The talents of Zac Marben go far beyond his stylish & solid bag of tricks on a snowboard. He’s blessed with the creative skills to create various handmade projects, and in this video he tells you what, why, and how he’s become addicted to a few of them. Watch and be inspired to start a new creative project.  -via arnette

If you are Portland this Sunday and Monday, come join us for an art show and our World Premiere. Some of the VG gang and our friends will be showing some artwork and we will have some free beers and free access to the skatepark. The next night we will be showing The Darkside and Enlighten and giving away some boards and all sorts of goods. BE THERE!! - via VGSnow.com

If you are Portland this Sunday and Monday, come join us for an art show and our World Premiere. Some of the VG gang and our friends will be showing some artwork and we will have some free beers and free access to the skatepark. The next night we will be showing The Darkside and Enlighten and giving away some boards and all sorts of goods. BE THERE!! - via VGSnow.com

Vans Wängl Tängl Art Exhibition hosted by Looking Sideways

The Looking Sideways art show opened last night at the Vans Wängl Tängl Presented by G-Shock in Mayrhofen, Austria.  A couple of hundred party-goers and art fans checked out works on display by Fos, French, Blaise Rosenthal, Ed Templeton, Tristan Huber, Corey Smith, Schoph, Danny Wainwright, Danny Larsen and Tim Karpinski.  

"It’s been great to be part of a show that brings together such a strong line-up of artists and it’s pretty amazing to see everyone’s different styles", said artist Schoph, who used the occasion to premiere a new work called Dead Questions in the Eyes. "I’ve been in plenty of shows now but the Looking Sideways crew have definitely raised the bar in terms of the space and the quality of the work".

Other highlights at the show included a huge 6’ by 4’ illustration by skater and artist French, which dominated the gallery in Mayrhofen’s Europahaus, and the start of a huge live art piece by Looking Sideways art director Owen Tozer. It’s being created using images sent in by members of the public, who were invited to contribute to the project by uploading images of their eyes looking sideways to the LS Facebook page, or by emailing them to eyes@wearelookingsideways.com.

The final piece will be used to create the graphics for an exclusive run of limited edition Looking Sideways x Endeavor x Vans Wängl Tängl snowboards, with the winners of the boards chosen from those who contributed images.

Tozer and some of the artists in attendance at the show will be working on the piece on site at the Europahaus throughout the week, so members of the public have until Friday 23rd March to send in their eyes and have a chance of winning one of the boards.

Tomorrow night’s music line up will continue the “Contest-ival” spirit of the event with a heavy line up for the FREE music concert at the Arena in Mayrhofen.  Semprre Caoz, Those Furious Flames and Truckfighters will play the show headlined by Seether.


For more info on the teams check out wangltangl.com.

Follow the latest news here:
facebook.com/VansEurope
twitter.com/VANS_Europe #WanglTangl

For more information about the show and about Looking Sideways, check out wearelookingsideways.com or find them on Facebook and Twitter (@WeLookSideways).

Sponsors: Vans, Red Bull, G-Shock, Fiat, Mayrhofner Bergbahnen