Bright walls, wheatpastes, book installations--oh my!
Remember how I said Bristol was a perfect mix of traditional and modern? Well I meant it! Supposedly Banksy is from Bristol, which means the tradition and love for street art is strong here, and really, what more could a girl ask for?
More than just a beautiful backdrop of teenaged debauchery (if you were of the generation that watched Skins), I fell in love with Bristol the moment I got there.
I spent a good amount of my time in Poznań wandering down streets, into alleys, and under bridges in search of art spray painted, stenciled, or wheat pasted on buildings, gates, and cement walls.
Some pictures taken while walking along Telegraph Avenue
"It was so ugly," my grandmother said of her hometown. In fact, that's what everyone said about Łódź. When my grandmother was growing up, it was a manufacturing hub, covered in smokestacks and pollution. It was never a particularly beautiful city known for architecture or style. Now, with most manufacturing gone since WWII, many of …