July 12, 2024


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Waterford Walls Street Art Festival Celebrates Its Eighth Year

Waterford Walls Street Art Festival Celebrates Its Eighth Year

Since 2014, Waterford Walls, Ireland’s greatest street art festival, has been transforming and regenerating urban spaces in Waterford, Ireland’s oldest metropolis, while inspiring and connecting communities. Earlier this month, Waterford Partitions held its eighth avenue art festival with in excess of 28 national and global artists generating big murals across Waterford Town and the bordering areas.

The enchanting mural featured above was painted by the London-primarily based French avenue artist Zabou with the Dublin-dependent French illustrator and muralist Juliette Viode. They are both of those captured listed here — posing with the local boy depicted in the mural — by vacation and street photographer Karin du Maire aka Road Artwork Nomad.  A number of extra photos from the new Waterford Partitions follow:

Ukrainian artist Andrey Palval with just one of the murals from the triptych “The Birds”

Portugal-based Emanuel Barreira aka 50 % Studio in entrance of his masterly lettering

England-primarily based self-taught artist Sophie Mess at perform on her amazing mural

French urban artist GraffMatt examining out his portrait of a young lady

Paris-based mostly South African photorealistic muralist Mister Duplicate at work

Brooklyn-based Italian muralist Iena Cruz in front of his mural “Out of Sight,” depicting “two vanishing polar bears… combating to survive”

Photographs by Karin du Maire aka Street Artwork Nomad