“Rewilding” Nuart Aberdeen Festival 2022
June 20, 2023
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Street artists and muralists from across the World once again descended on Aberdeen for the 2023 Nuart Festival. 12 artists created eight new painted murals alongside four street works which primarily featuring paste up and poster art. It marked another successful return to Aberdeen for Nuart who were celebrating their sixth year of working with…
“RECONNECT” Nuart Aberdeen Festival 2022
May 2, 2022
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As we emerge blinking from the uncertainty and radical disconnection of the past two years of lockdown and social distancing, it is disorienting to rediscover those social connections and relationships to the people, places and spaces of our cities that have been stretched to the limit and in many cases broken and lost. No longer…
Mural by Helen Bur in Aberdeen, Scotland
September 2, 2021
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Nuart Festival alumni Helen Bur, was the final artist in residence to add to Nuart’s 2021 run of city-wide mural art in Aberdeen, an antidote to the lack of art-related initiatives taking place during the events of the last 17 months.  Bur was commissioned by Nuart to bring her traditionally-influenced, narratively-poetic style to the walls…
“Imaginary City” Embraces The History of Norway’s Nuart Festival
February 13, 2020
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Premiered during Nuart Aberdeen 2019 a little under one year ago, Imaginary City by MZM projects‘ Kristina Borhes and Nazar Tymoshchuk brings us an exclusive look inside the philosophy of one of the world’s first and oldest “Street Art” festivals – Nuart. Organized annually since 2001, with Nuart Aberdeen added to the mix since 2017,…
Recap Of Nuart 2018
September 12, 2018
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It seems that the phrase “less is more” just got a new meaning over in Stavanger, Norway, thanks to the people behind Nuart Festival. For their 18th edition, the festival had to deal with some serious funding cuttings, but instead of reducing the amount of work, they invite 2x more artists than ever and took…
Jan Vormann aka Lego Man for Nuart 2018
September 9, 2018
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Jan Vormann’s global Dispatchwork project uses LEGO bricks to repair damaged walls. Some of his installations use only a handful of toy bricks but in Stavanger Jan and a team of helpers sifted through over 50kg to make an installation near Nuart´s spiritual home Tou Scene. Vormann describes the project as “a forum to further…
Snik in Stavanger, Norway for Nuart
August 24, 2018
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UK Street Art duo Snik have kicked off this year’s Nuart Festival with an incredible hand-cut stencil drawing on influences from British art movement the Pre-Raphaelites. The piece, titled ‘Gone Believer’, is designed with the surrounding ivy in mind, which over time will grow back to create a living, breathing, organic artwork perfectly in tune…
Ceramic Mosaics by Carrie Reichardt for Nuart Aberdeen 2018
May 8, 2018
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Nuart festival once again teamed up with Amnesty International during recently held Nuart Aberdeen 2018. After working with Ricky Lee Gordon during their 2017 edition in Stavanger, this time they joined forces with contemporary ceramicist Carrie Reichardt to create a piece of permanent public art that will highlight Amnesty International’s project in support of women human…
Nuart Aberdeen 2018 Preview
March 2, 2018
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From Thursday 12 – Sunday 15 April Nuart team is coming back to Aberdeen for the 2nd edition of their Nuart Aberdeen festival. After successful introduction to the local audience last year (covered), the organizers put together an impressive lineup that features some of our good friends and personal favorites. Nuart Aberdeen 2018 Preview (more…)
“A truth that is beauty. A beauty that is truth.” by Ricky Lee Gordon in Stavanger
September 4, 2017
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Nuart festival just rounded up their 17th edition in Stavanger this weekend, and we’re bringing you exclusive shots of the new large wall painted by Ricky Lee Gordon in collaboration with Amnesty International. “A truth that is beauty. A beauty that is truth.” was painted as a part of Amnesty’s Brave campaign and it was…