Upfest: Kobra Lennon

Around 450 artists from all over the world descended on the city of Bristol to take part in Upfest – Europe’s largest street art festival held across a weekend in July. The suburbs of Bedminster and Southville were transformed as artists painted around the south of Bristol including this large wall just off the main…

Nuart Aberdeen: Julien De Casabianca

Previously being held in Norway since 2001, the yearly Nuart street art festival was on vacation for 2017 and took a trip to it’s twinned city of Aberdeen in Scotland for it’s latest outing. The Nuart festival once again invited a host of top international artists to paint in Aberdeen over the Easter weekend including…

Nuart Aberdeen: Jaune

The Nuart Festival held yearly in Stavanger, Norway has branched out and taken it’s showcase of street art onto the road and visited it’s twin city of Aberdeen in Scotland. The legendary street art festival may have changed locations but the high callibre of talent on offer is still easy to see around every corner…

Nuart Aberdeen Map

The Nuart Festival has taken a trip from it’s usual home of Stavanger in Norway and ventured to it’s twin city of Aberdeen in Scotland for their latest event. The art festival has invited the world’s biggest street artists to paint across the city centre with a range of work on display including huge murals,…

NuArt: Jaune

Hailing from Brussels in Belgium, street artist Jaune is best known for his stencil work featuring workmen going about their daily routines. For a few days in September the artist visited the Norwegian port of Stavanger to take part in the city’s NuArt festival. Since 2011 his familiar workmen began appearing on walls when he…

Temporary Palaces

Cardiff Contemporary is the Welsh capital’s biennial festival of contemporary arts taking place for 4 weeks from late October to November. The event is set at various locations around Cardiff with some set in traditional galleries with others in derelict buildings – and even one on the roof of a car park. Artist Robert Montgomery…

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The NuArt Festival is Norway’s largest street art event which has been running since the turn of the millennium throughout the city of Stavanger. Over the years it has attracted a high callibre of international street artists with the 2016 cast of an equally high standard. Featured throughout the Scandanavian city are pasteups, stencils, installations,…

Broken-Hearted-Europe

The NuArt festival is an international contemporary street and urban art festival held annually in Stavanger, Norway since 2001. A brief visit in September this year revealed a lot of text-based art around the Norwegian city by artist Robert Montgomery. Robert was born in Scotland but now lives in London and here we can see…

Farewell Phlegm

After standing proud on the side of Marland House next to Cardiff’s bus station for exactly two years – it was now time for the building to be demolished along with the rest of the area and for some great street art to vanish forever. As the Central Square development gathers pace – even world…

Breakin the Bay 2016

Breakin’ The Bay is a free annual Hip Hop festival held at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay. It’s billed as a celebration of Hip Hop culture covering the elements of DJ and MCing along with graffiti and street art too. This year it was held over the last two weekends of July –…

Captain Cenzible

Mr Cenz is a London based graffiti artist whom attended the first Hype Festival held in Gloucester city centre. The Hype Festival was a replacement for the cancelled city-wide ‘Paint Jam’ but even so still 50 or so artists turned up to paint on specially erected boards in the city’s King Square – with Mr…

Under water street jam

After the success of the last street jam along the Millennium Walkway it was time to follow it up with more great street art in the aptly titled ‘Underwater Paint Jam’ (welcome to the traditional Welsh weather!) Set next to the Millennium Stadium and the hoardings running the 340ft length alongside the River Taff –…

Back to Nature Paint Jam Pt3

The latest street art event to be held in Cardiff took place right next to the Millennium Stadium over a weekend in March. The two day event was called the ‘Back to Nature Paint Jam’ and was organised by local artist Amelia ‘Unity’ Thomas. It was held to coincide with International Women’s Day on March…

Vanesa Longchamp

Taking part in the Back to Nature Paint Jam event was a whole host of artists from Cardiff and from around the UK including Bristol, London and the South Coast. Whom all turned up to paint in the shadows of the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff city centre on a bright but chilly Spring day. The…

Back to Nature Paint Jam Pt2

The latest street art event to be held in Cardiff took place right next to the Millennium Stadium over the weekend. The two day event was called the ‘Back to Nature Paint Jam’ and was organised by local artist Amelia ‘Unity’ Thomas. It was held to coincide with International Women’s Day on March 8th with…

Back to Nature Paint Jam Pt1

The latest street art event to be held in Cardiff took place right next to the Millennium Stadium over the weekend. The two day event was called the ‘Back to Nature Paint Jam’ and was organised by local artist Amelia ‘Unity’ Thomas. It was held to coincide with International Women’s Day on March 8th and…

Back to Nature Paint Jam

Today is the start of the latest street art event in Cardiff called the ‘Back to Nature Paint Jam’ It’s being held to coincide with International Women’s Day and over 35 invited artists will paint along the 340 foot Millennium Walkway slap bang in the city centre of the capital. Artists will arrive from across…

New News Newso

Back in October 2014 the Empty Walls Street Jam took place with artists arriving from across Cardiff and some further afield from Bristol and Birmingham – all primed ready to paint on the hoardings surrounding the vacant Western Mail and Echo site near the Millennium Stadium. View some of the artists in action painting the…

Bay Breakin’ II

Breakin’ The Bay is a free annual Hip Hop festival held at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay. It’s billed as a celebration of Hip Hop culture covering the elements of DJ and MCing along with graffiti and street art too. Held over the weekend of 8th and 9th of August the event attracted…

Breakin’ the Bay 2015

Breakin’ The Bay is a free annual Hip Hop festival held at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay. It’s truly a celebration of Hip Hop culture covering the elements of DJ and MCing along with graffiti and street art too. Held over the weekend of 8th and 9th of August the event attracted thousands…

Mt Wlls so to Spk

The Empty Walls Street Jam invited a host of local street artists to paint on some hoardings near the Millennium Stadium as part of the larger Empty Walls festival held in 2014. Nearly every inch of the rotting hoardings were painted on apart from one section that never got much attention at the official event…

Korp blimey!

Gloucester held it’s first-ever street art festival on the first weekend in August – christened ‘The Gloucester Paint Jam‘ It was held at locations throughout the City but with the main focus on King’s Square in the city centre. One of the 40 painters attending over the weekend was Peterborough-based Korp (or Korporate) where he…

The jam that keeps on giving

Back in October 2014 the Empty Walls Street Jam took place with artists and writers arriving from all across Cardiff with some further afield from Bristol and Birmingham – all primed ready to paint on the hoardings surrounding the vacant Western Mail and Echo site near the Millennium Stadium. View some of the original art…

Empty Walls 2014: Hoxe and Tizer iD

The Empty Walls Festival is a month long street art event aiming to bring colour, culture and vibrancy to the city of Cardiff – with artists travelling in from Germany, Italy, Spain and France and also closer to home from London, Bristol and Cardiff. It’s not entirely clear whether this was an intended part of…

Gorfjam 2015

The Gorfjam is held in memory of Tom (aka Gorf) who died back in January 2011 – with events being held each year in memory of him and his work. The Gorfjam invites a whole host of graffiti and street artists from the local area to paint on this 130m long wall at Sevenoaks Park…

EMPTY WALLS 2014: Vandal in the wind

As a total contrast to inviting big name street artists to the city to take part in the Empty Walls festival there was a need to involve some of the local artists and taggers to showcase some of their work too. This is where the Empty Walls Street Jam came in inviting a whole host…

Empty Walls 2014: Russ

The Empty Walls Festival is a month long street art event aiming to bring colour, culture and vibrancy to the city of Cardiff – with artists travelling in from Germany, Italy, Spain and France and also closer to home from London, Bristol and Cardiff. Each piece of work was to incorporate some elements of Welsh…

Empty Walls Street Jam by 3Dom

As a total contrast to inviting big name street artists to the city to take part in the Empty Walls festival there was a need to involve some of the local artists and taggers to showcase some of their work too. This is where the Empty Walls Street Jam came in inviting a whole host…

Empty Walls 2014: Ekstraternek

Set in a prime city centre location between a Wetherspoons pub, a fruit stall and a Boots shop this was Ekstraternek’s contribution to The Empty Walls street art festival that was happening across Cardiif. Ekstraternek creates highly detailed illustrations merging complex pattern work with imagined landscapes, figures and creatures.” Using wooden hoardings on a closed…

City of Colours: Colour Doomed

The City of Colours festival is predominently a street art festival held in Birmingham attracting talent from across the city and from the whole of the UK. On the 6th September 9,000 people took to the streets of Digbeth, Birmingham when it was transformed into one of the UK’s largest outdoor art galleries – a…