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Second Life

In #rabble6, Blog, Culture, Print Edition by Sharon Jackson1 Comment

Social transformation, urban regeneration and skulls. There’s far more to street art than meets the eye, as Mexican artist Kathrina Rupit, better known as KIN MX, tells Sharon Jackson. Street art: what’s it all about? Street art interrupts the daily routine. I have taken part in some regeneration projects such as the Cabra Park Urban Gallery and around Thomas Street during the Liberties Festival. The idea is to create a … Read More

A Short Doc On Graf In Dublin

In Blog, Culture by Rashers TierneyLeave a Comment

With Off Set on the horizon, Le Cool have put together this short doc on graf in Dublin. It features DJ Cool C and a few others talking about their interest in the scene. You can check out our backlog of material on street art here.

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[Look Up 4] Panels For Proles

In #rabble5, Culture, History, Politics, Print Edition by Lisa CassidyLeave a Comment

At a protest outside the Dáil one day we found ourselves taking shelter from the rain in that sad-looking square next door. Taking a look about us we saw some extraordinary sculptures that have a certain totalitarian feel and topped off by some kind of Ironman-Michael O’Leary character spewing aircraft across the balcony. We gave Lisa Cassidy a bell, she’s behind the award-winning BuiltDublin.com blog, and asked does she know … Read More

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[Street Art] Paint The Town.

In #rabble5, Culture, History, Politics, Print Edition by Paul Tarpey2 Comments

Irish originality is an issue. Generally the work that clogs our local walls tends to over-reference past styles and overseas artists. Irish-directed stand-out work, outside of contained spaces such as the Drogheda Bridge Jam, is rarely acknowledged. This is unusual for a small country, or it would be if we had an Irish-managed version of the form to offer.

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No Justice, No Piece.

In #rabble5, Culture, Interviews, Politics, Print Edition by Redmonk3 Comments

ADW has taken a stanley blade to our post-boom wreckage in more ways than one. carving numerous stencils and hurling well-aimed barrages of humour at the myopic fools that landed us here. We were more than a little peeved to see him getting his knuckles rapped at the Kings of Concrete. Redmonk caught up with him and found out what happened.

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Board Walk Empire

In #rabble3, Culture, Print Edition, Sport by Donal FallonLeave a Comment

It’s difficult not to pass a decorated traffic light pole in Dublin city centre today. While the City Council seem to be working over-time to remove stickers from just about everything in Dublin, Donal Fallon fills us in on how each of the four big football clubs in the city have done their bit to ensure visitors are aware of their presence.