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Toulouse: #Creve Hivernale / Decembrrrr 016

December 2016.  A wasteland surrounded by barbed wire with a view on passing trains, home to travellers and less fortunate people. This is not a picture taken in a distant country, but actually in the center of Toulouse, France. With … Continue reading

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Release: Underground Does not Exist Anymore

Fresh from their return from their one year artistic residency at Villa Medici, Lek & Sowat present their latest book  ‘Underground Does not Exist Anymore‘ together with curator Hugo Vitrani. The book retraces the events between December 2012 and June 2014, … Continue reading

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Brussels: dran ‘Tiens’ @ Adda Gallery

Six years after his last major solo show at POW, French artist dran comes back to the scene with a comprehensive solo exhibition ‘Tiens’ curated by Adda Gallery in Brussels. ‘Tiens’ presents an ‘ABCD’aire’, an A to Z series of canvases … Continue reading

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Toulouse: Subcultures @ Espace Croix Baragnon – Part I

The museum ‘L’espace Croix Baragnon’ in Toulouse is celebrating the underground cultural scene with a new exhibition called ‘Subcultures’.  The city of Toulouse is the cradle of many renowned artists from Miss Van, Fafi, Reso, Tilt to dran, but the … Continue reading

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London: dran – Public Execution (Part III)

We returned to the  dran show ‘Public Execution’ (covered here) on its closing day on 21 February. Since the past two weeks the white empty walls with spray painted frames have gradually become more colourful and different characters have started to appear. The … Continue reading

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London: dran – Public Execution (Part II)

Ideally located in Soho between a sex shop, a pub and a primary school, the dran show ‘Public Execution’ is evolving on a daily basis. Last week opening (covered here) saw crowds facing white empty walls with spray painted frames … Continue reading

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London: dran – Public Execution show

Returning to London after five years, the French master draughtsman dran has just launched a new solo show entitled ‘Public Execution‘ . Announced at the last minute on Pictures on Walls, the show ‘ promises to be a ‘live’ masterclass in … Continue reading

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Toulouse (FR): Memoire Industrielle Hors Serie 3.0 – JOB

Back in 2011, French graffiti writers from Toulouse, namely Dark, Dspri, Keyler, Mikoz, Spazm, Spot and Xerou who are sharing the same passion for abandoned spaces, decided to create a touring exhibition called Memoire Industrielle. Using found objects from various industrial sites across France gathered through … Continue reading

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Paris: Lasco project at Palais de Tokyo

Opening in Paris on 21 Nov is the second instaltment of the ongoing project “Les Entrailles” at Palais de Tokyo, this time called “Lasco”. Lek and Sowat and curator Hugo Vitrani have brought together 50 artists from different generations and … Continue reading

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Video: DMV workshop session

Earlier this year I visited the studio of the  Da Mental Vaporz crew as they prepared for their australian show.  Here is a great film by Fabien Didelot featuring the entire crew at work with Blo, Bom.k, Brusk, Dran, Gris1, Iso, Jaw, Kan and … Continue reading

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London: Evol and Friends at POW

Following his recent installation in London Smithfield market, German artist EVOL and a full supporting cast of artists took over Pictures on Walls for the Christmas show with installations, sculptures, books and limited edition prints. Other featured artists include Banksy, Barminski, Dran, Tilt, James Cauty, … Continue reading

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Toulouse (FR): Dran book signing session

Similar to the London book launch last winter, an endless queue of fans waited eagerly to meet French artist Dran and get their books signed at the GHP gallery in Toulouse, France.   The DMV show ( previously covered) is … Continue reading

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Fresh DRAN and BRUSK Mural in London

Following their live performance at the second Lawnfest Charity event hosted by Camilla Al Fayed and sponsored by Gallery Nosco, French artists Dran and Brusk from the DMV crew  left their mark in East London. Dran and Brusk actively painted a … Continue reading

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