Bristol Street Art History: Nick Walker
The Third Installment on UP’s Bristol Series – Nick Walker. A Bristol born artist who’s painted vandals across the world.
Bristol Street Art History: Inkie
In Part 2 of Melissa Chemam’s series on Bristol, she focuses on Inkie, “one of the greatest agents of the British street art scene since the late 1980s.”
Bristol Street Art History: Forty Years of Graffiti Arts – Where It All Began
As the Saatchi Gallery in London celebrates four decade of Graffiti history, Melissa Chemam retraces the history of the artists who emerged from Bristol, in this three-part series.
Beyond The Streets London: 40 years of Mode 2
Melissa Chemam speaks to elusive and charismatic graffiti writer Mode 2, whose work spans from the violence of colonialism to the joy of overthrowing it. Melissa caught his work at the Beyond the Streets show at Saatchi in London, and you can too up until May 9.
UP Magazine’s 2022 Editors’ Choice List
Here at UP, we chase the wildest, strangest, and most heart-filled stories out there, but there were a few that stuck out to us this year. Enjoy reading our Editor’s Choice Articles of 2022!
eL Seed, The Master of Calligrafiti
French and Tunisian artist eL Seed started using his distinctive Arabic “calligraffiti” style on walls about twenty years ago, to spread the message of peace andHis artwork can now be found all over the world, consistently aiming at unifying communities and redressing stereotypes. He started breakdancing and graffiti-ing in the late 1990s, and wanted to mix urban arts and graffiti.