Olympic Street Art in Islington
EVENT: Kupka al fresco - Olympic Inspired Street Art.
DATES: Wednesday 11th April to Friday 13th April 2012 (creation of art, open to public) April 2012 to August 2012.
LOCATION: City Road Basin, Islington, London.
A series of three street art pieces celebrating the Olympics 2012 by Czech artists Point and Pasta Oner and UK artist Inkie will be displayed on the wall along the popular canal footpath leading to Stratford, the site of the London 2012 Olympic Park.
The event is a rare opportunity for UK street art lovers to see the innovative world of Czech graffiti culture up close and in tandem with one of the UK's most prominent street artists. The art will be created over several days and members of the public are invited to come along and watch the artists at work from Wednesday, 11th April to Friday, 13th April. The results of this exciting Czech' UK collaboration will remain in place until the end of the London Paralympic Games in September.
The artists will draw inspiration from the 1912 painting Amorpha, Fugue in Two Colours, by Frantisek Kupka, which in 2012, its centenary year, has shaped the design of the Czech Olympic Team's outfits. Part of the Czech Open 2012, Czech cultural season in Islington.
More information here: www.czechopen2012.com