Karim Samuels - Insider
40 Liverpool Street London EC2M 7QN United Kingdom
Explore gritty East London's urban street art with active street artist, Karim Samuels. Much of Karim’s art can be seen embellishing walls across the capital and using his incredible knowledge, he leads highly respected workshops for clients such as the BBC. On this private tour, discover the dynamic world of street art, unearth striking pieces, get the lowdown on the neighbourhood at the epicentre of street art, and be introduced to the movement’s key players.
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From the moment he landed from Zimbabwe, Karim Samuels was drawn to London’s graffiti and street art. An active street artist and scene expert, much of Karim’s art can be seen embellishing walls across the capital and using his incredible knowledge, he leads highly respected workshops for clients such as the BBC. A focal point for graffiti writers and street artists, East London gives a snapshot of a movement that’s evolving day by day. Given its proximity to the City, rich cultural history and status as the UK's tech hub, it's easy to see why it's such a fertile setting. On a walk around the east end, Karim will uncover the many layers of urban art, introducing the key players and notable pieces of work, and discuss how artists tread the line between commercial success and ‘keeping it real’, as more and more underground work is absorbed into the mainstream. Karim’s enthusiasm and passion for urban art is infectious, which stems from his insane knowledgeable of and background in architecture. The artist will inspire you to look more closely at the astonishing array of urban interventions across the capital and to fine-tune your eye on the street.
Karim was a really knowledgable and considerate host on a cold day in London. The tour was engaging and provided insight to the realities of producing art in a hectic city
Really great tour. The weather was bad, but somehow the 3 hours flew by in spite of that. It felt really tailored and was just the right level of information - really learned a lot and enjoyed ourselv...
Great morning spent with Karim, he’s knowledgeable and insightful, made the tour fun and interesting. Would certainly recommend.
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