Thursday, 14 July 2011

Fin DAC at Factory Project

Meeting Fin DAC

Fin in action

Fin in action

Finishing touches

The stencil taped to the window for safe keeping

We were lucky enough to get on the guest list for last fridays Factory Project at Red Bull Studios down in London Bridge. Great night of live painting, bands, art auctions and, of course, free bar. The night was hosted by Graffik Gallery, and we're going to another of these nights at their gallery in Portobello tonight (but that's another story).

Highlight of the night was meeting Fin DAC, an outstanding spray can artist, and a totally lovely bloke to boot. We loved the 2 works he had on exhibition (C215 inspired as they are friends and have worked together in France last year), and watching his live paint was inspiring. The thing that struck me about Fin was his friendly and informative nature - he would stop painting to answer questions and pose for photos, even as the deadline loomed.

Caught up with him and his girlfriend at the afterparty at Hospital Club in Covent Garden, and was surprised to learn that he only started spraying around 3 years ago.

Much respect Fin, you are a true genius.

Tuesday, 5 July 2011

A couple of pics from my over-crowded desktop

Swoon in Blackall St

Bob the builder in Blackall St

A couple of pics I took a wee while ago in my favourite street in Shoreditch - Blackall St, a tiny lane running between Paul St & Great Eastern. A favoured haunt of C215, Swoon, Alice etc...