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BLK River Festival 2010 – Muralism & Experimental Visual Strategies

From September 10 to October 04 BLK River Festival – Vienna’s first festival for contemporary Street & Urban Art – will take place for the second time.

Among the invited artists are: AKAY – BLU – BASTARDILLA – BENJAMIN GAULON – BRAD DOWNEY – CARLIE AHERN – DEEP INC. – DTAGNO – ELLIS GALLAGHER – EVAN ROTH – JOHN FEKNER – KNOW HOPE – MATTHIAS WERNKE U. MISCHA LEINKAUF – OX – PRINCESS HIJAB – SAM 3

Focus 2010: Muralism & Experimental Visual Strategies. The thematic focus of BLK River Festival 2010 lies with the “classic” domain of Street & Urban Art – large scale mural painting, complemented by experimental strategies in visual communication & interventions in public space.

Street Art & Film. In correspondence with the first BLK River Festival in 2009, a central aspect of the activities in 2010 will repeatedly be dedicated to the cinematic documentation and representation of Street & Urban Art, Graffiti Culture and artistic interventions in public space.This includes a week of film-screenings at a time-honoured Viennese Kino, as well as the production of work-documentations and art films of this year’s festival projects.

About. The Blk River Festival is one of the top international festivals devoted to street and urban art. Held ounce a year in Vienna, Austria, the festival has become an international institution, challenging the concept of street & urban art by combining a selection of the world’s leading artists and local voices with an unsurpassed program of art, site-specific projects, installations, and special events along the Danube Canal and throughout the city of Vienna. Mid-September, artists, critics, curators, collectors and art-enthusiasts make Vienna their destination during The Blk River Art Festival. The festival has showcased artists such as State of Sabotage, Graffiti Research Lab, Evan Roth, Deep, Inc., Christian Eisenberger, Tobias Liengruber, Chris Sergue, BLU and more.

Website: http://blkriver.at/

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