Coverage: Croydon Rise Festival

For the past few weeks, Croydon, a city located south of London, has been launching the first edition of the yearly Croydon Rise Festival, a celebration of UK and international urban art. Curated by @Monoprixx, @Wherethereswalls and RISEGallery, this celebration is rapidly becoming London’s largest international urban art festival with some of the world’s leading urban

Croydon Rise Festival : Aida Wilde ‘Less Homes 4U’

For the Croydon Rise Festival, London based artist AIDA WILDE decided to create a bespoke shop front window named ‘Less Homes 4U’. Using her signature vibrant neon pink dotted wallpaper and black block text imagery, Aida Wilde continues to denounce the gentrification process.   For many years she has been championing powerful text based street