Artists James Jarvis and Ged Wells have a shared obsession with skateboarding, having both worked for iconic London skateboard shop Slam City Skates in the late 80s and early 90s. Meeting recently for the first time, the two are now collaborating on an exhibition – PLANK, exploring and celebrating the object that has informed and defined both their early career paths.
A definitive history of Skateboarding in the UK from 1978–1995 The Read and Destroy archive book project.
Against the Grain: Skate Culture and the Camera is an exhibition that celebrates the phenomena of skateboarding, with the photographers and filmmakers who documented the movement. Despite the subculture’s influence and resonance in almost every aspect of popular culture, this emblem of freedom and rebellion has been largely ignored as an artistic form.
A group of skateboard enthusiasts and a Madrid street artist convert abandoned church into mural-covered skatepark
Liverpool Biennial has commissioned South Korean artist Koo Jeong A to create a glow-in-the-dark skate park for Everton Park (it’ll be like this one she designed in Vassiviere Island in France)
After a ceremonial event to mark the preservation of the hallowed undercroft is blocked, skaters must question how open the space really is