In the framework of the second international festival of graffiti, Tahiti New Generation organizes an international graffiti contest named: ONO’U Battle 2015. It will be held from May 5th to 9th, 2015 on the island of Tahiti in French Polynesia. This years list of writers is: Kobra, Seth, Roa, Pose, Faith 47, Da Least, Askew, Dabs, Myla, Kems, Sofles & Soten.
This may be old news for some of you but it´s so brilliant that it´s worth sharing again. The CIty Hall subway station in New York opened up for traffic 1904 but was closed down fourty years later. The untouched station was sleeping for another 60 years when a group of street artists decided to transform the place to an underground gallery. The project was named The Underbelly Project and over 100 street artist has participated including names like Roa, Ron English, Swoon, Faile and Revok. Check out the video published by MOCA.
More articles and information about the Underbelly Project:
– Street Art Way Below the Street (NY Times, 2010.10.31)
– New York City’s Hidden Subway Station (Travelettes.net 2012.12.24)