Best of 2019: Top 10 Art Projects of the Year / Said Dokins

Ethereal, Said Dokins Milano design week
Said Dokins, Ethereal. Milano Design Week 2019

WELCOME 2020!

Take a look at the top 10 most hallucinating pieces made by Said Dokins during 2019, a great chance to know his work, enjoy!

FEBRUARY / CAPE TOWN / SOUTH AFRICA

Salt River / District 6. Stories Of A Word

Site Specific Art by Said Dokins in Cape Town, Calligraphy and calligraffiti

Cape Town

Said Dokins @saidokins, Salt River / District 6. Stories Of A Word. Cape Town. For International Public Art Festival @ipaf_festival_sa South Africa

A mural painted in Cape Town, South Africa, for the International Public Art Festival dedicated to the people from District 6, who were displaced from their home because of the apartheid, and are still struggling to recover their original place.

MARCH / CENTRAL DE ABASTOS / MEXICO

Struggling Women. The Head of Coatlicue

Street Art Said Dokins

ONU MUjeres

Said Dokins @saidokins, Mujeres luchadoras. Cabeza de Coatlicue, 2019. ONU Mujeres, #HeForShe, Central de Muros, CDMX, Mexico.

Struggling Women. The Head of Coatlicue is a mural of around 300m2 in the Central de Abastos in Mexico City, one of the biggest markets in the world, a homage to the women who struggle every day to open new spaces, sponsored by UN Women and the campaign HeForShe, and Central de muros.

MARCH / MILANO / ITALY

AMA. Stories Of A Word


Contemporary Art Said Dokins Mural

Contemporary Art Said Dokins, Public Art

Said Dokins @saidokins + Biokip Labs + Via del Tirchino residents, AMA. Historias de una palabra, 2019. Bloop Experience. Milano, Italy.

AMA. Stories of a Word, a 3 massive murals intervention in Via de Turchino, Milano, framed by Bloop Festival Milano, where the artist included the stories of the community, experiences of war and fascism, but also their dreams and hopes towards the future, to create the palindrome AMA, a word that contains the tensions of the lived stories.

APRIL / MILANO / ITALY

Palimpsestos

Contemporary Art Said Dokins, Public Art

Contemporary Art Said Dokins, Public Art

Said Dokins @saidokins, Palimpsestos. Produced by Biokip Labs. Bloop Showcase. Milano, Italy.

Exhibition Palimpsestos, during the Design Week Milano, the show gathered works elaborated in collaboration with Biokip Atelier, centered in the reflection about the process of conformation of memory through inscription, the resignification of the symbolic and the relation of people with the public space.

MAY / IBIZA / SPAIN

Entropy

Contemporary Art Said Dokins, Public Art

Said Dokins @saidokins , Entropy, 2019. Ibiza, Spain, Bloop Festival 2019

Entropy, an spectacular mural, painted in Bloop Festival Ibiza, that explores the concept of entropy in relation with contemporary society: chaos and disorder as origin, as a force that generates new dynamics, redefining the way we conceive and act in the spaces we share.

JUNE / SAN LUIS POTOSI / MEXICO

Runaway Writings. Retrospective exhibition

Installation Art by Said Dokins. Escrituras en Fuga

Vivan las fuerzas revolucionarias armadas Said Dokins-Installation Art
Installation Art Narcopolítica Said Dokins

Installation Art Narcopolítica Said Dokins

Installation Art Palimpsestos Said Dokins

Installation Art Palimpsestos Said Dokins

Installation Art Palimpsestos Said Dokins

Installation Art Traslaciones Said Dokins

Said Dokins @saidokins, Runaway Writings, 2019. Centro de las Artes San Luis PotosÍ. Photos: Leonardo Luna

Retrospective exhibition “Runaway Writings” in the Center of Arts of San Luis Potosí. The show, curated by Claudia de la Garza, brings together iconic works of the artist, with pieces made expressly for the occasion, including installation, light art, painting, sculpture and pieces of the series Heliographies of Memory, in collaboration with photographer Leonardo Luna; is a trip through Dokins' main conceptual and formal explorations, revealing his multifaceted character and his deep reflections about inscription as a place of encounter and tension, conflict and community.


AUGUST / SAN LUIS POTOSI / MEXICO

El testigo. The Witness

Mural Art El testigo Said Dokins

Mural Art El testigo Said Dokins

Mural Art El testigo Said Dokins


Said Dokins @saidokins, El Testigo, 2019, Former Penitentiary in San Luis Potosí. Mexico

“The witness. Stories of a word”, mural intervention on the central tower of the CEART San Luis Potosí, that used to be the watchtower when the place served as a penitentiary. Dokins intertwines the stories of prisoners, custodians, psychologists, even executives, to reinterpret them with his own style, rewriting these events and accumulating them in a multitude of strokes forming a texture that surrounds the tower.

OCTOBER / LONDON / UNITED KINGDOM

Three Flowers for London

Mural Art London Said Dokins

Mural Art London Said Dokins

Mural Art London Said Dokins


Said Dokins @saidokins, Three Flowers for London, 2019. London UK

“Three Flowers for London”, a project carried out in Central London, Brick Lane and Hackney, where Said used poetry and his fantastic geometric calligraphic compositions to draw attention on the climate change.

NOVEMBER / SAN JUAN TLIHUACA / MEXICO

Ofrenda de los animeros

Mural Art Said Dokins y Mantra
Mural Art Said Dokins y Mantra

Mural Art Said Dokins y Mantra

Said Dokins (@saidokins) + Mantra (@mantrarea) . Ofrenda de los animéros. San Juan Tlihuaca. Día de Muertos 2019. @_urbana_mx

“Ofrenda de los animeros”, is an offering-mural made in collaboration with Mantrea during the festivities of the Day of Deaths, an important celebration in Mexico, in the community of San Juan Tlihuaca, in Mexico City. Post Mortem Festival, organized by Urbana MX.

DECEMBER / MEXICO

Memoria canera

Mural Art Said Dokins

Said Dokins @saidokins, Memoria canera, 2019. Maximum Security Penitentiary for High Impact Crimes, Morelia, Michoacán

“Memoria canera” of the series Constellations. Mural intervention in the Maximum Security Penitentiary for High Impact Crimes of Morelia, Michoacan, based on the testimonies of the interns.