New Murals by Mantra, Mohamed l’Ghacham, and Oli-B in Wevelgem, Belgium
October 5, 2020
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All About Things recently painted three new murals in Wevelgem, Belgium with street artists Mantra, Mohamed l’Ghacham and Oli-B. These works were derived from extensive neighbourhood participation; they have been talking with the residents for over one year prior to the first drop of paint. Through neighbourhood participation, they were able to create art which strengthens communities,…
“Comes and Goes” by Taquen in Ghent, Belgium
September 3, 2020
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Spanish artist Taquen recently finished a wall in the neighbourhood of ‘Nieuw Gent’ in Ghent, Belgium . The mural was inspired by the neighbourhood’s local mascot, Pino The Stork. Taquen painted a tribute to families on the move. Spreading their wings in search of a better place. “Pino is a stork that returns to the Nieuw…
Floor murals by Hell’o and Oli-B in Belgium
August 13, 2020
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Belgian artists Hell’o and Oli-B have made two new art pieces in Brussels and Hasselt, Belgium. Hell’o have painted a basketball court in Hasselt, Belgium, during the Summer Carnival curated by Alley Gallery and Street Art Festival Hasselt. Hell’o Collective is the brainchild of Jerôme Meynen and Antoine Detaille. The two Belgian artists came up writing…
5th Anniversary Edition of The Crystal Ship in Ostend, Belgium
July 15, 2020
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Although the 5th anniversary edition of The Crystal Ship was cancelled last April due to the pandemic, sitting still is just not their thing. They recently have invited DFace, Case Maclaim and Elisa Capdevila to paint new murals in Ostend, Belgium. The new locations Zelliklaan, Duinhelmstraat, and Wetenschapspark were all outside the city centre to…
ROA in Ghent, Belgium
June 21, 2020
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Internationally praised street artist ROA just finished his new masterpiece on the façade of the GUM (Ghent University Museum). The brand-new science museum now acts as a canvas for a magnificent pile of skeletons, including that of an elephant, a rhinoceros, a grizzly bear and an okapi. In this piece of art, ROA once again…
“Watch Your Step” by TAVU & LOUVES in Brussels, Belgium
May 28, 2020
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A new 1000m² mural only visible from the skies was created by TAVU & LOUVES at See U, the the largest temporary occupation in Belgium. When everyone is talking about change and transition at the social, economic, political and ecological levels, the next step, the next decisions and the next years will be decisive. This is…
“Waterdam” by Telmo Miel in Roeselare, Belgium
March 20, 2020
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Dutch street art duo composed of Telmo Pieper and Miel Krutzman, also known as ‘Telmo Miel’ just finished working on this new piece in Roeselare, Belgium. This project came together through extensive neighbourhood participation starting over a year ago. Together with the elderly of the rest home Motena, they debated style, artist and concept. Their recent…
Oli-B in Nieuwpoort, Belgium
May 29, 2019
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Our friend  Bjørn Van Poucke and The Crystal Ship have just completed their latest street art project in Nieuwpoort, a small city at the Belgian coast, with Brussels artists Oli-B. Oli-B is an artist from Brussels, Belgium. His work ranges across a huge array of media: acrylic, spray paint as well as digital or screen printing…
Recap: The Crystal Ship Festival 2019 in Ostend, Belgium
May 16, 2019
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The Crystal Ship Street Art Festival 2019 has wrapped up another series of impressive murals which were created in the city of Ostend in Belgium. For the fourth year in a row, the organizers and curator Bjørn Van Poucke brought a stellar line-up to the Belgian’s coast city. This year contenders included: Case Maclaim (DE) –…
Marina Capdevila for The Crystal Ship in Ostend, Belgium
April 25, 2019
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We continue our ongoing coverage of The Crystal Ship with a brand new piece from Spanish artist Marina Capdevila. Born in Barcelona, Marina is an illustrator and holds a Fine art Degree of the University of Barcelona followed by a stay in Rotterdam for a Erasmus exchange at the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam.…