Farewell Phlegm

After standing proud on the side of Marland House next to Cardiff’s bus station for exactly two years – it was now time for the building to be demolished along with the rest of the area and for some great street art to vanish forever. As the Central Square development gathers pace – even world…

New News Newso

Back in October 2014 the Empty Walls Street Jam took place with artists arriving from across Cardiff and some further afield from Bristol and Birmingham – all primed ready to paint on the hoardings surrounding the vacant Western Mail and Echo site near the Millennium Stadium. View some of the artists in action painting the…

Mt Wlls so to Spk

The Empty Walls Street Jam invited a host of local street artists to paint on some hoardings near the Millennium Stadium as part of the larger Empty Walls festival held in 2014. Nearly every inch of the rotting hoardings were painted on apart from one section that never got much attention at the official event…

The jam that keeps on giving

Back in October 2014 the Empty Walls Street Jam took place with artists and writers arriving from all across Cardiff with some further afield from Bristol and Birmingham – all primed ready to paint on the hoardings surrounding the vacant Western Mail and Echo site near the Millennium Stadium. View some of the original art…

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…

EMPTY WALLS 2014: Vandal in the wind

As a total contrast to inviting big name street artists to the city to take part in the Empty Walls festival there was a need to involve some of the local artists and taggers to showcase some of their work too. This is where the Empty Walls Street Jam came in inviting a whole host…

Empty Walls 2014: Russ

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. Each piece of work was to incorporate some elements of Welsh…

Empty Walls Street Jam by 3Dom

As a total contrast to inviting big name street artists to the city to take part in the Empty Walls festival there was a need to involve some of the local artists and taggers to showcase some of their work too. This is where the Empty Walls Street Jam came in inviting a whole host…

Empty Walls 2014: Ekstraternek

Set in a prime city centre location between a Wetherspoons pub, a fruit stall and a Boots shop this was Ekstraternek’s contribution to The Empty Walls street art festival that was happening across Cardiif. Ekstraternek creates highly detailed illustrations merging complex pattern work with imagined landscapes, figures and creatures.” Using wooden hoardings on a closed…

Empty Walls 2014: Holding out for a Hyuro

Arriving in Cardiff slap bang in the middle of the Empty Walls Festival with a wall located slap bang in the middle of the city – it was time to introduce Hyuro to our wonderful city. With a wall opposite the old Alchemists’ Gallery on Bridge Street and using the side of the Trading Standard’s…

Empty Walls 2014: Colour Doomed buzzard

If you’ve ever taken a walk around the Roath area of the city during the last year there is a great chance you may have seen some giant birds gracing buildings, lanes, hoardings and even a shed. Yes, bird-lover, Colour Doomed has added his latest bird-work to a grey wall opposite Poet’s Corner located just…