See No Evil, Bristol’s hugely successful street art exhibition, will return again this summer, with live projections, art installations and some of the biggest names in street art.
The week-long event is part of the London 2012 Festival, a summer-long arts festival throughout the country to celebrate the Olympic Games.
Artists will once again paint Nelson Street between August 13 and 19, while Hear No Evil, organised by Team Love, will feature a series of music events throughout the week and a free New York-style Block Party on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 August on Nelson Street.
The weekend’s event will kick off with 3D Projection experts AntiVJ creating an installation in the Passenger Shed at Temple Meads. The free ticketed performance will be arranged with music by musicians Adrian Utley from Portishead and Will Gregory from Goldfrapp.
About 30 of the world’s most prolific street artists will paint the streets, including abstract expressionist Remi Rough, Lyken, Nick Walker, alphabet painter Eine and Portuguese artist Vhils. The artists are being curated by Bristol-bred graffiti legend Inkie, who inspired the first event last year.
Mike Bennett, organiser of See No Evil, said: “See No Evil is a unique event, designed to showcase the emerging and established talent in the world of urban art and music, to develop the innovative footprint in Bristol’s creative quarter. The pieces created over the week will create a legacy from the project and a destination for urban art fans from all over the world. There are going to be some massive names from the world of graffiti involved this year, we’re really excited to welcome them.”