SAT 06.09: STREET ART AND ACTIVISM

SEMINAR: STREET ART AND ACTIVISM, BENEATH THE PAVING STONES, THE BEACH.
Venue : Scandic City Hotel
Sat 06.09 KL 1215 - 1530
Free Entry

Day 2 takes its title from a Situationist Graffiti found on the streets of Paris during the revolutionary days of 68. While activism was an essential part of the early street art scene, we have over the last decade or so seen a gradual gravitation towards council, institution and sponsor approved murals as the dominant form of street art.  Is this a shift we should embrace as a natural development of the scene, or should an art complicit with gentrification be vigorously contested?

12.15-12.20       Welcome and Introduction

Our own Eirik Knudsen welcomes delegates and guests with a few words on this years concept.

12.20-1300        Maismenos: Artist Presentation

Nuart Plus presents a unique opportunity to gain first-hand insights into Portuguese activist artist ±MAISMENOS± art and career and to the thoughts and intentions that lay behind the project. Viral, direct, incisive. ± is a unique project that intervenes in current social structures by reflecting on models of politics as well as social and economical organizations that dictate life.

13.15-13.50      Carlo McCormick  “The Torn-Off Head Stuck in the Hatch of a Sewer Drain, or the Occupation and Negation of Public Space”

Carlo McCormick, author and renowned pop cultural critic is back with his authentic thoughts and opinions delivered in his immitigable style.

13.55-14.30       Steven P. Harrington and Jaime Rojo : “#Activism on the Street Now”

Taking a cue from the techniques of the earlier generations of subverters and culture jammers, many of today’s Street Artists are combining the language and techniques of advertising and media to effectively advocate for a cause. Others are doing it one small handmade piece at a time. Personal or global, activism and Street Art are alive and well and Harrington and Rojo give a multimedia sampling of the opinions being expressed.

14.45-15.30       Panel: Moderator: RJ Rushmore (Vandalog)

                          Panelists: Maismenos, Steven P. Harrington, Carlo McCormick, Mathieu Tremblin, Natalie Hegert

Guests Natalie Hegert (Artslant) and participating artist Mathieu Tremblin join the days speakers for a lively debate surrounding the days topics.

                       

NUART PLUS 2014

This year’s Nuart Plus program will tackle the two ends of the street art-continuum, namely “safe murals” on the one hand and street art and activism on the other.

THE TORN OFF HEAD ...

By Carlo McCormick. The Torn-Off Head Stuck in the Hatch of a Sewer Drain, or the Occupation and Negation of Public Space

STREET ART 3.0

By Evan Pricco. Who will try and control it's future.

SITE OF EXPLORATION

By Peter Bengtsen. Street art, murals and public space as a site of exploration

MURALS, ACTIVISM and CENSORSHIP

By Steven P. Harrington and Jaime Rojo. MURALS, ACTIVISM and CENSORSHIP

ART IGNITES CHANGE

By RJ Rushmore. Art Ignites Change: Infiltrating the system to promote social change

TILT INTERVIEWED

French Graffiti Writer Tilt discussing this years themes.

FRA BIANCOSHOCK INTERVIEW

Italian Urban Interventionist discussing his practice and this years themes

±MAISMENOS± INTERVIEW

Portuguese artist Miguel Januário under his ±MAISMENOS± guise

MATHIEU TREMBLIN INTERVIEW

French Urban Interventionist discussing his Situationist art practice, graffiti and more.

FIGHT CLUB

The legendary fight club returns with a lively Activism V's Muralism debate going on down the local pub.

THURS 04.09: FIGHT CLUB

Muralism or Activism: Academics meet pop cultural critics and the public in an environment of heated debate lubricated by alcohol.

FRI 05.09: BEAUTY IS IN THE STREETS. MURALISM

First day of our international Street Art symposium focuses on the rise and rise of Muralism.

FRI 05.09: CIDADE CINZA

Marcelo Mesquita and Guilherme Valiengo meet Os Gemeos and other Sao Paulo graffiti artists who are celebrated everywhere except in their home town.

FRI 05.09: BSA FILM FRIDAY LIVE

Brooklyn Street Art's Steve and Jaime introduce us to a "live" version of their renowned Film Friday series.

SAT 06.09: STREET ART AND ACTIVISM

Day 2 takes a more revolutionary twist and looks at protest and activism's place in Street Arts future.

SAT 06.09: WORKSHOP WITH ICY & SOT

Join Icy and Sot in this in-depth and practical look at creating Stencil Art.

SAT 06.09: CIDADE CINZA

Marcelo Mesquita and Guilherme Valiengo meet Os Gemeos and other Sao Paulo graffiti artists who are celebrated everywhere except in their home town.

SUN 07.09: STREETART TOUR

Join Nuart's first annual street art tour and be amongst the first to experience this years fresh street works.

PETER BENGTSEN (SE)

Author, Art Historian and Sociologist

RJ RUSHMORE (US)

Blogger, Author and Curator

EVAN PRICCO (US)

Managing editor of Juxtapoz Managazine

CARLO MCCORMICK (US)

World renowned pop cultural critic and author

JAIME AND STEVE FROM BSA (US)

Authors, Bloggers and Founders of Brooklyn Street Art

EIRIK SJÅHOLM KNUDSEN (NO)

Respected scholar and champion of Street Art

MARTYN REED

Martyn Reed, Nuart founder, curator and man about town.

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