BUKRUK Street Art Festival, Bangkok Thailand
“BUKRUK/ THAI-EUROPE CONNECTION” is the first large-scale collaboration between Thailand and Europe in the field of street art. 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. This first edition of BUKRUK Street art festival 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.
European artists (16):
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
Official opening at the BACC 23 February 2013 (Bangkok Art and Culture Center):
400 m2 of Pop shop presenting objects, original prints, paintings and sculptures of all artists.
Exhibition dates: 23 February – 17 March 2013
Exhibition opening party: 23 February 2013 at 6pm
Venue: BACC 4th floor