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On May 6, at the awakening of the citizens of Dover, England, the city did not look the same as the night before. Not too far from the port that connects the UK with continental Europe, appeared a large mural representing the European Union flag covering the three-floor side of the Amusements Castle building. The …

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Dan Kitchener AKA ‘DANK’ is a Street Artist and Illustrator from living in Essex, UK. His work has a gritty urban theme, taken the surroundings and environment he experiences daily. He looks for beauty in the most mundane of scenes and particularly loves the relationship with light, shadow and composition. He has worked with some …

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Sisyphus by Axel Void. For Cities of Hope in Manchester, England. This piece is part of the “Gray” series. Sisyphus, written over the wall, is a king from Greek mythology that was punished by Zeus to roll a boulder up a hill and watch it roll back down, repeating this action for eternity. Albert Campus in 1942 …

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Inhuman Barriers is the latest mural by the Swiss Duo NEVERCREW for Cities of Hope in Manchester, UK. This project is about immigration and integration: about the loss of humanity and empathy, about barriers and values, and about the distant and often presumptuous position of who’s on the “right part” of the border. A transforming …

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Cities of Hope Mural project invited  9 artists to Manchester, UK with the objective to force witness to 9 key social justice issues: homelessness, gay rights, the environment,  immigration and supporting refugees, sustainability, conflict, war children. The Spanish street artist Hyuro who blends politics and a surrealist sensibility in her uncanny black-and-white murals, painted a mural on the war children entitled …

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After 10 years of giving his art away for free as part of the now infamous Free Art Friday project in the UK, My Dog Sighs has this year finally found himself strapped in to a well-deserved meteoric rise. With an incredible international following in Israel, Japan and the UK, three sold out shows under …

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Initially inspired by the Graffiti scene, Snik has been working with stencil and spray can for 10 years now. Constantly pushing the boundaries, this artist duo has developed a unique style which is equally captivating on walls as it in on canvas. Staying true to their form, Snik hand cuts up to nine layers at …

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JPS is an artist currently based in the south west of England. His stencil and non stencil based work has given him great publicity, reviews and acclaim. His work has been purchased by collectors around the world and appears alongside such names as Damien Hirst, Banksy, Nick Walker, Andy Warhol and Tracey Emin. He appeared …

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Nme’s own words: My Bio won’t ever be no professional airbrushed Hollywood writing, and it won’t be all sharp and formal; this isn’t a piece from a science textbook. It’s just gonna be true and undiluted, so if you’re looking for Shakespeare, then boy the library is for you! I just put pencil to paper, …

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