Urban Isolation

TheeBlog_UrbanIsolation Whether you have heard about it, or you have experienced it, LA’s infamous traffic is iconic as the city itself. Now, imagine a desolate LA where skaters can freely roam… That’s exactly what Russell Houghten did, and the results are stunning! Russell collaborated with RED and The Berrics, to create a brilliant skateboarding video and lovely prints that are being sold, with all proceeds being donated to LA county animal shelters.

Without intent, a work of art is meaningless. The artist statement serves to show that the artist is conscious of their intentions, aware of their practice and its position within art parameters, and of the discourse surrounding it. Who, what, when, where, why: these are the questions any artist asks himself and sets out to answer throughout the creative process. Russell Houghten provides proper insight into the concept and execution of his REDirect piece.

Artists Statement + Behind the scenes…:





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