Category Archive: Hackney Wick

Mali Mowcka and the Mushroom put on a show in Hackney Wick

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It’s always good when artists collaborate and even better when those artists are good friends of ours here on the blog. Nestled on the lea navigation, the number 90 bar is the location… Continue reading

Street art and graffiti in Hackney Wick is this the new Shoreditch

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Hackney Wick has developed over the past few years, once an industrial hub it is now the trendy bohemian neighbour of the Olympic village, just over the River Lea you can see the… Continue reading

The Top 10 Best Places to see Street Art in London

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London is one of the World’s best places to see street art and artists come from far and wide in order to paint its walls.  The East End of London in particular has… Continue reading

Hackney Wick Opens it’s doors for the Hackney Wicked Festival 2014

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The Hackney Wicked festival is fast becoming the sort of event that needs to be scheduled into the calender well in advance such is it’s growing appeal.  This year saw crowds unlike festivals of… Continue reading

Interview with Artista as She Talks Toast and Prepares for her Group Show at the Cre8 Gallery

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The current character of choice is toast! Literally, it’s toast! Flying toast, toast with cheese, toast on cardboard, toast is everywhere and is the latest in the production line of fun cartoony characters… Continue reading

Galleries, Street Art, Cafes and Culture, the ever changing art scene of Hackney Wick

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Last week I posted about a visit street artist Kef and I made to Hackney Wick. We managed to get on top of one of the old warehouse buildings where the likes of… Continue reading

Sweet Toof and Paul Insect Graffiti Art on the Rooftops of Hackney Wick

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Any visitor to Hackney Wick in London cannot fail to notice the high rise graffiti towering over the area. Looking out over the buildings from the station platform of the local overground, it… Continue reading

Hunto brings his Cubist Colour to the Cre8 Gallery in Hackney Wick with Bella Mia

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Italian artist Hunto is quite possibly one of the most recognisable street artists currently active on the London street art scene. His cubist, Picasso inspired figures interact with the public on shutters, hoardings… Continue reading

Fred Le Chevalier Street Art hits East London

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Keen observers of the street art scene in the East End will have noticed a number of distinctive paste ups popping up lately from French artist Fred Le Chevalier. Popular in Paris, Chevalier… Continue reading

Hackney Wicked Festival 2013 opens up art to everyone

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This years Hackney Wicked festival proved once again that the Wick is a vibrant and growing place for Arts in the city. Packed full of artist studios they were opened up over the… Continue reading

Awesome Street Art Collaborations, 10 of the Best London Street Art Mash Ups

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It always fun when artists who don’t normally work together, get together to work on a collaborative piece so I thought I’d reflect on a few of the collaborative pieces I’ve seen in… Continue reading

A Street Art Tour of Fish Island and Hackney Wick

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If you’re into street art or not, a walk around the Lea Navigation waterway and Fish Island is well worth the effort. Close to the Olympic Stadium, the canals of the area have… Continue reading

Warehouse art on Fish Island

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What better way to spend a wet Novembers day than by walking along an East End canalside. The Lea Navigation from the Bow Roundabout to the Hertford Union Canal is a nice little… Continue reading

We run faster than you Ussain Bolt

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Yes I know ‘Ussain’ is spelt wrong but to be fair that is the wording of the framed messages which recently appeared on the towpath of the Lea Navigation near to the junction… Continue reading

Sweet Toof in Hackney Wick

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Managed to catch the final day of the Sweet Toof exhibition in Hackney Wick which was held in the Colourworks studio on Wallis road.  Sweet Toof’s work can be seen in many places… Continue reading