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Grenoble Street Art Festival 2015

  • Street Art Festival Grenoble, France
June 9, 2015
Web journalist, coffee junkie and art fanatic. Cares about the environment, writes for Widewalls. Alias of Milica Jovic

The very first Grenoble Street Art Festival 2015 will start soon at several location in the city of Grenoble in France. The festival is organized by Spacejunk Art Centers and will present diverse styles in street art including collages, stencil, urban sculptures, installations, monumental and traditional murals. Other works of visual arts will be on display as well such as photography, works on canvas, digital works, video works at numerous exhibitions set up both at the galleries and at the streets of Grenoble.

Street Art Festival Grenoble
Artwork by Mr. Wany, 2014

The First Grenoble Street Art Festival

This will be the very first Street Art Festival Grenoble, an event that aims to be the most comprehensive street art festival in Europe. It was initiated by street art expert and a curator at Spacejunk Art Centers, Jérome Catz and with the permission of the local authorities the festival will be held in seven locations all over Grenoble including its galleries, street and squares. The festival will last for 12 days and it will offer a rich program to enjoy. An exhibition of street artworks will be on display throughout entire duration of the festival in the vast spaces of Ancien Musée de Peinture and a large mural will be created at the Championnet quarter in Grenoble. The festival will also include a book fair dedicated to street art literature, an street art conference, a Q&A with the artists and many other activities.

Street Art Festival Grenoble, France
Street Art Fest Grenoble Program

Participants of the Grenoble Street Art Festival 2015

The Grenoble Street Art Festival 2015 will gather over 30 participants including both local and internationally acclaimed street artists. The reception with street artists C215, Isaac Cordal and Jérome Catz will be held at Décitre library. Spanish artist Isaac Cordal will be opening the Moments de Solitude exhibition at Spacejunk Art Center while the conjoint exhibition by Da Cruz & Kouka appropriately titled Tandem Epicé will open at Nunc gallery. A large mural by Mr. Wany will be created and officially presented to public at Championnet quarter while Rubbish, Petite Poissone and The Sheepest will be creating collages at the same area. Other participant will include Green, LKS1, Crewcaracha, Vinz, Contratak, Diseck, Srek, Goin, Wanyone, Serty 31 and many others.

Street Art Festival Grenoble, France
Artwork by Mr. Wany, 2014

The Grenoble Street Art Festival by Spacejunk Art Centers

The Grenoble Street Art Festival will open on June 10th. The festival is organized by Spacejunk Art Centers in Grenoble, France a gallery that represents the place of expression for the artists of Lowbrow, Board Culture, Pop Surrealism and Street art movement. The festival has been in preparations for three years before it was ready to be presented to the public. Grenoble Street Art Festival will last until June 21st, 2015 and the entrance to the festival is free.

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Featured image: LKS1 – Votour’s birthday All images courtesy of Street Art Festival Grenoble Facebook Page