Open Walls Conference in Barcelona has just closed its fourth edition, consolidating itself as the festival of reference for the international urban art scene. The public packed out La Nau Bostik, a former industrial space in la Sagrera, which has hosted most of this year’s mural interventions from renowned artists as well as Unlock, the first editorial fair specialized in graffiti and urban art, book presentations, workshops; music and amazing gastronomy from the street food fair Eat Street. The program was also supplemented by a debate about urban art conservation, gathering numerous international speakers and more than a hundred attendees at the CCCB.
Norwich-based Moosey art have brought another international name to the eastern edge of the country this month with an all new solo show from Sao Paolo artist, Muretz. “After Midnight” focusses on Muretz’ 2015 body of work which spans over a period he describes as “times where I needed to evolve and take a step beyond.” We caught up with him moments before he boarded his flight to the UK for the show. Continue Reading →