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“Weird Tales” echoes the meaning of the fictitious artistic name Interesni Kazki, for those who understand Ukrainian and familiar with the work of the famous duo. Initially formed by the duo Waone and Aec, Interesni Kazki translates to Interesting Fairy Tales. After over 15 years of collaborative work, the duo split up. Both artists are …

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The British based Street Artist Wasp Elder, was recently invited to take part of the Odessarium – murals project in Odessa (Ukraine). Despite the difficulties and the pressure to get his wall finished, he was able to deliver a stunning mural. About The Mural Wasp Elder uses a photographic reference for every painting he makes, because photographs are the …

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Street Art and Graffiti started out as illegal and a way of self expression until it became more accepted and people started seeing its potential transformative power. We have seen this evolution from small casually organized graffiti jams to full blown international festivals, where both organizers and artists benefited from it one way or another. …

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Iryna Kanishcheva was born and raised in Ukraine where she had a successful career working in the pharmaceutical sector. She completely changed her focus when she moved to the USA in 2013. Iryna founded and curated the first urban art project in North Florida, 352walls, and was awarded the 2015 “Public Art Award”. IN 2016 she co-founded and …

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The Swiss duo NEVERCREW recently visited the historic city Kiev to add to the ever-growing culture of vibrant street-art that’s developed over the last few years. Through the Art United Us project, their recent mural “Encumbering Machine” is a marvelous and compelling addition to the Ukrainian capital’s booming urban art district.  About The Mural In a …

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Spanish artist XAV was invited to paint his largest mural to date in Kiev (Ukraine) by Art United Us. Due to Racism the artist was forced to stop for a few days, with keeping in mind that this mural was the last mural Art United Us hosted before this initiative concluded.  About The Mural The …

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Italian artist Fabio Petani just painted a new mural in Kiev honoring Ukraine. The mural was part of the international project Art United Us and was curated by Geo Leros and Iryna Kanishcheva. About The Mural Originally titled ‘флуор‘ (meaning Fluorine), Fabio Petani’s mural is composed by two conceptual parts which refer to two elements : …

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