Buenos Aires Paste Up event includes works by 250 artists

More than 14 street artists took part in PEGLAM International Paste Up event in Buenos Aires at the weekend bringing together works by more than 200 artists. Photos by Buenos Aires Street Art.

Street artists paste up the last few artworks at PEGLAM on Sunday

The PEGLAM event at the Mercado de Pulgas in Colegiales brought together original artworks on paper by more than 250 different street artists from 17 different countries including Brazil, Chile, U.S.A., U.K. Netherlands. The artworks including stencils were all stuck together in a giant collage measuring 200m2

Artists paste up last artworks at Mercado de Pulgas

Artists who took part in PEGLAM at the weekend and friends

Ale Giorgga one of the event organisers

Ale Giorgga from Movimiento Petrushaus explained that the artworks were collected from Europe, U.S.A. and Latin America by different contacts and friends and send in the post to bring them all together especially for the event. “Social media played a huge role and the number of participants just grew and grew.” He added: “The idea was to have an exchange with international street artists from different parts of the world all organising themselves to get their artworks to Buenos Aires for the event. In this way paste ups are very different than graffiti and street art with it being more open allowing hundreds of artists to collaborate together.”

Paste up collage

Works by artists including Lacast Stencil, Guille Pachelo, Bicicleta and Movimiento Petrushaus

The huge collage covers the facade at the back of the flea market in Colegiales

The artworks on paper cover an area of 200m2

All photos © Buenos Aires Street Art

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