Jody, Stokes Croft, Bristol, March 2019

2123. Stokes Croft

A new Mexican cantina has opened up in Stokes Croft called Masa and Mezcal where the old MEATliquor use to be. The cantina looks rather nice and has a fresher feel than its predecessor. Because this is Stokes Croft, it wouldn’t quite feel complete without some street art about the place, and this building has always had art and tags.

Jody, Stokes Croft, Bristol, March 2019
Jody, Stokes Croft, Bristol, March 2019

Who better to adorn this new outlet than Bristol’s Jody. Here he gives one of his beautiful portrait pieces which blends into the graffiti that pre-existed on the wall in a thoughtful and sensitive way, giving the whole thing an air of credibility rather than whitewashing and starting afresh.

Jody, Stokes Croft, Bristol, March 2019
Jody, Stokes Croft, Bristol, March 2019

This is a piece that will be missed by many, because although it is new, it looks like it has been here for ever. Very beautiful, very clever.

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I am Stephen. I live in Bristol, UK. I decided to shorten my profile...to this: Wildlife, haiku, travel, streetart, psychogeography and my family. Not necessarily in that order.

5 thoughts on “2123. Stokes Croft”

  1. I was lucky enough to be chatting with Miss Hazard about a piece she was doing when who should appear but Jody, quite literally 10 yards from this piece . . .
    Gotta love a great coincidence . . . 😉

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      1. Actually this past week has seen me spend most of my time inbetween home and hospital as I’ve had a really nasty chest infection on top of some long term health conditions but I feel blessed to have the time to spend chasing dreams as well as street art when I don’t feel quite so broken . . .

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