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.
Street art curator and muralist Cloe Hakakian has a global vision for how street art can contribute to the cause of fighting the corruption and violence in Iran in collaboration with street artists from Ashley Hodder in Pittsburgh to Ghazaleh Rastgar in Toronto to Despierto Collective in Berlin.
Cande reviews The Collaboration, a play starring Paul Bettany and Kwame Kwei-Armah as Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat that aims to capture the relationship between two of the most significant figures in modern art history.
Belfast, Northern Ireland isn’t necessarily on the map as a street art destination, but it’s home to a vibrant artistic culture that has much to teach the rest of the world. Emma speaks to Belfast artist Judith Guiney and reflects on how to capture a changing city.
Emma speaks with artist, designer, and entrepreneur Nkem Okwechime about his fashion brand M.R.L.C, photographing a new generation of people of color in Great Britain, and living authentically in a world that wants to box you in.