Basel House Mural Festival is a three-day, first-of-its-kind mural festival based around the legendary walls of the iconic RC Cola Plant in Miami’s Wynwood Art District during Miami Art Week 2017. Throughout the festival, invited local and international artists will transform an often-overlooked section of the neighborhood into an open- air art museum.
Over the course of four days, there will be more than 50 mural projects and over 80 top street artists from across the globe painting large murals across six city blocks in the Wynwood Art District, including a digital arts and VR playground that will bring art to life. The free block party will offer live painting, unique art installations, live music, late-night DJs, artists, a vendor market and food trucks.
The massive event will encompass the largest, organised gathering of street artists Wynwood including names like Fanakapan (UK), Nuno Viegas (Portugal), RISK (L.A.), SEEN (NYC), Sonny (South Africa), Dourone (France), 123klan (Canada) and Zed1 (Italy) among many others who already started painting last Friday!
Those attending Basel House Mural Festival can start or end their exploration of Basel’s largest exhibit of more than 50 new murals in Wynwood at EFFEN Vodka’s UNFRAMED at BASEL HOUSE Mural Festival. The heart of Basel House will be powered by the beats of DJs from across multiple genres, including Hits 97.3’s DJ Laz, DJ Statik Selektah, and hip-hop legend and dance music favorite Lee Foss.
Friday, December 8, (6 p.m. to 2 a.m.UNFRAMED presents Sub Chroma. This mixed media and lighting exhibit with musical lineup will be headlined by Hot Creations’ Lee Foss supported by Drama Duo, TrqpiTeca, Miami’s DJ Laz and Statik Selectah, who will release his latest project at Basel House.
Saturday, December 9, (6 p.m. to 2 a.m.UNFRAMED presents Rolling Stone Live Miami hosted by 50 Cent. Celebrating Rolling Stone’s 50th anniversary with A-Trak with Chromeo’s Dave-1 as The Brothers Macklovitch, OVO Sound’s Majid Jordan (90 Minute DJ Set), Trqpiteca, Bread Doe and Ezikel.
Sunday, December 10, (5 p.m. to 10 p.m. UNFRAMED presents the CHILLIN’ BASEL CLOSING PARTY. This Caribbean block party will be hosted by Wright Image x The KGN with Silent Addy and it will feature special guests in the Reggae, Dancehall, Soca genre.
WHEN: Block Party & Mural Festival Open to Public:
Friday, December 8, 12 p.m. – 3 a.m.
Saturday, December 9, 12 p.m. – 3 a.m.
Sunday, December 10, 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.
EFFEN Vodka’s UNFRAMED:
Friday, December 8, 6 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Saturday, December 9, 6 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Sunday, December 10, 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Must RSVP to attend. Must be 21+. Must bring good vibes. Must drink responsibly.
WHERE: RC Cola Plant & surrounding neighborhood
NW 23rd St & NW 24th Street between NW 5th Ave & NW 6th Ave
The curation of Basel House Mural Festival has been collaborative in nature; something rare in the art world, drawing on a cohort of global experts in the Urban Arts Scene. Major contributors include: Festival Creative Director, Stephanie Kassoy, SWARM Events & Nekto Collective Festival Art Director; Pedro Amos, artist & co-owner of Miami’s Best Graffiti Guides; Urban Nation Museum for Contemporary Art; WYN 317 Gallery; Iryna Kanishcheva, Urban Art Consultant and Photographer; and The Bushwick Collective. Daily Mural Tours will be run by Miami’s Best Graffiti Guide. Street Art Media Partners include: Artsynonym, Graffiti Street, StreetArtNYC, StreetArtToday, Street Art United States, Urbanite Webzine, to name a few.