Just published over on Futures Exchange is my article 'Graffiti: 40 Years of Hacking New York City', a look at the history of street art where I compare graf's ethos and its role in urban protest to that of the ...Read More


So we made this really short, low budget film based on Paintwork (watch it in full screen if you can): This morning I was trying to piece together how this happened. It certainly wasn't something I'd been planning. I think it ...Read More

Quick post - just wanted to say thanks to everyone that came and checked out the See No Evil post last week, the response was phenomenal. Thanks especially to Cory Doctorow over at Boing Boing for picking it up, and ...Read More


This weekend saw the final unveiling of the the See No Evil project in Bristol; Europe’s largest street art exhibition. It is, to say the very least, an extraordinary, breathtaking achievement. Graffiti artists not just from Bristol but around the ...Read More


Long time readers will be familar with the work of local Bristol artist Rory Doona, whose anime and graf inspired work I've had great pleasure in showing on the site in the past. Well, today Rory dropped me an email ...Read More


It had been far too long since the last time I made it down to Bristol's live graffiti night Weapon of Choice, so last night I actually managed to get off my backside and represent. King Audel & Dirty30 were ...Read More


Following on from last week's Weapon of Choice post, I've been spending some time this morning chatting with Bristol graf legend and one time Banksy collaborator Jer "Lokey" Forceone. Top geezer. Plus he's kindly said I can share his Flickr ...Read More

Got out and about last night - dropped into "Weapon of Choice" - a live graffiti jam at Mr Wolf's - a little bar here in Bristol. Couple of drinks, some nice beats and some, erm, entertaining rhymes from Nerdcore ...Read More