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Ben Eine

Location
Belcrumweg
Material
Spray paint on plaster
Year
2016

Belcrum a new hotspot

The railway marked a division between the rich city center and the working class in the north. In the recents years the north, called Belcrum, turned into a culture hotspot. Young families lives next to theaters, galleries, art studios, skate hall and even a beach.

Edwin Wiekens

City of Imagineers

Renowned street artist Ben Eine was invited to work on the underpass to celebrate the new situation. The words “Meaningful”, “Imagineer”, “Mesmerising”, “Storytelling” celebrates the present and future industry of Breda. The city is known as ‘City of Imagineers’ a home for many educational, cultural and commercial institutions in the creative industry.

Edwin Wiekens

About the artist

Ben Eine

From
United Kingdom
Profession
Street artist
Website
Eine Signs

Ben Eine is one of the most successful street artists in the world and is regarded as a pioneer in the exploration of graffiti letterforms. Originally a graffiti writer, Eine started his career over 30 years ago, leaving his first tag all over London. Eine’s international acclaim was further heightened when the UK Prime Minister David Cameron gifted his ‘Twenty First Century City’ artwork to President Obama in 2010.