Gaia in Newcastle at Unit44 White Walls Project

Last month Unit 44 hosted Baltimore’s finest, GAIA, at the space up in Newcastle. Stopping off for a bit from his world tour ‘of sorts’, GAIA is currently skipping from country to country looking for a 2-way dialogue between wall and mural, taking in and echoing the location’s natural narrative.

True to form Gaia made reflection of housing project, and point of interest for the US artist, The Byker Wall. Shortly after he created his second piece of the trip; The Swan Lion Upon Africa. Each wall tells a story and stands immersed in social, economic, and political relevance if one is willing to look.

Gaia in Newcastle

Gaia in Newcastle

Video by Sally Linsdell.


Mark is the founder of UK Street Art. He's a UX and UI Designer based in London, UK. He enjoys travelling abroad, and exploring new cities, taking in the locals view of things. Posting photos of random things and food to Instagram. Going out with friends to festivals, gigs and clubs and loves cooking for friends and family.

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