BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA: Street Arts Festival Mostar – SAFMO – Graffiti and Urban Art since 2012

Mostar is the largest city in Herzegovina, the southern part of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the sixth largest city in the country with 113,000 inhabitants. Since 2012 great artworks get created throughout the city during the fantastic STREET ARTS FESTIVAL MOSTAR, or SAFMO for short, which is organized annually by the REZON ASSOCIATION. Countless fantastic works have been created since then, from large colorful murals to small filigree works.

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THAILAND: Streetart Bangkok – Talat Noi Quarter – Color of Charoenkrung Project

Talat Noi means “small market” and is a historic neighbourhood in Bangkok adjacent to Chinatown. The area was the first port in Bangkok where immigrants disembarked and you can find several historic buildings around. Today Talat Noi is a cultural attraction combined with modern urban art, as the alleys and houses are full of colorful creations. Several galleries opened and regularly interesting events take place that bring even more works to the walls, such as “Color of Charoenkrung” featuring murals and installations by local artists and designers.

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BRAZIL / ISRAEL: Multidisciplinar Artist ALANDER ESPECIE – Paintings, Installations and Macramé

The artist ALANDER ESPECIE is a sculptor, designer and installation creator whose practice of intensive work is based on traditional weaving and macramé with curiousity about how the search for ancestry and his own path intertwine. Born in Brazil and after having an art period with his design art, he moved to Isreal where he discovered abstract painting. A multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural artist. Check out the interesting interview and his great artworks!

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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 urban art gallery spanning several blocks.

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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 regularly hosts art events and the exterior façades serve as surfaces for streetart and graffiti. Check out the great artworks!

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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 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!

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MOROCCO: Streetart Tamnougalt – Desert Art – DAVID CHOE’s Igloo Hong Project – Urban Creations in the Middle of Nowhere

The small enclave of Tamnougalt is a Berber village with around 500 inhabitants near the small town of Agdz in the Draa Valley in southern Morocco. In the middle of nowhere stands an old clay building complex, where a large number of urban artworks have been created by a group of artists around DAVID CHOE for the IGLOO HONG project. The mix of abstract paintings, portraits and graffiti together with the isolation in the Moroccan hinterland is simply magnificent. This place is actually a small art gallery that no one knows about.

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GERMANY: Streetart Bremen – HIDDEN TREASURE – Urban Art Festival – Largest Black Light Graffiti in the World

The HIDDEN TREASURE in Bremen is the world’s first black light urban art festival. The artists work together according to predetermined color concepts, using only black and six blacklight colors. From August 18th to 20th August in 2023, over 50 graffiti creators painted the huge outdoor area at the Alte Werft at Stephanikirchenweide 19. As a highlight of the festival, the main wall was completely illuminated with black light at night, creating the largest black light graffiti in the world. Check out the artworks from previous events and the OPEN CALL for 2024.

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SPAIN: Streetart Valencia – Las Fallas, Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències, Tapas & Graffiti

Valencia is simply a super cool city on the east coast of Spain. Relaxed atmosphere, interesting culture and modern dynamics. You’ll find historic monuments and also futuristic places like the Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències, there are funky underground clubs, you can eat super delicious food and of course there is urban art in every alley. You also shouldn’t miss the popular and crazy annual event “Las Fallas”, when they create wonderful huge sculptures during the whole year, just to burn them down on a special day with a big party.

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