Nuart Festival Aberdeen “April 2017”

Spring 2017 in Scotland  “Street art is in the spotlight”

On 14, 15 and 16 of April, Nuart Festival will be hosting their first edition outside Norway.  Coming to Aberdeen,  for the first time,  the Street Art festival  will see British and international street artists bring a splash of colour to  this Scottish city also known as the ‘Granite City’ for its many enduring grey-stone buildings.

Developed in collaboration with Aberdeen Inspired and Aberdeen City Council, Nuart Aberdeen will provide a platform for local,
national and international artists to showcase their work through a series of site-specific murals. Nuart Aberdeen festival will also be supplemented by  several interesting events (film screening, walking tours, workshops and temporary exhibitions)

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Street Art in Scotland – Nuart Festival in Aberdeen (April 2017)

The Nuart Festival is one of world’s most important contemporary street and urban art festivals, held annually in Stavanger, Norway.  The artist “casting” for the Aberdeen edition is ambitious !  Nuart Aberdeen has already announced street artists from Britain, but also from Italy, Norway, Germany, Portugal, Australia, Poland, Spain, Belgium …

I can already tell you  Herakut, Fintan Magee, Alice Pasquini,  Jaune, Julien de Casabianca, Robert Montgomery, Add Fuel, Nipper, M-City, Isaac Cordal, Martin Whatson will be in Aberdeen.

For those of you who do not know them yet, here’s a short presentation of  Nuart Aberdeen 2017 artists

 is a German duo. Jasmin is known as Hera and  Falk is known as Akut.  Herakut is a unique street art style characterised by poetry and melancholy.

Links: Facebook – Web

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Street Art by HERAKUT
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Street Art by German duo HERAKUT

Fintan Magee
 is an Australian street artist. He travels the world painting large murals. Born in Lismore New South Wales he grew up in Brisbane and is now based in Sydney.

Links: Facebook Web

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Street Art by Fintan Magee
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Street Art by Fintan Magee

Alice Pasquini
is a female artist based in Rome: painting, illustration, installations and animation are her main tools to create poetical and hopeful artworks.

links: Facebook WebTwitterFlickr

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Street Art by Alice Pasquini
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Street Art by Alice Pasquini

is a stencil artist  from Brussels.  His garbagemen are recognizable, funny, intriguing and they give much thought to these hard workers in general.

Links: FacebookWeb

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Street Art by Jaune

Julien de Casabianca
is a  visual artist, movie maker from France and Corsica. His work is always related to the street. Previously he was a writer and also a journalist.

Links: Web 

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Street Art by Julien de Casabianca
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Street Art by Julien de Casabianca

Robert Montgomery
 is a Scottish-born, London based sculptor and poet, known for his site-specific installations created from light.

Links:  Web

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Art by Robert Montgomery

Add Fuel
 is an accomplished graphic designer and illustrator. Add Fuel (Diogo Machado) has been building a solid reputation as a visual and graphic artist in recent years.

Links: FacebookWeb

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Add Fuel Street Art
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Add Fuel Street Art

Martin Whatson
, born in 1984, is a Norwegian born and based stencil artist.  His artwork combines Art and Graphic Design in a unique way, characterized by grey monochromatic images done with stencils and decorated with colorful graffitis.

Links: FacebookWeb 

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Martin Whatson Street Art
Martin Whatson Street Art

 is a Bergen-based artist whose work focuses on social ideals of sharing, creativity and citizen-led communication in public.

Links: Tumblr

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Nipper Street Art

, Mariusz Waras born in the late 70s in Gdynia. A graphic artist, outdoor painter, traveller and amateur architect.

Links: Web street art 2
Street Art by M-City

Isaac Cordal
 is a Spanish Artist born in 1975. He is a master of miniature figures and lets you reflect on the world in which we now live.

Links: Facebook 

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Isaac Cordal Artwork – photo by Philippe Fontijn


For more informations about Nuart Festival in Aberdeen follow the link below 

Aberdeen Nuart Festival Website 

All photos by courtesy of the artists

Artists Gallery:

Poetic mural by german street artist duo herakut
Herakut Street Art workshop in Refugee Asylum in Potsdam Germany
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Artwork by Julien de Casabianca
monumental artwork by fintan magee
Fintan Magee street art
dancer mural by martin whatson
Martin Whatson at Nuart Festival in 2015

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