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Subvertisers Join Fight Against Reindeer Slaughter Policy that Threatens Tragedy for Young Sámi Herder and Human Rights in Norway, 2018

December 7, 2018

Pressure is mounting on the Norwegian government to back down on the compulsory slaughter of reindeer herds that are the livelihood of the Sámi people. Artists and activists took to the streets of Oslo yesterday to support the reindeer herding Sámi Jovsset Ánte Sara. Jovsset Ánte, 26, is taking the Norwegian government to the UN […]

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Jazoo Yang, Dot series, Nuart Festival 2018. Photo Credit Kristina Borhes

Korean Artist Jazoo Yang Protests Against Gentrification with Two New Works in Stavanger, Nuart Festival 2018

September 19, 2018

Jazoo Yang is interested in the evolution of cities and the nostalgic poetry that emerges from popular neighbourhoods demolished at high speed in areas of urban redevelopment. Her newest mural project for this years Nuart Festival uses Korean symbols of forced evictions and demolition to raise awareness about all those globally who are exposed to […]

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Smug and Nuart, Street art Attende, Norway 2017. Photo Credit Brian Tallman

Smug Paints for Social Inclusion Through Street Art, Norway 2017

November 2, 2017

Internationally renowned mural artist Smug, known for his photorealistic murals, joins forces with Nuart and Attende for a Social Inclusion Through Street Art project that will inspire action and positive change. Attende As, is a job training company in Stavanger, Rogaland and employs approximately 330 people with disabilities in Norway. Many of these individuals work in Attende’s […]

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Maismenos, Nuart Street Art Festival, Stavanger, Norway 2017. Photo credit Ian Cox

Nuart Street Art Festival Brings Power to the People, Stavanger, Norway 2017

October 17, 2017

Nuart street art festival has just wrapped up another festival in Stavanger, Norway. This year was it’s 17th edition and saw 12 artists from 10 countries spanning 4 continents descend upon Stavanger, from 31st August to 3rd September 2017. The theme for this year’s festival was ‘POWER’ – who has it, who doesn’t and how […]

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Isaac Cordal, Street Art Akerselva River, Nuart Oslo 2017. Photo Credit Trym Schade Warloe

Nuart brings RAD New Street Art along the River Akerselva, Oslo 2017

August 2, 2017

The team behind Stavanger’s internationally renowned Nuart Festival have embarked upon a new three-year public art project in collaboration with Oslo Municipality. The ambitious project will see the area adjacent to the Akerselva river, which cuts through the centre of the city, become a venue for the world’s leading street artists. The public art project […]

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Nuart Street art Festival is Back in Power for it’s 17th Edition, Stavanger, Norway 2017

August 1, 2017

Nuart is a leading street art festival in Stavanger, Norway, that attracts both pioneers and up and coming talents focusing exclusively on Street Art since 2005. This year, it’s 17th edition will see 12 artists from 10 countries spanning 4 continents descending upon Stavanger, from 31st August to 3rd September 2017. The theme for this year’s festival […]

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Nimi, Nuart Art City Street Art Programme. Photo Credit Brian Tallman 2017

‘The ‘Last Traveller’ by NIMI as part of Nuart’s ‘Art City’ program, 2017

May 11, 2017

The Last Traveler by Bergen-based artist NIMI is the latest addition to Nuart’s ‘Art City’ program: a new initiative to produce work outside of Nuart’s annual flagship festival. NIMI, who originates from South Africa, describes the piece as the story of a journeyman – or woman in this case – who bears the weight of […]

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Robert Montgomery, Nuart Festival, Norway 2016. Photo credit John Rodger

Nuart Festival’s Grand Opening Tonight, Stavanger, Norway 2016

September 10, 2016

The grand opening of Nuart happens today at Tou Scene… a large converted Victorian brewery. This special location hosts the grand opening of The Nuart festival attracting visitors to its old brewery doors. Inside the ‘tunnels’, where the Nuart exhibition is held, will be the artists creations which they have been working on all week. The artist installations […]

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Jaune. Nuart 2016, Stavanger, Norway. Photo credit John Rodger.

NUART 2016, Stavanger, Norway officially begins today!!

September 8, 2016

The highly anticipated annual international street art festival Nuart 2016, in Stavanger, West Coast of Norway has officially begun. Nuart is a leading street art festival that attracts both pioneers and up and coming talents focusing exclusively on Street Art since 2005. NUART production has been running for a week preparing the streets of Stavanger […]

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‘Sofia and the Mountain’ by Nimi, Stavanger, Norway 2016

August 31, 2016

‘Sofia and the Mountain’ by Bergen-based artist NIMI makes its appearance in Stavanger courtesy of Nuart’s latest ‘Art City’ program.  The piece depicts NIMI’s daughter, Sofia, and the famous Rogaland landmark – Preikestolen rock or Pulpit Rock. Along the plateau of the rock there continues to be a deep crack. Due to these cracks, the plateau will at […]

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M city Sandnes street art street Norway Photo © Preben Haugstad

The Nuart Sandnes Art Trail, Norway 2016

May 2, 2016

Nuart latest public art project – the Nuart Sandnes Art Trail sees them in Stavanger’s neighbouring city Sandnes. Based on a shared desire to activate Sandnes city centre through the creation of a series of site-specific murals, installations and interventions, this weekend marked the launch of Norway’s first official Street Art Trail. Long term, the […]

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