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WALLSPOT PHOTOGRAPHERS

call , newsletter | Bublegum , JOAN PIÑOL , evalop , gemfontanals , Liliana La Italians | 24-03-2020

WALLSPOT PHOTOGRAPHERSDue to the current global emergency situation because of the COVID-19 virus spread, from Wallspot we are launching diverse initiatives in order to keep promoting and supporting urban art from home. Within urban art, an essential figure is that of the photographers, who walk on the streets capturing and documenting the work of artists in order to disseminate and show their work to the world. At a time in which artists cannot create in public spaces, we encourage all photogra...

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WALLSPOT’S NEW CONTEST ON INSTAGRAM!

call , newsletter | 17-03-2020

WALLSPOT’S NEW CONTEST ON INSTAGRAM!Show us your sketch and be one of the three artists who will paint an artistic mural in BarcelonaDue to the emergency situation with the spread of the COVID-19 virus in Spain, we have to reformulate the current Open Call for Wall Lab, an initiative with a professional character addressed to the registered artists of the platform and which main goal is to promote local talent. Over the quarantine period, we cannot paint on the streets but we can still create ar...

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WALL CLAIM - EMILY ELDRIDGE - International Women's Day

Stories , newsletter | 13-03-2020

Wallspot has presented WALL CLAIM, a new art programme that consists of inviting different artists who are part of the platform to paint an artistic intervention on the outer wall of the Centre Cultural La Farinera Del Clot in Barcelona. The motifs of the murals will be in tune with some of the International Days established by the UN. Wall Claim, thus, responds to the need to give visibility to certain social groups using art as a means and tool of social claim. On the occasion of...

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WALL LAB: Artistic intervention by Spogo, "Old factory: La Siberia" in Avinguda Icaria 199 (Poblenou Barcelona).

BIG WALLS , video , WALL LAB , newsletter | 09-03-2020

This project of artistic intervention within Wall Lab programme, in which Rebobinart, Meridia Capital and Philarthropic collaborated, consisted of decorating a 200-metre construction fence surrounding the former Ice Factory "Siberia and Deslite". To do this, the selected artist to perform the intervention in Avinguda Icaria 199, has been SPOGO, who has done a work with a mural design inspired by the industrial past of that time and area. An example is the geometric figures used, in this c...

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FEBRUARY 9th – PONT DE LA RONDA D’HORTA GUINARDÓ – MARINA GINESTÀ MURAL

BIG WALLS , Stories , newsletter | 05-03-2020

On February 9th, the next day of the opening, El Pont de la Ronda free wall (Barcelona) was repainted. This time, the intervention was made by two American artists: Sarah Painter and Cosby Hayes. Occupying half of the surface, in a 4 meters high by 200 meters long wall, we find the mural of the painted portrait of the journalist, translator, anti-fascist and revolutionary Marina Ginestà. It is an artwork that evokes the black-and-white photography taken by photographer Hans Gutmann on July...

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GRAFFITI ALLEY - BALTIMORE (USA)

| 28-02-2020

Located between West North and Maryland Avenue, in North Arts and Entretainment District, Graffity Alley is the only legal art space in Baltimore City. It is a 9.14 x 6.1m wall where street artists can create their work freely without fear of prosecution. Creativity and artistic collaborations flourish in the alley as street artists, young and old, create piece over piece and modify existing works of art. Many art teachers, including those from MICA and Baltimore City schools, bring the...

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WALL CLAIM – MARCH 2020 – INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY – EMILY ELDRIDGE

Events | 26-02-2020

Wallspot presents WALL CLAIM, a new art programme that consists of inviting different artists who are part of the platform (and they've painted between 2019 and 2020) to paint an artistic intervention on the outer wall of the Centre Cultural La Farinera Del Clot in Barcelona. The motifs of the murals will be in tune with some of the International Days established by the UN. Wall Claim, thus, responds to the need to give visibility to certain social groups using art as a means and tool of...

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AGRICULTURA WALL

Stories | 25-02-2020

We are sad to inform you that the Agricultura Wall will disappear in the upcoming months from the free walls managing system Wallspot. This wall located in the neighborhood of Poble Nou, has the biggest surface available in Barcelona, since it surrounds an entire block that goes from 2 meters to 10 meters high.It was opened in 2014 and since then there have been more than 2115 interventions. With this wall “Murs Lliures” began, a project which aim was to revitalise disused spaces and which over...

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NEW WALL LES CORTS

Events , call , newsletter | 25-02-2020

Next Saturday, March 21, the inauguration of the new Wallspot wall will be held in Les Corts, Barcelona! This is a wall with 880m² to be intervened.We want to invite you to celebrate this new incorporation with us, and that is why we have opened a call! All artists who are registered in Wallspot, who have painted on the platform between 2019 and 2020 and who live in Barcelona or surroundings can participate in this open call. The Wallspot team will select some artists, which will provide th...

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Yoseba MP has made a large mural on l'Hospitalet

BIG WALLS | 20-02-2020

The artist Yoseba MP has made a large mural on the Plaza de Guernica, Collblanc district. The project is part of the actions that the City Council of L'Hospitalet has undertaken in recent years to establish an artistic circuit in the public space. This was the first intervention of the Galician artist in the city, who for two weeks has been plotting his work “Un castell, moltes llengües i 12km²” on the facade of building number 8 in the square. This project is produced by the cultural entity Reb...

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