Difusor @ Nuart Plus (Stavanger)
NUART PLUS: SITUATIONISM AND “PLAY”
This year’s Nuart Plus symposium will investigate the role of ‘play’ in shaping street art and DIY culture. Artists, academics and industry experts come together to explore how the playful element of Situationism, punk, graffiti and street art has been affected by increasing commercial and academic interest in these movements. Is [...]
Joachim Ixcalli in Badalona
Open Walls is again in the streets. This time, with the help of Spogo, who organized the project, and Joachim Ixcalli. A luxury to get back to this promising artist from California tranquilando again in Barcelona after his long stay a couple of years ago. Now, thanks to an intense study work and after participating [...]
OpenWalls Showcase St. Martí 2015: Spogo + Ripo + nou mur
Video by Raul Martín. Pics by the artists and Fer Alcalá.
OPENWALLS SHOWCASE SANT MARTÍ 2015
Openwalls Showcase és un esdeveniment satèl·lit del projecte Openwalls que funciona com una càpsula de proximitat. És un esdeveniment ja consolidat, de caràcter itinerant, amb diverses edicions realitzades a Amposta (2011), Districte d’Horta-Guinardó (2012), Districte de Sant Martí (2013) i Districte [...]
Openwalls Conference 2014
Openwalls Showcase Parc de la Ciutadella wall
Urban Creativity Experience
Can Roger Community Wall
Link Associació Can Roger
Guanyadors de la convocatoria: Grup Mural Llotja i Massana
Convocatòria oberta per a la intervenció artística de la tanca exterior del projecte. La present convocatòria oberta té per objectiu trobar un artista emergent que intervingui la tanca exterior del solar que acull el projecte Can Roger: menjador + hort + [...]
Openwalls Showcase Barcelona 2013
Intervencions Sam3, Btoy, Uriginal:
OpenWalls Showcase @ D.I.P. (Barcelona)
Jueves 25 de octubre
Espai Jove Bocanord, Barcelona.
Después de Amposta, llega la segunda edición Openwalls Showcase, el pequeño formato de la Openwalls Conference. Esta vez, en colaboración con el Día Internacional de la Pintura, organizado por Bocanord.
Nuestra participación incluye, como siempre, dos ámbitos: el comisariado de la intervención artística en el patio de luces de este [...]
OpenWalls Showcase @ Fahr.1 (Amposta, Spain)
Fahr.1 sets up a new model of production, dissemination and education around practices related to contemporary urban art. The intention is to generate an annual festival to become a leader in the spanish national scene, as well as a meeting point between local artists with leading figures from the international scene. The program will is [...]
Visita turística en el Priorat
Having made a social-geographic map “The other Priorat” in 2009, whose aim was to reflect that part of Priorat that is excluded from the discourses and institutional tourism, this year, to continue the project, we have proposed a false tourist visit on typical topics of the region, those of which we try to escape … [...]
Openwalls Conference (OWC) is an international meeting that adresses public space artistic interventions, from two main strands: a seminar and a bunch of murals in Barcelona’s public space.
OWC will take place in october 20 to 22 in diferent locations of [...]
After more than 3 ½ years of operation volstens Barcelona, volstens.org open the new network.
We created this project with the intention to obtain and / or give things without paying for them, as we believe that if you do not consume much could change some things.
Keywords: recycling, reuse, waste reduction, sharing, territory, proximity, coexistence, alternative, [...]
Openwalls.org project launching!
This project embodies a model to manage public space non comissioned painting. It continues and expands an already existing project that allows to paint in the public space (Open Gallery), and contributes positively to social, cultural and artistic life in the areas where it developes its activity.
Openwalls.org aims to set up a network [...]
The other Priorat
This project is part of Última 09, in which we proposed to create a mural result of a research process with the territory (Priorat region, in the Tarragona province. This post shows the result of that process.
The Priorat is one of the least populated regions of Catalonia. However, a living area around three [...]
The Open Gallery is a project that wants to transform the wall closing the Parc de les Aigües , Abd-el-Kader street, Barcelona, into an artistic space open to everyone’s artwork.
It’s composed of 34 2x4m frames yet used during the Difusor2007 festival. Those frames, probably built for advertising a while ago, are incorporated in the main [...]
Nadie (Nobody) is a politician. In his permanent campaign, he takes the streets and writes about it. He struggles for a true democracy.
Nadie was a candidat in the past spanish election (2008). And he will be in the next one.
Difusor was an encounter that gathered up to 100 international stencil artists who work in the street, in the summer of 2007. It’s goal was to foster a reflection on some of the aspects that urban art is bringing to light such as the uses of the public space and it’s increasing regulation.
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A video of interviews to some of the stencilers that we can find in Barcelona, recorded shortly after the new laws on public space in the city.
The video was carried out because of the Difusor Festival, to leave testimony of the consequences of the norm imposed by the town council. That law pretend to abolish [...]
www.schhh.unmicroclima.com is a web project running since 2003, reflecting what happens on the walls of Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca, mainly in the stencil scene. It also provides information about artistic urban subversion. Includes a blog, interviews, links and some articles, in spanish, on the old times of stencil in Barcelona.