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Welcome to Vagabundler!

A wonderful ragbag for alternative travelers and fans of creativity, especially urban art. On this platform you can find interesting reportages, detailed country or city maps and coverages on awesome artists. There is a whole section about interviews with unique people and their amazing work, as well about crazy events and interesting sustaining projects from all around the world. Meanwhile we have around 165.000 photos in our archive and we try to preserve some of this creativity with our documentation. All respect to the artists! As well to all the numerous people involved in this non profit project. We do this voluntarily because we love it and we want to support the art scene in general and socio-cultural understanding between us on this planet. If you find any mistakes or missing information, just send us a message. We are creating, building and changing on this website all the time – but – of course!  If there is free time…. we travel and explore!!!


LATEST POSTS
Artisani / Germany / Painter / PhotographyWhat can I say…. ? #ArtIsMyHeart ?. My friends say, I am a bit crazy, but lovely. I am always late, but when I arrive it´s mostly catastrophically. But in a funny way. Maybe a bit clumsy as well, but more in social and people issues. The childhood was a nightmare and psychic confusions are still present, therefore I have a different and in some ways more sensible view for life, people and things. Altogether there are several eccentric and extravagant habits existent. Tata! The perfect character and history which are needed to be an artist. And that´s what I meanwhile became. >>> READ MORE [...] Read more...
Streetart / SwedenThere is a lot of construction going on in Gothenburg’s Olivedal district and large building complexes and bypasses are being built, especially in areas close to the Göta älv river. Along a construction area on Emigrantvägen road a long barrier wall to the building site has been set up and this space is declared an open graffiti wall. You can officially paint and spray there legally. New works are constantly being created here and graffiti jams are regularly organized. Check out the great pieces! >>> READ MORE [...] Read more...
Events / Spain / StreetartThose great artworks were created close to the Spanish town of Mojácar during the fantastic jam TRAVELGRAFF in 2018. It is a national contest with numerous Spanish artists from the Almeria region and also from other parts of the country. The motto of the jam was “Nuestro medioambiente y el suyo”, which means in English “Our environment and yours”. You can find the graffiti spot at the propane and butan gas station on the A-370 highway northwest of the town in the direction to Garrucha. >>> READ MORE [...] Read more...
Germany / StreetartWe visited the city Hannover in the north of Germany and brought nice photo material from the known streetart spots and the ones we found by accident. Of course the city has a lot more to offer, here is a little selection. >>> READ MORE [...] Read more...
Argentina / Events / StreetartThe first international urban art festival DeInstinto brought more than 50 local, national and international muralists and graffiti artists to Mar de Plata. The mission was to beautify the abandoned organic railway line between Guido and Funes. This area from the streets Castelli to Almirante Brown got transformed into an amazing and free open air urban art gallery spanning several blocks. >>> READ MORE [...] Read more...
Streetart / SwedenAfter a short summer break, we’re back and have lots of new and interesting material for you! Included is a brand new map for the Swedish city of Gothenburg with nearly 10.000 photos and cool interviews. So the first posting is from Sweden! This fantastic and super long history wall stands in the middle of Gothenburg and was created by the INSTITUT FOR URBAN KUNST. From the ice age till modern times. >>> READ MORE [...] Read more...
Cinema / GermanyThe focus is on experimental film, but Cristina Binetti’s visual art project also includes her directorial work, photographs, documentaries and books. The video artist was born in 1976 in Frankfurt am Main, but has her roots in Apulia near Bari. Many of her films have therefore been made in Italy. As a child, she wrote short stories, later screenplays, until she was finally able to sell her screenplay debut “Transire” to an international film production. >>> READ MORE [...] Read more...
Painter / USAArt is interesting, can be a medicine which is working therapeutically on inner emotions and finally doing art possibly becomes a deep passion while expressing yourself. The painter, photographer and writer Charles Samuel Wait started painting around 2010 basically to cope with life struggles. After becoming a hobby the art is now part of his life and developing his bright way. Meanwhile the enthusiastic artist creates amazing works with drag art techniques, he is a nature photographer and published as well the book “A Venture Into”. Not to forget: His deep connection to coffee! Likewise in drinking as well in preparing, he even gave already life shows as a barista. >>> READ MORE [...] Read more...
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Argentina / StreetartChascomús is a city in eastern Argentina on Lake Chascomús in the interior of the province of Buenos Aires. The city dates back to the famous Fortín de San Juan Bautista fortifications from 1779. Photographer Analá Pertusi aka Perts Jam had visited Chascomús several times and documented extensively the fascinating urban art. Nearly 700 great photos came together at 150 spots, enough to make an individual map which is dedicated to Chascomús. Dive into the creative world and when you are around, go exploring yourself! >>> READ MORE [...] Read more...
Italy / StreetartThe Turin district Borgo Vecchio Campidoglio is the seat of the MAU – Museum of Urban Art which is, the first open-air contemporary art museum in an urban center of Italy. An incredible urban museum which houses over 170 works created by numerous artists who have left their creations and imprints on the walls. Here, strolling through the cobbled streets you will come across whales giants, mountain landscapes, portraits, trompe-l’oeil, flower growers, and even benches inspired by great artists. >>> READ MORE [...] Read more...
Argentina / StreetartHow would the ideal city be like? It should have history and tradition. It must have full nature and architecture. You must arrive across a majestic bridge and it should have a Las Vegas style Casino. That is how Victoria looks like. Victoria is an Argentinean city, on the east coast, one of the most important one of all Entre Ríos province. It has limited by a streams network that flows to the Paraná River. Victoria is also known as the “City of Seven Hills”, the whole city is settled on one of them. >>> READ MORE [...] Read more...
Cyprus / StreetartInconspicuous in the northeast quarter on the Greek side of Nicosia, along the Green Line with all the partly abandoned houses, but also mechanic workshops and small alternative creative places. Between a school and a sports field, there is an underground car park which is hardly visible from the outside unless you walk past it on the street. It’s a real paradise for graffiti and urban art, a treasure trove of artworks, some of which were made over ten years ago. >>> READ MORE [...] Read more...
Germany / StreetartThe Hall of Fame of the Mierendorf Insel is a legal graffiti space at Lise-Meitner Street 50 in the Berlin district Charlottenburg. At this spot continously magnificent works of art are getting created by the top artists. During the last years we photographed heaps of awesome creations and documented numerous jams and spray sessions. Check out the huge archive with more than 130 artists and several thousand photos. >>> READ MORE [...] Read more...
Canada / Events / StreetartThe Vancouver Mural Festival, or short VMF started in 2016 with demonstrating the transformative power of art in the city. Meanwhile they cover nine neighbourhoods not only every year during the event, but also have several creative and colorful side projects running. In 2020 during the Corona pandemic they started the initiative #MakeArtWhileApart and curated murals on boarded-up storefronts. In summer of the same year artists contributed on that festival edition about 60 new murals plus three weeks of live performances. Check out the huge gallery! >>> READ MORE [...] Read more...
Artisani / Germany / PerformanceOn our tour through Southamerica the firedancer Cassiopeia aka Jasmin Schuhmann travelled with us for several weeks. the artist is originally from Germany and lived for a while in Frankfurt, meanwhile she moved to Buenos Aires and works there at a school. But her big passion is the firedance, in Germany she worked already as a firedance freelancer artist and had gigs on a lot of different events…. >>> READ MORE [...] Read more...
New Zealand / StreetartWellington, or in Maori “Te Whanganui-a-Tara” is the capital of New Zealand and is located at the southernmost end of the North Island on the Cook Strait. Worth seeing are the waterfront, Lambton Quay, the city cable car or the Wellington Botanic Gardens. Here we have a collection with magnificent urban art creations. >>> READ MORE [...] Read more...
Events / Germany / StreetartOn the 6th, 8th and 9th of October 2022 another great jam took place at the North Side Gallery with more than 50 fantastic creators taking part. Local and international urban artists redesigned the walls of the North Side Gallery with the theme “Urban Art for a Better World“. For the protection of the environment, freedom of speech, a life without violence and war, a humanistic attitude and respect for the dignity of each individual! >>> READ MORE [...] Read more...
Painter / Streetart / UkraineThe artist Sergiy Lysiuk aka ARM from Chernivtsi in the Ukraine started dreaming about doing portraits since he can remember. Back in school time inspired by the Hip Hop culture he just simply started spraying toilets but it soon became a deeply passion and developed in a highly talented skill which he is now doing professionally. On canvas he creates very detailed and elaborated motifs of people, this is more the modern art type for galleries and to hang inside a room. But his first excitement is about bigger pieces on the street and the mighty murals. Like he said: On the street it is like an open gallery and free to watch for anyone. >>> READ MORE [...] Read more...
Portugal / StreetartChaves is the second largest city in the district of Vila Real, with approximately 41,000 inhabitants, and is located on the northern border of Portugal, 22 kilometers from Spain. Like everywhere also here you can find interesting streetart obvious or hidden in the alleys. Check out the collection of what we found. >>> READ MORE   [...] Read more...
Europe / History / LatviaHave you ever been to the Baltic States? No, not Greece, that’s the Balkans. The Baltic States are located in the northeast of Europe, between the Baltic Sea and Russia, and include the countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. We were in Riga, the capital of Latvia, last week, looking for local street art and graffiti. The city is definitely worth a visit, whether as a stopover during a Baltic trip or as a short weekend trip. >>> READ MORE [...] Read more...
Poland / StreetartThe independent city of Bydgoszcz in the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship has around 350,000 inhabitants, making it the eighth largest city in Poland. Worth seeing is the Cathedral of St. Martin, the Basillica, the Exploseum or the Fontana Potop. But much more interesting are the meanwhile numerous large-scale murals and colorful urban artworks in the streets. Check out the collection! >>> READ MORE [...] Read more...
Illustration / Painter / USAI always loved to read comics and I still do, the shelves are packed with X-Men, Thundercats and Ascensions and heaps of boxes are stored in the cellar. While scrolling through social media some month ago I stumbled over this creative guy here from Ohio and checked out his digital abstract comic styled artworks which took my attention. You could say some of his artworks are abstract freak out comics sketches for adults. I loved it and wanted to get in contact with the artists for an interview, so here we go! >>> READ MORE [...] Read more...
Germany / StreetartThe youth center JUGENDHAUS AM BÜGEL in Frankfurt’s Bonames district has been a meeting point for graffiti, breakdance and hip hop for decades. The annual CHARACTER JAM is widely known and attracts both painters and fans of the genre. In a mixture of youth work and creative-social art education, events have been taking place here since the 90s. Check out the huge artist gallery with works from several years and numerous jams. >>> READ MORE [...] Read more...

>>>  INTERNATIONAL COLLECTIVE <<<

Many more awesome urban art loving photographers, documentors, creatives and Vagabundlers joined, we have every day heaps of new articles and photos. Still non-profit, still non-commercial, just because we like to do it. All the people involved in this project are listed on our Vagabundler Collective Map

Frank Hofmann is working on the enourmous Hamburg Streetart Map with meanwhile 1200 spots and more than 8000 photos!

Salvador Seda (GraffiPreBicentenario) from Chile joined and keeps on creating the Streetart Map of Angol and the Santiago Map

Patrice Loranger (PLoranger4417) from Canada joined and is building up the Streetart Map of Montreal.

Holger Peter (PeterEatAndArt) from Berlin joined and is building up the Streetart Map of Berlin with extensive infos about the artists and meanwhile with over 7600 pages and more than 63.000 photos. He is also doing the map for Rheine and the Island Poel

Analiá Pertusi aka Perts Jam joined and is building up a fantastic archive for the Argentinian capital Buenos Aires and as well for the Chascomus Map.

World traveller Mazzanti from Sweden contributes great photos for the Stockholm Map and for numerous places from all around the world.

Bart Hagel aka Street Art Damsko and Killer Leentje contribute awesome material for the Amsterdam Map.

Gail Lochner from Ecuador joined and is building up the map of Cuenca with fantastic artworks.

Agnieszka Pisarska (Piece of Streetart) contributes great galleries of cities in Poland and is building up the Streetart Map of Wrocław!

The Nomads on Wheels are travelling around the world in their van and sending awesome photos. Meanwhile we have great collections from 72 places.

Fiona Lu (City.Features) from Canada joined and is building up the Streetart Map of Vancouver.

Caley Costley (BobBleu) from California, USA joined and is building up the Streetart Map of Los Angeles.

Matthias Busch  joined and is building up the Streetart Map of Austin in Texas, USA.

Luigi Savoia from Italy joined and is building up the Streetart Map of Turin.

Milau Lutumba (Delutu) from France joined and is building up the Streetart Map of Paris

Julien Canadas from France joined and contributes great photos and also videos for the Toulouse Map.

Natalie Pomeroy aka Street Art Wombler is part of the team and contributes awesome material from Australia and especially Melbourne.

Mike Hennessey aka See Some Streetart joines our collective and works on the map for Almaty in Kazakhstan.

Irxnschmoiz is  our city ambassador for the Hannover map and contributes continously new material. He also takes photos from other interesting places in Germany.

Frankfurt Map reached 2000 spots and offers more than 27.000 photos to explore! As well there are lots of new updates to several places.

The Map

The worldmap with all the locations where we collected streetart and graffiti or did interesting interviews. Click on the colored fields and check out the content of each country. For several places it goes even into an additional level deeper and there are city maps. Besides urban art you will also find many articles about helpful projects, unique architecture and beautiful nature. Just the good things!


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New Reportages

ARGENTINA: Streetart Mar del Plata – Don Bosco – DeInstinto Urban Art Festival – Transformation of the old Railway Line

The first international urban art festival DeInstinto brought more than 50 local, national and international muralists and graffiti artists to Mar de Plata. The mission was to beautify the abandoned organic railway line between Guido and Funes. This area from the streets Castelli to Almirante Brown got transformed into an amazing and free open air …

GERMANY: Streetart Berlin – Tiergarten – Lützowplatz 17 – Hotel Berlin – FKKB – FREILUFT KUNST KLUB BERLIN

The FREILUFT KUNST KLUB BERLIN, or FKKB for short, is a unique art collective with its clubhouse in the Hotel Berlin at Lützowplatz 17 near the Tiergarten. Through the common thread, which is primarily urban art, it offers its members a supportive platform from which they can develop and exhibit new works. The Hotel Berlin …

SWEDEN: Streetart Gothenburg – Olivedal – Emigrantvägen 30 – Open Graffiti Wall

There is a lot of construction going on in Gothenburg’s Olivedal district and large building complexes and bypasses are being built, especially in areas close to the Göta älv river. Along a construction area on Emigrantvägen road a long barrier wall to the building site has been set up and this space is declared an …