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Urban Art EFX 2012

Urban Art EFX – international exhibition of urban artists at CBK Amsterdam.

Urban Stylistix presents a three week international exhibition including a series of cultural activities: URBAN ART EFX. Fifteen internationally renowned artists from the Netherlands, various European cities, Mexico, Brazil and Hong Kong will exhibit at CBK Amsterdam from June 21st to July 15th 2012. The exhibition opening will take place at CBK Amsterdam June 21st, 19:00.

The exhibition themed “from urban to contemporary” showcases an eclectic variety of artwork. These range from paintings, sculptures, installations, photography to video art, created by key-players of the contemporary Urban Art movement. It highlights a snap-shot of their current artistic development as well as the story behind an up-and-coming artist generation, whose roots lay in the Graffiti and Street-art culture.

Urban Art EFX includes diverse cultural activities that will attract a broad range of visitors including: two art workshops for young people, an outdoor poster exhibition, several live mural paintings, an event of live canvas painting following an art auction for a social cause, a club night that will feature: video art installations, a photo exhibition and light-painting.

Furthermore Urban Art EFX will include an urban art & gallery city tour, a separate event with artist’s presentation and podium discussion about his work and urban art as well as a family day including several guided exhibition tours of the gallery.

Nowadays young contemporary / urban art has achieved worldwide acceptance and it is publicized as an up-and-coming art form. It is recognised as multicultural, open-minded, tolerant and metropolitan type of art. Urban Art EFX makes this art-form more accessible to a broad range of visitors through a comprehensive, professional and exciting exhibition.

Exhibition opening: 21.06.2012, 19:00, free entrance
Location: CBK Amsterdam, Oranje-Vrijstaatkade 71, 1093 KS Amsterdam
Curator: Markus Hinger

Programme:
21.06. – 19:00 – 23:00 @ CBK Amsterdam
– Exhibition opening
19.06. & 20.06. – 11 – 15 @ CBK Amsterdam – Urban Art Workshops
22.06. – 19 @ Amsterdam Oost – “Living Walls” open air exhibition
22./23./24.06. – 11 – 17 @ Amsterdam East – Live mural paintings All participating artists will paint concept walls close-by the exhibition space and demonstrate their artistic skills and techniques.
23.06. – 11 – 17 @ CBK Amsterdam – Family day & guided expo tours Guided exhibition tours (13:00 & 15:00) accompanied by exhibiting artists, coffee and cake corner, workshops for kids.
23.06. – 14 – 17 @ MacBike Shop Amsterdam central-station – Urban Art City & Gallery Tours A comprehensive bike tour is lead by a renown Amsterdam Street artist, introducing basic knowledge and recent trends about urban art forms and unveiling hidden artwork in the streets and galleries.
23.06. – 22 – 03 @ Club Canvas – Audio-visual party night, photography exhibition, CFYE light-painting workshop House, Tech House, Techno by well-known Amsterdam DJs & VJs Photography exhibition “Traces” by Arden de Raaij, Eavan Aiken, Olivier Philippe Location: Club Canvas, Volkskrantgebouw, Wibautstraat 150, 1091GR Amsterdam
24.06. – 15.07. 11 – 17 @ CBK Amsterdam – Exhibition The exhibition can be visited from Tuesday to Saturday
14.07 :14 – 17 @ CBK Amsterdam – Artist presentation & discussion Artist collective Graphic Surgery from Amsterdam will give a presentation and insight view in their work and will be available for questions of the public.
Artists
Urban Art EFX presents an eclectic selection of 15 local and international artists coming from the Netherlands, various European cities, Mexico, Brazils and Hong Kong. The artwork on display will be paintings on canvas, sculptures, installations, photography and video art: Ata “Toast” Bozaci (Switzerland) – Besok (Netherlands) – Binho (Brazil) – Bonzai (United Kingdom) – Ceet (Hong Kong) – Graphic Surgery (Netherlands) – Hendrik “ECB” Beykirch (Germany) Juice (Netherlands) – Kid:GHE (Mexico) – Morcky (Netherlands) – Morten Andersen (Denmark) – Mr. Wany (Italy) – Rosa Menkman (Netherlands) Ruediger Glatz (Germany) -Wayne Horse (Netherlands)



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