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10.21.13 Marina Galperina

For those who’ve never been, London’s Frieze Art Fair is a gigantic white circus tent over a labyrinth of cubicles stuffed with art of questionable cultural worth and varying socio-aesthetic potency, everything very expensive. But here’s your Frieze Art Fair experience in 6 seconds, exclusively from ANIMAL! It’s legit. Trying to cram all of this up […]

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06.17.13 Bucky Turco & Aymann Ismail

“I hate going to countries where I’ve just got to walk with a Mac, because it seems like I’m not doing nothing,” says acclaimed reggae selector Trevor Sax of the legendary Saxon Studio International sound system to ANIMAL. “I like to play the vinyls.” Thanks to an endorsement from some very solid people on the […]

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06.12.13 Bucky Turco & Aymann Ismail

There’s a big sound coming out of South East London and it’s called Unit 137. In their own words, Unit 1-3-7 is a “a collective of DJs, producers, vocalists, engineers and instrumentalists drawn together by a shared passion of conscious, forward thinking bass music,” consisting of Hylu, Jago, Zico, D-Tek, Galak Spiritual, Nãnci Correia, Papa […]

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06.11.13 Aymann Ismail

For some enhancers of public and private property, street art and graffiti stickers are an important tool in the arsenal. London is covered with them. Click through gallery above. (Photos: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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06.10.13 Bucky Turco & Aymann Ismail

Sudden Black is a production house operating out of London that creates spellbinding music videos, short films and commercials. They also a have one of the greatest and most honest business philosophies ever. As much as we take our work seriously, at Sudden Black we aim to have fun and in the process make amazing […]

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Bucky Turco

When it comes to precision hits on public spaces, Mobstr deploys several tactics: spray paint, stenciled phrases and mixed-media sculptures. Over the past few years, Mobstr has made a name for himself, literally, while remaining anonymous — a near impossible feat in any city, let alone London, a place notorious for its network of CCTV cameras […]

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06.07.13 Aymann Ismail

In East London it’s all about street art, but in West London it’s all about graffiti. (Photo: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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Bucky Turco & Aymann Ismail

While walking around Shoreditch last Friday around 11:30PM and not even looking for any more street art, Aymann and I came across two artists painting a mural, legally, on Great Eastern Street. UPDATE: That wall has a name. It’s a busy thoroughfare, so throngs of passers-by stopped, snapped photos with their phones and, for the most […]

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Aymann Ismail

London has a reputation for serving up some of the worst street food, dubbed “shit in a tray” by locals. But Street Feast at Merchant Yard in Dalston puts that stereotype to rest with weekly food festivities that bring out dozens of local vendors and hundreds of patrons to eat, drink, and socialize culminating into […]

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Allison Bagg

Rupert, Shoreditch. (Photo: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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