PLEASE NOTE: Apologies for mis-posting this event in 2014 - this festival took place in February/March 2013 - but the video is very inspiring and well worth a look!
“BUKRUK/ THAI-EUROPE CONNECTION”
Bangkok | BUKRUK / Thai - Europe Connection | street art festival
is the first large-scale collaboration between Thailand and Europe in the field of street art. BUKRUK Street art festival (Bangkok, 16 February - 17 March 2013) will be a thriving symbol of the cooperation between Europe and Thailand, with 16 European artists working jointly with 11 Thai artists among the most talented and cutting edge in their fields.
This project will be the biggest yet proposed in Thailand with more than 400m2 of exhibition space provided by the BACC (Bangkok Art and Culture Center) and 1,000 m2 of exterior wall paintings. It will include an art & design exhibition at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre as well as a public exhibition of graffiti artwork in public spaces around the Pathumwan intersection where the artists will create works on site in the beginning of February 2013. Street celebrations will take place in the outdoor part of the show, with DJs and live music from Thailand and Europe, free running demos and hip hop battle.
European artists (15):
Amandine Urruty & Nicolas Barrome: France / Low Bros: Germany / Hattie Stuart & Ben Eine: England / Ibie & San: Spain / Daan Botlek & Rick Hedof: Netherland / Akacorleone & Kruela Denfer: Portugal / Dem: Italy / Saddo: Romania / Bonom: Belgium
Thai artists (11):
Alex Face – Bon – Haritorn Akarapat – Kobby – Unchalee Anantawat – TRK – Mamafaka – P7 – Rukkit – Tawan Wattuya – Yuree Kensaku
The EUNIC Cluster Thailand is supporting the street art festival BUKRUK/THAI-EUROPE CONNECTION in Bangkok. Besides EUNIC members, also the European Embassies of Belgium, Italy, Romania, the Netherlands and Switzerland sponsor the event.
Take a closer look at the detailed programme here or visit BUKRUK on Facebook.