The BSQ Crew is not new to the Graffiti Scene. They have made a name for themselves by, almost literary, painting the tow red with their signature art pieces. They also have had a couple of exhibitions, like the Next Gen Exhibition which was held last year.
Previously, their studio has been at the Dust Depo, where the well renowned Patrick Mukabi works. Mentorship for young artits, for years, has been ongoing at this studio.
With growth, comes the part where you eventually have to move out. The Crew found a coach at The Railways Museum and transformed it into a unique and beautiful studio.
BSQ Crew’s New Studio Wagon
Last Saturday, April 7, the Crew officially opened their new Studio Wagon. Renting an old retired passenger coach of their own, they invited fellow graffiti artists like Swift9 and Bank Slave to come along and make their mark on the body of the coach. Msale was doing body art for some of the guests (I, included)
The bubbly Damaris Muga hosted the event. A lot of renown artists showed up, including Jacque Njeri, Louis Alosa, among others. Swift Elegwa did a live painting session of the body.
I was greatly amazed at the amount of work BSQ have put in in making a non-conventional art space. Definitely looking forward to seeing their next project!