After the overwhelming success of the first The Crystal Ship, curated by Bjørn Van Poucke, the preparations for this year’s 2017 edition are in full swing. During the first week of the Belgian Easter Holidays (3-8th April) the streets of Ostend are graced with twenty international street artists such as Axel Void, Phlegm, Alexis Diaz, Henrik Uldalen and C215, all leaving a permanent mark on the city by the sea.
The world renowned and talented British street artist Phlegm, cartoonist and illustrator, visited Ostend to paint this amazing new mural.
The large piece was painted at Victorialaan.
This years artists include Alexis Diaz, Axel Void, Bosoletti, Buck, C215, Hell’O Collective, Hyuro, Jaune, Johannes Mundinger, Levalet, Nelio, Nuart presents Henrik Uldalen, Outings Project, Pastel, Phlegm, Ricky Lee Gordon, Schellekens and Peleman, Sebas Velasco, SpY and Strook.
With this epic line up the artists are going to send seismic waves throughout the city of Ostend! The murals are painted until the 8th April 2017, with the weekend Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th of April will host the grand opening of the festival.
Photo Credit Ian Cox