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The Importance of Being There

Artmongers is heading back to Azraq Camp this coming Sunday to carry on our work with our Syrian friends, and to work along side all the Jordanians who are there, day in day out, trying their best to make their situation better and facing every challenge head on. This will be my fourth time in …

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A Work of Love in Barcelona

Over two and a half years ago, we went past this amazing wall in the medieval part of Barcelona (about 40 meters from Santa Maria del Mar) and fell completely in love with it. It has the most incredible potential, and had been begging for attention until we found it. To cut a long story …

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Pionera – breaking through!

Our first project in 2018 occurred in Tigre, a locality in the suburbs of Buenos Aires. We were given the job of painting a very large collection of uneven walls covering over 800 square meters Distrito Tigre Sur is a Private / Public enterprise aiming at transforming an area that became derelict when the local …

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The Nest repainted!

What happens when you commit to a project over the years? You come back and restore the paintwork, do a few little things, just to keep the place evolving! This is what we did at El NIDO a centre for the development of Prematurely born children in San Isidro. Here, the children and their families …

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Visiting the Saharawis

We went to the Western Sahara for a reconnaissance trip invited by Danielle Smith from Sandlast who has been committed to the Sarahawi cause for over 27 years. We developed and painted a mural in the Special Needs centre there, and are in the process of creating a large-scale project, which could potentially invole all the …

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Azraq Camp Diary

Our plan to get back to Azraq Camp in Jordan within six months worked out. Crowdfunding was tough but we got to our target on the last week ahead of going. This time we took with us, Gerald Shimidzu and John Rattagan as our film crew. Arriving back at the camp was emotional in different …

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High Street Tryptic

First came El Cheap ou, about four years ago. Then, to the right, Ghost Ship , drawn with anti-ultraviolet varnish so that in a few years time, the drawing will be more and more visible as the sun starts fading the background color. Last came Hooked, which proves that being out there with a tall …

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(By the Way)

We’ve just completed a new mural in New Cross, titled (By the Way), situated between New Cross Road and Lewisham Way. This junction has a high level of road rage incidents; it can be dangerous and noisy at peak hours and it is also highly polluted. Like in any busy road, people lose their tempers …

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Brockley Key 2.0

“There is a robot inside the house!” said a kid to his Dad when he first worked out what was the giant key doing there. In 2006 we made one of the first street artworks in Brockley, along with Known’s mural which was now disappeared. The interesting thing about having to restore an artwork which …