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Riffin’ Large: MST3K Graffiti, Stickers & Stencils

[ By Steve in Art & Street Art & Graffiti. ]

Mystery Science Theater 3000 (or MST3K for short) was a Nineties pop culture TV phenomenon that endures through graffiti, stickers, stencils and street art.

Mystery Science Theater 3000 debuted on Minneapolis TV station KTMA in late 1988 and the final episode (#211 for those keeping count) of its tenth season aired on the Sci-Fi Channel in September of 1999. Skewering late twentieth century society and culture along with the “cheesy movies” it riffed on every Sunday A.D., the show featured Joel Hodgson (aka Joel Robinson) and later Mike Nelson accompanied by their robot friends and co-riffers Tom Servo and Crow T. Robot.

New Canadian $10 Bill to Feature Antoine Predock's Canadian Museum for Human Rights

© Bank of Canada © Bank of Canada

The Bank of Canada has recently unveiled a new $10 banknote featuring Viola Desmond, a black Nova-Scotian businesswoman who challenged racial segregation in 1946 by refusing to vacate a "whites-only" area of a theater. To reinforce this pro-human rights message, the reverse side of the bill will feature an image of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, designed by Antoine Predock and completed in 2014.

PKO Bank / Robert Majkut Design

© Szymon Polański

Arquitectos: Robert Majkut Design
Ubicación: Varsovia, Polonia
Cliente: PKO Bank Polski S.A.
Area: 483.0 m2
Año: 2011
Fotografías: Szymon Polański