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Save or Cancel launches a new book titled Viața zidurilor în spațiul public (The Life of Walls in Public Space)

Save or Cancel launches a new book titled Viața zidurilor în spațiul public (The Life of Walls in Public Space)

Save or Cancel Publishing House continues its research, mapping and publication of the street art phenomenon in Romania with a new volume entitled “Viața zidurilor în spațiul public” (“The Life of Walls in Public Space”).

The editorial project proposes a carefully curated and updated collection of recent urban culture in Romania, presenting over 80 of the most significant street art works, documented photographically and through interviews with local artists such as Aeul, CoonOne, Homeboy LDJ, Irlo, Mser, Ocu and Kero, Ortaku, Cat Patrata, Sandi, Sweet Damage Crew and international visitors such as Aito Kitazaki (Japan), Faunagraphic (UK), iZZY iZVNE (Moldova), Juan Jose Surace (Argentina), NSN997 (Italy), Okudart (Spain), Orakle and Atmo (Germany), Sr Papa Chango (Mexico) or Vhils (Portugal) plus many others.

In the first part of the book, street art and urban exploration enthusiasts will discover two extended interviews with Tobias Barenthin Lindblad (editor and lecturer Dokument Press – Sweden) and artist Jan Kalab (Czech Republic). Both began their careers many years ago as graffiti artists and have evolved with the movement, witnessing and observing many of the interesting things they have recounted at length in the pages of the book.

The new publication invites readers to explore cities through art exhibited in public space, revealing in its 100 pages the works of over 50 artists, located in 13 cities in Romania.

The Viața zidurilor în spațiul public book in numbers:

  • 1,000 copies
  • 100 pages
  • 104 photographs
  • 87 places to visit 52 local and international artists 13 cities
  • A5 format, softcover

All text is in Romanian.

Order the book here

Viața zidurilor în spațiul public” (“The Life of Walls in Public Space”) is a remarkable publication with the help of which artists, locals, and tourists alike can discover new dimensions of cities through effervescent and growing alternative culture.

Soon, the Viața zidurilor în spațiul public book can be browsed and borrowed in the Bucharest Metropolitan Library network, or purchased online from the

The editorial project is produced by Save or Cancel (Cristina Popa, Andrei Racovițan) and co-financed by AFCN.

The editorial project does not necessarily represent the position of the National Cultural Fund Administration. AFCN is not responsible for the content of the project or how the results of the project may be used. These are entirely the responsibility of the grantee.

Partners: Biblioteca Metropolitană București, Igloo, Zeppelin, The Institute, IQads, Revista Atelierul, One Night Gallery, Designist, La pas prin Brașov, Teen Press, Revista Golan

About Save or Cancel
Since 2009, Save or Cancel has been a medium for the communication and propagation of arts and culture, promoting and facilitating their role in contemporary society.

Save or Cancel’s self-initiated multidisciplinary programs aim to identify sustainable and adaptable opportunities to (re)enhance the existing through architectural, cultural and publishing projects.

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