Mural Istanbul 2012 takes place in Kadıköy since 2012. Carried out with the support of the Çekül Foundation in the first two editions, the festival continues with the great support of Kadıköy Municipality for the past two years. Spreding over several neighborhoods of Kadıköy, the festival invites artists from the world who are renowned for their styles and works in this discipline and introduces the local artists to the world. Until now, a total of 22 murals have been painted along with guest artists from 11 different countries. The participant artists and the countries they represent are:
Argentina – Franco Fasoli 2013,
Chu 2016 Brazil – Claudio Ethos 2012
Chile – Inti 2013
USA – Levi & Kristy 2015
Germany – Dome 2012, Captain Border Line (B.shanti & Daptar) 2013,
South Africa – Fredy Sam 2013
Spain – Deih, Aryz 2015
France – Amose 2012
Russia/Tatarstan – Rustam Gbic 2015
Poland – Sepe & Chazme, M-City, 2014
Italy – Pixel Pancho 2012
Turkey – Cins, Rad, Lakormis, Fu, Canavar, Eskreyn, Wicx, Nuka
Besides, Ares, Tabone and the Witer Material (Blek, Odin, Brot)
will be added to the list in the following days.
The first mural of this year has been painted by the Argentinean Chu. The next mural will be painted by Ares and take about a week. You can watch these mural paintings live on the dedicated website throughout the day until September 7.