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This is the 22nd year in a row that Under Pressure Festival is held in Montreal from August 9th until 13th. Overview of a festival not like any other. Under Pressure, or UP for those in the know, describes itself as a graffiti festival, but it actually is way more than that. At the beginning, in …

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On February 4, Dodo Ose, a French artist based in Montreal (Canada) and a member of the collective A’Shop, painted the famous Le MUR Oberkampf in Paris for its 227th edition. About The Mural  On a usual black background, Dodo Ose painted a light and hazy layer of red and blue. Then he added a fragmented …

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This piece is part of the “Mediocre” series. It’s painted on Chamberclerc, a social housing residence located in the center of Montreal, Canada. Chamberclerc provides housing to people with mental illnesses that have a history with homelessness and drug abuse. The image represented is a portrait of Adrian, one of the tenants who was living …

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Peter Gibson AKA Roadsworth began painting the streets of Montreal in the fall of 2001. Initially, motivated by a desire for more bike paths in the city and a questioning of “car culture” in general, he continued to develop a language around street markings and other elements of the urban landscape, using a primarily stencil …

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