The last exhibition at Play Dead for 2017 is sure to see an incredible year out for the tattoo studio/gallery/creative space, with a solo show for Nomad Clan, an internationally-acclaimed,
When the pair collaborate the fusion delivers an unmistakeable style, each mural has a strong significance to the environment it sits in, combining playful scenes often from local heritage with detailed portraits of characters from some of the tales they hear in the local watering holes. The main focus of the work is to proudly celebrate local history but on a deeper level, often containing the socioeconomic issues effecting the specific area, for example, the demise of the fishing industry, the closures of mills and lack of jobs, inner-city social deprivation, etc.
Nomad Clan have been noted as ‘One of street art’s finest female duos‘ by Widewalls Magazine the worlds largest street art online publication, as well as ‘Street art’s hottest UK talent‘ by Global Street Art and pegged as one of the top 5 female street artists in the world by The Guardian. Nomad Clan are experienced giant muralist, having painted some of the largest murals in England including the UK’s tallest street art mural in the City of Leeds which stands 47 meters high and 13 meters wide.
The exhibition opens on the 17th November at 7pm with a special launch party, if you can’t make it then be sure to drop by before the year is out to see the work on show. Keep an eye on the Facebook event HERE for more details as they come.