The Brisbane Street Arts Festival (BSAF) returns with a large-scale public art program celebrating local, national and international artists from 1 to 16 May 2021.
This year the festival will introduce 36 new art murals installations around Brisbane. Look out for this exciting new artwork in locations like the Brisbane Showgrounds, Airport, The Wickham, South Bank, The Princess Theatre and more.
Highlight of the Brisbane Street Arts Festival (BSAF):
- Live music and performance
- Artist talks
- Cycling tours
- Launch party at the arts venue Superordinary
- BMWs custom decorated by two local artists
Festival Director, Lincoln Savage, said “I’m grateful to be able to provide opportunities for emerging and established artists through collaboration with venues, festivals and corporate partners.”.
“We seek to support artistic freedom of expression and voice, which we believe enriches the built environment and social fabric of our city. We are looking forward to presenting one of the first large-scale festivals since COVID-19 and welcome Brisbane residents to hit the streets and explore the public art program,” he said.
For more information visit the website www.bsafest.com.au
When: Saturday 1 May to Sunday 16 May 2021
Where: Brisbane, Queensland
About Brisbane Street Art Festival 2021
BSAF is an annual public art event that seeks to provide opportunities for creative practitioners and the wider community to develop positive partnerships through engagement and collaboration. As an avenue for artistic expression, BSAF endeavours to create a multi-disciplinary platform that encourages any and all art forms to participate. BSAF provides a framework of showcase and engagement for public art across Brisbane.
Since 2016, BSAF has rapidly been growing into one of the largest Street Art festivals in Australia. Building on the foundations and support from the last five years, BSAF is back in 2021 bigger and better than before. BSAF 2021 is incredibly excited to be announcing an extensive mural program with over 40 artworks being created by some of the most exciting street art practitioners from Brisbane, Australia and Internationally.
Running alongside this is our largest ever events program, stretching over the sixteen festival days across the Brisbane landscape. Highlights include the Festival Launch at the newly established ephemeral arts venue, Superordinary, the annual Within These Walls group exhibition in collaboration with Bad Olive also at Superordinary, and the Felons Party at Howard Smith Wharves.