Exhibition

Breaking Cover - Gulf Street Art

18 Jul 2015 – 22 Jul 2015

Event times

Sat 18 – Wed 22 July 2015

Cost of entry

Free

Southbank Centre

London, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • Tube: Waterloo / Embankment

Save Event: Breaking Cover - Gulf Street Art

I've seen this

People who have saved this event:

close

Shubbak Festival collaborates with the British Council to invite some of the most exciting emerging artists from the scene to make their mark in London's urban spaces.

About

Street Art is a fast growing movement in the Gulf.

Engaging with the public realm and frequently using humour, irony and references from popular culture, the works range from subtle interventions to large-scale murals. Styles vary from comic book-style cartoons, to realism and abstraction.

Artists include Riyadh-based Shaweesh and Talal Al Zeid and Fathima Mohiuddin.  The artists visit and respond to a number of sites across the capital, screating fleeting and temporary interventions. The process will be filmed and a short film will be premiered at The Mix – Shubbak Music Finale on 25 July.

Precise timings and locations of the artists’ actions will be posted on www.shubbak.co.uk/breaking-cover-gulf-street-art/ during the festival.

Curators

Cedar Lewisohn

Exhibiting artists

Talal Al Zeid

Fathima Mohiuddin

Shaweesh

Taking part

Conversation

Have you been to this event? What do you think? Join the discussion here!
Remember, you can include links to your instagram pictures and to videos.