Urban Artwork “Mokum’s Badass” series
Urban/graffiti artwork on canvas “Mokums Badass”, a bad girl of Amsterdam, series Hidden Roots. Created with spray paint and marker on 100x120cm canvas.
- Mokum, is the Yiddish word for “place” or “safe haven” and is still used as a nickname for Amsterdam. The nickname was first considered to be Bargoens, a form of Dutch slang.
- The coloring eye stands for Amsterdam, a colorful city with a free spirit and its 177 different nationalities, the most multicultural city in the world.
- The three big crosses at the snapback are a blend of the naughty triple X en the three andrea’s crosses of Amsterdam