WOM Collective Combine for All Female Paint Jam

The WOM collective, an all female group of street artists, put on their first paint jam of the year in the Leake Street Tunnel. First formed in August 2019 the collective aims to support local women artists.

One of the ways of doing so is to host events such as this one. WOM collective, according to their instagram, is “dedicated to empowering HER story”. This, they say is “by providing a platform for graffiti jams, exhibitions, workshops and events that give back to female artists and local communities.”

Just a few of the artists painting at the WOM Collective Paint Jam. Showing Pixie, Lours, Morgandy (crouched), Elno, Candie, Curiouser and Curiouser and Roo

In total around 20 artists took part with a variety of styles. We’ve featured several of the people taking part before. Artists such as Elno, Mali Mowcka, Artista, Girls on Top, Roo, Giusi Tomasello and Apparan have all appeared a number of times on Inspiring City.

It’s also been a while since we’ve got down to the Leake Street Tunnel. Yet, despite the changes in recent years, prompted by an opening up of the arches to new businesses, it still retains its edge. Not quite the grime ridden ‘Banksy Tunnel’ of old it is still a distinctive place and very much a key location in the London street art scene. Take a look at some of the pictures from the Wom Collective paint jam.

WOM Collective Paint Jam Pictures

The center wall as part of the WOM paint jam was this collaboration between Elno, Lours and Tamooz spelling W.O.M

Elno – Instagram


Lours – Instagram


Tamooz – Instagram


Roo – Instagram

A friendly spray painting Lion from Roo

Curiouser and Curiouser – Instagram

The first of two pieces from Curiouser and Curiouser at the Wom Collective paint jam was this mural of her mum
The second of two murals from Curiouser and Curiouser

Candie – Instagram

‘Knitty Gritty’ Knitting inspired street art from Candie from Girls on Top

Pixie – Instagram

Pixie – Girls on Top Crew
Pieces from Candie and Pixie both part of ‘Girls on Top’

Carleen De Sozer – Instagram

Carleen De Sozer
Carleen with the key

LeSpleen – Instagram

The full wall from LeSpleen

Vanessa Moncayo Gonzalez (VaneMG) – Instagram


Maria Linares Frieres – Instagram

Maria Linares Frieres

Apparan – Instagram

Maria Linares Frieres and Apparan painting in Leake Street

Layla Cope – Instagram

Layla Cope
Work from Layla Cope with the Tunnel in the background

Frankie Curtis – Instagram

Frankie Curtis

Giusi Tomasello – Instagram

Giusi Tomasello

Michelle Meola – Instagram

Michelle Meola
Detail of Michelle Meola

Mali Mowcka – Instagram

Mali Mowcka
Works from Mowcka and Apparan

Artista – Instagram


Vesna Parchet (Ves.Art) – Instagram

Vesna Parchet



The Frym – Instagram

The Frym

Morgasmik – Instagram

A quick throw up from Morgasmik

The WOM Collective Paint Jam in the Leake Street Tunnel took place on 18 January 2020. All pictures were taken on the day.

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