Stencils, paste-ups and other bits – Dublin – May 2017

At long last, my final post from Dublin! Given I only spent 2 days there, and took over 300 photos, it just goes to show the amount of fantastic graffiti and street art in the city. It’s well worth the couple of hour’s train journey from Belfast, even just for 1 day. So finally, here…

Graffiti, murals, shutters – Dublin – May 2017

Nearly done with all the Dublin posts! In this post you’ll see some random graffiti and murals from around the city, including art from Maser, Dan Leo, Ampes, and Mels2. I’ve tried to identify artists where possible but please let me know who I’ve missed in the comments section below! Cheers! Art celebrating Irish music…

Hit the East – August 2017

It’s only a month away from Belfast’s epic Hit the North street art festival, so what better way to warm up for that, than with even more street art and graffiti?! As part of the Eastside Arts Festival, the always amazing Seedhead Arts organised Hit the East, with the aim to brighten up some alleyways…

Coalition of Chaos – the action figure you never knew you needed!

I think it’s fair to say we all want a miniature Theresa May for our mantle piece, yes? Well now, thanks to David Withers AKA Chaingun, all of our dreams can come true! Chaingun, an artist based in Bristol, has produced ‘Theresa Mayhem’, a designer art toy based on the woman herself: “Seeking to strengthen…

Stickers – Dublin – May 2017

And yet more Dublin photos! So many stickers around the city, there’s no way I could stop for everything I saw, so here are just a selection of slaps from my recent trip! Scroll down for stickers by Buzzy.be, Peipegata, Canvaz and loads more; let me know of any more artists you spot in the…

The Bernard Shaw – Dublin – May 2017

And now another Dublin graffiti hotspot, The Bernard Shaw pub. As well as serving your standard pint, the pub has regular flea markets, an incredible selection of street food, and is home to frequent paint jams showcasing the best in global street artists and graffiti writers. Last September I managed to get down to see…

Liberty Lane – Dublin – May 2017

More Dublin pics! This time from Liberty Lane. I’d heard so much about this particular place and it’s amazing reputation for graffiti, so I was super excited to finally visit while I was in the city. I was not disappointed; it is insane! Absolutely incredible work, including a number of tributes to Crept, from the…

‘Contemporary Editions II’ – Gormleys Fine Art

‘Contemporary Editions II’ is an exhibition currently on show at Gormleys Fine Art in Belfast, featuring limited edition prints from the likes of Banksy, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat and more. After missing the exhibition in Dublin earlier this year, I was delighted to get the chance to see work from some of the…

‘Many Styles’ – an exhibition by Real 1 & K9

Belfast Beyond called into the Marketplace Theatre and Arts Centre in Armagh last weekend (23rd June) for the opening of ‘Many Styles’, an exhibition by Real 1 and K9. There was tonnes of incredible, varied work on display, plus live painting from Real1, hip hop dance from JD Dance and a set by DJ Spliff Richard. Real1,…