Chennai_strretart_callGoethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Chennai presents

Conquer the concrete – 1st Chennai Street Art Festival

in cooperation with Chennai City Connect



Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Chennai & Chennai City Connect with other partners are organizing

CONQUER THE CONCRETE – 1st Chennai Street Art Festival

from 20th January to 7th February 2015 with the participation of 8 outstanding street artists from Germany, USA and India.

We invite artists, students of fine arts, graphic designers, art- colleges, academies, galleries to participate in this project which aims at:
bringing more art and colour to the Chennai urban landscape;
encouraging artists and creative people to participate in the urban development of Chennai;
converting parts of Chennai into attractive public spaces open for everyone;
initiating collaboration between Indian and German urban artists.

Your application should consist of a covering letter with your concrete project plan of Street Art. The location for the project should be in a public space with good visibility. Kindly enclose the following documents along with your application:
a short CV of maximum one page;
photo and address of your selected working space: wall, building façade, foot over bridge, compound wall etc.
written permission from the owners or authorities of your selected working space;
one sample photo of your artistic work, that you are planning e.g. computer simulation, murals or big canvases created before.

Send your application before 18th December 2014 to

or by post to:

The Director, Goethe-Institut Chennai / Max Mueller Bhavan, 4 Rutland Gate 5th Street, Chennai 600 006.
Kindly mention on the cover Call for Application – Street Art Chennai 2015.

A jury of experts will select the best 10 work proposals. For the execution of the selected works Goethe-Institut Chennai / Max Mueller Bhavan and its partners will provide the necessary logistics and working materials like scaffolding, machinery, spray cans, acrylic paints, brushes etc. The selected candidates are welcome to a workshop given by invited artists from Germany and India.