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New graffiti August-September 2015

This post collects photos of graffiti pieces created around Montreal during the latter half of August and the whole of September 2015. Of course, this is just a fraction of what was produced in this city – it is the best of what I was lucky enough to catch. If you want to see new works as soon as I photograph them, you can follow me on Instagram.

Cet article présente les meilleures pièces de graffitis que j’ai eu la chance de trouver à Montréal et qui ont été produites au cours de la deuxième moitié d’août et au cours du mois de septembre au complet. Pour voir les nouvelles oeuvres aussitôt photographiées, vous êtes invités à me suivre sur Instagram.


Kemr in Petite-Patrie.

John Kaye in Petite-Patrie.

Shok in Petite-Patrie.

Haks, Aloke and Mastrocola in Mercier.

Lyfer in Pointe-St-Charles, with older throwies by Bank and Owk above it.

Etch-a-sketch by the Next Time crew featuring Crane (top), Rouks (middle) and Wonez (bottom) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Rouks (bottom) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen. Also visible above is an older piece by Aces.

MC Baldassari (left), Rouks (right) and a throwie by Flavor (above) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Pask in Rosemont.

Mistx in Rosemont.

Amit from Germany in Plateau End.

Desk7 from Germany in Plateau End.

Scien from 123Klan in Plateau End.

Klor from 123Klan in Plateau End.

Debza in Rosemont.

Jaber in upper Plateau.

Clok in upper Plateau.

Zoner in Rosemont.

Demos in Rosemont.

Demos in upper Plateau.

Zoner in upper Plateau rooftop.

Demos and Zoner (top) in Mile End. Also visible are older throwies by Beo, Ezot, Deep, Ecro, Amigo, Feros, Sake, etc.

203’s Phare in an abandoned lot in eastern Hochelaga.

203’s Algue in an abandoned lot in eastern Hochelaga.

203’s Lyfer in an abandoned lot in eastern Hochelaga.

Block in Rosemont.

Havok in Rosemont.

Egor aka The New Yen for Crazy Apes in Rosemont.

Narc from Crazy Apes in Rosemont.

Naimo at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen (unfinished).

Naimo in Rosemont.

Ekes in Rosemont.

Ewol from HSP crew in Rosemont.

Sewer from HSP crew in Rosemont.

Royal at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Royal at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Akym in Rosemont.

Ms Teri and Aliss at the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Eskro for the Astred Collective in the Plateau.

Unidentified artist in Rosemont.

Venise in Rosemont.

Unidentified artist at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Kelen representing YU8 at the Canada Malting plant.

Breathe throwie at the Canada Malting plant.

Coral at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen. Also visible amongst others are an older throwie by Penar (middle) and an old wheatpaste by Lovebot (top).

Flavor (left) and Buzz (right) above the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Devil in the alley between St-Laurent and Clark.

Balis in the alley between St-Laurent and Clark.

Arcel in the alley between St-Laurent and Clark.

Outline throwie by Lyfer on the ground during a street fair on Mont-Royal.


Lachine graffiti jam

The 2015 edition of the Lachine graffiti jam happened during the final weekend of August. As usual the event brought together many of this city’s finest writers to do their thing on the half-wall they had been allotted. Here’s a rundown of the new works created this year.

L’édition 2015 du jam graffiti de Lachine s’est déroulée au cours de la dernière fin de semaine d’août. Comme à chaque année, l’événement a réuni plusieurs des meilleurs artistes de Montréal. Chacun a créé une pièce sur le demi-mur qui leur avait été alloué. Voici un compte-rendu photo des créations de cette année.

Jaker (top) and Legal (bottom).

Pito (top) and Johste (bottom).

Killa EF (top) and someone from the KP10s (bottom).

Skor (top) and Smak (bottom).

Haks (top) and Ozax (bottom).

K6A‘s Otak (top) and Fleo (bottom).

Bosny (top) and Swarm (bottom).

Dré aka Earth Crusher.

Axe (top) and Wuna (bottom).

Vect (letters) and Tchug (figurative).

Snok (top left), Mask (top right), Skim (bottom left), Beaf (bottom right).


Trucks

A handful or two of trucks were painted during Elementality’s Hip Hop You Don’t Stop event at the end of September. Here are the ones I have been able to photograph so far and that feature graffiti.

Une dizaine de camions ont été peints au cours de la fin de semaine Hip Hop You Don’t Stop d’Elementality à la fin de septembre. Voici ceux que j’ai eu la chance de photographier et qui figurent du graffiti.

K6A‘s Fleo and Dodo Osé.

Monk.e and Mastrocola did the other side of the above truck.

Ms Teri did the back of the above truck.

Lyfer (letters) and Bosny.

Opposite side of the above, showing Awe (letters) between Opire on the left and Bosny on the right.

Back side of the above by Opire.

New street art and graffiti March-April 2015

Here’s a feature on new works that have popped up on our streets in April, plus a few from March that I had missed in my last ‘new works’ post. With the long-awaited arrival of favourable weather conditions, we finally saw the return of many of our best and better known artists. It’s still a bit early for large murals, but we have been treated to some new painted pieces (figurative and lots of graffiti) as well as some wheatpastes and lots of stickers.

Cet article présente les nouvelles créations apparues dans nos rues en avril, plus quelques unes datant de mars qui ont échappé à mon dernier article couvrant les nouvelles oeuvres. Avec l’arrivée tant attendue de conditions météo favorables, nos meilleurs artistes ont enfin repris le travail. Il est encore un peu tôt pour la création de grandes murales, mais nous avons découvert un bon nombre de nouvelles pièces peintes (figuratives ou graffiti) ainsi que des collages et évidemment énormément d’autocollants.


Painted pieces

Mono Sourcil in Rosemont.

Mastrocola wall next to the above one by Mono Sourcil.

Alex Produkt (left) and Labrona (right) in Mile End.

Waxhead at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen

Another (the 3rd) El Moot Moot piece was done in the infamous alley between St-Laurent and Clark. This French artist has taken over our streets and alleys lately with a few dozens of his creature (see my New Works February-March 2015 post).


Wood-ups

XRAY is off to a great start for 2015 with a handful of painted wood cut-outs installed here and there in the central neighbourhoods of Montreal. The themes are familiar ones from his iconography and the very brightly coloured pieces were installed over drab backgrounds to make them stand out even more. Waxhead and Starkey had given us a handful of wood-ups last autumn and winter and in April they collaborated again and gave us a few more joint creations, again very bright splashes of colour over dull backgrounds.

XRAY connait un super début de saison 2015 avec l’installation de cinq pièces de bois peintes dans divers quartiers de Montréal. Les pièces en question présentent des thèmes familiers de l’iconographie de XRAY, elles sont peintes de couleurs très vibrantes et installées sur des supports de couleur terne pour en accentuer l’impact. Waxhead et Starkey, qui nous avaient présenté une poignée de pièces de bois taillées et peintes au cours de l’automne et l’hiver dernier, ont renoué leur collaboration et nous ont servi quelques nouvelles pièces de leur cru. Encore une fois celles-ci ajoutent une touche très colorée sur des décors en manque de vie.

XRAY on the George General d’Auto Reparation (piece is already gone).

XRAY off Ontario in Centre-sud.

XRAY off Viger.

XRAY in the Quartier Des Spectacles.

XRAY in Chinatown.

Waxhead and Starkey in Hochelaga.

Waxhead and Starkey in Hochelaga.

Starkey without Waxhead in Hochelaga.


Graffiti

Fluke‘s contribution to a new Ashop x 123Klan prod in the Plateau (see also 3 images below).

Scien’s contribution to a new Ashop x 123Klan prod in the Plateau (see also image above and 2 below).

Klor’s contribution to a new Ashop x 123Klan prod in the Plateau (see also 2 images above and 1 below).

Zek‘s contribution to a new Ashop x 123Klan prod inn the Plateau (see also 3 images above it).

Another one from Zek, this time at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen (bottom half).

Crane, a regular at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Highly noticed piece by Maliciouz (bottom left) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen. Also visible are pieces by SNR, Hers and GSUP (203 Crew).

New pieces by Debza (bottom left) and Sewer (bottom right) at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen. Also visible are an older one by Crane and a wheatpaste by Lovebot from a few months ago.

Another piece by Debza at the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

Stare in Rosemont.

Monk.e in Rosemont.

Haks in Rosemont.

Algue in Rosemont.

Combo of Crane and Wonez, in Rosemont.

Jaber in Rosemont.

Serak on the tracks.

Kelen on abandoned warehouse wall.

Dear in alley between St-Laurent and Clark.


Wheatpastes

Kat‘s first work of the 2015 season.

Madame Gilles has also taken the streets again with posters. The one above and the two below appear to be new ones.

Madame Gilles

Madame Gilles


Stickers and small paste-ups

New sticker by Futur Lasor Now.

New small paste-up by Futur Lasor Now.

A new theme for this Futur Lasor Now sticker.

You know it’s spring when the birds are back. ROC514 on the George General d’Auto Reparation.

More by ROC514.

More by ROC514.

More by ROC514.

More by ROC514.

Collaboration sticker between ROC514 and Nustwo.

A new sticker party by Stela and friends. Recognizable are Stela (top left), Swarm (top right), Waxhead (bottom right) and Naps (bottom left).

Zola

Zola

Zola, Jessica Sabogal and Lianne Charlie representing Decolonizing Street Art. The top one and the one on the right are older. These stickers are actually being sold to help finance Unceded Voices 2015 in August (click on latter link for full info).

Variation on an older theme by Swarm.

Variation on an older theme by Swarm.

Variation on an older theme by Swarm.

Handmade sticker by Five Eight.

G.Knight, various locations.

Paste-up by Homsik.

Il Flatcha sticker set.

Bezoman.

Unidentified artist, many variations have been found.

Unidentified artist, many variations have been found.

Two of Grimjob69 aka Michael Shantz‘s dickheads.

Two of Grimjob69 aka Michael Shantz‘s dickheads.

Nustwo and Arson sticker.

Arson and Ekro sticker.

Ekro

A new sticker from 123Klan.

New AM crew sticker.

Manyoly is a street and studio artist from Marseilles, but so far only this sticker and the ones below have been found on our streets. Looking forward to some wheatpastes…

One more sticker by Manyoly from Marseilles.

One more sticker by Manyoly from Marseilles.


Other

You Go Girl off roof edge, visible from Sherbrooke.

ROC514

ROC514 is mostly recognised for a cute round bird which can be found pasted all over Montreal. This bird has been seen in a variety of colours and patterns. The bigger varieties are usually made of pasted paper while the smaller ones come as stickers. Some have also been found painted and drawn. The artist often collaborates with other street artists and graffiti writers, a section of the photo gallery below features these collaborations.

ROC514 left Montreal for BC in 2017, but many specimens of her work are still found in the streets and alleys of Montreal. I expect she will keep a presence in our city through visits as well as the collaboration of many artists/friends who will put up her stickers. She did keep the ‘514’ in her name after all!

For more on ROC514, have a look at her Facebook and Instagram pages. You can buy ROC514 art and sticker packs at Storenvy.

ROC514 est surtout connue pour un petit oiseau dodu collé un peu partout dans plusieurs quartiers de Montréal. L’oiseau en question existe en de nombreuses couleurs et textures. Les plus grands spécimens sont sous forme de collages tandis que les plus petits se trouvent sous forme d’autocollants. Des spécimens ont aussi été aperçus peints ou dessinés. L’artiste aime aussi collaborer avec d’autres artistes et graffeurs, une section de la galerie-photo ci-dessous présente le fruit de ces collaborations.

ROC514 a quitté Montréal en 2017 lorsqu’elle est déménagée en Colombie Britannique, mais de nombreux specimens de sa création sont toujours présents dans nos rues et ruelles. On peut s’attendre à une présence maintenue via des visites régulières et la collaboration d’artistes et d’amis d’ici qui continueront à distribuer ses autocollants. Elle a tout de même conservé le ‘514’ dans son nom après tout!

Pour en voir plus par ROC514, voir ses pages Facebook et Instagram. Il est possible d’acheter des créations de ROC514 via Storenvy.


paste-ups and stickers

the basic original design

Larger paste-up.

Sticker version of the above.

Another sticker variation.

Larger paste-up.

Sticker version of the above.

Wheatpastes by Miss Me (left), Enzo & Nio (centre) and ROC514 (right).

Wheatpaste (with what’s left of Turtle Caps top right).

Larger paste-up.

Sticker version of the above.

Paste-up.

Sticker.

Wheatpaste (with what’s left of Turtle Caps at the top).

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Large sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Paste-up.

fill designs

Wheatpaste.

Wheatpaste.

Wheatpaste.

Large paste-up variation on the above. Also visible is a Waxhead sticker.

Sticker version of the above.

Another sticker version of the above.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Stickers by 52Hz (left), ROC514 (centre) and Swarm (right) on the George General d’Auto Reparation.

Sticker.

Alternate version of the above sticker.

Sticker.

Variation on the above sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

in context / with backgrounds designs

Sticker.

Sticker, with shout outs to DEF, Shifty Cat, NusTwo and Flavor.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker, aged but still presentable…

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

in character designs

Sticker.

Sticker.

Paste-up.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker from a Canadian themed series.

Sticker from a Canadian themed series.

Sticker from a Canadian themed series.

Sticker from a Canadian themed series.

Sticker from a Canadian themed series.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Paste-up version of the above sticker, plus 2 other designs.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Paste-ups.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker tribute to Stranger Things.

Sticker.

Paste-up.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Wheatpaste version of the above.

With Flavor (bottom) in the alley between St-Laurent and Clark.

Sticker version of the above.

Sticker; a mauve variation has also been spotted.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker; this one has also been seen as a large paste-up.

Sticker.

Stickers.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Paste-up.

Coloured version of the above paste-up; on the left is a poster from Shifty Cat.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Wheatpaste version of the above, next to Flavor, in the Plateau.

Next to Flavor in the alley between St-Laurent and Clark.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Small paste-up.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Variation on the above sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.

paste-up

Sticker.

Sticker.

Sticker.


older designs

Small paste-up.

Small paste-up.

Sticker.

Small paste-up.

Small paste-up.


collaboration stickers and paste-ups

Paste-up collaboration with 69 aka 6ara9e.

Sticker version of the above collaboration with 69 aka 6ara9e.

Sticker collaboration with 69 aka 6ara9e.

Paste-up collaboration with 69 aka 6ara9e and Pua69.

Sticker collaboration with 69 aka 6ara9e and Pua69.

Sticker collaboration with 69 aka 6ara9e and Def. Scroll down for collaborations with Def only.

Sticker collaboration with Adida Fallen Angel.

Collaboration sticker with Arson.

Collaboration sticker with Boe.

Large paste-up collaboration with CSRK514; sticker version also exists.

Sticker collaboration with CSRK514.

Larger paste-up collaboration with Cup O’Joe. Also visible are paste-ups and stickers by Swarm (centre), 69 aka 6ara9e and TD (top left) and Beck (bottom left).

Sticker version of the above Cup O’Joe collaboration. Scroll down to Purplesmoke for more involving this collaboration.

Collaboration with Def.

Collaboration with Def and Nustwo.

Another collaboration with Def and Nustwo. Scroll down for more collaborations with Nustwo.

Def (left) and ROC514 (right) both from the KLC crew.

Def and ROC514 representing DEP.

DEP gang sticker featuring Moen and ROC514.

DEP gang sticker featuring ROC514, Nustwo and Moen.

Collaboration sticker with D-Evil.

Another collaboration sticker with D-Evil.

Collaboration sticker with EightyADay.

Collaboration sticker with Ekro.

STicker with Flavor.

Collaboration sticker with Fletcher aka Il Flatcha.

Collaboration sticker with the Forge Fury (right), next to a piece by Duchess.

Collaboration sticker with the Forge Fury.

Another collaboration sticker with the Forge Fury.

Sticker with Frolk.

Collaboration sticker with Germdee.

Pink variation of the above collaboration sticker with Germdee.

Blue variation of the above collaboration sticker with Germdee.

Collaboration sticker with HoarKor aka HRKR.

Collaboration sticker with HoarKor aka HRKR.

Collaboration sticker with Kone.

Collaboration sticker with Kone.

Collaboration sticker with Kone.

Collaboration sticker with Kone.

Collaboration sticker with Lites.

Collaboration sticker with Lost Claws.

Sticker collaboration with Marx One.

Another sticker collaboration with Marx One.

Paste-up collaboration with Mr Chose.

Sticker version of the above collaboration with Mr Chose.

Collaboration sticker with National Zombi.

Collaboration sticker with Nustwo.

Collaboration sticker with Nustwo.

Collaboration sticker with Nustwo.

Collaboration sticker with Nustwo.

Collaboration sticker with Nustwo. Scroll up to Def for more collaborations involving Nustwo.

Collaboration sticker with Patata.

Collaboration sticker with Pink.

Collaboration sticker with Pink.

Collaboration sticker with Pink.

Collaboration sticker with Pink.

Another of many sticker variations with Pink.

Another sticker with Pink.

Sticker with Pink (centre) and DMT (right).

Sticker with Pink (centre) and Moen (right).

Sticker with Pink (left), Moen (third) and DMT (right).

From left to right: DMT, Pink, ROC514 and Moen.

Sticker with Moen (left) and Pink (centre) representing DEP.

Large paste-up collaboration with Purplesmoke17 (Sleepy Bunny) and Cup O’Joe (cup).

Pale brown version of the above paste-up collaboration with Purplesmoke17 (Sleepy Bunny) and Cup O’Joe (cup).

Sticker version of the above collaboration with Purplesmoke17 (Sleepy Bunny) and Cup O’Joe (cup). Scroll up to Cup O’Joe for more collaborations involving the latter artist.

Collaboration paste-up with Purplesmoke17.

Sticker with Purplesmoke17 and David Icon representing the Tokyo Tag Team.

Collaboration sticker with Qoin.

Collaboration sticker with Rey Midax.

Another collaboration sticker with Rey Midax.

This one is presumed to also have been done with Rey Midax.

Sticker collaboration with Sien514.

Paste-up version of the above collaboration with Sien514.

With Sketchrat.

Collaboration sticker with Sleepisfamous.

Sticker with Smile.

With Spookbomb.

Collaboration sticker with Starkey.

Paste-up version of the above collaboration with Starkey.

Differently coloured variation on the above paste-up with Starkey.

Other design in collaboration with Starkey.

Collaboration paste-up with TBonez.

Collaboration with Urban Ninja and the Forge Fury.

Wheatpaste collaboration with Waxhead.

Sticker version of the above collaboration with Waxhead.

Another collaboration sticker with Waxhead.

Collaboration sticker with Waxhead.

Small paste-up with XRAY.

Sticker with XRAY.

Sticker with XRAY.

Sticker with XRAY.

Sticker with XRAY.

Collaboration sticker with Zero Productivity.

Collaboration sticker with Zero Productivity.

Collaboration sticker with Zodiak.

Collaboration sticker with Zodiak.

Collaboration sticker with Zodiak.

Collaboration sticker with Zombiac.

Variation on the above sticker collaboration with Zombiac.

Collaboration sticker with Zombie Art Squad.

Differently coloured version of the above collaboration sticker with Zombie Art Squad.


other sticker/paste-up designs

A small paste-up.

A small paste-up.

Paste-up with Flavor.

For the Tokyo Tag Team.

The KLC crew featuring ROC514.

The KLC crew featuring ROC514.

The KLC crew featuring ROC514.

The DEP crew featuring ROC514.

The DEP crew featuring Pink, ROC514 and Moen sticker.

The Guaw crew featuring ROC514.


painted pieces

A ‘Your Face Here’ board done for the 2017 edition of Mural Festival.

Opposite side of the above ‘Your Face Here’ board done for the 2017 edition of Mural Festival.

At the PSC legal graffiti wall.

At the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen.

This one was found in the alley between St-Denis and Drolet.

In the Plateau.

Over a piece by IAmBatman in Old Montreal.

Found in the alley between St-Laurent and Clark.

Found in the alley between St-Urbain and Clark.

At the PSC legal graffiti wall.

Near Lachine canal.

Flavor (left), Starkey (middle) and ROC514 (right) at the PSC legal graffiti wall.