The Walls Project in London

November 29th, 2012 | By | 1 Comment »


The Walls Project is a series of legal spots organized by the folks behind Global Street Art. To date, they’ve organized over fifty of spots in London for local and international artists to paint. A lot of the spots they find are the roll-down shutters for shops in East London. It’s great to know that there are a couple of friendly guys in London who are simply interested in helping artists find more spots to paint and making their daily commutes a bit more interesting. You can see more of the walls and a map here.

A side note: Global Street Art are currently working on releasing their first book through Unbound, a sort of Kickstarter for books.

Here are a few of my favorites shutter pieces from The Walls Project:

2Rise and Gris




Milo Tchais


The Krah

Ador, The Krah, Hunto, and Milo Tchais




Jaw, Bom.K, and Brusk


Malarky, Bue, and Resto

Anthony Lister

Photos by Lee Bofkin

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  • I like that Chase left some of the shutter unpainted. On the reverse, I like that Lister basically did a mural that happened to have a shutter somewhere under it