Annals of the University of Oradea: Fascicle of Textiles, Leatherwork (Sep 2020)


  • NANI Corina

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 21, no. 2
pp. 57 – 62


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Based on the 10 years of planning, organizing, and implementing the project "International Street Art Festival Timisoara", this work is the preparation of the integration of textile arts in the academic and institutional coordinated use of the same for the urban regeneration projects through Street Art in Romania. There is a brief presentation of the concept used and the relationship between the different means of contemporary artistic expression means and the public space. Thus, the first part briefly describes the art that occupies the city with all the forms of visual expression currently used, which are implemented in the public space: from graffiti and street art to various installations and objects. Art in the public space involves a much wider audience than the art exhibited in galleries and is more prone to criticism, because it is directly intertwined with everyday life. We are all the public of this art in the urban environment, whether we like it or not. Following the main theme "Textile art - a new paradigm in public space" in the second part we will refer to four artists with different styles that shape the city with all its specific components. Their works are distinguished by strength, shape, size, color, political, or social importance. In the final part of the article, a pilot project for the use of textile art is proposed in the context of a major work of Street Art existing in Timisoara and known as "Undertown Street Art Gallery".