The 3rd International Street Art Festival Patras
ArtWalk 3 is coming to change the city!
For the first time in Greece, artists of street art from all around the world, will participate to ArtWalk 3 to be held on May and June 2018. The non profit organization, Art in Progress will host some of the most important Greek and foreign artists of street art with international experience. The artists, “leaving their personal mark”, will add a new dynamic and content to the city, filling out with extrovertness and color the city of Patras.
The artists who participated in OPEN CALL of the event surpassed every initial expectation, with applications reaching 50 and the participants representing both Greece and many foreign countries. Indicatively there were entries from the US, Germany, Switzerland, Australia, France, the Netherlands and Mexico. The drafts submitted by the participants showed great creative interest, making the final choice particularly difficult. The artists chosen to create this year’s wall murals in the city of Patras are APSET, BILOS, CHRISTINA ANGELINA, DIMITRIS DOKOS, DIMITRIS KOKORIS, FELIX RODEWALDT, FIKOS, HAMBAS, POLITICAL STENCIL, TAXIS, and WD.
About Art in Progress
Art in Progress is a non-profit organisation on culture; focuses on the design, development and implementation of artistic, cultural, environmental and educational events with the main objective of bringing the contemporary Greek and international artistic creation to the citizens of Patras as well as the establishment of appropriate conditions for the city’s cultural progress.
Through national and international partnerships, the trust in civil society, the participation and activation of active citizens, Art in Progress has manage to create the most important contemporary art exhibitions in Patras, to organize more than 150 innovative educational programs, seminars and artistic education structures as looks for the wider economic, environmental, social and cultural development of the city. An integral part of its mission is the development of initiatives aiming at the cultural education of children, the participation of young people and the whole society, as well as it works with particular sensitivity on the integration of socially vulnerable groups.
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