Jade // Pompas de jabón, Peru
Art / Jade / Street Art

Jade // Pompas de jabón, Peru

As I’ve mentioned on several occasions in the past, there’s a distinctive quality to a lot of South American street art that I really like. I’m beginning to figure out exactly what it is that appeals to me so much. Jade Rivera is a great example of the super-talented street artists standing out among a ridiculously gifted group from the continent. … Continue reading

Whose writing’s on the wall?
Art / Street Art

Whose writing’s on the wall?

Has the passing of L.A.’s forward thinking ‘mural ordinance’ inadvertently paved the way for street art’s version of the “advertorial”? Art may no longer be a crime, but is subversion of the rules? Large scale mural art has rocketed in popularity over the last few years, incredible apartment block sized art can really blow you away. From a social … Continue reading

Skating the abandoned Leith Waterworld with Harvest…
Art / Harvest Skate Team / Skating

Skating the abandoned Leith Waterworld with Harvest…

As a child of the 80s living in Edinburgh, Leith Waterworld was once a staple activity for every 8 year old’s birthday party. However, in Januray 2012, the doors were shut and the pool drained for the last time (though this time not because of a suspicious object floating on the surface…) and not without some anger in … Continue reading

Around Marseille in paint, posters, stickers & stencils…
Art / Mister P / MJA / Os Gemeos / PQ / Street Art

Around Marseille in paint, posters, stickers & stencils…

Firstly, a belated happy new year! I took a break from writing over the festive period, but now very much looking forward to 2014. But before looking forward, one last look back at some art from a trip to Marseille at the tail end of 2013. It’s such an interesting city, resolutely un-French, in part … Continue reading

Ashes57 interview with UKB
Art / ashes57 / Interviews / Music / Shepard Fairey / Street Art

Ashes57 interview with UKB

Ashes57 is an accomplished photographer, illustrator and designer. She has spent time developing her style in Montreal, New York and now London – where she forms part of the Swamp81 record label team. Although far from her artistic beginnings as a French graffiti artist, painting the name ‘Ashes’ in the towns of north eastern France, her … Continue reading