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3rd November 2018

#MeetAndGraff is a short interview series where we meet graffiti artists working on Leake Street and learn more about their style. Name Doug Graffiti Name Questz Website N/a Social Media Handles Follow Questz on Instagram here What age did you get into graffiti? I started sketching letters after reading “spraycan art” at secondary school. I had seen graffiti being painted at my local skatepark but had never seen proper wildstyle productions. It blew my mind, and as a result I very selfishly took the book on permanent loan from the school library. I sketched letters and characters, and dropped a […]
8th October 2018

Meet & Graff is a short interview series for which we meet different graffiti artists working on Leake Street to learn more about their style. Last month we caught up with Otto Schade. The Chilean born artist is normally found painting walls near his home in Shoreditch but had made a trip to Leake Street Arches to catch up on the latest developments. Name Otto Schade Graffiti Name Osch Website https://ottoschade.com Social Media Handles Follow Otto on Instagram @Otto_schade What age did you get into graffiti? I didn’t! I regard myself as a street artist rather than a graffiti artist. […]
17th July 2018

#MeetAndGraff is a short interview series where we meet graffiti artists working on Leake Street and learn more about their style. This month we caught up with Nzie who was working on Leake Street as part of the #Do1Cancer Paint Jam (which went on to raise over £1000 for MacMillan Cancer). Name Lenz Graffiti Name NZIE Website www.nzie.co.uk Social Media Handles Click here to follow on Instagram Click here to follow on Facebook What age did you get into graffiti? I started tagging, dubbing and running around the trains and tracks in the late 90’s. Who is your favourite street […]
6th June 2018

#MeetAndGraff is a short interview series where we meet graffiti artists working on Leake Street and learn more about their style. Name Kayleigh Marshall Graffiti Name Marshall Art Life Website www.marshallartlife.com Social Channels Follow Kayleigh on Instagram here Follow Kayleigh on Twitter here What age did you get into graffiti? My Art Life only began 2 years ago when I quit my corporate job at 23 to go full time as an artist. And only as recently as one year ago did I pick up my first spray paint can and start making a mess. I work with a lot […]
17th April 2018

#MeetAndGraff is a short interview series where we meet graffiti artists working on Leake Street and learn more about their style. Last month, we caught up with Gustavo Nénão who was in London for the Fraternity Without Borders exhibition at the Brazilian Embassy. In his downtime, he painted the stunning Stephen Hawking tribute on Leake Street. Name Gustavo Bordin Graffiti Name Nénão Website www.gustavonenao.com Social Media Handles Follow Gustavo on Instagram here Follow Gustavo on Facebook here What age did you get into graffiti? I started in graffiti in 1994, 24 years ago. Who is your favourite street artist? Os […]