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newsletter | 21-05-2020

Starting next monday 25, all Wallspot artists will be able to book a wall through the APP or the website, in order to go out and fill the streets with art.It is very important that all platform users who want to perform interventions in the public space follow the prevention and contingency measures in the link below. This way, we will avoid the spread of the virus during the execution of the works. These measures must be applied throughout the alarm period in Barcelona and the corr...

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STREET ART UNITED STATES

newsletter | 08-05-2020

We are excited to introduce you to our new media partner Street Art United States.Street Art United States is an urban art community that believes in the power of public art, and thanks to their dedication and enthusiasm, they carry this art expression world-wide.Its base is in the City of Boston. From there, they organize all kinds of projects related to street art and promote local and international artists who have contributed to the street art scene.One of its main goals is to support and bu...

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WALL CLAIM by Emily Eldridge

video , newsletter , WALL CLAIM | EmilyE | 26-04-2020

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 International...

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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 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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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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NEW WALLS IN FINLAND

newsletter | 18-02-2020

Wallspot has new walls in Finland!Wallspot has arrived in the city of Jyväskylä, Finland. There are four walls which are located on Reivikuja 2 street in a double bridge outside the city center. This is why this area of walls is called “katutaidetunneli”, which means urban art tunnel in Finnish. Each wall measures 3.20 x 11.30 meters, and they are easily accessible, so artists can paint with total security and calm. The manager of these walls in Finland is Jukka Silokunnas, an artist who is...

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NEW WALL IN MILAN (STRADEDARTS&WALLSPOT)

newsletter | 18-02-2020

Wallspot has incorporated a 2,5 meters high by 8 meters long wall in the city of Milan (Italy) for urban artists to paint freely and legally. The wall is located near the San Siro stadium, on the street via Pegaso 14. In this space, in addition to this piece of wall, different events have been held promoting and disseminating urban art. Stradedarts is the company that handles and deals with organizational aspects and involves a large number of artists, such Italian and International. I...

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