Category Archive: Kef

Highlights from the Whitecross Street Party 2015 as the non conformists return

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The popular Whitecross Street Party returned for another year and moved from the two day extravaganza of the past few years to a more packed one day affair. As usual visitors could expect… Continue reading

A Free Street Art Tour of Bethnal Green and Hackney Road in London

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This year has seen a further shift in the centre of gravity of street art in the city. Further east from its heartland of Shoreditch artists have been finding spots around Bethnal Green… Continue reading

The 2014 Inspiring City London Art Review of the Year

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The second full year of Inspiring City has seen the blog diversify into different genres and a spreading of our wings into different parts of London. We’ve interviewed artists, seen a lot of… Continue reading

Artists Paint for Peace in Shoreditch with Events Leading up to International Peace Day

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International Alerts ‘Talking Peace‘ festival has been getting into full swing throughout the month of September with a whole range of artists giving their time and talent to help start a conversation about… Continue reading

Paint Jam in East London As Artists Transform Sclater Street and Other Spots Around the City

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We always like a good paint jam here on Inspiring City and when it happens in the middle of your own backyard in the centre of East London’s urban art scene then all… Continue reading

Genesis Cinema in Stepney Green hosts ‘Embraced’ the new show from Kef!

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17th May 2014 – 16th June 2014 Genesis Cinema Mile End Road, Stepney Green Live Painting in the ‘Black and White’ Gallery at 7pm on Saturday 17th May 2014 German Street Artist Kef… Continue reading

Water Lane in Camden Gets a Street Art Makeover as Boxhead adds to Londons Latest Outdoor Gallery

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These days one of the most exciting places to see street art is in Camden as the sheds and walls around Camden Lock Market continue to be painted at a rate of knots.… Continue reading

The Street Art Sheds of Camden Market One of North Londons Funkiest Art Projects

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Camden is a pretty cool and vibrant place at the best of times. Already it plays host to some of the best nightlife, music, shopping and food around as the crowds scrabbling to… Continue reading

Paint Jam in East London as Street Artists Give Building A Whole New Lease of Life

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I’ve always been a little unsure in terms of how best to describe a group of street artists on the hunt for wall space. A cohort perhaps? A motley crew? Sometimes maybe, although… Continue reading

The 2013 Inspiring City Street Art London Review of the Year

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This year has seen some real quality street art around the environs of London with the East End in particular playing host to some of the Worlds best artists. Combined with the home… 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

Interview with Up and Coming German Street Artist Kef

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My first meeting with Kef was at a party! Held at the Curious Duke Gallery, he was helping the gallery to celebrate its 2nd birthday with wine and cake. We spoke and he… Continue reading

Whitecross Street Party 2013 – The Rise of the Non-Conformists

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The Whitecross Street Party was certinaly the place to be this weekend! A fun, lively couple of days when Whitecross Street, a little road just north of the Barbican Centre, shuts down, turns… Continue reading