Street Art at Wahaca Bristol

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Street Art at Wahaca Bristol

When we found the space for our Bristol restaurant at the top of Queen’s Road in Clifton, our imagination was immediately sparked by the size and depth of the interior and the chance to bring a huge mural to the heart of this Street Art loving city.

The artist that we chose for this project, Will Barras, was one of the original pioneers of Bristol’s urban art scene and one of the artists who was celebrated at the Crimes of Passion: Street Art exhibition held at the nearby Royal West of England Academy. His own loose style of drawing has become influential worldwide thanks to exposure in books such as Scrawl and later on the cover of Street Sketchbook. As a member of the “Scrawl Collective” his work takes him on worldwide tours creating murals seen by millions.

In this film, we asked street artist Will Barras about the mural he’s created in our Bristol restaurant and how the city inspired his work.

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Thanks to the guys at Upsides Media. Visit www.upsidesmedia.co.uk for more of their work.

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UK in Mexico Video featuring Julio

UK in Mexico is a YouTube channel dedicated to showcasing the lives of Mexicans living in London. We are very excited to see none other than our very own Julio being featured in their latest video, talking about his life working at Wahaca. Now that he’s a major star of the big screen we’re preparing ourselves to beat off offers from Hollywood agents once they recover from the Oscars.

To see their other videos take a look at the UK in Mexico YouTube channel. And feel free to congratulate Julio or ask him any questions by leaving a comment.