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Lily Luciole

Lily Luciole is a Parisian artist who was quite active in Montreal until she returned to Paris in the middle of 2016. Her main medium was wheatpasting. She is a socially and politically conscious artist who has pasted for OffmuralEs and alongside other socio-politically involved artists and collectives such as Swarm, Zola and the Decolonizing Street Art movement.

For more information on the artist, and for many more photos than what is found in the image gallery below, check out Lilyluciole.com as well as her Facebook, Flickr and Tumblr pages.

Lily Luciole est une artiste Parisienne ayant été très active dans les rues de Montréal jusqu’à son retour en France en 2016. Elle s’est exprimée dans les rues de notre ville principalement via ses collages. Elle est très engagée socialement et politiquement, ayant collé pour OffmuralEs ou aux côtés d’autres artistes et collectifs engagés tels que Swarm, Zola et le mouvement Decolonizing Street Art.

Pour plus d’information sur cette artiste, et pour beaucoup plus de photos que ce qui est présenté dans la galerie ci-dessous, vous êtes invités à jeter un coup d’oeil à Lilyluciole.com ou à ses pages Facebook, Flickr et Tumblr.


A wheatpaste with wool from 2019.

A wheatpaste with wool from 2019.

Contribution to the Cabane à sucre secret gallery.

Poster in Mile End.

Poster in the alley between St-Laurent and Clark.

Poster in Mile End.

Poster in Mile End.

Large poster in Mile End.

Wheatpaste found on Clark. Also partly visible: Mimi for OffmuralEs (bottom left) and Baubô (right).

Wheatpaste found on one of St-Laurent’s many abandoned businesses. Stickers centre right to bottom right are by someone representing Decolonizing Street Art, Waxhead and ROC514.

Wheatpastes and posters by Lily Luciole (left), Decolonizing Street Art (flag) and 2U4U ByU (right).

Turtle Caps (painted) and Lily Luciole (pasted birds) in abandoned church; photo © Lily Luciole.

Collaboration with Swarm in the alley between St-Laurent and Clark.

Collaboration with Swarm in Petite-Patrie.

This wheatpaste was found on De Gaspé.

Lily Luciole and Swarm collaboration wheatpaste for OffmuralEs.

This wheatpaste was found on Duluth.

Poster found in Hochelaga.

Poster found in Hochelaga.

What’s left of this wheatpaste was found on Laurier.

In the alley between St-Laurent and Clark. Stickers top left are by Tik Tok and Cif.

This was found on St-Denis but other copies were found elsewhere.

On St-Laurent door. The background is wallpaper created by Turtle Caps.

Another door on St-Laurent. This one has paste-ups by Swarm (and a lot of tags) over it. Paste-up in bottom right corner is by ROC514.

Nature is taking over this one found in a Mile End alley.

Zola

Zola is one of Montreal’s most politically and socially involved artists. She describes her art as “Anti-oppressive street art”. She has been involved in the Decolonizing Street Art convergence of artists and in OffmuralEs, a collective aiming to offer a non-corporate alternative to the Mural Festival. She was voted by Complex as one of the 15 Emerging Street Artists to Watch in 2015 (that’s not just in Montreal but internationally).

For more information on Zola, see this interview given to Complex (in English) and this interview published in La Presse (in French), or visit her Facebook and Tumblr pages. Photos of her work, including a lot of off-street creations, are up on Instagram. She sells stickers, patches, posters, zines, t-shirts, etc through Storenvy.

Zola est une des artistes les plus politiquement et socialement engagé.e.s à Montréal. Elle décrit son art comme étant du “street art anti-oppression”. Elle est impliquée dans la convergence d’artistes Decolonizing Street Art ainsi que dans OffmuralEs qui propose une alternative non-commerciale au Festival Mural. Elle a été votée parmi les 15 artistes émergents à surveiller en 2015 par Complex (pas seulement à Montréal, mais internationalement).

Pour plus d’information sur Zola, lire cette entrevue (en français) publiée dans La Presse et cette entrevue (en anglais) donnée à Complex, ou visitez ses pages Facebook et Tumblr. Des photos de son art, incluant beaucoup de créations off-street sont disponibles sur Instagram. Zola vend des autocollants, patches, affiches, zines, t-shirts, etc via Storenvy.


wheatpastes / collages

With Swarm on the left.

Collaboration with Swarm.

A cheeky one…

Probably Zola’s smallest wheatpaste!

This photo © Zola

Skull on the right is by Rey Midax.

Collaboration between Swarm (portal) and Zola (person).

Another collaboration with Swarm (slightly damaged in this shot). A sticker variation of this piece also exists, scroll down to the stickers section.

Also visible top right: Stela

Also visible bottom left: Stela; this photo © Zola

Underneath balcony of industrial office building.

This photo © Zola

Also visible, stickers for Decolonizing Street Art and by Waxhead, Stela, Tik Tok, ROC514

In alley between St-Laurent and Clark.

Also visible, paste-ups by Red Bandit (beneath Zola) and Meat (bottom).

This photo © Zola

This photo © Zola

This photo © Zola

This photo © Zola

Zola for OffmuralEs.


stickers / autocollants

This one’s a holographic sticker.

Collaboration with Swarm.

Collaboration with Swarm. This design originally existed as a wheatpaste (scroll up this gallery to view).

This one is presumed to be from Zola.

Zola, Riot Apologist.

Decolonizing Street Art stickers distributed by Zola.

Top 25 pasted pieces of 2014

This is part three of Wall2WallMTL’s Top 100 Montreal street art of 2014. See also:
part 1: top 25 big murals of 2014
part 2: top 25 small painted pieces of 2014
part 4: top 10 graffiti, top 10 stickers, top 5 other of 2014

Series on the same theme are treated as one entry in the Top 25. Works are presented in alphabetical order of artist name.

Voici le top 25 des pièces collées de 2014 à Montréal. Voir aussi:
1ère partie: top 25 des grandes murales de 2014
2ième partie: top 25 des petites pièces peintes de 2014
4ième partie: top 10 graffitis, top 10
stickers, top 5 autre de 2014

Les séries sur un même thème comptent pour une seule entrée dans le Top 25. Les oeuvres sont présentées en ordre alphabétique de nom d’artiste.


Baubô for Off MuralEs.

Above 2 photos: Enzo & Nio armed girl series. Only 2 are displayed here, more exist.

Futur Lasor Now and Turtle Caps one-off in Chinatown. Scroll down for more by Turtle Caps in solo. Both artists have also made it into the top 25 big murals of 2014.

Above 3 photos: Futur Lasor Now multi-sticker series. Futur Lasor Now has also made it into the top 25 small painted pieces of 2014 and the top 10 stickers of 2014.

Above 2 photos: Graffiti Knight‘s hipster chimp series (many more variations exist). This artist has also made it into the top 25 small painted pieces of 2014.

Above 4 photos: Kashink head series. Many more variations exist. Kashink has also made it into the top 25 big murals of 2014.

Above 4 photos: Kat‘s captive animals series.

Above 2 photos: Bryan Keith Lanier ‘Ages’ series. Lanier has also made it into the top 25 small painted pieces of 2014.

Lily Luciole and Swarm for Off MuralEs. Scroll down for more by Swarm in solo.

Above 4 photos: Lovebot series. Variations exist, some featuring Turtle Caps as seen in third image above.

Mimi for Off MuralEs (variations exist).

Above 3 photos: Miss Me‘s contributions to the Cabane à sucre secret gallery.

Miss Me‘s contribution to the 2014 edition of Mural Festival. Miss Me has also made it into the top 10 graffiti, top 10 stickers, top 5 other of 2014.

Above 4 photos: Ohwell‘s ‘Less Gas More Ass!’ series.

Pyramid Oracle for Decolonizing Street Art.

Stikki Peaches one-off in Mile End alley.

Stikki Peaches one-off on St-Urbain.

Above 2 photos: pair of wheatpastes by Stikki Peaches.

Above 4 photos: Swarm series (many more variations exist). Scroll up to Lily Luciole for a collaboration with Swarm.

Tava‘s melting cat series, variations exist. Tava has also made it into the top 25 small painted pieces of 2014.

Above 3 photos: Tava‘s screaming heart series, 2014 variations (more variations exist)

Above 2 photos: Tava‘s sharp-dressed fox series (variations exist).

Above 4 photos: Turtle Caps series (many more variations exist). Scroll up to Futur Lasor Now for a collaboration. Turtle Caps has also made it into the top 10 stickers of 2014.

WhatIsAdam aka WIA one-off wheatpaste on St-Urbain door. WhatIsAdam has also made it into the top 10 graffiti, top 10 stickers, top 5 other of 2014.

Above 4 photos: Zola wheatpastes, other variations exist.

New street art and graffiti September 2014 part 2

September was busy for Montreal’s street artists, so here’s a second post about new pieces that have popped up or that have finally been completed during the last month.

Les artistes street de Montréal ont été assez occupés pendant le mois de septembre, ce qui justifie la publication d’un second article présentant les créations apparues au cours du dernier mois et celles qui ont finalement été achevées après plusieurs mois de travail.


Walls

Mural by Dré, Dodo Osé and Zek for Ashop in Côte-des-Neiges.

Mural by Five Eight in the Plateau.

Mural by Rafael Sottolichio in Petite-Patrie.

Mural by Annie Hamel in the Village.

Mural by Botkin on Savoie (three more murals on Savoie are nearly completed or in progress, stay tuned).

Free5 (left), Waxhead and Turtle Caps in the Plateau.

Stela and Selena Gomez representing the Witch Gang, in the alley between St-Laurent and Clark (bottom left corner is by Swarm for Decolonizing Street Art).

Another piece was done by Stela on the Fairmount end of the same alley between St-Laurent and Clark.

Oram 79 at the Rouen legal graffiti tunnel.

IAmBatman at the Rouen legal graffiti tunnel.

Piece by Snipe from an Art Gang/123Klan prod in the Quartier des Spectacles.

The 123Klan‘s Scien from an Art Gang/123Klan prod in the Quartier des Spectacles.

The 123Klan‘s Klor from an Art Gang/123Klan prod in the Quartier des Spectacles.

Unidentified writer from an Art Gang/123Klan prod in the Quartier des Spectacles.

Greasy Jim piece in the alley between St-Laurent and Clark.

The Mathieu Connery installation on the corner of St-Christophe and Marie-Anne appears to be finished.

Labrona on the door of an abandoned building in Rosemont.

Abstract mural by Matt W Moore in Plateau End.


Wheatpastes, etc

New wheatpastes by Féfine (centre) and Futur Lasor Now (right) were added to an older one by Tava (left). In Mile End.

Futur Lasor Now poster, with older works by Pnda (top left) and Swarm for Decolonizing Street Art (bottom), in alley between St-Laurent and Clark.

Mono Sourcil (left) and Labrona (right) wheatpastes in the Quartier Latin.

Makenoize transformed pipes into urban dragonflies (photo © Makenoize).

One more by Makenoize (photos © Makenoize).

Stencil of Smiley face on board by Makenoize, between older graffiti murals by Grito Raices on the left and La Paria (Astro, Zema, Rage and friends) on the right. In Mile End.

Miss Me wheatpaste in Petite-Patrie.

Miss Me wheatpaste in Petite-Patrie.

Miss Me wheatpaste in Petite-Patrie.

Zola wheatpaste found in Mile End.

Wheatpaste by Albar on the George General d’Auto Reparation.

Poster by Kat in the alley between St-Laurent and Clark.

Paste-up by Stela in this Mile End alley.

National Zombi paste-up in Mile End.

National Zombi paste-up in Griffintown.

National Zombi paste-up in Griffintown.

Wheatpaste by Zu in this Mile End alley.

Wheatpaste by Zu in this Mile End alley.

Paste-upmontage by A in B here and there over central Montreal.

Paste-upmontage by A in B here and there over central Montreal.

Paste-upmontage by A in B here and there over central Montreal.


Stencils and hand drawn pieces

Waxhead in the Plateau.

ROC514 drawing. Also visible is a tag by Down as well as stickers by ROC514 and Robert Robert (commercial).

ROC514 drawing in the alley between St-Laurent and Clark.

Stencilled New Regime tags have popped up all over the walls and sidewalks of the city; colours vary.

Small drawing by an unidentified artist in this Mile End alley.


Stickers

Sticker by Waxhead.

Sticker by Swarm.

New collaboration sticker by ROC514 with Arson.

New collaboration sticker by ROC514 with Ekro.

Stickers by Stela (purple Starchild), Selena Gomez, and friends.

Mini-poster by Il Flatcha.

This unidentified artist has been posting new variations on his/her mini-stickers.

Sticker by Ugly(?).

Sticker by Smegma.

Sticker by an unidentified artist.