Ironlak BBQ Burners – Auckland, NZ

Writers BERST, DEWS, FROST 45, GASP, HASER, JOINTS, MARK, KEZAM, and RAMS getting up at the Ironlak BBQ Burners Graffiti Jam in Auckland, NZ.

“Other than local graffiti battles organised by BERST, there are very few opportunities for writers from across the different generations to come together, and connect on a wall to share ideas of their process and style.”

Shot / cut: Sam Evans
Music: Friends With Animals – ‘Rotations’

Linds Redding “A Short Lesson In Perspective”

Linds Redding, a New Zealand-based art director who worked at BBDO and Saatchi & Saatchi, died last month at aged 52 from an inoperable esophageal cancer.

Linds

Linds kept a blog, and after his passing an essay he wrote about the ad business, titled “A Short Lesson In Perspective,” has gained a new and sudden life.

Many people, not just “creatives” could learn from Redding’s last words,

Oh. And if your reading this while sitting in some darkened studio or edit suite agonizing over whether housewife A should pick up the soap powder with her left hand or her right, do yourself a favour. Power down. Lock up and go home and kiss your wife and kids.

– READ IN FULL HERE