Basel House Mural Festival is a three-day, first-of-its-kind mural festival based around the legendary walls of the iconic RC Cola Plant in Miami’s Wynwood Art District during Miami Art Week 2017. Throughout the festival, invited local and international artists will transform an often-overlooked section of the neighborhood into an open-air art museum.
Over the course of four days, there will be more than 50 mural projects and over 80 top street artists from across the globe painting large murals across six city blocks in the Wynwood Art District, including a digital arts and VR playground that will bring art to life. The free block party will offer live painting, unique art installations, live music, late-night DJs, artists, a vendor market, outrageous desserts, and food trucks.
At the center of Basel House, EFFEN® Vodkawill present UNFRAMED, a three-night exposition of mixed media immersion and musical expression culminating with Rolling Stone Live Miami, the brand’s signature event series tied to the biggest celebrations of music and beyond, on Saturday night. The event, will celebrate Rolling Stone’s 50th anniversary with a musical lineup including back to back DJ sets by The Brothers Macklovitch (A-Trak & Chromeo’s Dave-1), OVO Sound’s Majid Jordan, TrqpiTeca, Bread Doe and Ezikel.
The massive new murals will encompass the largest, organized gathering of street artists Wynwood has ever seen. As of December 1, people can catch a glimpse of these artists in action.
Some highlights include:
RISK (Los Angeles) will paint with SEEN (NYC). Sponsored by Monster Energy, they are the Godfathers of the modern graffiti arts movement with roots that date back to the early days of hip-hop and the train yards of New York City.
Fanakapan (UK), and Nuno(Portugal/Netherlands) – They come to us thanks to Urban Nation: Museum of Urban Contemporary Art in Berlin.
Sonny (British-born artist, living in South Africa) known for creatively driving change worldwide; he will bring polar bears to Miami.
HappyKanye – Inflatable Sculpture by Artist Collective: “Hungry Castle”. This is “a giant rainbow inflatable sculpture of Kanye”, based on internet memes, that will make its first debut in the USA, after a successful tour this summer at European Festivals such as Bestival. At this interactive exhibit, you can make him happy, fondle his ego, play with his sound toy and bounce inside his brain
EFFEN Vodka’s UNFRAMED will partner with leading visual artists Chicago’s Canvas Collective, who through their innovation in projection, digital works, lighting and sculptural installations and original art, will use immersive and interactive artworks to create the heartbeat of Art Basel’s largest exhibit. EFFEN Vodka’s Unframed will feature creations by visual artists Lefty Out There, Drmbt, Hoxxoh, Lola Blue, Nate Dee, among others, to bring the industrial grounds to life. Through their interaction with the artworks, the audience will explore how we are all different by design while enjoying EFFEN cocktails against the soundtrack of multiple musical talents.
Guests must be 21+ and must RSVP to attend:http://effenunframed.com/.
STREET SKOOL Panel Discussions – Workshops & Networking Sessions. Learn more about the street art world, gain new skills and network with industry peers at various events throughout the week.
OMG Desserts – In order to enjoy everything that Basel House Mural Festival has to offer, attendees will get to delight themselves in over 20 Food Trucks and a dedicated section of Instagram- worthy desserts, including Bocas House, Oh My Gosh Brigadeiros, Mr. Q and Homemade Fla, to name a few.
Those attending Basel House Mural Festival can start or end their exploration of Basel’s largest exhibit of more than 50 new murals in Wynwood at EFFEN Vodka’s UNFRAMED at BASEL HOUSE Mural Festival. The heart of Basel House will be powered by the beats of DJs from across multiple genres, including Hits 97.3’s DJ Laz, DJ Statik Selektah, and hip-hop legend and dance music favorite Lee Foss.
• Friday, December 8, (6 p.m. to 2 a.m.): UNFRAMED presents Sub Chroma. This mixed media and lighting exhibit with musical lineup will be headlined by Hot Creations’ Lee Foss supported by Drama Duo, TrqpiTeca, Miami’s DJ Laz and Statik Selectah, who will release his latest project at Basel House.
• Saturday, December 9, (6 p.m. to 2 a.m.): UNFRAMED presents Rolling Stone Live Miami. Celebrating Rolling Stone’s 50th anniversary with A-Trak with Chromeo’s Dave-1 as The Brothers Macklovitch, OVO Sound’s Majid Jordan (90 Minute DJ Set), Trqpiteca, Bread Doe and Ezikel.
• Sunday, December 10, (5 p.m. to 10 p.m.): UNFRAMED presents the CHILLIN’ BASEL CLOSING PARTY. This Caribbean block party will be hosted by Wright Image x The KGN with Silent Addy and it will feature special guests in the Reggae, Dancehall, Soca genre.
To attend EFFEN Unframed, go to this link: http://effenunframed.com/. You must RSVP to attend. Must be 21+ to enter. RSVP does not guarantee entry.
Block Party & Mural Festival Open to Public:
Friday, December 8 – (12 p.m. – 3 a.m.)
Saturday, December 9 – (12 p.m. – 3 a.m.)
Sunday, December 10 – (12 p.m. – 9 p.m.)
EFFEN Vodka’s UNFRAMED:
Friday, December 8 – (6 p.m. – 2 a.m.)
Saturday, December 9 – (6 p.m. – 2 a.m.)
Sunday, December 10 – (5 p.m. – 10 p.m.)
Must RSVP to attend. Must be 21+. Must bring good vibes. Must drink responsibly.
RC Cola Plant & surrounding neighborhood
NW 23rd St & NW 24th Street between NW 5th Ave & NW 6th Ave
TICKETS & INFO:
The event is FREE and open to the public. To receive a free drink, RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/basel-house-2017-tickets-39559404243?aff=efbeventtix
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