IBUg 2012 – Festival of urban art and culture in Germany The IBUg – the famous festival of urban art and culture in Germany – goes into its seventh edition this year. From 24th August on more than 70 artists from eight countries will transform a former slaughterhouse in the West Saxon city of Glauchau during a week-long creative phase into a work of art by graffiti, street art, urban art installations and performances. Numerous national and international artists like Ta55o (Germany), Chromeo (Switzerland), Flamat (Germany), Help (Germany), Hifi (Germany), Koala (Switzerland), Loomit (Germany), Okle74 (Germany), Royal TS (Germany), Zone56 (Germany), Amin (France), Andy K (Germany), Bue the warrior (Belgium), Caparso (Germany), Etam (Poland), Johannes Mundinger (Germany), Lean Frizzera (Argentina), Martin Ron (Argentina), Quintessenz Creation (Germany), Rebelzer (Germany), Remi Rough (England), SatOne (Italy) or Threehouse (Germany) have announced to IBUg 2012.
The results are presented to the public during a festival of urban art and culture from 31st August to 2nd September. Among the highlights of the weekend are the lectures by Göttingen based artist Bond about the graffiti culture in southeast asia and by Manuel Gerullis, who talks about the event „Meeting of Styles“. And on Saturday night the traditional IBUg party invites to celebrate and dance to hip-hop and electronic beats with DJ Showi (Stuttgart), DefZone (illcandevilz/IBUg), Okle (illcandevilz/IBUg), Franz! (Muna, http://www.muna.de/), Konglomerat (Weimar, www.facebook.com/daskonglomerat
The side program also offers a IBUg pub which grants an insight view into the work of the artist during the creative phase, an urban art market including photographs by Conny Heimer from the last five years of IBUg, t-shirts, bags as well as works of the IBUg-artist, a film program about urban art and urban culture and an IBUg fashion show. For more information check www.ibug-art.de
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