Unique public space in Saint Petersburg where modern art meets industry
Street Art Museum is situated on the acting Laminated Plastics factory in the East of Saint Petersburg. Unification of industrial post-soviet ethics, the nerve of real life and young street art is the main thesis of the project. Allocated on the acting factory far from historical center and the main arteries of the cultural life, the Museum has become an attractive spot for an active citizens and tourists all over the world.
The territory of the Museum is divided into two separate zones – permanent exposition on the factory territory and open public space – the venue for temporary exhibitions and large-scale events. The factory space hidden from public eye is where the permanent exposition of wall paintings made by contemporary artists such as P183, Tima Radya, Kirill Kto, Nikita Nomerz, Escif and many others is.
The Museum Public Summer Space is unique multi-format venue, which unites industrial esthetics, street art and elements of urban creative space. With the exhibition allocated inside desolated boiler-room and industrial buildings, cultural events take place in gravel backyard. The main criteria to the means of expression is the opportunity to insert methods and forms of contemporary art into spatial landscape of the street.
Experimental summer public space of the Museum first opened its doors to visitors in 2014 with the first exhibition “Casus Pacis/ Motive for Peace” which was included into parallel program of Manifesta 10, European Biennale of Contemporary Art, which took place in Saint Petersburg.
On 27th of June Street Art Museum opened a new season with street and public art exhibition project titled “Remember tomorrow”. The leading Russian street artists and creators working with space represented their new artworks. Large-scale murals and installations interact with the space, augment and transform it. The curators of the exhibition project are Nailya Allahverdiyeva and Arseny Sergeyev. The exhibition is working till 27th of September.
Before visiting the main exhibition one should send an e-mail to register on exhibition tour. To visit the main exhibition a guest needs an identity paper.
- Free parking