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This month Choque Cultural gallery in Sao Paulo present a solo show by Zezao, an artist who continues to impress me through his artwork and actions. I first got to know Zezao researching the Graffiti Brasil book in around 2004.Having been involved in graffiti painting,...

Out of the Sth returns in 2010 - this brilliant street art festival co-curated by Sławek ZBK Czajkowski aka Zbiok is back again in Wroclaw, Poland. I wish I had been able to attend!International painters creating murals include many artists I've have featured in books...

BP's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico makes me so mad - and of course I'm not the only one raging at the recklessness of BP, by all accounts rushing into risky strategies to suck every last drop of oil from the earth at...

I have long been a fan of the artist collective 9eme Concept - a great group of artists who for years have found a way to work together and support each others work. Artists include Stéphane Carricondo, Veenom, Mambo, Ankhone, Jerk 45 and in previous...

Here's a book that gets two thumbs up from me and that's before I've even read it - which I'm planning to this weekend. The reason I like it already is not because I am featured in it! - but I admire the work that...

For a number of years I have been in communication with the writer and journalist Chris Parkinson. During a number of visits to East Timor, Chris began to document the walls which reflected the turbulent times this country has been through. His idea was to...

The eruption of southern Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull caused chaos over the last week and I think many of us will know some one effected. Escif's show at Pictures on Walls was short of 30 Spanish visitors who were meant to arrive for the opening night. Friends...

Escif is an artist I was first introduced to in 2006 by Blu, who recommended him for inclusion in the Street Sketchbook book. Since meeting him back then in Barcelona and the publication of Street Sketchbook, Escif's work has continued to grow and develop. Constantly...

[gallery]I was greatly looking forward to seeing new work by Belgian artist Roa this week and his show at Pure Evil gallery did not disappoint. I love his use of found objects in these pieces - something that he began developing at his last show...

I was first properly introduced to Brazilian Graffiti through Ignacio and Louise at Lost Art. In 1999 they sent me copies of Fiz magazine - a magazine designed by Os Gemeos - the magazine completely blew me away! At the time very few gringos were...