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ARCANE TRIBUTE by ROKDOCTOY

Stories , video | ANTON SEOANE "ROKE" | 02-12-2021

Last November the artists from Wallspot Antón Seoane and David Brey reunited to create a big format piece, in the murals of Wallspot in Tres Xemeneies, a tribute to the animated television series of adventure, drama and comedy set in the League of Legends universe, Arcane. Mural which took about 8 hours to finalize.Antón Seoane (Vigo, 1986) is an Industrial Designer by ELISAVA. Despite his technical training he has always had artistic interests. And that is how he began in a self-taught way his...

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INTERVIEW WITH ELE.ZISSOU

Interviews | elezissou | 16-11-2021

Elena González aka ele.zissou is an illustrator and muralist based in Madrid but born in a small town in Salamanca. She started as a graphic designer moving between Salamanca, Madrid, Barcelona and Berlin, until she discovered that her path was illustration, a world where she feels more comfortable and freer. Inspired by nature, by her childhood experiences, by animated series and movies that she has seen since she was little and by other illustrators she admires, she has created her own visual...

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INTERVIEW WITH GARRIDO DESIGN

Interviews | Garrido | 09-11-2021

Garrido Design was born in 1991 in Caracas, Venezuela. He's a graphic designer, muralist, tattoo artist and, above all, a calligraphic artist. It all started when he was little and he became interested in hip-hop and rap, which eventually brought him closer to graffiti and tags when he was 12 years old. In 2012 he began his approach to calligraphy with a course taught by a great Venezuelan graffiti artist and designer, Burnen Wong. In 2015 he moved to Barcelona to study branding and visu...

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Wall Lab November 2021

Events , WALL LAB | Pol Pintó , Galletamaria , dirty1984 , Carola Bagnato | 05-11-2021

At the beginning of November, the last edition of Wall Lab was celebrated. Amongst all the people registered to the call, four of them were chosen and had the opportunity to express their works in a medium sized wall, located in Poblenou, Barcelona (Passatge de la Llacuna, 22).The chosen artists were Carola Bagnato, an Argentinian illustrator and muralist; Dirty, from L’Hospitalet, former graphic designer that decided to fully throw himself into his art; Galleta Maria, Valencian artist spec...

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INTERVIEW WITH CLAUDIO DRË

Interviews | Claudio Drë | 02-11-2021

Claudio Drë is an artist who resides in Barcelona and who was born in Concepción, Chile, in 1981. He started tagging in 1996 and then painted his first graffiti. It was not until 2002 that he painted his first studio painting and then he started working both in the studio and the streets. In 2009 he lived in Buenos Aires, where he met new people, music and readings that made him reconsider his activity and inspired the abstract change in his works. His recent works are filled with geometric...

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EXTREME BARCELONA - Wallspot Ave

The Extreme Barcelona have taken place the 25th and 26th of September. This 11th edition has accommodated international competitions of skate, BMX, and roller freeestyle. The great final of World Scooter Championship of the World Skate international federation has also taken place. This year, the Wallspot Ave has been included at Extreme Barcelona. This is a space for urban art in which 5 Guest Artists and 13 selected artists have participated through an Open Call. Slomo,...

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Bridge JAM - St.Cugat

Last 18th of September Bridge JAM took place in Sant Cugat del Vallès, on the walls of Volpelleres' bridge, being part of the Festa Major of Sant Cugat schedule. The 9 artists that participated are: Pepasso, Noble, Lastminute, Jalón de Aquiles, Carola Bagnato, Sigrid, Aram Rah, Dani Bguer and Feo1delgremio.Bridge JAM is produced with ÉSFera-72, an organization that is born from the necessity of creating a contemporary urban art space in Sant Cugat. These last years they have produced and partici...

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TOP - Tallers Oberts Poblenou

Last 17th, 18th and 19th of September the Tallers Oberts del Poblenou (TOP) celebrated their 25th anniversary. During the Festa Major del Poblenou, artists and cultural promoters from the neighbourhood got together to motivate the creative community of Poblenou, Barcelona. TOP consist in some days in which art workshops open their doors to show their investigation, production and promotion processes, in roder to reinforce the links between the community, specialised or not. Or...

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Wall Claim by Maga

WALL CLAIM | Maga | 15-09-2021

The latest edition of Wall Claim revolves around the idea of improving the quality of the air we breathe. As the 7th of September is the International Day of Clean Air for a blue sky, from the 13th until the 15th of the same month, the exterior mural of Centre Cultural La Farinera del Clot has been renewed. Since 2020, Barcelona started celebrating this date to make the efforts that have been made to improve air quality visible.In this occasion, the artist Maga has been chosen to renew the...

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Wall Claim - Dia del Aire Limpio

WALL CLAIM | Maga | 09-09-2021

Wall Claim is one of Wallspot's artistics programs. This September's edition will revolve around the International Day for Clean Air.Just one year ago, the UN established 7th of September as the International Day of Clean Air for a blue sky, and for that reason we want to raise awareness about this date through art. From the 13th until the 16th of September, the artist Maga will be painting a mural of this edition in the exterior wall of Centre Cultural La Farinera del Clot. Maga...

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