SAID DOKINS NEW WALLS

by Ariadna Zierold

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The wall in Cadiz, Spain ‘Apuntes de la frontera’, was made when Said received the award for contemporary art 2015 in Cadiz called: IX Premio Iberoamericano Cortes de Cádiz de Creación Contemporánea ‘Juan Luis Vasallo’.

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In Mexico, Dokins worked with the mexican stencilart collective ‘Lapiztola’ and they made this mural for the conmemoration ‘One year later’, which is about the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico. The mural was called: ‘El Abrazo ausente, Soles Robados.’

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And in Uruguay and London Said painted ‘Blacks Suns’ on the old streets of Montevideo and Hackneywick in London.

All images via the artist.

Dr. Lakra x Herbert Baglione, Finished Mural

Here are some of the final images from the Dr. Lakra and Herbert Baglione mural collaboration done during the Day of the Dead festivities in Oaxaca, Mexico last week. They made a good pairing. We want to thank everyone at Upper Playground Mexico City and FIFTY24MX Gallery for making this happen, and of course, thank you to Dr. Lakra and Herbert Baglione for getting together.


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Dr. Lakra and Herbert Baglione get down in Oaxaca

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We are extremely excited about the collaboration of two of our favorite contemporary artists, Mexico’s Dr. Lakra and Brazil’s Herbert Baglione The two, just in time of the Day of the Dead festivities in Oaxaca, Mexico, painted this beautiful mural on the streets of Etla. This is just Day 1, and we can’t wait to show you the full mural in the coming days…

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Herbert Baglione x Dr. Lakra in Oaxaca, Mexico

Upper Playground Mexico City was able to coordinate our good friend and longtime collaborator, Herbert Baglione, to paint with one of the great contemporary Mexican artists, Dr. Lakra (who has collaborated with UP in the past, and has a major museum exhibition in Mexico City in December 2011), in San Agustin Etla for the Dia de los Muertos (“Day of the Dead”) celebration this past week. This is Day 1 of the 3-Day project, and as you can see, both artists were able to combine their unique styles in a seamless, dramatic piece.

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