Following the success of the 2014 exhibition Futurismo Ancestral: An Offering to Peru by Sixe Paredes (featured here), the collaborative arts organisation Approved by Pablo is curating a new exhibition entitled ‘Mapping the City‘ at Somerset House in London.
Over 50 internationally recognised artists from the street art and graffiti scene including Shepard Fairey, Ron English, Swoon, Momo, Remed take over the New Wing of Somerset House to share their knowledge of each city’s secrets and urban landscape through a variety of media from illustrations, paintings, sculptures, installations and videos.
Full list of participating artists include: 108 (IT), 3TTMAN (ES), Aryz (ES), Augustine Kofie (US), Boris Tellegen (NL), Brad Downey (US), Caleb Neelon (US), Cali Thornhill Dewitt (US), Chu (AR), Cleon Peterson (US), Cult of RAM:ELL:ZEE (UK), Egs (FI), Ekta (SE), Eltono (FR), Erosie (NL), Filippo Minelli (IT), Gold Peg (UK), Graphic Surgery (NL), Herbert Baglione (ES), Honet (FR), Horfee (FR), Huskmitvan (DK), Isauro Huizar (DK), Isaac Tin Wei Lin (US), James Jarvis (UK), June (US), Ken Sortais (FR), Les Freres Ripoulain (FR), Malarko (UK), Mathieu Tremblin (FR), Martin Tibabuzo (AR), Mike Ballard (UK), Momo (US), Mudwig (UK), Nano184 (ES), Nug (SE), OX (FE), Petro (UK), Psychoze (FR), Remed (FR), Ron English (US), Russel Maurice (UK), Shantell Martin (UK), Shepard Fairey (US), Sixe Parades (ES), Spok (ES), Susumu Mukai (JP), Swoon (US), Tim Head (UK), Will Sweeney (UK)
View the full set of pics here
To complement the exhibition, Somerset House and A(by)P are hosting a diverse series of events, including a series of film and music evenings, artists talks, performances and interactive workshops, all inspiring visitors to re-evaluate their own relationship to the cities in which they live. View the full program of events here
Mapping the city
Until 15 February 2015