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Bisser, Italian Demon, Italy 2017

Street Artist Bisser Paints Five New Murals during his Recent Travels to Italy, 2017

April 13, 2017

Belgium based street artist Bisser recently travelled to Northern Italy and left some of his playful characters on the Italian streets. The streets certainly kept him busy as he painted five walls during his visit, with the help of Urban Lives. His first mural ‘Smart drowning’ was in Reggio Emilia, in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern […]

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Giorgio Bartocci, NOSTOI Fest, Street Art Festival, Gerocarne, Italy Photo Credit Bruno Arena

NOSTOI Fest, Street Art Festival, Gerocarne, Italy 2016

December 3, 2016

During the first week of August, six Italian street artists were invited to paint on the public walls of Gerocarne, a small town in Calabria in south of Italy for the NOSTOI fest, Street Art Festival. The six artists; Giorgio Bartocci, Basik, Collettivo FX, G Loois, Luca Zamoc and Nemo, were asked to represent NOSTOI, meaning the “way back”. […]

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Gaia, Street art mural depicts Migration, Italy 2016

Street artist Gaia’s latest mural recognises human necessity to migrate, Italy 2016

November 29, 2016

Street artist Gaia just finished a brand new mural entitled ‘The Human Condition’ in Comune di Monno, Italy in the Cultural District Valle Camonica (Distretto Culturale Valle Camonica) curated by fellow artist Ozmo and produced by Simona Nv. This piece portrays two Italian immigrants and is based on photograph of Ellis Island by Lewis Hine. Hine was drawn to Ellis Island and the “new immigration,” a […]

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Tellas, Impronte Street Art Festival photo © Antonio Sena

Impronte Street Art Festival, Bonito Italy 2016

October 12, 2016

The first edition of Impronte Street Art Festival, an event dedicated to the famous designer and craftsman Salvatore Ferragamo, who was born in Bonito in 1898, has just finished. The idea of Impronte Street Art Festival stems from the desire to pay homage to the Bonito designer, celebrating the creativity that has marked his career […]

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Dzia, Subsidence Street Art Festival, Ravenna, Italy. Photo credit Subsidence.

Subsidenze Street Art Festival, Ravenna, Italy 2016

September 8, 2016

Subsidenze Street art festival 2016 is back for it’s third year running. The festival is in the city of Ravenna in Italy. You can catch all the action in the marina district as it runs 1st September to 11th September 2016. As a preview to the festival Subsidenze invited street artist Rustam QBic from Kazan, Russia in […]

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Giulio Vesprini Prison Camp Italy

Street artist Giulio Vesprini visits Italy’s Prison Camps and paints symbolic flowers

May 26, 2016

Street artist Giulio Vesprini has been visiting World War Prison camps in Italy. Giulio works on wall are characterised by two aspects; geometric and abstract shapes, and botanical elements. The first aspect comes from his graphics and architectural schooling. The second aspect, nature, represents for Giulio the revenge on humans… nature recovers what was once […]

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Salvatore Ferragamo

Impronte Street Art Festival dedicated to Salvatore Ferragamo, Bonito Italy 2016

May 14, 2016

Here comes the first edition of Impronte Street Art Festival, an event dedicated to the famous designer and craftsman Salvatore Ferragamo, who was born in Bonito in 1898.The idea of Impronte Street Art Festival stems from the desire to pay homage to the Bonito designer, celebrating the creativity that has marked his career and his many transversal […]

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Civitacampomarano Ctvà Street Art Festival, Italy

Cvtà street art festival, Civitacampomarano Italy 2016

April 28, 2016

Six Internationally known street artists were invited to change the landscape of Civitacampomarano (pronounced “Cvtà in local dialect) for the first edition of ‘Cvtà festival‘. Civitacampomarano can be found in the Italian region of Molise, it is a small town with just 400 mostly elderly inhabitants! The festival ran from Thursday, April 21 until Sunday, April 24, […]

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L7m Street art Rome Italy

L7m beautiful graffiti birds in Rome, Italy

April 27, 2016

Brazilian artist L7m is currently in the beautiful city of Rome, invited by a.DNA collective, and has been busy painting in his impressive signature style we all love. The first wall painted by in Rome, in the district of Ostia (Affabulazione) and is from his ‘Sacred bird series’, all with gold. L7m also paints a […]

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Biancoshock 'Borderlife' Lodi Milan

Biancoshock turns abandoned manholes into miniature rooms

April 9, 2016

Bucharest, the capital of Romania has an entire generation of children who have grown up in the tunnels of the sewer system. They sought refuge in the tunnels in 1989 during the Romanian revolution. The Communist regime was overthrown and Romanian orphanages were closed down releasing thousands of children onto the streets to defend for […]

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Sinnlichkeit, Magdeburg. Germany 2015

June 13, 2015

On 6th of June the art festival “Sinnlichkeit” opened in the former Jail in Magdeburg. Sinnlichkeit is one of Germany’s biggest art-festivals in 2015.  More than two thousand visitors entered into the jail for the opening. Over 200 exhibitors show their works in over 250 cells inside the jail houses and outside on walls. Artists invited to […]

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