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ESCIF “La Pared Es Nuestra”. Sant Feliu de Llobregat. Barcelona

When Street Artists and graffiti vandals are looking for a spot in public space they sometimes claim a wall as their own – even if someone else owns it. It’s a bit of hubris, but it helps with the street credibility among peers. In the case of this neighborhood in Barcelona, the whole neighborhood owns […]

Pouvelle Collaborate on Composition in Sant Feliu de Llobregat

Community murals give opportunities to young and old to try their hand at self expression and go big on a wall. Here in this municipality in Catalonia, the duo called Pouvelle say, “We like to think of art as a way of expression that brings out the child we carry inside, letting ourselves be guided […]

Udane Paints Light and Color, A Guy and His Backpack, for Contorno Urbano

Udane Juaristi (Udatxo) A painter. On the street. Capturing the figure with brush in hand, obligating the gaze, summoning the flesh and texture from the public space, making it personal and private. Udane. “Llum y color”. Contorno Urbano Foundation. 12 + 1 Project. l’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona. May 2018. (photo © Clara Antón) Naturally, it […]

3 Library Rats from XAV for Contorno Urbano 12 + 1

“I was a library rat. Libraries are the mainstays of democracy. The first thing dictators do when taking over a country is close all the libraries, because libraries are full of ideas and differences of opinion, all the things we say we want in a free and open society.” – novelist David Baldacci XAV. “The […]

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