Graphic London: Visual Cornucopia

Second installment of Graphic London captured and curated by Mariam Hussain. Design vignettes, bold compositions, and graphic imagery that celebrate urban London are the focus of this visual series . An inventory of dynamic snapshots preserving a narrative of everyday moments; streetscape as microcosm of the vibrant metropolis.

 

Imagine a city where graffiti wasn’t illegal, a city where everybody could draw whatever they liked. Where every street was awash with a million colours and little phrases. Where standing at a bus stop was never boring. A city that felt like a party where everyone was invited, not just the estate agents and barons of big business. Imagine a city like that and stop leaning against the wall – it’s wet.

― BanksyWall and Piece

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eL Seed’s latest Urban Art: A shift in ‘Perception’

 

Born to Tunisian parents in the suburbs of Paris, eL Seed is a ‘calligraffiti’ artist using intricate composition in his work to call not only on the words and their meaning, but also on their movement to lure viewers into a different state of mind. Rehab Butt takes a closer look at one his recent pieces of work on an urban scale that highlights a prevalent social issue through his characteristic peaceful yet powerful expression.

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