Said Dokins x Monkey Bird – Le Message Secret

“Le message secret collaboration between Monkey Bird and Said Dokins this year in Bordeux France and documented by Leo Luna. This collaboration work creates a relationship between geometry and text as a poetic knowledge. In one hand, Monkey Bird with their Stencils, alludes to the ancient ‘platonic solids’ and creates a series of unfinished characters like ‘guardians of knowledge’.

On other hand, Said Dokins, use his own calligraphy style and medieval letters to talk about the idea of eternal return, inscribing texts that refer to the possibilities and limitations of philosophy and the importance of the text as a legacy of the consciousness through time. These reminiscences of the old antique prints of Wenzel Jamnitzer, Renaissance statuary and medieval forms of calligraphy and the appearance of unfinished buildings or in ruins, creates several reflections about our human condition, where the awareness and knowledge are in a state of permanent construction.

Some of the texts that can be read on the wall are fragments of the philosopher Walter Benjamin:
¨Knowledge comes only in lightning flashes. The text is the long roll of thunder that follows¨

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Freak City – Various Illustrations

Freak City (or Freak City Designs) is a French illustrator born in 1984 who creates killer illustration designs that range from posters to magazine covers. He is also co-founder of the textile design studio Atelier Kobalt and currently lives and works in Bordeaux.

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Mr Poulet – Le Wrap C’était Mieux Avant

Street artist Mr. Poulet (Mr. Chicken) has recently released a new video entitled “Le Wrap C’était Mieux Avant” of new work completed on the streets of Bordeaux. The works are wheatpastes that consist of graphic illustrations that are a play on words with hip-hop culture. A number of photos and the video after the ump!

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