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Four new murals in Gdańsk at Monumental Art Festival 2014-07-25

Four new murals in Gdańsk at Monumental Art Festival

There are already 49 murals in the integrated monumental art gallery in Zaspa, Gdańsk! With the 6th edition of the Monumental Art Festival, new pieces were created: poetic mural by Opiemme from Italy, neon fantastic world painted on a 36-meter wall by Zosen Bandido from Spain, retro and futuristic mural by Gualicho from Argentina, and a project by Maciej Salamon from Poland who depicts different layers of the ‘Road to Happiness’ which has been chosen by the City Culture Institute for the leading motif of the festival this year. We present you four new pieces in the collection and their authors.

Zaspa is one of the biggest clusters of blocks of flats in Poland. Built in the 70’s, the district was meant to embody the modernist vision of the perfect urban organism. It was located on vast grounds of former airfield near the sea shore, where nothing seemed to limit the architects’ creativity. Today, the same freedom is granted the artists, who will transform large surfaces on the sides of blocks of flats into monumental paintings – the murals.

fot. Lukasz Glowala

project by Maciej Salamon from Poland who depicts different layers of the ‘Road to Happiness’

fot. Lukasz Glowala fot. Lukasz Glowala fot. Lukasz Glowala

Poetic mural by  Opiemme from Italy, Lukasz Glowala’s pictures See more: http://lukaszglowala.blogspot.com/2014/07/malowanie.html

fot. Lukasz Glowala

Retro and futuristic mural by Gualicho from Argentina

fot. Lukasz Glowala

 Neon fantastic world painted on a 36-meter wall by Zosen Bandido from Spain

Poland’s biggest Collection of Monumental Paintings in Zaspa, Gdańsk was featured by the Huffington Post among “The 26 Best Cities In The World To See Street Art” (see: http://huff.to/1jeOtok). To see the whole 49-pieces collection vistit: http://muralegdanskzaspa.pl/mapa

6th Monumental Art Festival ‘’Road is the Happiness’’

Organizer: City Culture Institute | www.ikm.gda.pl/en/

The coordinator of the Monumental Art Festival: Barbara Sroka

Curator: Piotr Szwabe

Like the Zaspa mural collectionswww.facebook.com/MuraleGdanskZaspa.

www.muralegdanskzaspa.pl

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