The work of LA street artist Skid Robot, who tours the pitches of homeless people, spray painting imaginary abodes, leaving care packages, talking with the folk he meets and documenting his work on Instagram to raise awareness.
The population of the city’s downtown Skid Row district ranges between 3000 and 6000.
Of his upcoming show dealing with mental health issues on Friday the 19th of September at the Town Hall Theatre in Galway, graffitoi artist FACT writes: .
I have suffered from mental health in the past and the aim of the show is to highlight some of the issues i experienced and give an insight into mental health. With the show i want to help break down the stigma attached to mental health, inspire people to tell their story in their own way and in particular inspire young people
Unnecessary tagging on The Linesman, City Quay, Dublin today.
“The bronze piece by Irish Artist Dony MacManus commemorates the tradition of docking in the area and was the winning entry in a public art competition organised by the Dublin Docklands Development Authority in 2000….”
A stack of shipping containers put in place by Belgian artist Arne Quinze for the North West Walls Street Art Festival earlier this month, upon which Spanish graffiti artists Pichi & Avo were given free rein to apply their trademark themes – Greek gods depicted in vibrant Mediterranean colours.