November 30, 2017

The Arab Spring was more than a breeze of political movement. Along with all the rise of ..., urban art had been an evident visual act of self expression. During and after the Egyptian revolution, urban art was a sign of freedom. Young initiatives have implemented a nu...

November 30, 2017

Check this video on Brazil's King of Street Art 💥

November 29, 2017

Is there anything like artistic 'green washing' of urban places? In the beautiful city of Bergen, Norway, a spotted building with a painted wall appears green washed somehow matching the landscape of trees around it. Civil engineers and urban planners know this otherwi...

November 25, 2017

Check out this TED by El Seed and learn about the story behind the gigantic calligraphic artwork on the fassades of 50 buildings in the Manshiyat Naser neighbourhood, known as ‘Garbage City’, located in downtown Cairo.

[click on the picture to open the video]

November 25, 2017

These pictures are from the Durham Lumiere (2017), a light biennial festival produced by an UK-based company called Artichoke. Every two years, by the use of light technology and installation arts, a temporary urban landscape (only for 4 days) is created in different p...

November 24, 2017

Urban art is a means of self expression and can shed light on social problems. Sometimes urban art is an act of rebellion. One of the biggest calligraphic artwork that was done in Cairo is called the 'perception' project. A gigantic graffiti was painted onto 50 buildin...

November 23, 2017

Learn more about Pixação an art movement in São Paulo which is used to express anger about inequality in the city.

Click on the picture to read on The Guardian about "Pixação: the story behind São Paulo's 'angry' alternative to graffiti"

November 22, 2017

São Paulo, in Brazil, is a jungle of heavily grafitted concrete buildings. From all styles of urban art sprayed on the walls, one in particular impress by the variety and constant presence: a style called pixo. In it most basic form, it can be described as an ubiquitou...

November 20, 2017

Valparaíso, located 2hs from the Chilean capital of Santiago, is known for its creative scene and is home to many artists, writers and musicians.

Local artists as well as international artists are said to have made the city their canvas and transformed many buildings in...

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