Tag Archives: Art in Dalston

09/10/15 Screening of the film TAKING OVER THE KING’S LAND

Next week at El Cabina,  there’ll be a screening of the film TAKING OVER THE KING’S LAND directed by Gillian McIver which documented my 2012 mural project in London where I covered a whole housing estate in drawings of mythical and … Continue reading

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Tapestries – finished

The Khayameya (traditional Egyptian tapestries) are complete. Here is a shot of them displayed at the current exhibition of Khayameya at the Alexandria Atelier  in Egypt. Thanks to Ihab Atwan, I am collaborating with the Khayameya craftspeople in Old Cairo … Continue reading

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Victory: 5 floors of colour

TOP FLOOR(detail) The battle is over and I did it. Five floors including the entry hall and vestibule, is all one massive mural from basement to roof. It is DEFINITELY the biggest Egyptian mural in all of London.  It might … Continue reading

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THE PAINT FACTORY; the battle continues but the mural is almost finished

Just a few days left. I’m tired … I lost a lot of weight and I’ve got black rings around my eyes I will sleep for a week when I finish  

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It is Not the size of the Dog inside the fight, It is the size of the Fight inside the dog

Dalston, London Aug 2013

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“I am really painting now.” Stairway to Cocoland Mural, Dalston London Aug 2013

I am really painting now. This is the first part of a 5 part mural that I have completed in less than a week. Starting the next section today.

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The painting continues. Nazir Tanbouli 21.08.13 Dalston, Stairway to Cocoland mural.

Nazir Tanbouli 21.08.13 painting at Bootstrap, Stairway to Cocoland mural. Photo Colin Cafferty

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