We have arrived on the city by the sea in Ostend, Belgium and participating artists to the third edition of the The Crystal Ship ( see line up here) are busy working on their murals and installations across the city.
So here is a first recap of the walls in progress and installations we have seen so far:
Ben Slow (UK)
Telmo & Miel (NL)
A Squid Called Sebastian (B)
Colectivo Licuado (URU)
Dourone (FR) (See our interview here)
Etam Cru (PL)
Icy & Sot (IR)
Matthew Dawn (B)
Milu Correch (AR)
Oak Oak (FR)
Wasp Elder (UK)
View all the locations of the Crystal Ship on a map of Ostend HERE
The official opening starts on 7 April at Monacoplein from 2pm
Come back again soon for further updates on the Festival
The Crystal Ship is a contemporary art festival bringing art to the seaside in Ostend, Belgium.
For its third edition over fifteen international artists will create large scale murals and art installations using the City by the Sea as their canvas. The new artworks will be added to the existing fifty murals and interventions visible through the city, making it the biggest mural festival in Europe.
The official opening will take place on 7th April 2018 in Monacoplein, Ostend
2018 Participating artists include:
A Squid Called Sebastian (B) – Ben Slow (UK) – Colectivo Licuado (URU) – Dourone (FR) – Etam Cru (PL) – Gaia (US) – Icy & Sot (IR) – Jaune (B) – Joachim (B) – Johannes Verschaeve (B) – Matthew Dawn (B) – Milu Correch (AR) – Oak Oak (FR) – Telmo & Miel (NL) – Wasp Elder (UK) – Zoer x Velvet (FR)
Here are some pics of the 2018 invited artists we’ve met across our travels:
Icy & Sot
Butterfly Art News will be reporting live from Ostend in Belgium on the new murals and present exclusive interviews from participating artists.
So stay tuned for more details coming soon…
The Crystal Ship
7-8 April 2018
8400 Ostend, Belgium