Bratislava Street Art Festival

Bratislava, Slovakia

Street art is an amorphous beast encompassing art which is found in or inspired by the urban environment. With anti-capitalist and rebellious undertones, it is a democratic form of popular public art probably best understood by seeing it in situ. It is not limited to the gallery nor easily collected or possessed by those who may turn art into a trophy.

Considered by some a nuisance, for others street art is a tool for communicating views of dissent, asking difficult questions and expressing political concerns.

Its definition and uses are changing: originally a tool to mark territorial boundaries of urban youth today it is even seen in some cases as a means of urban beautification and regeneration.

The main goal of Bratislava Street Art Festival is to create unique festival in a capital city : bringing 3 days of specific type of culture, which undoubtedly belongs to urban environment, thought the medium of selected home and foreign top professional artists.

Visual attractiveness and uniqueness of a condensed presentation of the various forms of street art assumes an increased interest not only from the audience of the population of Bratislava but also from other parts of Slovakia and neighboring countries.

At the same time for tourists, which spontaneously hit the current festival, they will get in touch with the world´s standard popular and accepted form of art whose caught the interest of the art world and its lovers of beauty.

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