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Alva Moca and “Panther Power” in Barcelona for 12 + 1 Project

Organic patterning that verges on Op Art tumbled with flatly folk outsider aesthetics, commercial diagrammatics and Picasso cut-outs, Spanish artist Alva Moca has a lot going on in his head. Alva Moca. “Panther Power”. Fundación Contorno Urbano. 12 + 1 l’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona. (photo © Clara Antón) Seen through a multi-practice lens of graffiti, […]

Zurik is “DIVIDED” at Contorno Urbano 12 + 1

Graffiti writer/mural painter/graphic designer ZURIK is divided not just by her artist description but by her nationalities. Leaving Bogotá and moving to Barcelona is a big split as well and she’s still adjusting to the cultural differences between Spain and Colombia. No wonder her new portrait is sliced in two! She calls it “Divided”. Zurik. […]

The 2018 Roster for Contorno Urbano 12 + 1 at L’ Hospitalet De Llobregat

The tenacious and hard working Esteban Marin and the whole team at Contorno Urbano in Barcelona have announced their line up for the third edition of their project 12 + 1. With artists drawn from a variety of public practices like graffiti (Zurik), abstract (Joan Cabrer), design (Etnik), realism (Lily Brik), and representative (Sepe), the […]

“The Intimacy Project” Gets Close to the Artist with Fer Alcala

“…the real heroes are the people noticing things, paying attention.” ~ John Green, The Fault in Our Stars Twee Muizen. Nau Bostik, Barcelona. (photo © Fer Alcalá. OlympusE510) Somewhere between celebrity and anonymity sits the Street Artist, depending on their wishes and fortune. We always feel lucky to see the artwork first anonymously on the street, […]