Irish “Gallery Zozimus” offers permanent home to street art

Posted: March 29, 2012 in Exhibitions, Irish Art News, Video blog
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I cycled across Dublin in the sun this week to pay a visit to Vincent Kelly, co-owner and director of Gallery Zozimus, an atypical gallery tucked away on Francis Street in Dublin.

Gallery Zozimus has just rounded off a successful three weeks exhibiting Irish street art in a show aptly named “Now That’s What I Call Street Art”, featuring artists like Solus, Fink and ADW alongside permanent pieces by the likes of French street artist Jef Aerosol.

View some of the pieces that were on display and find out how the exhibition lead Vincent to dedicate a permanent gallery space to street art in this on-the-fly video report.

An interesting fact for anyone technology-minded is that I compiled it using just my smartphone and the Youtube video editor.

MORE: Using stencils as a weapon: Irish guerrilla artist ADW strikes again

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  1. […] turns out that my recent brushes with street art – be they interviews I conducted or a stencil making class I attended with Art Clash – have made more of a mark on me then […]

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