John and his dog George are a fixture on Shoreditch High Street year round. His drawings of the east London land marks and portraits of George provide John with an escape from his demons. His past is tainted with living rough and addiction.
George is Johns closest companion , he and drawing are Johns one constant in life Film by Will Robson-Scott | Edited by Luca Campanale | Music by Lj Kruzer-Tam814
“In April 2010, the installation took over all four storeys of the industrial art-space Bargehouse on the Thames riverside for a period of 10 days. Visitors were invited to immerse themselves in a massive labyrinth of laser sculptures, built on the idea of speed being light, and light being data.” – UVA</a
Brazilian artist Bruno Ribeiro set out to the streets of London to install his new series of street art entitled “Real Life Instagram.” The series has frames cut out like the profile you would see in Instagram and has an opening for a colour filter like that of the app. Very neat idea, Bruno!
Dirtyface documented Australian artist Kyle Hughes-Odgers (aka Creepy) as he worked on a large scale mural in Sheffield, U.K. Hughes-Odgers, generally known for his abstract character illustrations and paintings, the artist spent 3 days on the project at CADS. Appropriately, the video also coincides with the release of a limited edition t-shirt from Kyle Hughes-Odgers which can be purchased directly from Dirtyface here.
The Bomb The Box video series is back and this time with (very fittingly) London graffiti powerhouses, Aroe and Gary. In this video we have to the writers talking about graffiti in a very personal method and of course, they are painting the “box”.
UK based artist Aroe from HA and MSK crews organized an ongoing six week long event, “Bomb The Box” in Shoreditch, London and invited SOBEKCIS to paint a 20 foot shipping container next to a pop-up mall.
BBB Issue 8 interviewee, Marc Gooderham, has a new limited edition print show at Town House in London. The show “Stories Of The Street: Faded Grandeur, is a show comprised of a number of prints of his urban London landscapes and is set to end on July 21st. So get out there, show some support and buy some fantastic work by an excellent artist.
On Jerome Street in London an anonymous street artist decided to play a game with the city which (literally) tells a story to the viewer. This “Once Upon A Time” story forced both the artist and the cleaners to work as a team to complete it. After each line from the artist was removed a new one would be put back on. Read it and enjoy!