Cans Festival: “transforming a dark forgotten filth pit into an oasis of beautiful art”

14 May

Bank Holiday I decided to check out Cans Festival in the big smoke on Leake Street, SE1. Work from the pseudo-anonymous Banksy featured alongside 29 other graffiti artists. They even invited people to add their own stencils in a collaborative spirit. Despite the very long queue (it was a free event after all!), it was well worth the wait. There was even the opportunity to some of the artists working away, not Banksy of course. There was so much to see it was hard to take it all in.

I took some snaps with my dodgy camera – you just can’t appreciate the detail and the great atmosphere from my pics. Alternatively you can look at this Flickr collection here via PSFK. Also, worth checking out this YouTube clip of it here.

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One Response to “Cans Festival: “transforming a dark forgotten filth pit into an oasis of beautiful art””

  1. Eugene Malkin August 16, 2010 at 5:44 am #

    Great post. Nice coverage.

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