As far as I have learnt during this project, two things are certain when I meet an artist from Brazil. First of all: the artists are as expressive and dynamic as their works. Second: it will never be a boring meeting. After our meeting with Cranio, it was time for the second street artist from […]Lees meer "Portrait: SLIKS"
Sweden, country of international cultural herritage such as Abba, Björn Borg, Dolph Lundgren, Zlatan Ibrahimović and Ikea. It is a country full of creativity and talent. I am in Stockholm, enjoying the sun and the view in the old city, which has got a lot of culture and history, well organized, untainted. The city thanks […]Lees meer "Stockholm: Rågsved’s Snösätra"
The Sierra de Guadarrama has got a lot of hidden treasures. It’s coarseness is showing purity, combined with sleepy towns, national parks and colourful history of Spain. Sometimes, walking around alone in the middle of the mountain area, it feels like i can face Clint Eastwood any moment, where he is acting as a cowboy, […]Lees meer "The painted rocks of Sierra de Guadarrama."
The Street-Artists that are included within the Capturing Creativity project, are from all around the world: the Netherlands, Belgium, England, America, Sweden and so on. After having the honor to meet and talk to Cranio, Brazil is represented in a more than nice way. I did speak to him about his thoughts on creativitity. Before […]Lees meer "Portrait: Cranio"
Balingen, a town in Baden-Württemberg, capital of the district of Zollernalbkreis in the South of Germany. Nowadays a middle sized city with approximately 35.000 residents.In this pressumed conservative part of Germany, rich of history, age-oldmedieval buildings and attended surroundings i am happily surprised to face a social project for street art. The organisation ‘FREIRAUM Balingen […]Lees meer "Street Art in Balingen"
Graffiti en Street Art are booming in the Netherlands. Supported by local authorities the city of Rotterdam is creating an ‘open air’ museum in the city by creating big murals made by well respected (international) artists. Close to Rotterdam Central train station, new street art will be added to the already existing (mural sized) paintings. […]Lees meer "Open – Air Street Art Museum Rotterdam"
Driving on the former coalition route Jackson, and vigorously protected by a team of armed forces I am travelling through the land of Mesopotamia. Modern-day Iraq, prominently mentioned in the religious scriptures of different religions is nowadays a country of contrasts. The route is passing the geograhical sites of Ur, Uruk and Al Hilla, the […]Lees meer "Iraq: Street Art as a patriotic tool."