Thursday, October 1, 2009

MBP Urban Arts Fest + Obey Poster

The unveiling of an exclusive OBEY x PEEL poster by Shephard Fairey for Peel Magazine will take place at the first Mark Batty Publisher (MBP) Urban Arts Fest.

Start time: Saturday October 3, 2009 at 1:00 PM - EST
End time: Sunday October 4, 2009 at 2:00 AM - EST


Castle Braid
114 Troutman (Myrtle Av/Bwy J/M/Z Train)
Brooklyn, NY 11206 Directions

MBP will be taking over and transforming the entire lower half of a recently converted factory/luxury complex of apartments and storefronts, courtyard, parking area and garage called Castle Braid in BUSHWICK, BROOKLYN.

What to Expect:
  • Gallery-style art installations
  • Live graffiti exhibitions & public graffiti wall
  • Live entertainment, DJs, dance & musical performances
  • Skate park & sponsored game of S.K.A.T.E hosted by Substance Skateboards
  • First 500 guests receive a FREE copy of Talk Balk: The Bubble Project by Ji Lee
  • Special Guest Signings
  • Free corresponding entry to the Brooklyn Artillery Art Fair at the location, hosted by the Williamsburg Gallery Association
  • All Ages Arts & Crafts: postal sticker tagging how-to; design your own “Umberto” character from Dutch artisit/illustrator Tijn Snoodijk; make-your-own recycled material tote bags with Bags for the People, design your own canvas laptop case from AIAIAI and more!
  • Local & International Artist Showcases & Tables
  • Unveiling of exclusive OBEY x PEEL poster by Shephard Fairey for Peel Magazine (authors of MBP’s PEEL: The Art of the Sticker)
  • Shopping (MBP bookstore & Local Artists’ offerings)
  • Food & Drinks (Brooklyn Brewery, Hoegaarden, Food Trucks)
  • Gift Bags & Prizes – with bags from Bags for the People, goodies from Mimobots, Cafe Bustelo, Zoo York, AIAIAI and more!


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