Tucked in a driveway adjacent to Vesterbrogade, Copenhagen, was where I first saw Malakkai’s work in the flesh.

Opposite stood another painted wall, but it was the Spaniard’s one that really caught my attention. A sort of dream-like piece, with a large fox, a distorted character riding on his back, in a circle of trees with eyes. Off to the left sits a red apple…in a bear trap.

There’s quite a lot to take in – both in the painting itself and potential symbolism within. It’s a surreal trip!

After digging around to find out more about Malakkai (I struggled as much of it is in Spanish…) there’s not a great deal more I can say with certainty at this time. He’s Spanish, called Isaac, an illustrator, graffiti artist, and a cross-stitch maestro…according to his Facebook page.

I can’t really put his work into words and do it justice, so I’ll let his pictures do the talking. I’m excited to have discovered him for myself and by complete accident – he is such a talent!

Worthwhile giving him a like on Facebook too, his daily sketches are something else…

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Malakkai. Vesterbrogade, Copenhagen

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Malakkai. Vesterbrogade, Copenhagen

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Malakkai, Cristian Blanxer, Kerotoo. Gemona del Friuli, Italy.

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Malakkai & Danjer. La Rioja, Spain

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Malakkai & Rems. Gemona del Friuli, Italy.

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Carlos Gómez, Diam & Malakkai. Almeria, Spain.

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Malakkai. Hueral de Almeria, Spain.

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Malakkai, R.Jack & Ysco. Vidreres, Spain.

Steven
UKB

Images from UKB and Malakkai (www.malakkai.es)

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