Minigallery Amsterdam recently opened in a new location. Not as mini as the last one but even more successful. We caught up with Julia, owner and curator to talk about plans, ambition and the gallery’s history in her living room.
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During the last week, a bunch of international writers gathered for the yearly Graffiti Camp at Roskilde Festival. Just imagine this setting: a sea-container full of cans in all colors you can imagine, kilometers of walls to paint on, good hosting by the camp crew and getting drunk each night with your friends from all around the world.
4 members of Multi Syndicate Amsterdam return to their home countries and as a last good-bye farewell, they invited a couple of befriended artists to put a nice exhibition “Nothing to Loose” together with good music and lots of beers.
Three artists from “La Mancha” – Skount, Laguna and Rhode Montero – open coming Thursday their first collaborative show. We caught up with our friend Skount to find out a bit more about their upcoming project!
Donovan Spaanstra is a true old-school Graffiti writer, who developed his style and skills towards a successful contemporary artist. Still using spray-paint as his main tool, he creates stunning portraits and cityscapes in his original pointillist style.
Bandits Crew from Dresden Germany celebrated their 20 years anniversary with a big wall production and the double exhibition “GRAFFITI IN DRESDEN 1989 – 2000 & 20 YEARS BANDITS DRESDEN”.
Currently, different rumours spread around the Street-Art scene that announce a new movie by infamous British artist Banksy. During the last days, a new video popped up on YouTube that covers his self-proclaimed artist residency in NYC last year in October.
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.
Axel Void recently painted a big mural titled “1944” during the Italian StreetAlps Festival with a political theme as a homage to the partisans, who fought against Fascism and Nazi Germany in the Piemont area.
End of May, four guys of Budapest’s own Coloured Effects Crew flew over to Amsterdam to participate in our Urban art Festival. Mr. Zero, Fat Heat, TransOne and Böki created on the backside of the IVKO school in the South-side of the city a burner wall: Hungarian Goulash.