Street art in East Amsterdam
In May 2019, the Amsterdam Street Art Foundation organized a street art festival called "If Walls Could Speak". During the project, 10 huge and spectacular murals were created along housing blocks in East Amsterdam. Leading street artists were selected for the unique project and the only instruction they received was to create around the theme of "Amsterdam for Everyone".
The Amsterdam Street Art Foundation (ASA) works to broadly accept street art as a valued art form. ASA presents the most amazing street art from around the world to Dutch residents, while at the same time introducing Dutch street artist to the rest of the world. Backed by their huge network ASA offer young street artists something to promote their work. For ASA based artists act as a professional agency and assist in curating invited walls, events and many other projects involving the artist and client.
If Walls Could Speak is the first large-scale project in Amsterdam where a central district is rich in so many great murals by leading artists. This is a commercial-social-community collaboration between ASA and the residential companies responsible for the project. The neighborhood can be easily reached on foot or by tram from the city center. It is important to understand that this is a very sleepy neighborhood and the only reason to get to it, is just the amazing street art exhibit you can get a glimpse of in this post.
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This post is part of a dedicated series on street art and graffiti in Amsterdam
List of street artists participating in the series of 6 posts: Graffiti and street art in Amsterdam: Pez, OX Alien, The London Police, Case Maclaim, ATOMIK, ICY & SOT, Keith Haring, DFace, Cranio, Studio Giftig, Julieta XLF, Sjem Bakkus, Ives One, Dan Kitchener, KASH and Chuck, Leon Keer, Smug One, Dopie, Zed1, ASA, Highraff, Niels Westergard, Eduardo Kobra, Dalata, Speto, Ramon Martins, Rimon Guimarães, DANK (Dan Kitchener), Ovni, Onio, Case Maclaim, Sjem Bakkus & IVES.one, HERA (Herakut), Rafael Sliks, Zësar Bahamonte, Snik, Dvate, Royyal Dog, Dourone, Said Dokins, DERM, Skount, Nase, MonkeyBird, Bims, L'Outsider, Daan Rietbergen/ Mr. June, Caratoes, WESR, Bruno Smoky, Nicky Nahafahik, Xoooox, Jenny Sharaf, Nasca Uno, Oscar,Sidney Waerts, Welin, Balstrøm, David Walker, JanIsDeMan, Eoin, Sokar Uno, Kevin Ledo, Fin DAC, Guido de Boer, Mike 171, SJK 171, Dotsy, Jim Vision, Joren Joshua, TWOONE, Daze, Inkie, Nomad Clan, Alex Senna, Vesod, George Rose, Guido van Helten, INO, The Lost Object, Helen Proctor, Ever, Morcky, Dagoe, SWOK, Ox Alien, Phibs, Bounce, Davor Smoljan, Klaas Lageweg, Welin, Bartkore, Millo, Beyond, Dan Kitchener, Cripta Djan, Treze, Adele Renault ,Nuno Viegas, Base 23,Icy & Sot, Jeffrey Cheung, Osch, Erin Yoshi, Bier en Brood, SellFable, United Painting, Alaniz, Bonzai, Thomas Powell, Guitar y Banjo, Nafir, Crânio, Dale Grimshaw , Li-Hill, Seyb, Clandestinos,Chor Boogie, Vegan Flava, Jelmer Noordeman ,Mando Marie, Elmar Karla, Eddie Colla, Pso Man, Kram, A squid called Sebastian, Vyal One, Alex Face, Wayne Horse, Malakkai, Taquen, Nils Westergard, FAKE, Tankpetrol ,Bijdevleet ,David Shillinglaw, Karski, Alice Pasquini, Paola Delfin, Lean Frizzera, Tymon de Laat, Buff Monster ,Ben Slow, Pez, Mark Gmehling, Chris Dyer, Sipros, Apitatán, Oz Montania, Brigada Ramona Parra, Entes, Mateus Bailon, Farid Rueda, Uno Nueve, Gleo, Cix, Steve Locatelli, Astro, Ekundayo, Kool Koor, Binho Ribeiro, Shaun Burner, Milu Correch, Michel Alders, Hugo Kaagman, Carl KENZ, Joram Roukes, DOES, Czee13, Saïd Kinos, Dodici, Street Art Frankey, Dilk, Wasted Rita, Zurik, Zenk One, Tellas, Cornbread, DavidL, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Damien Hirst, KAWS, Jeff Koons, Yayoi Kusama, Tracey Emin, Mark Rothko, Andy Warhol, THE KID, Guillermo Lorca