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

SheOne @ Gamma Transport Division // Edinburgh
Art / Exhibitions / sheOne

SheOne @ Gamma Transport Division // Edinburgh

Gamma Transport Division is the newest gallery to open in Edinburgh, focusing on good art, good coffee and good bikes. The opening of the gallery/shop was combined with the opening of the first exhibition by urban/street artist James Choules, better known as sheOne (S1). On display at GTD’s first exhibition were 2 very cool customised … Continue reading

Joe Caslin’s “Our Nation’s Sons”, continued…
Art / Joe Caslin / Street Art

Joe Caslin’s “Our Nation’s Sons”, continued…

Regular readers of this blog, or indeed, residents of Edinburgh, will no doubt remember the moment they laid eyes on Joe Caslin’s ‘Our Nation’s Sons’ artwork in Edinburgh in April 2012. The enormous paste up murals that appeared in the city’s historic Cowgate area were a drastic change from the traditional outlook. For a reminder … Continue reading

Guido van Helten mural in Leith, Edinburgh
Art / Guido van Helten / Street Art

Guido van Helten mural in Leith, Edinburgh

LeithLate’s public art program continues with the Mural Project – a new venture, scaling up the hugely successful Shutter Project. Following the collaborative group mural painted in Leith a month or two back, Australian street artist Guido van Helten has painted two recent pieces in Edinburgh. My favourite of which is definitely his latest, larger … Continue reading

A taste of Latin America…
Alex Senna / Art / Chu / Martin Ron / Saner / Street Art

A taste of Latin America…

Over the past few months I’ve talked quite frequently about the street art scene spread across numerous Latin American countries, with big hitters like Buenos Aires (Argentina) and São Paulo (Brazil) producing artists, and artwork, of an unbelievable quality. A long way from pixação  (above), the political slogans daubed on walls and buildings that defined mid … Continue reading