ITALY: Toward 2030 – What are you doing? – Turin Urban Museum Project

Turin became a large open-air museum with 18 works of urban art inspired by the United Nations 2030 agenda. This is “Toward 2030, What are you doing?”. The initiative involved 18 international street artists who have created in 2018 and 2019 altogether 18 various places in the city with fantastic murals. 18 urban artworks corresponding to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals plus one by Lavazza (Goal Zero) designed to amplify and disseminate the United Nations 2030 Agenda more effectively. The artists of three Turin collectives have collaborated for this project: Il Cerchio e le Gocce, Monkeys Evolution and Truly Urban Artists.

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COLOMBIA: Zipaquirá – Magical Underground Catedral de Sal

The Catedral de Sal in Zipaquirá is a very special Catholic church located deep in the underground in the salt mine of Zipaquirá, located in the province of Cundinamarca in Colombia. It has no official status as a cathedral and is not subject to any bishop, but attracts thousands of visitors and pilgrims every week. The whole complex is part of the theme park Parque de la Sal and there are numerous religious artefacts and imposing artworks presented below the surface. The additional great light effects and lamp installations make a visit just unforgettable.

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ITALY: Parco Dora Graffiti Space – Biggest Hall of Fame in Turin

Parco Dora is an huge inner-city park in Turin in the Piedmont region in Northern Italy. Until the 1990s the park was an industrial area of ​​450,000 square meters and centrally located on the Dora Riparia River. The meanwhile cleared parts were partially greened or rededicated to event areas, which has now 90,000 square meters and is also called the Area Vitali. The entire space is a spray hot spot and great graffiti and streetart get painted every day. It is Turin’s biggest Hall of Fame. Here is a gallery of the fantastic artworks sorted by numerous artist.

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GERMANY: Streetart Berlin – Mauerpark Graffiti Zone at Prenzlauer Berg

The Graffiti Zone at the Berlin Mauerpark is an open spray area on the former east-west border in the district Prenzlauer Berg. The spot is very busy and fantastic pieces get painted here every day. They are often only visible for a short time because continously new artworks appear on top of the older ones. We have therefore considered a categorization by creators with chronological updates for the archive. Check out the artist gallery with meanwhile already 150 artists and more than 2000 photos.

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RUSSIA: Fabulous Graffiti Artist from Moscow – GARICK – Алекс Джи

The creative urban artist Алекс Джи or Alex G. has been a graffiti sprayer in the Russian capital Moscow for more than ten years now. Under his artist name GARICK, he is a member of the fabulous CREW TEAM and has also participated in a variety of festivals and jams such as the “Clean Energy”, the “Rhythm of my City” or the “Gamma Art Weekend”. In an interview he told us about his art and how it is to spray graffiti in Moscow.

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ITALY: Digital Artist Luigi Savoia – Origami, Fractals, Cubes and Escher

Symmetry and geometric shapes, luminous fractals and colourful origami. These are the themes that digital artist and creative designer Luigi Savoia deals with in a just stunning way. To observe his works is simply impressive, especially because he himself is naturally completely fascinated by them and presents his creations with a beautiful concept. Luigi came to the Vagabundler Project via urban art and through the graffiti documentation. He is currently working on the Streetart Map of Turin. But after some communication it turned out that besides his great Instagram channel to streetart, he is also a very inspired person in many other areas and creates beautiful objects. There will be another article on Luigi about his streetart content, but here we are going to focus in an interview on his cubic structures and the luminous installations, in the spirit of the famous artist Escher.

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BRITAIN: Architectural beauty and relaxing nordic nature – Aberystwyth in Wales

Aberystwyth ist just a really lovely, cute place, full of young people from all over the European Union because of its famous university,  which looks like Hogward from the Harry Potter movies. The little refuge is a brilliant destination, if you want to calm down and rest for a while in a chilled area. Close to Aberystwyth is also the small picturesque town of Borth which sits above a vast beach where you feel as if suspended between heaven and earth, between the past and the present.

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POLAND: Photographer Agnieszka Pisarska – Piece of Streetart

Photographer and passionate streetart hunter Agnieszka Pisarska continuously delivers fantastic works of urban art on her Instagram channel Piece of Streetart, not only from her hometown of Wrocław, but from all over Poland. There are now more than 1500 photos in her archive, it’s worth taking a look! The eager art lover is constantly on the move and, according to her own words, does “always many things at once.” And when a lot is done, a lot of interesting things are created. Here on the Vagabundler platform, Angnieszka not only works on the Streetart Map Wrocław, but also contributes galleries to many Polish cities and countless photos for the maps of Gdańsk, Łódź and Warsaw. She has several other platforms and accounts about architecture and nature, does interesting collages and designs fabulous selfmade puppets.

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