32 nights – 50 000 stars – 560 clouds

32 nights – 50 000 stars – 560 clouds

[Great Big Story]

For most of his life, artist Myneandyours lived and worked in his native London. But after 28 years there, he felt the pull to help create a culture, rather than simply be a part of one already well established. So, Myneandyours took his creative talents to Dubai. For the past four years, he’s been on a mission to transform the city’s streets by creating large-scale, immersive art in some of the most unlikely spaces.

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Visit Myne&yours HERE

Vocabulary chunks to learn from video :

• Going under the name Myne&yours
• Being inspired by our experiences
• I’m giving back so it becomes yours
• I grew up in London
• I have Arab roots
• I wanted an identity
• It was very much a doodle
• You can use a symbol to make people think
• To create something crazy
• An immersive environment
• A car park
• When I first proposed the idea to them
• The universe and space
• Very quickly into the project
• The further we went along
• Once you go tiny bit beneath the surface
• A huge creative community
• A great group of like minded people doing amazing things
• I had no idea

Have passion Take chances

Have passion Take chances

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Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video :

  • I started painting murals at the age of 17
  • Everywhere I go it’s been a blessing
  • Visual aspects
  • That is what I love so much about South Africa
  • I’m an artist I didn’t really fall into the bracket of a street artist or a graffiti artist
  • You’ve just got to keep on going
  • A mural has a lifespan
  • It could last for 10 years
  • Create a style that will be acceptable to the community
  • Getting beaten up on the streets
  • People are misunderstood about why they do graffiti
  • We have a passion and we take chances
  • I could create a beautiful piece
  • Just remember your roots
  • And giving back is what it’s all about
  • At the end of the day when you leave, you give back, that’s all
  • You can’t take anything with you,
  • Push the scene, push the culture, push the positivity
  • Let it inspire you
Weekly Photo Challenge ||Half and Half

Weekly Photo Challenge ||Half and Half

half and half
           

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half-and-half

n : a mixture of half one thing and half another thing
or  (Brewing) a drink consisting of equal parts of beer and stout, or equal parts of bitter and mild
adj :   of half one thing and half another thing
adv :  in two equal parts
 
source : The Free Dictionary
 

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Half and Half”