Millennium Walk away

After proudly showcasing street art and graffiti on a long wall near the Millennium Stadium for the last couple of years … it was now time for change … apparently! We know that all good things must come to an end but here Cardiff Council have slapped signs all over the street art announcing the…

Cruel Vapours in Little Cardiff

A post Christmas and New Year blow out to set 2017 off with a bang… and a few bangers from the Cardiff faithful and a meeting with a few from Bristol too. It almost seems a yearly occurrence now for the Wales and West crew painting near the Principality Stadium in Cardiff City Centre. A…

Blue Avenger

Previously featured on this back street lane was a tribute to the film ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ which can be viewed on the link:- https://diffgraff.wordpress.com/nightmare-on-elm-street/ And following on from this film connection is the latest work from Rmer which features the character Thanos from the new version of The Avengers. Luckily Barry Diamond caught…

Helter Skulter

Set in the heart of Cardiff Bay and only a stones throw away from the Wales Millennium Centre is a half constructed building which has stood empty for many years now. Originally painted by Rmer and Tizer their previous work can be viewed by clicking the image or link below:- https://diffgraff.wordpress.com/drinking-the-bay/ So over the weekend…

Nightmare on Elm Street

A post shared by R.MER (@rmerism) on Sep 19, 2015 at 3:49am PDT   One of the longest established painting crews in Cardiff assembled recently to paint the biggest wall along the graffiti lanes of Elm Street in the Roath part of the city. Firstly the previous works were covered up with a solid blue…

Rugby World Cup kickoff

On the eve of the 2015 Rugby World Cup tournament – Cardiff City Council in conjunction with the WRU have commissioned local artists to bring the Millennium Walkway back to life and feature works along the length of the walkway. Created back in 1999 when the new Millennium Stadium was opened ready for Wales to…

Dumball lifts

After the success of the Breakin The Bay event in Cardiff Bay over the weekend a few of the writers took to a much lower profile street, still located in the bay, to unleash more fantastic work on the city. Set near the Butetown Pavilion on Dumballs Road artists Rmer, Tizer, Hoxe and News painted…

Elm Street Summer

After a relatively dry Summer and time for a whole host of Cardiff’s street artists to take to the safe surroundings to the lanes of Elm Street. A strikingly colourful skull from Rmer takes centre stage – now becoming one of the artist’s trademark pieces. A total assault on the senses – the colours all…

Breakin’ the Bay 2015

Breakin’ The Bay is a free annual Hip Hop festival held at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay. It’s truly a celebration of Hip Hop culture covering the elements of DJ and MCing along with graffiti and street art too. Held over the weekend of 8th and 9th of August the event attracted thousands…

Gorgeous Gabalfa

Set at the top end of Whitchurch Road is a small park nestled behind rows of houses near the Gabalfa interchange. Within this leafy park was a small sports area with some street art making a fantastic backdrop. Featuring a selection of work from the Cardiff faithful including Amok, Amoe, Cruel Vapours and others –…

Rmer games

Painted at the very end of May – where three local lads took to the Elm Street lanes for another amazing wall in the Roath area of Cardiff. Rmer, Karmone and Hoxeone painted on the side of the Four Elms pub creating this stunning visual assault. Badman @hoxe0ne A post shared by R.MER (@rmerism) on…

Five star

Loitering at the far end of Roath’s Albany Road, before it all goes a bit posh with endless detached houses, is the latest work from a group of Cardiff’s graffiti and street artists. Set on what used to be a garage or petrol station (probably both over the years!) whilst work goes on inside –…

Empty Walls 2014: Hoxe and Tizer iD

The Empty Walls Festival is a month long street art event aiming to bring colour, culture and vibrancy to the city of Cardiff – with artists travelling in from Germany, Italy, Spain and France and also closer to home from London, Bristol and Cardiff. It’s not entirely clear whether this was an intended part of…

Drinking the Bay

Late in the Summer of 2014 local artist Rmer was joined by fellow crazy man Tizer to paint on a vacant building just a stones throw from the Wales Millennium Centre. Tizer painted this crazy wildstylish piece to the right hand side and featured this blue faced woman in the centre complete with the tag…

Gorfjam 2014

A wander into Grangetown’s Sevenoaks Park revealed a whole host of brand new graffiti on the 140m legal wall that runs along the perimeter of the city’s park. Previously being used for Roxejams over the past few years it was time to hold the latest Graffiti Jam-type event this time called The Gorfjam! Held in…