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ADNATE recently spent a few days painting the rear of a building in Fitzroy.  The three storey mural features the Dalai Lama whom he met in person last year in India. He was very moved after the meeting and wanted honoured to paint him. In his words “I believe the Dalai Lama needs as much […]

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I met Adnate years ago as he was painting his very first mural on the side of a building in a back street in Fitzroy. We didn’t chat too much but it was the beginning of a relationship that has not only lasted but grown over the years. I have followed and documented his career – […]

23rd Key for Eastland Urban Art Project from deansunshine on Vimeo. Baby Guerilla for Eastland Urban Art Project from deansunshine on Vimeo. Camille Walala for Eastland Urban Art Project from deansunshine on Vimeo. Vexta for Eastland Urban Art Project from deansunshine on Vimeo. Lucy Lucy for Eastland Urban Art Project from deansunshine on Vimeo. Shannon […]

Before Adnate started painting incredible realistic portraits all over the globe, he was a young graffiti writer in Melbourne following the works being created for Meeting Of Styles, a European graffiti festival that started in 2002. The event was recently held in Melbourne for the first time with over 200 artists painting around the city and in […]

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This was such an awesome project – over one hundred artists came together to paint in an old timber mill to help raise funds for local charities – organised by Arianna Leane, Alex McCulloch and Ken McGregor. Check the news article here and some videos here and here

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I bumped into Soren Solkaer down a small Melbourne laneway in 2012 as he was shooting Kaff-eine for this very project. I didn’t comprehend back then what a serious talent he was and how his work would inspire me. Later I realised that there was more to documenting street art and graffiti than just taking a photo of a piece […]