5 Danish Graffiti artists came over to Amsterdam in the end of May for Urban Art Festival to take on a 4 day painting marathon and create a 500 m2 mural in the Eastside of the city.
UrbanArtNOW talks to Remko Koopman about graffiti, art, galleries, Booyabase, books, Amsterdam, and finally growing up.
Urban Art Festival Amsterdam presents a series of murals by some of the best Graffiti artists around. Three murals, three concepts, three teams (Copenhagen, Budapest, Lisbon) – three burner productions!
Urban Art Festival presented 40 international artists in a big group exhibition, large-scale mural paintings and a series of side-events. The festival location OT301 was packed with visitors and everybody had a blast at the event. We have photos and videos for you after the jump to get a little glimpse of our focus event!
UrbanArtNOW talks to Ard Doko about art as a life saver, deliriums, aggression, Callantsoog, Amsterdam, the US, Mexico and the Stick Together Festival.
Spanish artist Anna Taratiel, better known as Ovni, is excited for the Urban Art Festival Amsterdam show. Even though she was very busy with her solo show at Battalion (read), the past weeks she has been working on her artwork for the upcoming show at OT301. Urban Art Now had a chat with Ovni prior to the festival about her solo show, ‘me.i’, tape and installations.
On the road again… After out great adventure in Munich we decided to take the orange Urban Art NOW hippy van down to Roeselare, Belgium to check out the DayOne Festival. We found great murals, some good friends and made new ones, got a great tour by Bjorn from Street Art Belgium and had a blast of a day. Check out our travel report!
Besides that Roeselare (BE) is famous for cyclist Jean-Pierre Monseré, lots of great poets and the burgerbar Open Kitchen (so good!), Roeselare is now also famous for its beautiful mural…
Urban Art NOW presented Max Zorn and Stick Together exclusively at STROKE Art Fair. During his live tape art sessions at the booth, his artwork and unique technique got a lot of attention!
Budapest gets busy! Besides having a mural project and expo in Brighton, Urban Artists Mr. Zero and FatHeat teamed up with TransOne and Böki to create a burner wall for Urban Art Festival Amsterdam in their home city.