IBIZA ART ALERT!!!

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WED 7 LAST CHANCE TO SEE TWO FANTASTIC EXHIBITIONS ON THE ISLAND:

 

URBAN IN IBIZA: SONS OF WARHOL at AGROTURISMO ATZARO

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BO WOODY WINTER’S JAZZ LEGENDS at IBIZA ROCKS HOUSE

 

(FIX IBIZA/7AUG2013):

If there’s one thing that we here at FIX IBIZA love, it’s being involved with mind-blowing art exhibitions and highly talented artists. So, in a bittersweet announcement, we’re here to tell you that today is the last day of two really special exhibitions, both very close to our hearts.  The first, Urban in Ibiza: Sons of Warhol and the second, Bo Woody Winter’s Jazz Legends.  Two separate exhibitions, two venues, two last chances to see two amazing collections of work.

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Urban in Ibiza at Agroturismo Atzaro is a project we have been deeply involved with since its beginning, five years ago. Since its anniversary event last Thursday, this edition, Sons of Warhol, has already seen the art-music-fashion concept climb the serious kudos ladder so much the higher, with exclusive works of some of the world’s undeniably greatest street artists including Banksy, Shepard Fairey (Obey) and Inkie, to name but three from many, many more… 

You are very much invited to attend the final evening of exhibition tonight from 7pm, in the Atzaro Gallery. We shall probably also raise a glass to the show’s inspiration – Andy Warhol, who would have celebrated his 85th birthday yesterday, RIP, Mr Warhol. Next Stop, Ocean Beach Club…*

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Meanwhile, over in the San Antonio Hills, another jewel nestles, a veritable jazz fest in Freddie’s Suite at Ibiza Rocks House in the form of Dutch artist Mr Bo Woody Winter’s Jazz Legends exhibition- a collection of 18 breathtaking paintings, representations of self confessed Jazz Junkie Winter’s own Jazz Heroes. Since its Vernissage last week at Ibiza Rocks House at Pikes,  the exhibition has received rave reviews from press and public alike. A must see !
Bo is back on the island in October with his second art collection, DJ ICONS to be shown at Agroturismo Atzaro but more on that later…*

 

So, for those who missed the Vernissage of one or the other, or, shame on you- both, do take our advice and squeeze in a visit to Ibiza Rocks House and/or Agroturismo Atzaro somewhere along your journey today.

You’ll thank us later….

 

*URBAN IN IBIZA RETURNS TO OCEAN BEACH CLUB, SAN ANTONIO ON 23rd AUGUST
*DJ ICONS by BO WOODY WINTER, VERNISSAGE 11 OCTOBER 

 

More Info:

URBAN IN IBIZA: SONS OF WARHOL : http://www.urbaninibiza.com/

BO WOODY WINTER’S JAZZ LEGENDS: http://www.close-up-art.com/

August 7, 2013. Tags: , , , , , , . Uncategorized. Leave a comment.

URBAN IN IBIZA: EL ARTE URBANO AMERICANO, LOS HIJOS DE WARHOL

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La 5ª edición de Urban in Ibiza se celebrará el 1 de agosto en Atzaró y el 23 del mismo mes en Ocean Beach Club
Otras adiciones: El taller de arte para niños ‘Mini Markers’ el 30 de julio y un espontáneo ‘Live Painting’ en Ibiza Rocks el 31 de julio
Arte urbano por un tubo: Shepard Fairey, John Tracy, Chad Muska, Bam Margera… Y británico: Banksy, Mau Mau, Fin Dac, Ryan Callanan, My Dog Sighs, Inkie…
Y la moda – Tom Van der Borght, White Ibiza, desfilando 

Ibiza, 18 de julio 2013 (FIX Ibiza).- El arte cobra en la ya quinta edición de Urban in Ibiza una relevancia especial con la presencia de artistas internacionales como Shepard Fairey. A este californiano le conocemos por el retrato de Barack Obama con la leyenda ‘Hope’, que fue utilizado por el presidente durante la primera y victoriosa campaña electoral. Pero la trayectoria de este artista urbano y diseñador gráfico abarca mucho más, en un marco creativo extenso y reconocido en el que destacan los elementos del cartelismo de propaganda política de mediados del siglo pasado.

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Shepard traerá a Ibiza obras relevantes y nuevas,  para en esta ocasión atender a dos ediciones iguales pero diferentes de Urban in Ibiza para celebrar por todo lo alto que en 2013 cumplimos 5 años. Las fechas: 1 de agosto en Atzaró y 23 de agosto en Ocean Beach Club.

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Pero hay más. Se confirma la adición de otros artistas norteamericanos incluidos en el proyecto expositivo SK8 Art St, con un comisario como el fotógrafo John Tracy –relacionado sentimentalmente con Pamela Anderson y otros personajes singulares como uno de los Jackass, Bam Margera, o el renombrado skater Chad Muska.

Regresan grandes artistas de anteriores ediciones de Urban in Ibiza, convertidos ya en grandes amigos, y joven talento, representando el futuro. Encuentra piezas urbanas para diferentes espacios, para todos los públicos y bolsillos de la mano de Banksy, David Walker, Mau Mau, Fin Dac, Inkie, Snik, Schoony, Ben Allen, Dan Kitchener aka DANK, Jim Vision, Ben Slow, Henry Hate, Pure Evil, Rowan Newton, My Dog Sighs, Kristian Hornsleth, K Guy, Goldie, Nick Walker, Ryan Callanan aka RYCA, Milo, Copyright, Gemma Compton, Jim Starr, Elmo Hood, Lauren Baker, Chapter, Zeus, Nicolas Dixon, Sequin Kay, Adam Bricusse.

Urban in Ibiza utiliza en esta edición el nombre de ‘Sons of Warhol’. Una descripción que ya hace años empleó un veterano artista de Ibiza al descubrir la colección de arte urbano de Paul Dizzi Saunders, director de Urban in Ibiza y propietario de la galería londinense Westbank Gallery (www.londonwestbank.com). Con el añadido artístico americano en 2013, la expresión cobra pleno significado.

La exposición de Urban in Ibiza se mantendrá en Atzaró del 1 al 8 de agosto.

MODA

Y por supuesto, moda. Urban in Ibiza aglutina disciplinas y la moda es siempre una de ellas. Este año, el desfile lo encabeza el belga Tom Van der Borght, mostrando su colección Otoño/Invierno 13/14, llamada ‘Aponycalypse’ y recientemente premiada con el ‘Premium Young Designer Award 2013’ en la Berlin Fashion Week.

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Además, y tras su reciente y exitoso lanzamiento de una boutique online, con una exquisita selección de prendas que exteriorizan de manera sublime la esencia de Ibiza, White Ibiza desfilará también por la pasarela de Atzaró, el próximo jueves 1 de agosto con marcas como la americana L *Space o la brasileña ViX Swimwear, entre otras.

MÚSICA

El DJ y productor inglés Benji Boko repite este año porque Urban in Ibiza se merece sesiones chifladas como las suyas, con un enérgico hip hop de fondo. Se suman al cartel MC Carpetface y los DJs Samir, Yuniq, Gianluca de Tiberiis y Tony Montana.

KIDS
MINI MARKERS

Taller de Arte para niños
30 de Julio, Atzaró
De 12.00 a 14.00 horas
Todos los participantes (6-14) años, vuelven a casa con su propio canvas. La clase, magistral, corre a cargo, entre otros, del gran artista urbano  Inkie.
Precio 25€ (incluye materiales)

Reservas: Charlotte@londonwestbank.com

LIVE PAINTING en IBIZA ROCKS

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Durante el concierto de Chase & Status, Urban in Ibiza tomará el Ibiza Rocks Hotel para hacer un live painting de la mano de una selección de artistas urbanos gracias a esta nueva y excitante colaboración entre Paul Dizzi Saunders y Andy Mckay & Dawn Hindle (Ibiza Rocks)

Creemos que Warhol se hubiese sentido bastante orgulloso de esta quinta edición de Urban in Ibiza.

Weblinks:

Urban in Ibiza  Webpage
Urban in Ibiza on Facebook

Mini Markers: https://www.facebook.com/events/687719064576633/
Tom Van der Borght: http://tomvanderborght.com/wp/?album=mixed
Benji Boko: https://soundcloud.com/benjiboko

About Atzaró:

Atzaró Hotel is a gorgeous rural hotel located just outside of Santa Eulalia in the North East of Ibiza in the middle of the countryside inbetween Santa Eulalia town and the San Juan road. The actual address is Agroturismo ATZARóIbiza, Crta San Juan km15, 07840, Santa Eulalia, Islas Baleares, Spain.

Contact:

Tel: + 34 971 33 88 38 – Fax: + 34 971 33 16 50
Email: agroturismo@atzaro.com
Web: http://www.atzaro.com/agroturismo-ibiza/en/

*Este año, el diseño promocional de la quinta edición de Urban in Ibiza corre a cargo de Kimberley Thomas. Un hecho a tener en cuenta

Más info/ Imágenes/ Entrevistas : Elena FIX Ibiza | 627861566 |  elena@fixibiza.com

Esto es lo que pasó en Urban in Ibiza 2012: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ebp5l2HNpd0

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URBAN IN IBIZA 5 PRESENTS ‘SONS OF WARHOL’: UNDER A STAR STENCILLED BANNER|

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CELEBRATING ITS 5TH YEAR AS IBIZA’S URBAN ART FORERUNNER AT ATZARó 1 AUG AND OCEAN BEACH CLUB 23 AUG
AMERICAN ARTISTS CONFIRMED AS SHEPARD FAIREY, JOHN TRACY, BAM MARGERA & CHAD MUSKA


(FIX/ IBIZA/17 JULY 2013) :  As Ibiza summer events go, it’s safe to say that ever since it first exploded onto the calendar in 2009, URBAN IN IBIZA is definitely up there on the Best of the Best List. This year, and what with the team behind the art-music-fashion extravaganza getting ready to celebrate their 5th birthday already (baby’s growin’ up…), this latest edition is set for starry, starry heights with not only a number of dates and venues confirmed but also, a wealth of both exclusive art & international artists all confirmed to take part in this Urban in Ibiza’s fifth celebration of their love of urban art, music and fashion.

The principal dates already set in stone for this edition are 1 Aug at Agroturismo Atzaró23 Aug at Ocean Beach Club and 31 July when Urban in Ibiza pops up for a live paint at Ibiza Rocks Hotel. Add to that the 30 July being set aside for the Mini Markers- a kids street art workshop at Atzaro plus the fact that the Urban in Ibiza exhibition itself runs at Atzaró Gallery until 8 Aug before being shipped off to San Antonio’s Ocean Beach Club, and it’s a veritable month long urbantastic explosion.

The mahoosive news for the urbanistas this time round is the fact that event owner and director Paul Dizzi Saunders has confirmed the acquisition of a number of exclusive works at the events by a number of high profile American artists including the internationally recognised Shepard Fairey, man behind Obey Giant.

Fairey’s name is a familiar one to any aficionado of contemporary urban/street art, his reputation having catapulted to a stellar level in 2008 when his ‘Hope’ portrait of Barack Obama became the iconic image of the presidential campaign and helped inspire an unprecedented political movement. The original image now hangs in the Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. At this year’s Urban in Ibiza, Shepard Fairey unveils some original 2013 work, and this, make no mistake about it, is ‘a HUGE deal’ by any standards.

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Representing Skate and Street, the work of Jackass’ Bam Margera and world renowned skater Chad Muska both form part of the SK8 Art St exhibition within an exhibition at Urban in Ibiza this year with fellow artist and curator John Tracy the obvious choice for a personal appearance at the event. ‘SK8 ART ST’ is a skateboarding / street art concept which takes a long look at skate culture and the transformation of skate related objects and paraphernalia into functional and fine artworks.

Aside from the U.S contingent, expect a long list of art and artists including several old faithfuls and a number of young newbies. To date, this year’s Urban in Ibiza will feature the works (and many of them exclusively) of Banksy, David Walker, Mau Mau, Fin Dac, Inkie, Snik, Schoony, Ben Allen, Dan Kitchener aka DANK, Jim Vision, Ben Slow, Henry Hate, Pure Evil, Rowan Newton, My Dog Sighs, Kristian Hornsleth, K Guy, Goldie, Nick Walker, Ryan Callanan aka RYCA, Milo, Copyright, Gemma Compton, Jim Starr, Elmo Hood, Lauren Baker, Chapter, Zeus, Nicolas Dixon, Sequin Kay, Adam Bricusse and if we know Dizzi Saunders, probably a few more squeezed in along the way…

Between them all, a celebration of street art, of skate, of urban culture and lifestyle. And that’s not to mention the fashion, the music and the kids’ workshop.

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As per every year, Urban In Ibiza’s organisers are planning to wow with a catwalk show par excellence, this year led by Belgian designer and winner of the ‘Premium Young Designer Award 2013’ at Berlin Fashion Week, urban fashion designer Tom Van der Borght. Showcasing his award-winning  AW 13/14 collection ‘Aponycalypse’, Tom’s wild creations are the missing pieces of the Urban In Ibiza puzzle for 2013, we kid you not. Get ready for a catwalk show that simply screams Urban.

Warming up the catwalk and the crowd, Urban in Ibiza are also delighted to bring White Ibiza on board. After the successful launch of a new online Ibiza fashion boutique earlier this year, the fashion and style experts from White Ibiza are teaming up with Urban in Ibiza to bring their online brands onto the catwalk!

Smelling salts at the ready, it’s White Ibiza’s selection of this summer’s hottest swimwear styles, from hot US label L*Space and Brazilian brand ViX Swimwear among others that will have the crowd’s attention. Think fabulous fringing, wild patterns, mismatched prints, tribal embellishments and edgy hardware – these bikinis are anything but tame, echoing Ibiza’s eclectic yet chic style stakes. Attention grabbing stiff, just the way the Urbanistas like it…

Musically, it’s never a dull affair at Urban in Ibiza and this 5th Anniversary promises to prove just that. Fans of past editions will know the name of Benji Boko rather well, and the English DJ/Producer is back again to get the party well and truly started with his kooky remixes and energetic hip hop mash up sessions. He’s joined by MC Carpetface and DJs Samir, Yuniq, GianLuca de Tiberiis and Tony Montana plus special performances TBC. Extra good news on the music front, with Atzaró’s extended licencing hours meaning that we can make sweet urban music until 4a.m for the first time in Urban’s history at the gorgeous rural hotel hideaway.

As per every edition, Urban in Ibiza loves getting the kids involved. Lined up for their junior art experience this time around, Urban in Ibiza presents Mini Markers, a Street Art workshop with one of Europe’s top Graffiti artists Tom ‘Inkie’ BingleThe workshop is devised for 6-14 year olds and takes place on 30July from 12- 2.30pm again at Atzaró. With a set price per child of 25€, leave your budding Sons of Warhol to get their creative flow on, whilst you parents relax and enjoy lunch at Sant Joan’s jewel in the crown, Agroturismo Atzaró. And with Junior’s masterpiece coming home with him/her, best make a space on the mantelpiece. Booking is essential and can be done by mailing: charlotte@londonwestbank.com

So. To sum up. Art- Fashion- Music. Put it all together and what have you got except one great big, brilliant celebration of Urban Lifestyle.

Urban in Ibiza 5: Sons of Warhol…We hope Andy himself would be proud…

URBAN IN IBIZA presents SONS OF WARHOL
ART | FASHION | MUSIC
30th JULY: Mini Markers @ Atzaró
31st JULY: Live Paint @ Ibiza Rocks Hotel
1st August: URBAN IN IBIZA 5 @ Atzaró
1st– 8th August: URBAN IN IBIZA Exhibition continues @Atzaró Gallery
23rd August: URBAN IN IBIZA @ Ocean Beach Club

 Weblinks:

Urban in Ibiza  Webpage
Urban in Ibiza on Facebook
Mini Markers: https://www.facebook.com/events/687719064576633/
Tom Van der Borght: http://tomvanderborght.com/wp/?album=mixed
Benji Boko: https://soundcloud.com/benjiboko

About Atzaró:

Atzaró Hotel is a gorgeous rural hotel located just outside of Santa Eulalia in the North East of Ibiza in the middle of the countryside inbetween Santa Eulalia town and the San Juan road. The actual address is Agroturismo ATZARó Ibiza, Crta San Juan km15, 07840, Santa Eulalia, Islas Baleares, Spain.

Contact:

Tel+ 34 971 33 88 38 – Fax: + 34 971 33 16 50
Email: agroturismo@atzaro.com
Web: http://www.atzaro.com/agroturismo-ibiza/en/

*This year’s Urban in Ibiza promotional artwork has been designed by Kimberley Thomas and should be credited as such where relevant…

For more info, press accreditations, interview requests and hi-res images, contact:

Jillian Canney FIX IBIZA
M: +34 645909098
Twitter: @FIXIBIZA
Facebook: Fixibiza
Blog: fixbiza.wordpress.com

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