North West Walls street art project in Belgium with Roa, Pichiavo & Martin Ron

Roa, PichiAvo, Defo, Jen Zie and Martin Ron finished new artworks at the North West Walls project on the site of the Rock Werchter music festival in Belgium. The project was curated by Belgian artist Arne Quinze setting the artists the challenge of painting three giant container towers.

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Artists including Roa, Martin Ron, Jen Zie and Defo begin work at North West Walls (photo © BA Street Art)

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Roa working on one side of the container tower (photo © BA Street Art)

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Roa’s ark (photo © BA Street Art)

Roa’s intervention includes a total of 13 animals some with chains and others behind bars relating to the theme of captivity.

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Boxing clever (photo © BA Street Art)

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Finished installation by Roa (photo © BA Street Art)

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Skeleton of a goat (photo © BA Street Art)

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Menelaus and Achilles (photo © BA Street Art)

Pichiavo from Valencia, Spain, have recreated a series of characters from the Trojan War in their typical style mixing figures from Greek mythology and old school graffiti

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Last few details (photo © BA Street Art)

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Finished artwork by Pichiavo (photo © BA Street Art)

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Martin Ron and Avo at work (photo © BA Street Art)

Argentine street artist Martin Ron has painted a giant 3-D portrait of a forklift truck driver nicknamed ‘Blue’ who was working on the festival site.

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Martin Ron and Jen Zie (photo © BA Street Art)

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Grand scale – Martin Ron standing by his finished artwork (photo © BA Street Art)

Ron’s surreal design also depicts a huge parrot emerging from one of the containers and a monkey nut.

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Finished installations by Roa and Martin Ron (photo © BA Street Art)

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Defo (photo © BA Street Art)

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Belgian graffiti artist Defo at work (photo © BA Street Art)

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Defo using aerosols to create his artwork incorporating many themes and influences from old school graffiti (photo © BA Street Art)

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Finished artwork by Defo (photo © BA Street Art)

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Belgian artist Jen Zie using an extension pole with brush (photo © BA Street Art)

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Death (photo © BA Street Art)

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Finished artwork by Jen Zie (photo © BA Street Art)

Matt Fox-Tucker of Buenos Aires Street Art organised a trip to Europe for Martin Ron that included a show at Mead Carney Fine Art gallery and murals in London plus participation in the North West Walls street art project.

For more information about the project curated by Arne Quinze, check out North West Walls.

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