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Montana Cans LOOKBOOK 2022

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Montana Cans LOOKBOOK 2022 Edition #7 It's that time again to welcome the release of the Montana Cans Lookbook 2022 edition #7. There is no rewind button on life, making it all the more important to reflect on the year that was, and the things that happened during that period. The Montana-Cans Lookbook does just that and reflects on some of the highlights from the year prior. A moment to reflect on those things that may not have received as much shine as they deserved while being "in the moment". The 2021/2022 period was a particularly unique period not only for Montana Cans but for the world as a whole. Mankind arrived at what we hope is the end of the Coronavirus pandemic, there was turbulence in many regions, and the global population started to come to terms with the new financial challenges of life. But apart from increasing prices and challenging health/social situations, there were also many positive moments that brought innovation, fun, color, and creativity back into our lives. The Montana Cans collaborations continued with our many partners, artistic friends, and organizations within the creative world, including a vast array of amazing limited-edition cans, cool collectible products, and new innovations that make painting and creating even more enjoyable than before. Countless brave event organizers pushed forward with their dreams and their world-class events, with Montana Cans as partners on board regardless of the social and political hurdles put in place in the name of health and safety. And off the radar, the global graffiti community kept on creating and pushing our culture forward despite the challenges put in place around them. Regardless of where you were in 2021/2022, steel, bricks, canvas, furniture, and even clothing all got a special creative touch that Montana Cans was proud to be part of. With this in mind, we present to you the Montana-Cans Lookbook 2022 Edition #7 for your enjoyment. Available here digitally and in limited amounts in print at selected Montana Cans partners and resellers.

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CLoakwork Orange Under the cloak of CLOAKWORK Montana BLACK Artist Series Can #22 – BLK2070 CLOAKWORK ORANGE Many lovers and practitioners of graffiti grow up being exposed to the iconic history and media of American graffiti culture. Spraycan Art, Subway Art, Wild Style, and Style Wars, are all media releases that helped document, shape, and form how graffiti was to develop all around the world. As with all information, some people are lucky enough to develop an opinion or understanding of the culture by making a pilgrimage to the source, others grow up with their own version of graffiti culture that often pays homage to New York with the stylistic tip of the hat, to acknowledge the architects of our culture who came before us. Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Profile @cloakwork Photography WAV. Studio Interview René Van Kan → Cloakwork takes on the challenge of creating the Montana BLACK Artist Series can number #22, reborn as “Cloakwork Orange”. 18 Black Artist Edition Cloakwork

However, Asia and more specifically Malaysia is not New York. Although crossable, the boundaries of culture, popular culture, experience language, and beliefs can mean that the experience of a graffiti writer is very different from that of one growing up in Europe, the U.S.A, or even English-speaking countries in general. In the development of the Montana BLACK Artist Series can number #22 by Malaysian artist Cloakwork, the opportunity presented itself to try and learn more about graffiti culture in Asia and his country Malaysia, and how he came about designing his Cloakwork Orange variation of the Montana BLACK, Clockwork Orange BLK2070 color. After a few online chats, we got nearer to the perspectives of this talented young artist. This is what he had to share with us. The team behind Montana Cans is really professional and efficient, when I received the proof of my design, it was really amazing and it looked exactly like I designed it on the screen. An interview with Cloakwork Montana Cans Firstly welcome to this Montana Cans interview in light of the release of your new Montana BLACK Artist Series Can. It is a pleasure to have worked with you. How do you feel about the result of the final product? Cloakwork I’ve always been a fan of Montana Cans, honestly. I never dreamt that this day would come. I feel great and it is unbelievable. No words can truly describe how I feel, it’s like a milestone for me. The team behind Montana Cans is really professional and efficient, when I received the proof of my design, it was really amazing and it looked exactly like I designed it on the screen. MC How did it come about that you have become a featured artist for the Montana BLACK Artist Series Cans? CW When I was approached by the team to create some designs for the Montana Cans cotton bags, one of the designs I had submitted was a Cloakwork Orange artwork. They really liked the design and proposed that it should be considered for the upcoming Montana Black Artist Series. I was so stocked! Design-wise, it is totally different but the concept is still based on Cloakwork Orange. I had to come up with an idea that worked well on the cylinder can. I designed the character holding up a board as if he just got punished by the authorities for causing chaos in the city. But, he can’t wait to paint after that. MC How did you come to the idea of working with the color BLK2070 Clockwork Orange and is there any connection to the movie “A Clockwork Orange”? CW I noticed that there is a color named Clockwork Orange when I was approached by Montana Cans for Halloween Project in 2019. It immediately caught my attention and I imagined how cool it is to have my own color back then. I always like to incorporate some sort of interaction in my designs. For this can, I approached it with something playfulness and mischievousness. I designed the character holding up a board as if he just got punished by the authorities for causing chaos in the city. But, he can’t wait to paint after that. Black Artist Edition Cloakwork 19

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