Our Director Yasha Young spent the last few days in London at the 2018 Remix Summit in London bringing together pioneers from different industries to explore the future of creative cities, creative culture and economy. She was invited as one of the speakers as part of an incredible group of voices. Check the official website […]
~ Steven P. Harrington and Jaime Rojo ~ Street Art and graffiti and their relatives often go inside these days, including in Mexico City, where we recently found some interesting new intersections between urban art and contemporary art when we wandered off the streets into studio, gallery, and even museum spaces. Here we’ll show you […]
~ Steven P. Harrington and Jaime Rojo ~ Every city has its own particular energy; it’s own articulated rhythm, its own unique chaos. Mexico City’s is full of flourish and aspiration and fascination for the international new, while firmly rooted in respect for the past. When it comes to Street Art, murals, graffiti and discordant […]
Two weeks ago, the time finally arrived: Over the last couple of months performance- and concept artist Mia Florentine Weiss worked on her brand new neon sculpture “NOW”. This sculpture was finally erected and illuminated on the 21st of October in front of the Reichstag building. Later, it was transported on an open truck to […]
Saturday war truly monumental: The URBAN NATION MUSEUM FOR URBAN CONTEMPORARY ART opened. This was celebrated in real style not only in the museum building, but also in the surround streets. For all those who couldn’t make it, but also for those who could but don’t remember anymore, we present: The most important facts and […]
The team of ARTE Creative followed us while Yasha Young was busy as a bee. The result is a video about Yasha’s friends who happen to be some of the greatest Urban Artists of our time. Thanks to Rocco and His Brothers Lora Zombie Olek pixelpancho Ricky Lee Gordon Fafi Nomad snik and also thanks […]
On 16th September the URBAN NATION MUSEUM FOR URBAN CONTEMPORARY ART is opening in Berlin-Schöneberg! Considering popping in, but aren’t sure what to expect? We’ve collated all the most important information surrounding the opening, the art-mile and the museum. When does the museum open? The museum rooms in Bülowstraße will be opened to the public […]
It was a unique fusion of music and art: in a joint project by the URBAN NATION MUSEUM FOR URBAN CONTEMPORARY ART and the Lollapalooza Festival, 14 artists were designing a walk-in Art Cube at the festival. This enormous art installation presented works by, among others, Herakut, Mimi S, Alessio-B and Snik. Artists and the […]
There are two things we never expect to see in our lives here on the streets when looking for new Street Art and graffiti. One is a live unicorn walking down the street twirling a hula hoop on its horn and farting glitter.
This week in Berlin we had the chance to meet so many great folks as a result of the final Urban Nation events before September’s opening of the museum.