4 days agoby i_support_street_artWOMART- a project created by @rebobinart that aims to recognise female artists, has kicked off with 10 art interventions in 10 Catalan cities. The artworks were created by 10 female artists that stand out by the excellent quality of their works. Mural artists that took part in Womart are: Hyuro (Reus), Elbi Elem (Tortosa), Lula Goce (Vilanova y la Geltrú), Btoy (Olot), Ovni (Manresa), Paula Bonet (Figueres) and Minuskula (Sant Cugat del Vallès). Aïda Gómez and Monica Rikic created art installations in Mataró and Granollers respectively. Artistic duo Pedra will exhibit their art installation on June 22 in Girona. Here
6 days agoby i_support_street_artThis is a new mural by @antheamissy Approximately 80m2 depicting Ihsane Jarfi’s portrait has been painted in the Riches Claire area - rue Saint Christophe 36. The permanent artwork is part of Ihsane Jarfi Day (17 May) and Belgian Pride Festival. The mural has been commissioned by the Rainbow House of Brussels, and is supported by the City of Brussels and will be incorporated as part of the collection of artwork featured in the Street Art Brussels tour. With a serene expression and “floating” above those who pass by, Ihsane Jarfi is painted in a graphic style which flirts with
3 hours agoby i_support_street_artThe team of Brisbane Street Art Festival had worked very close to Alethea Beetson, director of Digi Youth Arts, an organization dedicated to protect aboriginal cultures, assuring that the program supports and nourishes aboriginal artists, and encouraging that some murals reflect the stories of these communities. In collaboration with this organization, @saidokins developed a series of monumental mural interventions entitled ‘Sleeping Languages in Queensland’ to call attention to the lost aboriginal cultures of Australia. The first intervention , depicted here, was the piece ‘Stories of a Word’, located in the Queensland University of Technology, QUT, where the artist captured the
Moscow-based Slava Ptrk has taken part in the 17th edition of Nuart Festival with two outdoor murals, both stenciled and yet completely different from each other. First of all, Slava Ptrk painted “Poppies” on the side of the hotel Havly in downtown Stavanger.
Art activist Vermibus took part in Nuart Festival by interpreting this year’s theme –Power in the Public Sphere- with his interventions through the city of Stavanger, to question who has the power and authority to communicate messages in public spaces.
Besides contributing to the all-time Nuart classic ‘Aftenblad Wall’ (a large-scale billboard that has been taken over by different artists in the past years), the Australian Ian Strange left his posters of suburban homes with some bizarre twist all around the city of Stavanger.
For this year’s edition of Nuart Festival, the Russian activist and interventionist Igor Ponosov brought his characteristic ‘street conceptualism’ to the sea. Titled “Too Far, Too Close”, his main piece was realized on a typical Stavanger sailboat, which was sailing the bay twice a day.
Overlooking the quiet water of Stavanger’s bay there is a quote (How big is the idea, How small is the state), which has just appeared at the docks. It’s from a poem by the Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish and it was painted during Nuart 2017 by the Egyptian activist and artist Bahia Shehab:
Framed by the evocative sentence “A truth that is beauty. A beauty that is truth”, Ricky Lee Gordon’s mural for Nuart Festival 2017 celebrates the bravery of activists around the world, who are always more frequently harassed and intimidated for defending human rights.
12 artists from 10 countries spanning 4 continents will descend upon Stavanger, Norway this August for the 17th edition of the world’s leading street art festival. Site-specific murals, installations, interventions, and temporary exhibitions will be supplemented by Nuart Plus – the festival’s satellite program of academic and industry debates, artist presentations, film screenings