Events 2018-07-27T19:30:42+00:00
Unlock-at-Bien-Urbain-2018

EVENTS

FRIDAY 22: opening evening

19h — Book launch: Zoo Project Tribute — With editors Lilas Carpentier and Antoine Page. | This series of books produced in tribute to the late French street artist Zoo Project are the result of a joint effort by family, friends and collaborators and have been crowd-funded. — free entrance

20:30h — Live concert: Le Survol du Bourdon | Let this group of ten non-professional musicians take you to a dreamlike world where everyone works towards a common musical utopia. — tip based

21:30h — Colourful DJ set by the SLS crew. — free entrance

SATURDAY 23

13:30h — Presentation of the schoolchildren workshops by Superseñor. — free entrance

14–17h — Workshop: Introduction to artisanal printing and publishing — With Superseñor. | It’s your turn to produce a publication! The festival’’s team invites you to an artisanal printing and bookbinding workshop for all ages. — tip based

15h — Zine presentation: Graffitips — With author Loiq (FR) | Graffitips is a fun and knowledgeable collection of comic panels explaining useful tips for making graffiti. Methods and techniques constitute a huge part of what graffiti is about, and Graffitips is an innovative approach to the preservation of this valuable lore. A fascinating presentation, don’t miss it! — free entrance

15:30 — Presentation of Editions Peinture. — free entrance

17h — Book launch: Tramp Directories, Noms-de-Road and Unwritten Codes — With co-editor Javier Abarca (ES) | This unprecedented book brings to light the most unknown and fascinating graffiti culture to have existed: the North American hobo graffiti from the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. It features excerpts from Jack London in which he recounts his experiences as a hobo and graffitist. — free entrance

17:30 — Book launch: Russian Urban Art, History and Conflicts — With author Igor Posonov (RU) | This critical book by respected artist and curator Igor Posonov examines the history of urban art in Russia, from its roots in the avant-garde of the early 20th Century to the non-conformists and actionists of the 21th Century. — free entrance

18h — Book launch: Campus Espontani UPV — With authors Brad Downey (US) and Javier Abarca (ES) | This book is a recount of North American artist Brad Downey’s 2016 residence at the Polytechnic University of Valencia. A series of site-specific interventions around the campus with the humorous and intriguing hallmarks of this world-leading artist, guest curator for this year’s Bien Urbain. — free entrance

18:30 — Clourful DJ set by the SLS crew — free entrance

SUNDAY 24

14–17h — Workshop: Introduction to artisanal printing and publishing — With Superseñor. | It’s your turn to produce a publication! The festival’s team invites you to an artisanal printing and bookbinding workshop for all ages. — tip based

14:30h — Presentation of Éditions Carton-Pâte and their latest publications. — free entrance

15:30h — Book launch: My Fucking Better Half — With authors Mary & Jiem and editors Éditions Paths. — free entrance

16h — Presentation of the book-object Dites Non Au Tag (joint publication) — with editors Terrain Vague. — free entrance

16:30h — DJ set by Ursène Lapin. – free entrance

17:30 — Presentation of Juste Ici — With publisher David Demougeot. | Since 2011, Bien Urbain festival allows its invited artists to produce publications at the Superseñor printing workshop under the imprint Juste Ici. Closer to a fanzine than to an exhibition catalogue, these publications are a way to present art in public space as a process and not so much as the resulting image. — free entrance

18h — Roundtable with Brad Downey and friends | North American artist Brad Downey (guest curator for this year’s Bien Urbain) is known for producing many interesting books. He will talk about his most recent book projects. Come meet Brad and some of his colleagues for insights about his influential work. — free entrance

18:30h — DJ set by Ursène Lapin. — free entrance