Street Artists turn Dalstons newest BSMT Gallery into a black and white collaborative extravaganza
Some of the East End’s best known street artists came together over the last week to cover Dalston’s BSMT gallery in lines, lots of lines.
Locals Captain Kris, Obit, The Real Dill and Tony Boy are normally known for their works on the street. They are all pretty prolific and the sort of artists who keep the street art scene alive whilst the international hoards come and go.
Now they’ve got together and painted the entirety of Dalston’s newest basement gallery in a collaboration where all their styles have blended together to cover every inch of it’s walls.
Look hard enough and you’ll even see that bits of the walls you can pick up and buy. The art that you can take home has been created in situ meaning that once the show is over and the walls have been painted over, the pieces remaining will be an ongoing reminder.
Called ‘Doing Lines‘ the opening party saw the artists finish off the epic piece which had taken four days so far to complete. One of the sections of wall was left empty so that it could be finished off with live painting on the night. When we arrived, Captain Kris was adding his mark. Normally part of the Lost Souls crew, he is well versed to collaborations.
All artists are well known for their character art and all their imaginative skills have been suitably combined. The show runs until 15 November 2015 and can be found at BSMT Space gallery at 5 Stoke Newington Road in Dalston. Have a look below for some more shots from the show and London Calling also have a good write up with more pictures here.
Doing Lines Gallery