Giants of Pantelimon
Giants of Pantelimon in Numbers
Giants of Pantelimon in Numbers Giants of Pantelimon: 5000 visitors in the weekend, 5km of colorful strings, 100 kg of paint, 6000 square meters of painted roofs, one neighborhood The first street art exhibition on rooftops in the world, Giants of Pantelimon, opened on 13th October in Bucharest. Giants of Pantelimon Street Art Days which ended on Sunday evening were a blast and a premiere of this kind in the eastern neighborhood of Bucharest. 5000 visitors of all ages came to Make a Point. They climbed the Art Water Tower and threw colorful balls in the installation created by the [...]
Program: Giants of Pantelimon, October 13th to 15th 2017
Program: Giants of Pantelimon, October 13th to 15th 2017 The first street art exhibition on rooftops in the world opens on the 13th of October in Pantelimon, Romania. Three days of gigantic art on the roofs, live art, talks, movie screenings, workshops, performances, lives music and much more. From all over the world we invited to Pantelimon for this community art project: Ella & Pitr (France), the creators of gigantic roof paintings, Moose (UK), the artist who invented reverse graffiti, Martha Cooper (USA), who will convince the skeptics through her photography how big the impact of street art really is, [...]
The Giants of Pantelimon have chosen their Artists
The Giants of Pantelimon have chosen their Artists Who are the five artists that will draw the neighborhood’s stories for Giants of Pantelimon Street Art Days, three days of community art, street art, graffiti, music, dance, movies, workshops, live painting sessions and many more? What happens between 13th and 15th of October at Make a Point and which big names of the international street art are coming to Bucharest for this event? Following the Call for Artists in July, 41 Romanian and international artists joined Giants of Pantelimon, a project by Make a Point, for bringing the stories of the [...]
How Biancoshock Showed Us that WE CAN
How Biancoshock Showed Us that WE CAN Yes, we can of Pantelimon, 24. August 2017 Biancoshock helped us to discover that "Nu Pot" ("I Can't") is just in our head – a kind of reminiscent self-flagellation from the times when the one party told us what we were allowed and what we were not allowed to do. It was an evening surrounded with friends and neighbours, animated by the playful idea of Fra, an Italian native of Milano who for more than 10 years creates public art by the name of Biancoshock. The name itself does not mean anything, but [...]
Mysterious Biancoshock in Bucharest
Mysterious Biancoshock in Bucharest The famous italian with unseen face and his interactive performance at Make a Point's Art Tower Giants of Patelimon – the Make a Point project in which stories of the inhabitants of Pantelimon, Bucharest inhabitants will be illustrated by artists from all over the world and painted on roofs of industrial buildings – will at the end of August welcome it's first important guest. Biancoshock, the famous while in the same time secretive Italian artist (he is never showing his face), is known for his installations, both ephemeral and combining in them a social and political [...]
Giants of Pantelimon – CALL FOR ARTISTS
Giants of Pantelimon - CALL FOR ARTISTS "I’m Mrs. Mariana, a former textile worker at the Cotton Mill, looking for an urban artist to paint my life on the roof of the factory. I ask for seriousness and imagination, and I offer a reward and posterity appreciation." After more than a month of traveling around Pantelimon, talking to its inhabitants and reading the stories received, we take Giants of Pantelimon a step further! Choose one of the 27 stories about Pantelimon and enroll in an art competition at height. Fill in the application form, send the detailed proposal for your [...]
The Giants of Pantelimon are Taking Your Story up into the Sky
The Giants of Pantelimon are Taking Your Story up into the Sky #uriasidepantelimon    #giantsofpantelimon Three years after the opening of the Art Tower of Pantelimon, Make a Point is on top of things again, developing a new art project at the highest level. For Giants of Pentelimon the locals of the neighbourhood will be able to tell their stories, as an inspiration for artists, who will paint the roofs of Pantelimon, Bucharest. The public will be able to see the community art ensemble created by them from the tower. Pantelimon's neighborhood life, unwritten in any history book, will be there, [...]
Giants of Pantelimon
Giants of Pantelimon Permanent Street Art Exhibition - an art and life project striving for new heights - Three years after the Pantelimon water tower was converted into an art tower, Make a Point will put forward for the first time in Romania an international art and life project which will take the neighbourhood at new heights. The idea is simple: the people of Pantelimon borough will tell their stories while artists will interact with the people and incorporate their stories into “street art on the roofs”. The public, looking from the tower, will be able to once again interact [...]
Giants of Pantelimon. Chapter I
Giants of Pantelimon. Chapter I The first roof painted by Boemona as part of the Giants of Pantelimon community art project can now be seen from Art Tower of Pantelimon. For two months we walked around the neighborhood talking to the inhabitants, to discover  which are the stories, places and buildings that are important to them. We also asked them to describe their personal relationship with Pantelimon and what the things are that differentiate this place from the others in Bucharest. In this way we came to talk about the first electric tram in Bucharest, the demolition of the houses [...]
Giants of Pantelimon 2017
Giants of Pantelimon in 2017: a project of art and life at height Three years after the opening of the Pantelimon Water and Art Tower, Make a Point is developing a new art project at its height. The neighborhood's inhabitants tell their stories, the artists climb the rooftops, the public admire them from the tower. The life of the neighborhood, which is not written in any history book, remains there, between heaven and earth, to anyone who finds it, whenever it takes a stroll through the past and contemporary history of Bucharest. The first electric tram in Bucharest, the demolitions [...]