North West Walls street art project in Belgium

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

North West Walls Werchter IMG_0231-001Artists including Roa, Martin Ron, Jen Zie and Defo begin work at North West Walls

Roa working on one side of the container tower

roa belgium street artRoa’s ark

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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Finished installation by Roa

roa skeleton street art belgium ghent werchter graffiti Skeleton of a goat

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Pichi and Avo 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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Pichi & Avo graffiti belgium valencia street art north west walls werchterFinished artwork by Pichi & Avo (right)

Martin Ron graffiti belgium avo street art belgiumMartin Ron and Avo at work

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 artista belgica arte urbano argentinaGrand scale – Martin Ron standing by his finished artwork

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

Finished installations by Roa and Martin Ron

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belgium graffiti brussels werchter defo graff street art projectBelgian graffiti artist Defo at work

belgium graffiti defo brussels aerosol north west walls arne quinzeDefo using aerosols to create his amazing artwork incorporating many themes and influences from old school graffiti

Finished artwork by Defo

Jen Zie belgium tattoo artistBelgian artist Jen Zie using an extension pole with brush


belgium street art jen zie rock werchter north west wallsFinished artwork by Jen Zie

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

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