Taiwanese mural artist Han Chun-yueh (韓君岳) will join the 2016 Asalto Festival to create artwork for the Spanish city of Zaragoza this September.
Hosted by the city government of Zaragoza, the Asalto Festival is an international festival that features mural and graffiti art. Each year, it invites graffiti artists from around the world to create street art for the city.
Participating artists will spray paint mural and graffiti pieces aimed at prompting cross-cultural understanding and exchanges on buildings and streets across venues in the old town of Zaragoza.
Based in Taipei, Han is better known as Candy Bird. His street art and graffiti creations, which contain satirical social and political commentary outlined with black humor, can be seen on walls, ruins, and spaces across Taiwan. He has also been invited to create graffiti for Beijing, Berlin, and Tokyo.
In addition, Candy Bird has painted with children in Myanmar and Brazil with subsidies provided by Taiwan's National Culture and Arts Foundation and the Cloud Gate Culture and Arts Foundation, which show his care for humanity and society through action and art.
‘2016 Asalto Festival' featuring Candy Bird