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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 […]

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 […]

No Callarem: Street Artists Paint As Protest in La Modelo Prison, Barcelona

A new sharply political campaign championing the freedom of expression has caught fire in Spain in the last few weeks under the hashtag #NoCallaremos, and Street Artists are now adding their talents to the protest. Rather shockingly for a modern European nation, a rapper’s prison sentence for offensive lyrics was upheld in Spanish Supreme Court […]

ESCIF, BLU, SAM3, More Join “SenseMurs” as Activists Protecting “La Punta”

AYÚDANOS A DEFENDER LA HUERTA Y PARAR LA ZAL – Help Us to Defend the Garden and Stop the ZAL. Street Artists in Valencia, Spain are using their work to reclaim land for a people’s agenda. BLU. Detail. SenseMurs. La Punta, Valencia, Spain, March 2018. (photo © Martha Cooper) Street Artist Escif organized with other […]

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