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From Brutality to Beauty: Syrian Children Take on the International Art World

I recently had the following article published on Contributoria. Here it is again, with more photos!

Ola is strong-willed and smart. She’s usually the first of her friendship group to dive into the painting tent and organise all the others: mixing paint to perfect colours and bossing everybody around. 2.395 more words


Willkommen to Berlin

Hallo, wie gehts? I’ve decided it’s time to leave London’s street art scene for a week or two and take a trip on a budget airline over to Berlin, Germany. 531 more words


A beginner's guide to London street art

Over the past decade or so, graffiti artists have grown from being an anti-social nuisance to a legitimate form of creative expression.

We all know who Banksy  is (or we all don’t know who Banksy is), but by no means is he the only anonymous street artist using London as a canvas.  1.079 more words


Transformation and a sort-of Symmetry

Not sure this necessarily fits these two themes, but to my mind the right hand stick figure morphs from longing (for a drink out of the can beyond reach) to indignation (at the bag of rubbish placed on their doorstep)…. 64 more words


#365ArtDrops, part 40, 41 and 42 left out around East London....

The continued adventure that is the piece of work called #365ArtDrops in which 365 paintings, paintings on things found on the street, painted on and then put back out on the street. 150 more words


Which is the right way?

Following on from my first blog post I’m going to stay in south west of England and in the fine city of Bristol. If you’ve never been to Bristol before then I highly recommend you do. 349 more words