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Street Art Walking meets No Longer Empty

Yesterday I was lucky enough to share some time with Naomi Hersson Ringskog from No Longer Empty (NLE), a New York based organisation with a focus on renewing and revitalising urban space. Naomi’s background is in urban planning and it was fantastic to tell her about my home city in Newcastle, Australia. As anyone from Newcastle knows, we have some […]

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Architecture, Art, Cities, Exhibition, New York, photography, Placemaking, street art

Meeting Manhattan

So after a gritty introduction to DUMBO via a warehouse loft, I have now settled on the Upper East Side, in a very modern studio apartment. Manhattan is beautiful with tree lined streets that have these cute little fenced off areas areas bottom. My best friend who is getting married here next week (hence my visit) told me that people […]

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Wandering Brooklyn

After staying over in Brooklyn for two nights I managed to cover some great spaces between DUMBO, Brooklyn Heights and Williamsburg. The streets of DUMBO are romantically gritty with the rumble of the trains over Manhattan Bridge adding a sensory experience like no other. The cobblestone streets are a reminder of the areas history. From DUMBO, I walked through Brooklyn […]

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Street Art Walking meets Street Art Walk

Street Art Walking meet with a very friendly and knowledgable New York based street art enthusiast, David, from Street Art Walk for a personal tour around Brooklyn and Williamsburg. You must visit this website, get onto the twitter and instagram. You will not be disappointed. Same goes for Vandalog. We were also lucky to have Luke from Vandalog which was […]

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New York, New York

SAW has landed in New York and just wanted to show you the first photos we got on arrival yesterday afternoon, including the first view we got of Manhattan Bridge. Today I am off to meet with Luke from Vandalog and a local New Yorker from Street Art Walk for street art tour through Williamsburg and Brooklyn. More photos coming […]

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