The Un-hidden Street Art in Romania book files – Chișinău, Moldova
The first edition of the Un-hidden Street Art in Romania book is here to help you discover independent art in public spaces. This list walks you through the Chișinău, Moldova, street art files, graciously contributed by our friends and partners Urban Spirit Family who organise the Urban Vibes festival. Scroll to discover amazing artworks by Trun (RU) / Retry (NL) / Pako (UA) / Bios (UA) / Estasky (ES) / Japon (ES) / Dhoz (MD/RU) / Neakone (UA) / iZZY iZVNE (MD) Leafz (MD) / Bust (MD) / Eomm (BY) / Daste (RU) and ILUC (RO), all recently photographed for Urban Vibes by Sid Smith (SidDrone Movies & more) and Alyona Dmitrieva. The list is not exhaustive, so feel free to add new suggestions in the comments. See the Cluj street art list here and the Brașov list, here.
ILUC / Moldovan Design Week 2019
@ The Technical University of Moldova – UTM
168 Ștefan cel Mare și Sfînt, Chișinău
Trun (RU) / Retry (NL) / Pako (UA) / Bios (UA) / Estasky (ES) / Japon (ES) / Dhoz (MD/RU) / Neakone (UA) / iZZY iZVNE (MD) Leafz (MD) / Bust (MD) / Eomm (BY) / Daste (RU) @ Urban Vibes Festival 2019
@ ATU Winery Chișinău
58 Dacia, Chișinău
Photos © Sid Smith (SidDrone Movies & more)
iZZY iZVNE x ILUC
Very recent and fresh in Chișinău, hence not in the book, you can see an amazing collaboration between ILUC and iZZY iZVNE. Photos © Alyona Dmitrieva.
Navigate the online UN-HIDDEN ROMANIA STREET ART MAP to find all the places in this article and more
We invite you to explore the digital street art map and buy the Un-hidden Street Art in Romania book
Text by: Cristina Popa & Andrei Racovițan / © feeder.ro
Photos by: Dan Alexandru / © Save or Cancel; except for © Mădălina Dobraca – HOMEBOY / 2019 (Sforii street)
About the Un-hidden Street Art in Romania editorial project
Un-hidden Street Art in Romania aims to humanise and promote the knowledge of cities in Romania and Moldova, proposing their exploration through independent urban art, with the help of an exceptional publication, available online and in print, bilingual, for locals and tourists. The book presents over 120 independent artistic interventions and information about their authors.
The cultural interventions Un-hidden Bucharest 2017 and 2018, co-financed by AFCN, activate unusual or forgotten spaces, such as the Omnia Hall, Lente, Marconi Cinema, the Faculty of Sociology and Social Assistance, Dizainăr, Cina building – M60 Space, next to remarkable artists – Pisica Pătrată, Sorina Vazelina, Primitiv Print, Skinny Bunny, Paul Dunca, VJ VLC, Livi Po, Kseleqoqynqyshy, iZZY iZVNE (Moldova), John Dot S, Maria Bălan, producing a guided route and a print & online map with 22 of independent artistic interventions in the public space.
Un-hidden Street Art in Romania is a remarkable publication through which locals and tourists alike will discover new dimensions of the city through the effervescent alternative culture in development.
The Un-hidden Street Art in Romania editorial project is organised by Save or Cancel team, composed of Cristina Popa (random) and Andrei Racovițan (ubic), through feeder.ro and is co-funded by AFCN, thematic area: book. The program does not necessarily represent the position of the National Cultural Fund Administration. AFCN is not responsible for the content of the application or the way the program results can be used. These are entirely the responsibility of the beneficiary of the funding.
Partners: CNDB, ZEPPELIN, IGLOO, The INSTITUTE, DIZAINAR, SISAF, AMURAL
About Un-hidden Romania multi-annual program
Pisica Pătrată – Totem @ Lente
Skinny Bunny – Painting @ Omnia Hall (CNDB)
VJ VLC – Video mapping @ Cinema Marconi
Sorina Vazelina și Primitiv Print – Mural & screen printing @ Lente
Paul Dunca – Guided tour (1)
iZZY iZVNE – Mural @ Faculty of Sociology and Social Assistance
Pisica Pătrată – Painting @ Cina building – M60 Space
Livi Po – Mural @ Dizainăr
Kseleqoqynqyshy – Mural @ Faculty of Sociology and Social Assistance
John Dot S – Stencil workshop @ Dizainăr
Maria Bălan – Linocut workshop @ Cina building – M60 Space
John Dot S – Mural @ Omnia Hall (CNDB)
Open Doors – Travel Outside the box – Guided tour (2)
Paul Dunca – Guided tour (3)
Un-hidden Bucharest – Street art map print version
Kseleqoqynqyshy– Mural @ Faculty of Sociology and Social Assistance
Un-hidden Bucharest – Street art exhibition @ Romanian Design Week with Pisica Pătrată, Kseleqoqynqyshy, John Dot S, Maria Bălan
Open Doors – Travel Outside the box – Guided tour @ Cartierul Creativ (4, 5)
Aito Kitazaki – Mural @ Lente
Open Doors – Travel Outside the box – Guided tour (6, 7)
Online art gallery – Online store @ feeder.ro/shop
Un-hidden Romania – Street art map online version @ feeder.ro
Un-hidden Romania – Street art exhibition x Acuarela @ Noaptea Albă a Galeriilor with Pisica Pătrată, Livi Po, Kseleqoqynqyshy, John Dot S, Maria Bălan & Skinny Bunny
Maria Bălan – Linocut workshop x DIPLOMA @ Cina building
Kseleqoqynqyshy – Mural @ Lente
Un-hidden Street Art in Romania – Book
Un-hidden Street Art in Romania x Acuarela
About Save or Cancel
Since 2008, Save or Cancel is a medium of communication and propagation of the arts and culture, promoting and facilitating their role in contemporary society.
The self-initiated multidisciplinary programs of Save or Cancel aim to identify sustainable and adaptable opportunities for (re)valorisation of the existence through architectural, cultural and editorial projects.
Visit the project’s page Un-hidden Romania to find out more about past, current and future activities.