Roland Henry

New York / USA

A correspondent of Very Nearly Almost magazine and a chameleon of the international art scene, Roland Henry came across street art via his hometown Bristol’s vibrant graffiti culture. Through his love for music and by working in multiple event venues across the city, he developed a solid background in management and event production, which eventually let him to producing art shows himself, bringing together DJs and street artists. Henry worked as the leading curator for URBAN NATION on the M/5 Project. […]

Biography / Roland Henry

A correspondent of Very Nearly Almost magazine and a chameleon of the international art scene, Roland Henry came across street art via his hometown Bristol’s vibrant graffiti culture. Through his love for music and by working in multiple event venues across the city, he developed a solid background in management and event production, which eventually let him to producing art shows himself, bringing together DJs and street artists. Henry worked as the leading curator for URBAN NATION on the M/5 Project.

After Henry, who studied English and Sociology in his hometown, had started his own writing projects and magazine. He moved to London and was immediately picked up to work as a Project Manager for Sony’s PlayStation PS3 pop-up brand space, 3ROOMS. Expanding his network, he then transferred to Sydney to continue to work on artist PR and representation. A short lived career in acting was side-lined in pursuit of his passion for literature and street art, which eventually let him to move to New York to write for VNA Magazine.

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ONE WALL BY BUSTART
The new mural by BustArt at Artpark Tegel is entitled “Departure” and picks up a current topic: the upcoming closure of Tegel Airport. Locally close to the airport, the residents around Neheimer Strasse 4 can now look forward to a
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ONE WALL BY JIM AVIGNON
News from Artpark Tegel: The Berlin painter, illustrator, musician and concept artist Jim Avignon has created a new ONE WALL that expresses the zeitgeist and asks the question of the future between uncertainty and a mood of departure. The new
New facade of the URBAN NATION Museum
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New museum facade by Dave the Chimp & friends
The URBAN NATION museum presents itself with a new, humorous face. The new facade design by Dave the Chimp and four other artists from Berlin not only encourages more solidarity and thus addresses a very current socio-political topic, it is
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„Hier & Jetzt“ – a wall by Maja Hürst
Science, research and urban art – in the new artwork by the Swiss artist Maja Hürst, these three components form a wonderful overall picture that not only convinced a jury in terms of content and aesthetics, but also completely meets
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ONE WALL by Emily Eldridge
Berlin has become a little more colourful again in the last few days: The American artist Emily Eldridge, who lives in Berlin, created a new ONE WALL and enriches the neighborhood around Kastanienplatz in Kreuzberg with lots of color and