Collaboration

by Sandra Vermeulen April. 27, 2014 4873 views

Photos taken by my daughter, a friend and myself.
These are obviously not all the murals, I will post all them later on my face book page “Saved from oblivion”


There used to be patients sleeping in a hospital bed in the “Kippendorpvest” (Chicken Village Vest) in Antwerp , but Xior transformed the old ARPA clinic into a dorm. The student housing finds that young people deserve more than a few white walls and thus invited six Belgian graffiti artists to perk up the building. Artists are: Steve Locatelli , Bue The Warrior , A Squid Called Sebastian , Klaas Van Der Linden , Matthew Dawn and Bart Smates .

The six men get one week time to provide the Eight floors with their art . “ Every artist departed from his own creativity , ” says graffiti artist Matthew Dawn , coordinating the project , “ but we also took into account the wishes of the students on each floor . ” Himself ,Matthew, is pretty excited about the project and he sees it as an image boost for graffiti art . “ It feels more like a vacation than a work assignment ,” he laughs. “ We live here for a whole week and we are doing almost nothing but graffiti spraying. Super ! ”
(Source: student guide “Guido”) [guido.be]

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Work of graffiti artist “A Squid Called Sebastian”

Work of graffiti artist “A Squid Called Sebastian”

Work of graffiti artist “Steve Locatelli”

Work of graffiti artist “Bart Smates”

Work of graffiti artist “Bue The Warrior”

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Tomie Poodle 5 years, 10 months ago

Awesome post and pictures!

5 years, 10 months ago Edited
Helen Hooker 5 years, 10 months ago

Fabulous collection of graffiti - love them all!

5 years, 10 months ago Edited
Lukesmom 5 years, 11 months ago

What an interesting story behind this graffiti. I really like these!

5 years, 11 months ago Edited
Kenny H 5 years, 11 months ago

These are AWESOME. Great shots!

5 years, 11 months ago Edited
Astrid 5 years, 11 months ago

Leuke collectie. Mooie samengesteld! Jou dochter gaat je nog inhalen. hahahaha...

5 years, 11 months ago Edited
Dan Ravasio 5 years, 11 months ago

what a fabulous place, history and concept for the dormitory... wow,,, the images are awesome... watching you and Tonia shooting adds so much extra to the shots.. x

5 years, 11 months ago Edited
Gillian Parsons 5 years, 11 months ago

WOW colourful and unusual.

5 years, 11 months ago Edited
Evalizette Hansson Nordstrã¶M 5 years, 11 months ago

Great shots to save a great day :))

5 years, 11 months ago Edited
Larry Sample 5 years, 11 months ago

Great fun!

5 years, 11 months ago Edited
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