It’s summer time and festivals happen all around the globe inviting some of the best artists around to paint large scale murals in public space. Here is our selection to get you started in the week a bit easier with our Murals Monday series.
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A hugely successful Urban Art Festival was closed out on Sunday June 1st with the Dutch premiere of the Style Wars 2 movie by Veli & Amos. The directors stayed on after the screening of the movie to engage in a panel discussion. This movie definitely sparks debate to say the least!
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!
Brett Novak produced a state of the art short documentary about Shepard Fairey, his Obey the Giant campaign, the famous Obama poster and lots of personal stories by the artist. Must watch!
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.
We recently caught up with the two directors Veli & Amos of a new documentary “Style Wars 2”. The film celebrates it Dutch premiere at Urban Art Festival Amsterdam. Check out, what they have to say about their latest movie release!
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!
Bombing all day long through Barcelona with Laia and Grip.