Nuart 2019: Brand New, You’re Retro

Nuart Stavanger

From 5th to 8th of September, Nuart festival is back in Stavanger (Norway) with the creation of public artworks, both sanctioned and not so, academic talks, walking tours, Norwegian electronic music and more!


The 19th edition of the renowned street art festival Nuart focuses on “the evocative intersection of memory and the city, and the role of art on the streets in unravelling and reworking not only the city’s collective memories, but also the cultures

As always, Nuart Festival aims to “challenge existing narratives, generate new ideas, and push the boundaries of what constitutes public and private space

Vermibus Nuart Stavanger

Vermibus, Nuart 2017. Photo by Giulia Blocal

Some of the artists invited to take part to Nuart 2019 had already left their mark on the walls of Stavanger during the previous editions of the festival: it’s interesting to see how will they deal with the streets of the Nordic city this year, as recurring artists, and how all these new layers will interact with the excellent public art collection that is already part of the city.

Hyuro Nuart 2016

Hyuro, Nuart 2016. Photo by Giulia Blocal

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Nuart 2019: ARTISTS LINE-UP

  • 1UP (DE/EU)
  • Dr. D (UK)
  • Dotmasters (UK)
  • Edwin (UK)
  • Hyuro (AR)
  • Jad El Khoury (LB) – Recipient of the first Nuart Residency
  • Ox (FR)
  • Nuno Viegas (PT)
  • Jofre Oliveras (ES)
  • Julio Anaya Cabanding (ES)
  • Paul Harfleet (UK)
Julio Anaya Cabanding Nuart 2019

Julio Anaya Cabanding, Nuart Aberdeen 2019. Photo by Giulia Blocal

Nuart 2019: NUART PLUS

Nuart Plus is a series of academic conferences, talks, presentations, workshops, panel debates, film screenings and more with world leading academics and industry professionals.

Nuart Plus

Artist talk: Bahia Shehab, Nuart Plus 2017. Photo by Giulia Blocal

Nuart Plus

Artist talk: Vermibus, Nuart Plus 2017. Photo by Giulia Blocal

This year’s symposium will address the theme of Memory and the City, featuring keynotes by some of the world’s leading authorities in the field (among whom the acclaimed filmmaker Selina Miles), artist talks with Hyuro and Jad El Khoury, film screenings and more.

Find the full program here  

Nuart 2019: Q&A WITH MARTHA COOPER

During Nuart 2019, Selina Miles’ movie “Martha: a picture story” will be shown at Stavanger Odeon Cinema. The documentary film focuses on the story of American photographer Martha Cooper, who captured some of the first images of graffiti in New York in the 1970s.

Both Martha Cooper and Selina Miles will be present at the screening on Saturday 7th (5 pm)
poster Martha Cooper movie

Nuart 2019: NUMUSIC

Before there was Nuart, there was Numusic. 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of what is often described as one of Scandinavia’s leading electronic music festivals, which you can taste Saturday 7th at Tou Scene!

Header photo by Giulia Blocal, Artist: Ampparito

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