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 alsol 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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GERMANY: Photographer Jörg Rudolph – Dosenkunst – Graffiti in the Rhine-Main-Area

Today we are going to introduce you to a terrific website that had a great impact on me and basically was together with some other important platforms and magazines an inspiring factor to start this Vagabundler project. For more than ten years now, the platform Dosenkunst by photographer Jörg Rudolph has been delivering fantastic graffiti material from the Rhine-Main area in Germany or from overseas, with awesome making-of reports, extensive background information and adventurous Urbex stories.

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SWEDEN: Streetart Stockholm – Kulturkvarter Snösätra – Graffiti Wall Of Fame – […meanwhile demolished…]

The Kulturkvarter Snösätra with its Graffiti Wall of Fame was one of the greates open art galleries in Europe, unfortunately it has been torn down in September 2020, but here in our archive are a lot of photos of the great works on this former awesome colorful lost place. The streetart hot spot was located in the remote south of Stockholm in a disused industrial park near Rågsved. This building complex lay fallow for years and gradually fell apart. It was a small deserted ghost town that was avoided. But that should change completely. In 2014, a group was able to convince the landowners that certain walls can be painted. This started a transformation of this area into one of the largest graffiti exhibitions in Europe.

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GERMANY: Sculptor Pit Ruge – Waldwerft, soap bubbles and pumpkin exhibitions

The sculptor Pit Ruge designs fantastic creatures and entire wonderful worlds of wood, wire and color in his open-air workshop “Waldwerft. ” For the  huge and famous pumpkin exhibitions, which have been taking place for over twenty years now throughout Germany, he and a team of artists fabricate the complete thematic scenarios including figures, which are then hung with pumpkins. The creative factory also produces works of art for countless other events, exhibitions and festivals.

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SLOVENIA: Fantastic Utopia Creations – Spray Paint Art JB

The artist “Spray Paint Art JB” creates fantastic worlds and fascinating utopias in his works. He works exclusively with spray cans, but has developed a variety of techniques. For example, he integrates foam into his works and sprays it. The motifs of his works often show space scenarios, mystical beings or the magic of nature. Check out the interview with the great artist from Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana.

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MALTA: Sacred Door Saints and Nicknamed Houses

Religion plays an important role in Maltese culture and tradition. There are over 360 chapels and churches throughout the archipelago, including the huge Carmelite Cathedral in Valetta and the great Ta’ Pinu Basilica in Gozo for example. The presence of faith is also evident in the streets and integrated onto the homes of the Maltese people in form of small plaques, figures and ornaments depicting saints and thus acting as the patron saint of the building. Many Maltese also give their houses their individual names, so you often find among these door saints also tiles or signs with the building names. Here is a small collection of these beautiful mostly made of ceramic works of art.

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