Nomad Clan is the collective of Cbloxx and AYLO, an internationally-acclaimed, street art muralist duo with bases in Los Angles U.S.A and in Manchester UK.
The power and pathos in their muralism and fine art showcase both the craft and social awareness of cultural flux for which they are known. Although primarily recognised for their iconic monumental street murals around the world they are no stranger to installations and studio based works.
Through years of collaboration Nomad Clan have fine tuned their artistic fusion that delivers an unmistakable style. Each mural has a strong significance to the environment it sits in. The main focus of the work is to proudly celebrate local history, folklore and heritage but on a deeper level often contains the socioeconomic issues affecting the area, for example the demise of the fishing industry, environmental awareness, the plight of refugees & migration, closures of mills and lack of jobs, inner city social deprivation and other politicized topics. NC's extensive muralism has given them insight into less publicized global issues, whether out in the desert wastelands of California exploring largely abandoned towns, running creative projects in Flint during the water crisis or working out in refugee camps in Calais, each experience creeps into studio work and muralism alike and with this fusion of past and present the viewer is invited to explore, compare and contrast.
Nomad Clan have been noted as 'One of street art’s finest duos' by Widewalls magazine the world's largest street art online publication, as well as 'Street arts hottest UK talent' by Global Street Art and pegged as one of the top 5 street artist in the world by The Guardian NewsPaper.
Nomad Clan are experienced giant muralists, having painted some of the largest murals in Europe. The biggest to date is a 46 meter high Nomad Clan mural in Leeds, making it the tallest in the UK! Nomad Clan secured sponsorship with Kobra Spray Paint, making them one of the first street artists in the UK to be sponsored by a global paint company. They also have a close working relationship with filmmakers who document most of their large scale murals as well as bespoke projects, this adds a unique narrative and insight into their works in an ever developing digital social media age.
They have been featured in publications and media such as Books, BBC world broadcasting, Juxtapoz, Sky Arts, Marie Claire magazine, The Guardian, The Independent, BBC News, Sky Arts, Time Out magazine, Diva magazine, HYPE Dubai, as well as no end of county newspaper