2015 – A Year Of Street Art In Camden Town

This evening in our series of reviews of the year we are heading over to North London and taking a look back at the year of Street Art in Camden Town. Camden Town has long been a hub of high quality Street Art, a place with a sense of creative energy and certainly one of our absolute favourite locations to visit for Street Art.

It was an uncertain time for Camden at the beginning of the year with Camden set to lose much of its Street Art to upcoming redevelopments. Camden Lock Market a beautiful gallery of paintings was closed, as were the streets around the back of the market which had been transformed in to what was at the time marked the best concentration of high-quality Street Art. So a couple of months into the year the best part of 70% of Camden’s Street Art walls were lost, however largely through the hard work of The Real Art of Street Art who have been responsible for facilitating the vast majority of Street Art works in the area, Camden has continued to flourish with colour and beauty, just on new walls. It has been a superb year in Camden Town and there has been a proliferation of fantastic works on the ever changing walls about the area. So without further ado, here is our look back at the wonderful year of Street Art in Camden Town from 2015.

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Work by Fanakapan. A superb start to fresh artworks in the immediate New Year.

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Work by Olivier Roubieu.

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Work by Mr Cenz.

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Work by Trust Icon.

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Work by Trust Icon.

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‘Imaginary Friend’ by Trust Icon.

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Work by visiting New York artist Pyramid Oracle. You can view more images and some progress shots in our post on Pyramid Oracle (covered here).

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Work by Pyramid Oracle.

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Work by Pyramid Oracle.

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Je Suis Charlie tribute from Ink Fetish.

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Je Suis Charlie tribute from Ink Fetish, with a little Himbad to the left.

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Work by 616.

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Work by Hinbad.

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Work by The Real Dill.

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Work by Himbad.

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Work by Freedom Kult.

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Work from 616.

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Work by Mr Cenz.

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Work by Himbad.

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Work by 0707.

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Great work by Senor X. 

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Work by Nomad Clan duo, Aylo & CBloxx. You can view more images in our post on this piece (covered here).

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Work by visiting Spanish artist Pinche Y Colorea.

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Work by Hunto.

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Superb work by JXC.

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Work by Airborne Mark.

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Delightful work by Gnasher, one set to always bring a smile to the face, with work from Chinagirl Tile below

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Work by Olivier Roubieu.

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Work by Zadok & Dotmasters.

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Larger than life work from Hunto.

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Soulful work by visiting Greek artist Simoni Fontana.

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Delightful work by visiting Greek artist Argiris Ser.

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Work from My Dog Sighs.

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Last Trip To Wonderland’ by Trust Icon, which marked Day 1 of Trust Icons ‘Genuine Article’ exhibition in which he decided to dispense with a gallery to display his latest body of works and decided to take his Street Art exhibition to the streets, setting out to paint an impressive 15 pieces over 15 days in April. Certainly one of the most interesting Street Art events of the year and one that kept us very busy hunting the freshest addition daily over the 2 weeks, but ultimately satisfying. You can view our post on Trust Icon’s ‘Genuine Article’ exhibition (covered here).

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‘Reach For The Stars’ by Trust Icon. 

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Paste-up work by Pyramid Oracle.

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Rooftop works from Airborne Mark & Pang.

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Work from Airborne Mark.

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Excellent work from Pang.

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Superb characters from Pang with excellent representation of ‘noise’ from Float. great fusion of classical and abstract.

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Delightful tiny stencil work from Float. 

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Work by Irony. You can view more images on this work in our post on this piece (covered here).

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Concealed Identities’ by Irony, alongside work from Simoni Fontana. You can view more images on this work in our post on this piece (covered here)

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Delightful set of characters by Tony Boy, The Real Dill & Dirty30.

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Work by Tony Boy.

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Work by The Real Dill.

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Work by Dirty30.

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Work by Seeds One.

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Work by visiting French artist Gregos. You can view the post we did on this Gregos’ March visit (covered here).

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Work by Gregos.

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Work by Gregos.

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Work by Gregos.

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Work by Gregos.

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Work by Gregos.

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Work by Gregos.

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Work by Gregos.

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Work by Gregos.

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Rooftop work by Captain Kris depicting a Space Captain.

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Excellent work by Nomad Clan duo, Aylo & CBloxx. You can view the post we did on this work (covered here).

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Work by David De Brito.

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Large scale and impressive work from Amara Por Dios. You can view more images and some progress shots in our post on this piece (covered here).

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Work by Cranio. You can view the post we did on this work (covered here).

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Work by Cranio. You can view the post we did on this work (covered here).

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Great work from SPZero76. You can view more images and some progress shots in our post on this piece (covered here).

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Shutter work from Captain Kris placed up alongside SPZero76’s work.

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Work by Elno. You can view more images and some progress shots in our post on this work (covered here).

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‘Heads In The Clouds’ by Trust Icon. You can view the post we did on this work (covered here).

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Work by Louis Masai. You can view more images and some progress shots in our post on this piece (covered here).

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Work by Artista. You can view the post we did on this work (covered here).

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Work by Artista.

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Work by Trust Icon & Seeds One, offering an interesting fusion of Graffiti and stencil work, in this piece the two worlds of Street Art & Graffiti collide and sit harmoniously together.  You can view the post we did on this work (covered here).

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Superb excellent work by Irony, one of the very best hit up in Camden Town this year and fittingly the subject is of a local resident. You can view the post we did on this work (covered here).

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Work by Krap/Crap.

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Work by Krap/Crap.

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Striking work by Ant Carver. You can view the post we did on this work (covered here).

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‘War On Terror’ by Trust Icon , our favourite work from Trust Icon this year. You can view the post we did on this work (covered here).

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Delighful work by Kyle Holbrook. You can view more images and some progress shots in our post on Kyle Holbrook’s visit to London in June (covered here).

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Work from Airborne Mark. You can view more images and some progress shots in our post on this piece (covered here).

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Little something from Himbad, along from Kyle Holbrook’s mural.

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Work from Clancy.

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The first work from Brazil’s Onesto.

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Work from Onesto

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Great stencil-based work from Senor X.

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Paste-up by Tony Boy.

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Work by Mr Christa.

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Superb stencil work from Senor X.

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Works by FPLO & Senor X.

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Work by visiting Brazilian artist FPLO. You can view the post we did on this work and the other two works he hit up in Camden Town (covered here).

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Work by FPLO.

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Work by FPLO.

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Superb work from Fumeroism.

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Absorbing flowing work by visiting German artist KEF! You can view the post we did on this work (covered here).

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Collaboration from Mart Aire & Onesto.

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‘Gentrification’ by Zabou, a very fitting piece for vasts parts of London at current, but very much so with all the redevelopments occurring in Camden Town at the moment.

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Work from visiting Argentinian artist Mart Aire.

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‘Pixel Pet’ by Trust Icon. You can view the post we did on this work (covered here).

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‘Homeless’ by Vanesa Longchamp.

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Work from Onio.

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Work from Onio.

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Colourful abstract work from Onio.

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Detail of work from Onio.

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Touching work by visiting Brazilian artist Goms.

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Work by Goms alongside work from Nomad Clan duo Aylo & Cbloxx put up in May.

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Work from Dscreet.

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Work from Dscreet alongside work from JXC.

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Work from Dscreet.

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Work from Dotmasters. You can view the post we did on this work (covered here).

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Work from Dotmasters.

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Work from Dotmasters.

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Work from Dotmasters.

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Work from Dotmasters.

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Work from Dotmasters.

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Work from Dotmasters.

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Work from Noriaki.

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Work from Noriaki.

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Work from Molecula Howl.

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Work from Molecula Howl & Nicolas Aisner

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Work from Roes.

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‘The Real Art Of The Street Art In My Heart’ Work by Petit Pois.

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‘Love Is Freedom’ by Waleska Nomura. You can view the post we did on this work (covered here).

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Work by Autone. You can view more images in our post on this piece (covered here).

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Work by Airborne Mark. You can view the post we did on this work (covered here).

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Work by Mr Cenz. You can view more images and some progress shots in our post on this piece (covered here).

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Work by The Real Dill & Tony Boy. You can view the post we did on this work (covered here).

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Little throw-up work from Himbad.

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Works by Himbad, Gnasher, Chinagirl Tile, The Real Dill & Tony Boy, and Waleska Nomura.

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Large-scale work from Vanesa Longchamp.

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Detail of work from Vanesa Longchamp.

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Work by Bill Daggs & Seeds One which proved somewhat controversial and was removed by the Camden Graffiti Removal Team, however it did last an impressive two weeks considering the risque content. 

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Work from Made You Look Collective trio; Mr Christa, Itaewon & Werdna. You can view more images and some progress shots in our post on this piece (covered here).

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Superb large-scale work from Dale Grimshaw. You can view the post we did on this work (covered here).

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Work from Autone.

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A great Origami Rat from Airborne Mark. You can view more images and some progress shots in our post on this piece (covered here).

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Work by Hunto.

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Work by Gnasher.

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Work by Molecula Howl.

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Excellent work by Dale Grimshaw. You can view the post we did on this work (covered here).

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Work by Maniac.

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Work by Autone.

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Work by Autone.

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Work by Autone & Maniac.

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Work by Maniac.

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Work by visiting Belgian artist iHad. You can view the post we did on this work (covered here).

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Superb work by Dale Grimshaw. You can view the post we did on this work (covered here).

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Fantastic work from Dan Kitchener in his ‘Liquid Lights’ style, entitled ‘London Rush’.  You can view the post we did on this work (covered here).

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A pair of hand-drawn paste ups from visiting French artist Tattu.

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A hand-drawn paste ups from visiting French artist Tattu.

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Work by Hunto.

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The first of two works from Codefc.

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The second of two works from Codefc.

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Work from Autone.

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Work from Lulu.

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Work from Anna Laurini.

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‘Financial Suicide’ by Trust Icon. Excellent and humorous work which only lasted a day before the council removed this piece. You can view the post we did on this work (covered here).

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Fantastic work by visiting French duo Ador & Semor. You can view more images and some progress shots in our post on Ador & Semor’s visit to London (covered here).

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Surreal and delightful work from visiting French artists Ador & Semor.

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‘The Watcher’ by Trust Icon.

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Hidden away work from visiting Mexican Street Artist Said Dokins, with a calligraphy based tribute marking the one year anniversary of the abduction and murder of 43 students in Mexico.  You can view the post we did on this work (covered here).

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Work by Libre HEM & Acara, as part of the MXUK 2015 tour. You can view the post we did on this work (covered here).

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Detail of work by Acaro.

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Work by Otto Schade.

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Lovely work by Otto Schade.

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Work by Bozeone.

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Work by Autone.

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Work by HNRX.

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Work by HNRX.

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Work by Sam King.

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Festive work by Lost Souls trio Si Mitchell, Squirl & SPZero76, with Ador’s work from the previous piece still keeping watch. You can view more images and some progress shots from this work in our post (covered here).

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Work by Frankie Strand & Crey One.

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Works by Gnasher, Chinagirl Tile, The Real Dill/Tony Boy & Frankie Strand/Crey One.

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Works by Reb MWC, Irony & Candie.

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Work by Reb MWC.

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Work by Irony, with a really interesting change of style and colour tones.

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Work by Candie.

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Work by Freedom Kult.

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3 comments on “2015 – A Year Of Street Art In Camden Town

  1. Well done again ! A very interesting and well documented post again which made me realised how much has been going on in Camden this year .

    • Thanks for the kind words Emmanuelle! Camden Town is one of our absolute favourite locations, one thing we find most interesting is how certain areas become hubs for certain artists, with Camden for example being the prime place to see works from either Irony or Airborne Mark this year.

  2. This site of yours is both interesting and useful to anyone interested in London’s street art.

    Street art is the ‘ephemeral art’, with works appearing and disappearing, over-painted, with dizzying rapidity. While many artists record their paintings on their Web sites, Facebook, Instagram, etc., your blog provides geographical and temporal context that is often missing elsewhere.

    On the one hand, you provide a ‘What’s On in London Street Art’ and on the other you are, I think, creating a useful historical document for the future. I certainly refer to your site when I want to know the name of the artist responsible for an unsigned work.

    I do hope you will continue with this valuable enterprise.

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