Considering the fact that 2014, Waterford Walls, Ireland’s greatest street artwork competition, has been reworking and regenerating urban spaces in Waterford, Ireland’s oldest city, although inspiring and connecting communities. Earlier this thirty day period, Waterford Walls held its eighth road artwork pageant with above 28 national and intercontinental artists generating massive murals throughout Waterford Metropolis and the encompassing places.
The enchanting mural showcased earlier mentioned was painted by the London-primarily based French avenue artist Zabou with the Dublin-based French illustrator and muralist Juliette Viode. They are both of those captured in this article — posing with the area boy depicted in the mural — by vacation and road photographer Karin du Maire aka Street Art Nomad. Several more photos from the modern Waterford Walls abide by:
Portugal-based mostly Emanuel Barreira aka Half Studio in front of his masterly lettering
England-based mostly self-taught artist Sophie Mess at operate on her stunning mural
French city artist GraffMatt checking out his portrait of a younger lady
Paris-centered South African photorealistic muralist Mister Copy at perform
Brooklyn-based mostly Italian muralist Iena Cruz in entrance of his mural “Out of Sight,” depicting “two vanishing polar bears… combating to survive”
Pictures by Karin du Maire aka Avenue Artwork Nomad