GERMANY: Streetart Berlin – Marzahn – Märkische Allee 181 – Graffiti Wall at the Fire Department

After a long process, the GRAFFITI LOBBY BERLIN and the youth culture center DIE KLINKE were able to inaugurate a new Hall of Fame in Berlin’s Marzahn district in May 2021. The outer wall of the local fire station department was cleared for artistic designs and has been a legal hall ever since. The wall surface is around 4 meters high and around 30 meters long, ideal for graffiti jams and fantastic concept walls, which are created there again and again. The works in this creative space are usually masterpiece quality and well worth a visit.

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SPAIN: Streetart Barcelona – Tres Xemeneies – Skatepark Graffiti & Hall of Fame Archive

The “Tres Xemeneies” skate park and graffiti hall of fame, located on the edge of the Sants-Montjuic district, owes its name to these three large buildings that belonged to the old “La Canadenca” power station. Although the skate park area is quite huge, it unfortunately only has a few elements, but the graffiti walls are definitely awesome. That’s why this place is the largest and busiest hall in Barcelona.

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BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA: Former Olympic Bobsleigh Track Trebević – Lost Place Graffiti

The former Trebević Olympic bobsleigh slope near Sarajevo was an artificial ice track on Mount Trebević, where the competitions for the 1984 Winter Olympics were held. During the war in 1991 parts of the slope were badly damaged and restoration would have been too expensive, so the sports facility has lain fallow ever since and is no longer used by athletes, but all the more by spray can artists. The entire track is painted with graffiti and characters from the summit to the valley! A fantastic and picturesque lost place in the middle of the mountain landscape.

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CROATIA: Streetart Split – Graffiti and Urban Art Collection – Diocletian & Hajduk

Split is with 159,000 inhabitants the second largest city in Croatia and is popularly known as the inofficial “Capital of Dalmatia”. The port city is famous for the fortress-like palace complex in the center, built in the 4th century by the Roman Emperor Diocletian. The city center and the palace were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979. Also recommended for a visit are the University, the Saint Dominius Cathedral and the beautiful beaches. Of course, great artworks and graffiti can also be found in the urban space.

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GERMANY: Streetart Berlin – Moabit – 21er GALLERY – ANTI RACISM JAM 2024

In March it was time again for the annual ANTI RACISM JAM in Moabit at the spraygrounds of the 21ER GALLERY with around 40 creators. Every year the popular jam brings top-class artists to the walls with fantastic concept collaborations to make a colorful statement against racism and discrimination. The event on 22nd and 23rd March 2024 was organized by TOMSTA and KARAME21 with the support of CAPTAIN PAINT and the 21ER GALLERY.

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ESTONIA: Urban Art Tallinn – Telliskivi Loomelinnak – MESA JAM – MaEiSaaAru Festival

The art festival “Ma Ei Saa Aru“, which means in English “I Don’t Understand”, is a great multi disciplinary event which is held annually since 2021 at the Telliskivi Loomelinnak, the “Creative City”. In its first edition there was also the MESA graffiti jam included in the festival and numerous urban artworks got sprayed at the graffiti backyard and around the permisses. The festival focuses on one field of art each year and numerous artists contribute with colorful artworks around the area.

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CROATIA: Streetart Šibenik – Graffiti and Urban Art in King Krešimir’s Retreat

Šibenik is a coastal town with around 42,000 inhabitants on the Adria in the north of the Dalmatia region. It was first mentioned in 1066 in a document of King Petar Krešimir IV, who regularly stayed there. Worth seeing are the historical buildings such as the stone Cathedral of St. Jacob from the 15th century with its 71 carved heads, the Prince’s Palace from the 14th century or the white stone Mihovil Fortress aka St. Anna Fortress with its open-air stage and a super beautiful view over the landscape. There is of course also interesting streetart in the alleyways and graffiti on the buildings.

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GERMANY: Exhibition Berlin – Skateboard Museum, FKKB & Hotel Berlin – WALLRIDE & OUT OF THE BOX

Berlin is well known for its skateboard scene and is also home to the artist and skateboarder CHRISTIAN ROTHENHAGEN aka DEER BLN and the artist PISA 73 – the initiators of the ‘SISSI‘ skateboard club. In cooperation with the curator JÜRGEN BLÜMLEIN from the SKATEBOARD MUSEUM and the FKKB they curated the exhibitions OUT OF THE BOX and WALLRIDE at the Hotel Berlin from 18th April till 17th May with a huge variety of colorfully designed skateboards and a historical photo show.

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ITALY: Milan & Venice – Hip Hop Project since 1997 and Graffiti Artist SAT – Arcano2 Magazine

The Arcano2 Magazine is a great publication from Milan and Venice that has been providing photos, reports and interviews from the world of hip hop and everything that goes with it. At regular intervals since 1997 they give an fantastic insight to graffiti, breakdancing and rapping especially from Northern Italy, but also from all around the globe. Initially launched as Arcano Revue and with the first volume in black and white, 12 issues have now been published, meanwhile each with 218 pages and 6 posters in glossy and color. We spoke with crew member SAT about the history of Arcano2 and his own development as a graffiti artist and MC.

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CYPRUS: Streetart Limassol – Abandoned SODAP Wine Factory – Urbex & Lost Place Graffiti

In the west of Limassol near the old harbor is the abandoned wine factory “Synergatikos Organismos Diathesis Ambelourgikon Proionton” or SODAP for short. The industrial complex was built in 1947 and produced wine and the traditional Cypriot pomace brandy Zivania for many years. Meanwhile the 38,827 square meter site is an ideal location for urban art and the huge halls provide a lot of space from the outside, but also offer a special mystical and unique atmosphere inside.

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