NUART FESTIVAL 2020 IS CANCELLED
As most of you will already be aware, this years edition – our 20th anniversary was cancelled due to Corona related challenges.
In retrospect, the idea of taking a time out on major anniversary years is perhaps not a bad tradition to establish – Having time to review the past and plan towards an uncertain future, is hopefully something we can afford to continue with. It’s allowed us to re-think and reflect over certain ideas around the "festival" format and how to best facilitate people meeting art in public space.
Of course it’s also created huge financial problems for all involved, from artists to suppliers, crew and staff – but again, we’re also aware that there are many others in much wprse situations – struggling to make rent, pay for studios, materials and put food on the table. In light of this, we’ve made the decision not to apply for state aid rescue packages and will instead get our hustle on and adapt.
Over the years we’ve been slowly reeling back the amount of large scale murals included in the festival, and instead tried to focus on smaller more human scale interventions that give the public agency -and hopefully inspire that “have a go” attitude that attracted us to the culture in the first place. Stay tuned for a few new move and grooves we’re currently in the process of mismanaging.
#nuartfestival #nuart #nuartstavanger
In saying that, we have a few other moves and groves planned to annoy the neighbours. So stay tuned.
Nuart is stepping up to support the community
Ox, a short film on the life and work of Parisian street artists OX. Shot on location in Stavanger, Norway by MZM projects for Nuart Festival 2019.
Join Nuart Journal Editor Susan Hansen and Founder Martyn Reed for a discussion on Nuart’s ongoing Lockdown Edition at this year's Urban Creativity conference [on...
Nuart are delighted to be premiering Tales of Silver City, an anthology of Aberdeen tales commissioned by Nuart curator Martyn Reed and shot and directed by Ukrai...
Today we are shining a spotlight on artist-activist Paul Harfleet, who has joined us for our Lockdown Edition – as part of our Paste Up Lock Down action last mont...
Nuart Journal is participating in the third annual Bastard Art Book Fair.
A Quarantine Workbook form Portuguese project, Mistaker Makers.
Nuart’s “Lock Down, Paste Up” launches with a series of new works created in Aberdeen, Scotland.
We have some really strong, interesting and deep content set to drop over the coming weeks under the #nuartlockdown name.
Issue 4 of Nuart Journal is dedicated to the theme of Freedom.
Announcing the line-up for Nuart Aberdeen 2020 (postponed until further notice)
“The Tunnels” is an experimental film that lays on the border of documentation, critical review and video art. It is dedicated to the “Brand New, You’re Retro” ex...
Nuart Festival's annual recap film -shot by Doug Gillen for Fifth Wall on location in Stavanger, Norway.
For its 2019 edition, Nuart festival had the pleasure of hosting the world-famous graffiti crew; 1UP. The crew has been bombarding the streets of Berlin since the...
Brand new, you’re retro – Nuart Festival’s indoor exhibition opened its doors to the public Saturday the 7th of September.
Paul Harfleet’s 15 year Pansy Project has seen him travel the world to plant pansies on the streets at the site of homophobic abuse.
Radio Juxtapoz Podcast, ep 23: Hyuro is Comfortable in Crisis, Live From Nuart 2019
View our online map of the key outdoor works created at Nuart Festival 2018 and create your own Street Art Tour!
One of the pieces from this year’s festival has created a huge amount of curiosity within the neighbouring community of the festival’s hub at TOU.
For the Nuart Festival 2019, the Spanish artist Julio Anaya Cabanding is recreating one of the national-romantic landscape paintings from Stavanger artist Lars He...
Over the years, Nuart has grown to entail so much more than thought provoking and intelligently placed street art. Check out the full festival program below!
First announcement for 2019 and kicking off this years Nuart Plus program, the legendary Fight Club returns.
A quick look at what's been going on and up during the first few days of production.
The first Nuart mural of the year, courtesy of the Spanish artist Jofre Oliveras is a breath taking and thought provoking piece of art.
Nuart's "Imaginary City", produced by MZM projects with Official Selection for the 13th edition of Istanbul International Architecture and Urban film festival.
#Oslokassa is a social inclusion project that provides housing and follow up for people who are, or have been, struggling with addictions, substance abuse or have...
Nuart Festival 2019 has partnered with the Arte Laguna Prize to provide the winner of the “Urban Art Section” category with an artist residency at in Stavanger fo...
Paint the Change has joined forces with Hyuro to take part in Nuart 2019.
Stavanger as you've never seen it before. Join us for this free screening of one of the finest street art films we've ever seen.
Numusic returns with a very special 20th anniversary club night, Northern Lights, for one night only.
Tickets on sale now !
BRAND NEW, YOU'RE RETRO.
Nuart 2019 exploring the theme Memory and The City.
Scandinavian premiere of this astonishing documentary covering the life and times of Martha Cooper. Join Martha and Director Selina Miles in discussion with Evan ...
Find out why volunteers regard their time at Nuart as an anchor point in their personal history and keep coming back for more. Join our truly international cast o...
Brand New, You're Retro exhibition film shot on location by MZM Projects.
A series of exciting weekly workshops for children and families during the Nuart exhibition period
Nuart Festival's Cultural Producers Initiative is a knowledge sharing platform for a global community of curators, producers, writers and administrators working w...
Short film documenting a selection of the works produced by 26 participating artists over a 7-day period in September, courtesy of Fifth Wall TV.
Key works from this years festival - the rest we hope people will discover on their own without the aid of a map, as nature (and the artists) intended
Internationally renowned mural artist Smug joins forces with Nuart and Attende for a project that aims to inspire action and change.
A look at Nuart and Nordic Edge's inaugural “Artist-in-Residence” project.
Máret Ánne Sara brings the Pile o’ Sápmi debate to Stavanger with Nuart's billboard project.
Footage from Nuart Festival, Block Berge Bygg and Ella & Pitr's successful attempt to create the world’s largest outdoor mural in Klepp, Rogaland.
Nuart heads to London’s famous Saatchi Gallery this November for an exhibition celebrating 12 years of facilitating art in the streets.
A short film on Jan Vormann's Dispatchwork for Nuart 2018 filmed by MZM Projects.
Nuart presents Cult of Rammellzee (UK), Ella & Pitr (FR) and Street Printing with Die Raubdruckerin (DE) at the Norwegian Youth Festivals of Art
Nuart and Attende pay tribute to Stavanger´s ´Ren By Gjengen´ with a new mural by Fintan Magee
A short documentary on Berlin based Korean artist Jazzo Yang and her work for Nuart Festival 2018
A short documentary on Stavanger based Iranian artist Nina Ghafari from MZM Projects.
Conversations with the Street. A short film on and with artist Carrie Reichardt.
Belgian artist Jaune celebrates the “unsung heroes” who keep our cities moving
Powerful public art by Iranian siblings Icy & Sot for Nuart Festival 2018
Nuart newcomer Helen Bur displaying great versatility with works both big and small in Stavanger this past week
Nuart x Johannes Læringsenter present a new community-based mural for Badedammen in Stavanger East