jago, Woes Martin, 2012/2013, From the collection of: POW! WOW! Hawaii
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POW! WOW! Hawaii 2012 - Phibs Mural, Phibs, 2012/2013, From the collection of: POW! WOW! Hawaii
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Mural by Phibs (Australia).

POW! WOW! Hawaii 2012 - Aloooooooha Mural, 123Klan, 2012/2015, From the collection of: POW! WOW! Hawaii
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Mural by 123Klan (France).

POW! WOW! Hawaii 2012 - Fisherman's Wharf Mural, 123Klan, Flying Fortress, Slick, 2012/2015, From the collection of: POW! WOW! Hawaii
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Mural by 123Klan (France), Flying Fortress (Germany) and Slick (Hawaii).

POW! WOW! Hawaii 2012 - Rone Mural, Rone, 2012/2013, From the collection of: POW! WOW! Hawaii
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Mural by Rone (Australia).

POW! WOW! Hawaii 2012 - Hawaiian Gods Mural, Prime, Trek6, Mike Bam, Estria, 2012/2015, From the collection of: POW! WOW! Hawaii
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Mural by Prime (Hawaii), Estria (Hawaii), Mike Bam (Hawaii) and Trek6 (Florida).

POW! WOW! Hawaii 2012 - Geisha Mural, Katch, 2012/2013, From the collection of: POW! WOW! Hawaii
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Mural by Katch (Hawaii).

POW! WOW! Hawaii 2012 - Poesia Mural, Poesia, 2012/2013, From the collection of: POW! WOW! Hawaii
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Mural by Poeisa (California).

POW! WOW! Hawaii 2012 - Robot Friends Mural, Ryuichi Ogino, 2012/2014, From the collection of: POW! WOW! Hawaii
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Mural by Ryuichi Ogino (Japan).

POW! WOW! Hawaii 2012 - Girl Mural, Samuel Rodriguez, 2012/2013, From the collection of: POW! WOW! Hawaii
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Mural by Samuel Rodriguez (California).

POW! WOW! Hawaii 2012 - Chief Mural, Aaron De La Cruz, Samuel Rodriguez, 2012/2013, From the collection of: POW! WOW! Hawaii
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Mural by Aaron De La Cruz (California) and Samuel Rodriguez (California).

POW! WOW! Hawaii 2012 - Robot Mural, Aaron De La Cruz, Ryuichi Ogino, 2012/2013, From the collection of: POW! WOW! Hawaii
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Mural by Ryuichi Ogino (Japan) and Aaron De La Cruz (California).

Aaron De La Cruz at work., Aaron De La Cruz, 2012/2013, From the collection of: POW! WOW! Hawaii
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Peap Tarr sketch book., Peap Tarr, 2012/2013, From the collection of: POW! WOW! Hawaii
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POW! WOW! Hawaii 2012 - Greatness Mural, Eddie Colla, 2012/2013, From the collection of: POW! WOW! Hawaii
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Mural by Eddie Colla (California).

POW! WOW! Hawaii 2012 - Aloha Bird Mural, Beak, 2012/2013, From the collection of: POW! WOW! Hawaii
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Mural by Beak (Hawaii).

POW! WOW! Hawaii 2012 - Rainy Vancouver Mural, Jeff Hamada, Aaron De La Cruz, 2012/2013, From the collection of: POW! WOW! Hawaii
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Mural by Jeff Hamada (Canada) and Aaron De La Cruz (California).

Jeff Hamada at work., Jeff Hamada, 2012/2013, From the collection of: POW! WOW! Hawaii
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POW! WOW! Hawaii 2012 - Suitman Mural, Suitman, 2012/2013, From the collection of: POW! WOW! Hawaii
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Mural by Suitman (Korea).

Aaron De La Cruz at work., Aaron De La Cruz, 2012/2013, From the collection of: POW! WOW! Hawaii
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POW! WOW! Hawaii 2012 - Fresh Cafe Mural, 123Klan, Flying Fortress, Slick, 2012/2013, From the collection of: POW! WOW! Hawaii
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Mural by 123Klan (France), Flying Fortress (Germany) and Slick (Hawaii).

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POW! WOW! Hawaii 2012: Part One Video

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POW! WOW! Hawaii 2012: Part Two Video

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POW! WOW! Hawaii 2012: Part Three Video

ABOUT POW! WOW! HAWAII 2012

Originally conceived in Hong Kong, the event moved to founder Jasper Wong’s native Hawaii to help enrich the local creative scene. The event encompasses a global roster of over 30 artists who created art at Loft in Space and over the streets of Kaka’ako over a six-day period between February 13 to 18, 2012. The artists included 123KLAN, Angry Woebots, Aaron De La Cruz, Flying Fortress, Mr. Jago, Jeff Hamada, Nicole Naone, Samuel Rodriguez, Suitman, Prime and many more. Aside from the main event of artists hard at work, two secondary elements included an Arkitip Pop-Up Store and the “Day Job?” photo exhibition curated by Hypebeast’s Eugene Kan. The nearly week-long event culminated into a huge party on Saturday, February 18 as well as a “black out” session in which many of the pieces created for the event were painted over to reinforce the importance of the process in art.

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Founder and Lead Director—Jasper Wong 

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