International artists to descend on Stavanger for 18th edition of world renowned festival. 26 artists from 12 countries spanning 4 continents will descend upon Stavanger, Norway this August for the 18th edition of the world͛s leading Street Art festival.
Site-specific murals, installations, interventions, and temporary exhibitions will be supplemented byNuart Plus – the festival͛s satellite program of academic and industry debates, artist presentations, exclusive film screenings, workshops, guided tours and more – from Thursday 6 to Sunday 9 September.
Skur 2 – a purpose-built art gallery on the idyllic Norwegian fjords – will host the festival͛s indoor exhibition from Saturday 8 to Sunday 30 September while Tou Scene Centre for Contemporary Arts – a former 19th century brewery-cum-multidisciplinary arts venue – hosts the Nuart Plus International Street Art conference and public opening of the festival on Saturday 8 September at kl1300.
This year͛s festival also marks the launch of the Nuart Journal, a new forum for critical discourse and commentary on urban art cultures and Street Art practice. Released simultaneously in print and online via www.nuartjournal.com the inaugural issue is a milestone in the development of what could be termed a ͚critical street art͛, something Nuart has been dedicated to realizing since its inception.
Nuart Festival 2018 artists:
AFK (NO), Alice Pasquini (IT), Carrie Reichardt (UK), Conzo & Glöbel (UK), Elki (UK), Ememem (FR), Ener Konings (NO), Fintan Magee (AU), Helen Bur (UK), Jan Vormann (FR), Jazoo Yang (KR), Máret Ánne Sara (NO), Martin Whatson (NO), Milu Correch (AR), Miss.Printed (NO), Murmure (FR), Nafir (IR), Nimi & RH74 (NO), Nina Ghafari (IR/NO), Nipper (UK/NO), Octavi Serra (ES), Said Dokins (MX), Skurk (NO), Snik (UK), Tref (NO) and Vlady (IT).
Exhibition opening: Saturday 8 September at 19:00,
Skur 2 Exhibition period: Sunday 9 – Sunday 30 September
Opening hours: Wednesday – Sunday 11:00 to 17:00
Entrance fee: 70kr adults/40kr concessions
For more information, please visit: www.nuartfestival.no