This cool little video was spotted by Urbanfly. Made in celebration of Ninja Tune‘s 20th anniversary, they’ve taken over Shoreditch with the help of graffiti artist CHU who’s from Birmingham.
As One (or AsOne or AS1, depending) is one of the more prolific graf and sticker hounds around town. If you’ve ever wandered around Digbeth you’ll have seen his stuff – often evangelising the benefits of a nice cuppa. You’ll also see designs/illustrations for nights at the Rainbow and if you see half a skateboard tied … [Read more…]
Phill Blake has done a rather good job of describing himself on his website, so I’ll let him take over: Phill Blake is an artist, designer and an illustrator from middle England who refuses to be tied down to one specific genre preferring to spread his talents over multiple art forms and retain an ever … [Read more…]
Leon Sparkes is an artist, painter, illustrator, author, graphic designer and music composer who’s also done bits and pieces on interior design with The Rainbow pub and Saint Caffe in St Pauls Square. I’ll let Leon explain more: I have merged various art forms creating my own distinctive art style, creating storytelling trends and concepts. I’m … [Read more…]
N4T4 is an artist and illustrator with a specialism in spray paint. This is from his ‘About Page’: I paint portraits using realism as a reference point for more abstract experimentation. The images are built in layers that become ambiguous and open to interpretation from the viewer. I am inspired by aboriginal art and graffiti; … [Read more…]
The Bench 504 is a graffiti store in the Custard Factory. Their blog features lots of (often Digbeth-y) street art stuff. Nicky Getgood noticed this.
Spiritual artist Mohammed Ali, known for merging graffiti style with Islamic art, has just won an ITV South Bank Award in the Arts Council England Diversity category. Although aerosolarabic (aka Mohammed Ali) travels worldwide to create new work he is still based in Birmingham. Recently he has painted murals in the city addressing the recent … [Read more…]
Those that were wondering about Aldi’s involvement with Aerosolarabic‘s graffiti mural (mentioned here the other day) that overlooks the Aldi car park on the Stratford Road now have an answer.Â To quote the artist: Aldi are not keen on the Feed the Poor mural, as it overlooks their car park, and they feel its not … [Read more…]