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Festivals , WALL LAB , TRAVEL THE WALL | Dice67 , onasalvador | 05-09-2023

Last July 29th and 30th the Spanish artist Ona Salvador travelled to UK to participate in the Cheltenham Paint Festival. During the festival, a large number of murals were created in different parts of the town of Cheltenham. Within these days there were also held several urban art workshops and musical performances. Ona Salvador is an illustrator, plastic and urban artist, born in 1999 in Menorca, Balearic Islands, and currently lives in Barcelona. She likes to give life to the walls by cre...

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Festivals | 29-07-2022

Next October we celebrate the MIGRATION JAM-BCN, to address the issues around all kinds of migratory movements, humanitarian crises and racism. This JAM coincides with the celebration of the 10th anniversary of Wallspot this 2022.On this occasion we collaborate with the collective Dos Latinas, a platform and foundation that works with artists, artisans and creatives to generate a diverse community using art as a tool for the struggle and defense of Human Rights. Dos Latinas vindicates diversity...

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Festivals | 12-05-2022

10 years of free walls in the city of Barcelona! This year Wallspot is 10 years old, and we want to celebrate it in style! That's why the edition of WALL LAB 2022 is back in a special edition in the walls of the emblematic Modelo, the old prison of Barcelona.WALL LAB is a professional initiative aimed at users of the Wallspot platform that aims to make local talent visible. The winners of this call will be able to paint a mural with a minimum permanence of one year in La Modelo, B...

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Festivals | 11-05-2022

Pride Day, the international day of LGTBIQ+ pride, is approaching, and that is why this June we will celebrate the LGTBIQ+ JAM. This makes us especially excited because it is part of the different actions that we will carry out to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Wallspot, this 2022.This year we will collaborate with GAG, a social association that works for the visibility, legal advice and support to lesbian, gay, trans, bisexual and intersex people. We have raised the visibility of older p...

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Events , Festivals , OPEN CALL | 12-05-2021

Muro LX Urban Art Fest is an Initiative of the Lisbon City Hall that invites artists from all over the world to present their proposals to paint two gables of the Bairro Casal dos Machados.The theme, this year, revolves around cultural diversity. People, cultures, nations, richness, and diversity will be the protagonists of this year's edition.In the two previous editions, five artists were chosen within the framework of the call. During the first, in 2017, there were four proposals: The Argenti...

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Festivals | 16-04-2021

The association and gallery STRADEDARTS in Milan, has launched a Go Fund Me to finance the second phase of restoration of the wall painted by Phase2, Delta2 and Ero in 1984 in Quattordio (Piemonte, Italy).We want to emphasize the importance of preserving and restoring this wall painted by three legends of New York’s graffiti history.The first phase of the restoration of the wall was carried out in 2017 by Elena Astolfi and Alessandra Carrieri, who will carry out the completion of the project, wh...

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Events , Festivals | 09-03-2021

Last Sunday 7th of March we held the Wallspot JAM of the month, the Womart JAM!This event revolved around 8M, International Women's Day, so all the artists who participated were exclusively women.The day started with some setbacks due to the rain, but at eleven in the morning we managed to start with even more strength and motivation! Galleta María and Pixa Pixa, the guest artists and those in charge of selecting the participants, performed their works on the central walls of the square. The...

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Events , Festivals | 20-10-2020

The 4th edition of Periferia Beat Urban Art Festival was held last Saturday, October 3rd. Among the festival activities, there was a Grafitti JAM that took place on the Tres Xemeneies Wallspot walls.The Open Call addressed to artists was a success, since the places sold out just a few days after it was launched. A total of 15 artists participated in the event and had the opportunity to picture their works on the walls of Tres Xemeneies, some of them related to the theme of the festi...

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Events , Festivals | 30-09-2020

The Urban Art Festival ‘’Periferia Beat Festival’’, reaches its 4th edition this Saturday, 3rd of October in an adapted format to the circumstances our new normal. The Periferia Beat Fest is an initiative for an independent Hip Hop and Urban Art Festival in Barcelona, which will feature different activities such as concerts, talks and dance workshops. Even though the health crisis it’s hindering all cultural events, the organization has worked hard to adapt this event to the new measures and kee...

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Festivals , newsletter | 06-11-2019

From September 8 to 15, has been celebrated the second edition of POW!WOW! Festival in Rotterdam. In this edition the festival received internationally renowned urban artists, with also live music and a breakdance program. During these days the artists have painted twelve walls and a ship, and the Californian Spenser Little and the Londoner Slinkachu have made some artistic installations.POW! Wow! Rotterdam has received national and international visitors, and during the week of the festival mor...

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