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Street Art Competition – HAG has decades of experience providing a blank canvas to the street artists of Bristol

HAG Ltd Launches Nationwide Street Art Competition from Bristol HQ!

 

HAG Ltd, a premier provider of roller shutter solutions based in the heart of Bristol, the birthplace of the infamous Banksy, is thrilled to announce an exciting new street art competition open to participants across the UK. We invite street art enthusiasts, photographers, and the general public to embark on a journey to discover either the most impressive or the funniest street art displayed on roller shutters from any location within the UK.

Competition Details

The competition aims to celebrate and showcase the vibrant street art culture that adorns many roller shutters throughout the UK. As a company deeply embedded in the community and dedicated to enhancing urban aesthetics, HAG Ltd sees this as a perfect opportunity to highlight the creativity and humour often found in street art.

How to Enter

  1. Capture the Art: Take an original photo that clearly shows the artwork and the roller shutter. Ensure the image quality is high to do justice to the art.
  2. State the Location: Each entry must include the location of the photographed roller shutter. This adds context and allows others to explore these creative spots.
  3. Submit Your Entry: Send your entries to HAG Ltd at not[email protected]. Make sure to follow any additional submission guidelines detailed below.

Prizes

Winners will each receive a £150 Marks & Spencer voucher, perfect for treating yourself to something special. The competition will have categories for the most impressive and the funniest street art, with 1 winner being selected in each category.

Terms and Conditions

  • Original Photos: All photos must be original and taken by the entrant. The artwork must be clearly visible on a roller shutter.
  • Usage Rights: By entering, participants agree that HAG Ltd can use their submitted images for the purposes of this competition and in future promotional materials.
  • Location Disclosure: Each entry must clearly state the location where the photo was taken.
  • Judges’ Decision: The judges’ decision is final and binding.
  • Voucher Delivery: Vouchers will be posted to the winners at a UK address within two weeks of the closing date.

Important Dates

  • Closing Date: All entries must be submitted by 30th August 2024.
  • Announcement of Winners: Winners will be announced on Social Media shortly after the closing date, with vouchers dispatched within two weeks.

Get Involved

Whether you are a Banksy fan, an avid street art lover, a budding photographer, or someone who enjoys a good laugh, this competition is a fantastic opportunity to explore the artistic side of urban landscapes and win some great prizes. So, grab your camera and start exploring the UK’s streets and alleys to find that perfect piece of shutter art!

To submit your entries, email not[email protected]

Happy hunting and good luck to all participants!

Bristol, Banksy & Roller Shutters…

Banksy, the elusive and enigmatic street artist, has deep roots in Bristol, UK. This city, known for its vibrant street art scene, is often considered the birthplace of Banksy’s career. Growing up in Bristol, Banksy was heavily influenced by the city’s underground art and music culture. His distinctive style—combining stenciling techniques with striking and often provocative imagery—first gained widespread attention on the streets of Bristol.

Banksy’s art frequently appears on everyday urban surfaces, including roller shutters. These shutters, common on shopfronts, serve as blank canvases for his thought-provoking pieces. Banksy transforms mundane, functional objects, such as shutters & walls (always with permission) into compelling works of art that engage and challenge passersby. His works on these surfaces often carry social and political messages, making a powerful impact on the community and contributing to the cultural tapestry of Bristol.

In essence, Banksy’s connection to Bristol is not just about his origin; it’s a continuous relationship that sees the city as both his inspiration and his gallery, with roller shutters playing a pivotal role in showcasing his artistic expression.

This street art dates back to the 1990’s, and was created by our cities own legend, Banksy, as one of his very earliest works. Unfortunately, as the shop was changing hands, the new owner started painting over the design, much to the horror of a local Banksy fan who happened to be walking past at that moment!

Please note: This Street Art Competition is not endorsed by Banksy and has no affiliation with him. Bristol is the birthplace of HAG and remains our headquarters. We are proud to support and promote the work of local artists, including Banksy.

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