New year, new city – in it´s 11th edition the ibug Street Art festival took place in Limbach-Oberfrohna, a small town in western Saxony state, Germany. This year an abandoned dye-works served the festival for urban art as canvas and playground. The formerly industrial area called “VEB Buntfärberei” transformed into a complete artwork and was open for visitors between the 26th and the 28th of August, 2016.
For the creative phase mid August around 100 artists from 15 countries came over to create murals, graffiti, illustrations, installations and multimedia-projects. This year’s artists: Artourette (Leipzig), Chico de la Luz (Leipzig), Chinagirl Tile (Austria), Christian Rug (Leipzig), Clara Reichertz (Argentina), Club Desolat (Augsburg), Conzum (Jena), Dima Fatum (Ukraine), Dimitri Engelhardt (Jena), Dokter Molrok (Erfurt), Edelding (Berlin/Rostock), El Bocho (Berlin), Elmar Karla (Bremen), Falkland (Berlin), Farbgefühl (Jena), Fehlformat (Berlin), Florian Huber (Hamburg), Fogeljunge (Berlin), Freizeitgruppe Gestaltung (Meerane), Gebrüder Onkel (Glauchau), Task one (Zwickau), Guido Zimmermann (Frankfurt am Main), Herr Orm (Dortmund), HNRX (Austria), I3 (USA/Germany), Ines J. (Plauen), Innerfields (Berlin), Julia Humpfer (Stuttgart), Kera (Berlin), Kid Crayon (UK), Klasse 3h (Leipzig), Koctel (Spain), Kevin Koen (Leipzig), Lapiz (New Zeeland), Laqgaffe (Leipzig), Lonesome Riders (Leipzig), Luca Ledda (Italy), Majilina (Italy), Malarko (UK), Martin Gerstenberger (Landshut), Monarch Ohne (Erfurt), MiezWars (Leipzig), Odour Odessa (Nürnberg), Papa Gallosch (Halle/Leipzig), Paparazzi (Cyprus), Quintessenz (Berlin/Hannover), Raffael Jesche (Leipzig), Said Dokins (Mexico), Sare (Offenbach/Main), Sarina Walter (Leipzig), Skurdone (Plauen), Superfreunde (Leipzig), Taina (Switzerland), Tape Over (Berlin), Tasso (Meerane), Thomas Kuntze & Ennosch (Cologne), Vera Primavera (Equador), Viktor Sobek (Leipzig), Wasp Elder (UK), WENU (Berlin), Yubaba & Key Detail (Belarus), Zonenkinder (Hamburg), ZZNNart (Netherlands).
For the third time ARTE Creative walked through the event while it was open for the public. The video walk is hosted by the ibug media operator Peter Thormeyer again, in german language only.