International Street Art Festival to be held in Hyderabad for the first time

St+art India Foundation launched the International Street Art Festival for the first time in Hyderabad on Tuesday.

Published: 05th November 2016 02:45 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th November 2016 02:45 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: St+art India Foundation launched the International Street Art Festival for the first time in Hyderabad on Tuesday.

pic: Sayantan Ghosh

Hosted by art@telangana and Krishnakriti Foundation and supported by Asian Paints, St+art HYD will mark the sixth edition of the foundations international Street and Urban Arts festival.

From November 1 to 12, several sites across Necklace Road and MS Makhta will come alive through murals, installations, talks, screenings and workshops.

The aim of the St+art festivals is to make art accessible to a wider audience by taking it out of the conventional gallery spaces and embedding it within the cities we live in - making art truly democratic and accessible to everyone.

Nine Indian and international urban and contemporary artists along with 10 artists from Telangana are coming together to enrich the streets with their unique works and reclaim public spaces within the city of Hyderabad.

The St+art HYD line-up features Artez (Serbia), Alber (Bordeaux, France), Nikola Mihajlovic (Serbia), Jean Luc Feugeas (France), Remed (France), Nilesh (Pune), Neelim Mahanta (Del), Daan Botlek (Netherlands), Daku (India), Dia Mehta Bhupal (Hyderabad).

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