The Blk River Festival is one of the top international festivals devoted to street and urban
art. Held ounce a year in Vienna, Austria, the festival has become an international institution,
challenging the concept of street & urban art by combining a selection of the world's
leading artists and local voices with an unsurpassed program of art, site-specific projects,
installations, and special events along the Danube Canal and throughout the city of Vienna.
Mid-September, artists, critics, curators, collectors and art-enthusiasts make Vienna their
destination during The Blk River Art Festival. The festival has showcased artists such as State
of Sabotage, Graffiti Research Lab, Evan Roth, Deep, Inc., Christian Eisenberger, Tobias
Liengruber, Chris Sergue, BLU and more.
The Blk River Festival 2010 will again present site-specific installations and a film series
to represent a spectrum of artists challenging the notion of street art; exploring new modes
of practice while bringing the art form to a wider public audience. This year, the focus
will shift to Muralism & Experimental Visual Strategies, with the inclusion of large-scale
mural paintings and site-specific installations. The festival will continue its dedication to
film and video documentation of Street & Urban Art complimented by strategies in visual
communication and interventions in public space.