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    Niall Coen



    Estenio Estenismo: Dublin street art firestarter

    By Niall Coen / May 18, 2021

    Estenio “Estenismo” Naum grew up in São Paulo, a metropolis long famous for its vibrant street art scene. His formative years were spent in a place and among a people, where art is a natural part of public life and the artist is an expected participant in public debate. In the early years of Brazilian […]


    Kickass KinMX: “There’s much more to come this summer”

    By Niall Coen / May 6, 2021

    Kathrina Rupit aka KinMX has been adding to the gaiety of the nation for more than a decade with her public art. These days, KinMX is an internationally renowned painter, and distinguished in collage and digital art besides. Kathrina claims Mayan culture among her influences and this explains her pseudonym, KinMX. MX alludes to her […]


    Stoic vigil for a frontline worker

    By Niall Coen / March 7, 2021

    A community mourns, a trial continues By Fernanda Otero & Niall Coen   On a Wednesday night in January, an essential worker in a national emergency was violently assaulted in central Dublin on her way home from work. The suspect is a juvenile and thought to be from the area. Urantsetseg Tserendorj, a married mother […]