In Stavanger, Norway there is at least one street art work by Nafir. Today I came over one of his work in an art shop in town! Its impressive knowing that 500 of his works back home has been painted over. The Tehran based artist is risking more than many other illigal artist, but is still continu to bless the world with his art. Wow! Recently he has focused on the consequences of the Syrian war. That is PurposeStreetArt!
Today I came over nr. 1 of limited serie of 4 works. In his facebook page he publish this before sending it out of Iran:
This work he painted for NuArt Stavanger:
So blessed that people is finding street art and sending them to me. Here is what Sølvi found in Rosendal. According to Bergensavisa is the artist Gaute Haugland. Rosendal is worth visting for many reasons. Old church from 1250 and the castle from 1665 is a must when visiting. If you arrive by boat, the first thing you see is this:
In the south of Norway, Kristiansand has been inspired from Nu Art Stavanger to create their own street art festival. With their Gadekunst festival they have started to give art to the people of the city. Also check out their facebook!
Here is what we found when we visited Nybyen and Odderøya
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At Jamies Italian in Hong Kong they have there own street art. It become more and more common that trendy restaurants orders their own master piece. At Jamies the Hong Kong based artist Barlo has finish two. Find out more about him here
Here is the art works:
Check out the hall outside the toilets:
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Hk Walls is like Nuart in Stavanger. In Hk they move from area to area. There is at least four different street art area in HK. 1. Western district around Sheung Wan and Sai Ying Pun 2. Lam Tei Vilkage on the outskirts of the city center 3. Siu Lam Flea Market also outside the city and 4. Sham Shui Po, that in the 1960/70 was a port, but now is far from the harbour. Older district and in the middle of small shops, outlets and older appartements there is some great street arts. This is what we found this morning not far from the MTR. HK Walls provide a map at their 2016 menu. Around the professionals, there is some less official works. Always wise to look further in the small alleys:
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We often make some street art where we are. This is in Siem Reap, Cambodia:
Inside the Rambutan Resort and Hotel
The city gouverment in Cambodian cities are hostile to street art. Very often they paint over great art works as fast as possible. They also have restrictions on content! In Siem Reap we struggle to find street art. Maybe because of the danger of over paiting many artist go quit about their last works.
We found some around Khmer Kitchen Restaurant. A great kitchen, with GREAT food for around 3-4 USD.
This is some of what we found in Rambutan Lane, Siem Reap:
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