Old Cabbagetown Backalley
I had never spent time in Old Cabbagetown until I started working at Parliament and Carlton. “Why would you want to?” – at least that’s what I used to think. There is much more character(s) to this part of town than I could have imagined…
There is nothing, nothing in this world that connects me more to other human beings than watching them create artwork. This is Cristian Sonda. He does large-scale paints and murals, but what I really like about this video is watching how he uses the different tools. I like to see rollers turned on their ends for linework and brush bristle being brushes for spatter. Cristian Sonda – Viareggio 2010 – Slam! Arte Urbana in laboratorio [ more videos and blah blah blah ]
I heard Banksy is (was) in Toronto and have been keeping my ear to the ground to see how he leaves his mark.
After much sweaty searching and a tip-off that he had hit somewhere near the St. Laurence Market/Esplanade area, I came across this small two-tone stencil. The owner of the place has since [ read on… BANKSY in Toronto | Queen West Mural | urban decay ]