Exhibitions, film projections, workshops, seminars and street art tours were some of the activities
The 12th edition of Nuart Festival took place in Stavenger, Norway, from September 2 to October 15 , with the participation of 12 international artists.
The festival opened with a multimedia presentation of Vermibus’ anti-advertising movement, where he disfigured ads placed in their original spot.
Nuart Festival organized the seminar entitled Revolution where issues such as the globalization of art, its institutionalization as well as its role in daily life were debated. The participating artists included Pedro Soares Neves, Mikkel Bolt, Igor Ponosov and Carrie Reichardt.
The political activist and street artist, Bahía Shehab, exhibited her poetry piece I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. She is renowned for these poetry pieces which she has painted in different walls around the world.
Amnesty International was also part of the festival with a panel discussion organized by its global campaign director Sara MacNeice on LGBTI rights, as well as the creation of the mural Brave, a wall by Ricky Lee that portrays Finnish activist, Sakris Kupila.
Nuart Festival ended with an exhibition of artworks by the participating artists at Nuart Gallery.