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Time Wastes For Nobody – Ripo x She One x Pablo Aravenas

Does what it says on the tin, but better – A short film by Pablo Aravena about painting letter and abstract graffiti in an abandoned factory near Barcelona

Music by Moonstarr – ‘Detriot’ – courtesy of Public Transit Recordings

Ripo: "ACAB" in Barcelona

One of the highlights of VNA Issue 15 for me was Ripo.And the guy has done it again with this new protest piece in Barcelona…AllCopsAreBastards (ACAB).

The man himself explains: “Last Friday, May 27th 2011, the Catalan police, the Mossos d’Esquadra, brutally evicted an ongoing and completely peaceful protest going on in Plaza Catalunya. The protestors never acted in an agressive way and never fought back yet the police continued to pummel them with batons and fire rubber bullets into the crowd, sending over a hundred people to the hospital.

None of those police bastards have had to answer for their actions. This piece is dedicated to the “indignats” who continue to peacefully fight against corrupt politics, police fascism, meaningless voting, and above all for actually having a voice in how their country is run.”

To read more about the man hit up the shop and order your copy of Issue 15!


After his recent solo exhibition in Barcelona Ripo (originally from New York) talks about his work and moving to Europe.