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Phlegm, RUN and Christiaan Nagel paint for Last Breath II in Bethnal Green, London. 1

Yet an other of London’s intriguing constructions is currently seeing its final light: Blithehale Medical Centre, Bethnal Green.
Once one of East-London’s prominent medical centres, it’s now a decapitated structure in the midst of human destruction. Its disease is uncurable. Before ultimate euthanasia, together with Phlegm, Run and Christiaan Nagel we snuck into the building in an attempt to brighten up its last days. A few days after, a 30-min unauthorised exhibition was held and finished off with a final good-bye. Now, the building and its final beautification will fully perish and on its grounds, yet another materiality will rise.

Write to [email protected] if you want to witness the next Last Breath of a remarkable, soon-to-be-demolished building or if you desire to be one of the next “beautifiers”.

Continue reading for more pics by Juliiea and then check back with us soon for more updates from the Last Breath project.

Rom Levy

About Rom Levy

Rom is the founder & editor in chief of StreetArtNews. In 2009, he launched the ‘StreetArtNews’ website to promote underground art, which widened his scope to work with a larger roster of street artists on events and exhibitions. He is noted as one of the latest figures to help popularize street art and as an authority on the latest trends in urban contemporary art.