Poppy Corner – The Final Touch

Poppy Corner  project

Thinking about the Dublin Canvas  project and the significance of the poppy flower, I was restless to get back to Poppy Corner.   My mission  was to complete the task of bringing colour and creativity to everyday objects in Dublin city.

Poppy Corner in the Making
Grey Beginnings at Poppy Corner
Poppy Corner - A blank Canvas
Poppy Corner – A blank Canvas
Laying the base layer at Poppy Corner
Laying the base layer at Poppy Corner

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Poppy Corner in the Making

Dublin Canvas was set up earlier this year with a project idea to help brighten up the city of Dublin.  An idea intended to bring flashes of colour and creativity to everyday objects in the City.

“Less grey, more play”

Poppy Corner in the Making

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 Poppy Corner

According to Dave Murtagh, Project Co-Ordinator of Dublin Canvas, the project takes previously unused public space and transforms it into canvases to help brighten up the City. Making Dublin a more beautiful place to live, work and visit. The project began as a pilot Beta Project commissioned by  Dublin City Council in 2013.

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Banksy appears at Christchurch

Banksy makes a grand appearance at Christchurch

Banksy street art
“There are four basic human needs; food, sleep, sex and revenge.”

One of the largest collections of street art by UK artist Banksy will adorn the walls of the Canterbury Museum and will form part of the Oi YOU! RISE festival.

See details here …………..   Banksy bonanza

Banksy is well-known for his dark humour,  politically-charged, satirical street art.

His work is featured on walls, streets and buildings in some of the world’s most famous cities – now it is Christchurch’s turn.

His work always brings a smile to my face and these are some of my favourites – does his work make you smile (or frown) ?

Banksy street art

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