Fin DAC in Australia & New Zealand
March 16, 2020
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Globe-trotting urban artist, Fin DAC has spent the last 6 months on the road indulging in a ‘spraycation’ of sorts. As such he hasn’t really been keeping us up to date with his goings-on but, we’ve just heard from him on his return from down under in Australia and New Zealand. The Irish artists’ sponsorship…
Askew in Palmerston North, New Zealand
February 10, 2020
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Askew recently participated in the Street Prints Papaioea festival in his birth town of Palmerston North, New Zealand. The NYC-based artist created this 3 story mural that incorporated elements of his recent experiments. It has the layering of street texture with different blending modes shifting colours from positive to negative, it uses the glitch effects…
“SALT” by Paul Walters in Christchurch, New Zealand
September 24, 2019
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Oi YOU! were asked to come up with a concept for a wall in the centre of Christchurch, Ōtautahi in Māori, in an area that has come to be know as the SALT district during the rebuild after the earthquakes. Once we’d realised that a three dimensional image was going to best fit the building’s…
Gina Kiel in Whangarei, New Zealand
February 13, 2019
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Another rad new piece coming straight from New Zealand with Wellington-based artist Gina Kiel which just completed this large mural on the streets of Whangarei. Gina’s piece is about opening up, sharing our internal colours as peaceful communication to foster connection with one another. “Tuia te muka Tangata” is to weave the threads of humanity, the theme…
“Selenaia” by Fin Day in Whangārei, New Zealand
February 12, 2019
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Our travelling Irish friend Fin Dac has just been in Whangārei in the north of New Zealand for the latest Street Prints Festival ‘Street Prints Manaia. Working to a theme of ‘Weaving the Threads of Humanity’ Fin chose to depict a model/muse of dual ethnicity/heritage: Maori and Filipino. The ‘spilt’ image shows traditional clothing from…
Kevin Ledo in Christchurch, New Zealand
January 12, 2018
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Kevin Ledo is known for his impressive murals of portraits, and this time it’s a portrait of Whero O Te Rangi Bailey, a Maori elder from Parihaka in Taranki, originally photographed by Stu Robertson… Stu and I met the first day I arrived in Christchurch to discuss me using one of his photos from his Peace in…
Fin DAC in Mount Maunganui & Christchurch, New Zealand
January 4, 2018
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Our Irish friend Fin DAC has spent the last few weeks of 2017 and the first of 2018 down under in New Zealand painting at festivals in both Mount Maunganui and Christchurch both organised by Street Prints. Like his previous trip to The Mount 2 years ago, the globetrotting artist focussed his work on the local…
“The few what are left” by Sabek in Napier, New Zealand
April 19, 2017
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Sabek, Spanish based artist, recently visited Napier in New Zealand to paint a corrugated wall for Sea Walls, Artists for Oceans public art project. Painting this wall Sabek is portraying overfishing, and how that affects the ocean and everything that inhabits it. Main character on this corrugated wall is the big blue whale, and Sabek painted it as…
“Last Island” by Onur in Napier, New Zealand
April 15, 2017
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Our friend Onur just returned from Napier in New Zealand where he was invited to paint for the Oceans Festival organized by PangeaSeed and Seawalls. He created this stunning piece of work which is entitled “Last Island”. Summer and winter are inching closer, the four seasons melting together. Due to climate warming, to which we…
“Recycling Kingdom” by Rustam Qbic in Napier, New Zealand
April 13, 2017
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Rustam Qbic recently finished his latest large scale mural titled “Recycling Kingdom”, for Seawalls Projects by Pangeaseed Foundation in Napier, New Zealand. Slightly stepping away from his signature imagery and color palette, Rusian artist painted an environmentally focused image that is paying tribute to human’s relationship and dependence on our oceans. Using spray paint and acrylic…

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