• Bring The Paint 2019 - Q&A / Symposium

  • Wed, 22-05-2019 at 18:00
  • The Gallery DMU
    The Gallery
    LE2 7PT Leicester
Bring The Paint 2019 - Q&A / Symposium - The Gallery DMU - Leicester

Bring The Paint 2019Q&A / Symposiumat The DMU Gallery,Vijay Patel Building,De Montfort UniversityMill LaneLeicesterLE2-7PTSome of the best street art curators from across the country will be discussing the challenges they have faced in legitimising graffiti. Vic brown (New Urban Era), Inkie (See No Evil) and Izzy Hoskins (Bring The Paint), alongside special guests from the festival will be amongst the cohort of people discussing their work over the last decade. The Q&A and Symposium will take place in lead up to one of the biggest street art events of the year at De Montfort University.Supported by...Arts Council EnglandBID LeicesterLeicester City CouncilDe Montfort University Leicester (DMU)Montana Cans (official)Leicester City Football ClubHighcross LeicesterABOUT BRING THE PAINT FESTIVAL:Award winning international festival, Bring The Paint, returns to the streets of Leicester to host the UK’s street art event of the year.World renowned artists from America, Australia, Tahiti, Mexico, Germany, France, Greece and the UK are transforming Leicester city centre with world-class mural paintings. The festival will bring together 50 street artists with headline internationally acclaimed painters including; SMUG, INKIE, INSANE 51, HOW & NOSM, TASSO, DOES, NOMAD CLAN, FLYING FORTRESS and WON ABC. Supported by Arts Council England, BID Leicester and De Montfort University, Bring The Paint is set to bring international acclaim to a city on the rise.Bring The Paint is taking place in Leicester city centre from 20th to 26th May 2019, with the main events happening on Saturday 25th May in the Cultural Quarter and Sunday 26th May at Frog Island / The Mill.The festival will attract 10,000 visitors to the city and paint giant buildings, bring to life vacant retail units, as well as create spectacular 3D floor art. There will be opportunities for children and families to get involved with workshops, music and food & drinks. To top it all off, the organisers will host an art fair, giving people the chance to purchase unique artwork.WEB: www.bringthepaint.co.ukINSTAGRAM: @bringthepaintFACEBOOK: /bringthepaintfestTWITTER: @bringthepaint