Announcing FLARE Ōtautahi Street Art Festival...


Laura Taylor

Have you seen our line-up for the festival? We are so excited that seven street artists from across NZ will be converging on our inner city to unleash their creativity on seven major walls & spaces across the CBD.

Its the premiere of FLARE - our new Annual Street Art Festival in Ōtautahi, brought to you by SALT District and ARCC - and we're super proud to present a hugely talented roster featuring Japan's KORYU, New Zealand's Elliot Francis Stewart, Kell Sunshine, Swiftmantis, IKARUS, Kophie aka MEEP and Wongi.

Over the course of the 10-day festival, we're incredibly proud to present:

  • Spectacular big walls being painted around the inner city
  • FLARE pop-up gallery @ 181 High
  • Fiksate projection installations in SALT District
  • Street art walking tours guided by the experts at Watch This Space
  • Live painting @ Boxed Quarter
  • Watch This Space Tour Graffiti Talks
  • Live Painting @ Smash Palace/Dux Central Walkway (Butchers Lane)
  • Wrap-up Drinks @ Smash Palace
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PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY: ARCC Christchurch, Christchurch City Council, ChristchurchNZ, Ōtākaro, SALT District
SPECIAL THANKS TO: Accessman, Resene, RDU 98.5FM, Watch This Space, Hotel Montreal, Gordon Harris, Colliers International