Tape art, the “art of tapes”, is a new form of street art that seeks to attract the public through a new and surprising urban culture. Is about the creation of different drawings, of every type, shape and color, taking as facade walls, abandoned buildings, metro and bus stops or any other public space. The tape is manipulated to form the expressive lines of the drawing. The peculiarity of this new trend is that the adhesive tape replaces the brush of the painting or the spray of graffiti, as an instrument for the creation of creativity and this generates a completely different and novel result.
History of tape art.
The first drawings of the art with tapes were created by groups of spontaneous, in the ground, in the frenzy of activity during a night there by the year 1989 in the United States. Since 1993, the infinite possibilities of tape art for the transformation of both public and private spaces have been diffused and begun to be explored. In Europe was promoted from a few years and recently has come to Spain driven by collectives and independent artists. Miarco® is the official sponsor of TAV, the collective Tape Art Valencia.
1969 – MIARCO STARTS ITS ACTIVITY
That same year MIARCO starts its as a distributor of adhesive tapes.
1980 – MIARCO INTRODUCES DUCT TAPE INTO SPAIN
MIARCO was the pioneering company bringing to Spain duct tape from the United States. In addition, MIARCO named it in honour of its origin, a name that became the Spanish market standard.
1986 – The production factory plant came to life in 1986 in Paterna (Valencia)
This allowed MIARCO to take the leap from distributor to manufacturer with the opening of its production plant in Paterna, gaining in competitiveness and productive capacity.
1993 – THE DISSEMINATION BEGINS
From this year begins to spread and begins to explore the endless possibilities of Tape Art for the transformation of both public and private spaces.
2000 – MIX WITH OTHER ARTS
Appear the first artistic installations of Tape Art with video and lights, a new dimension as artistic platform.
2009 – THE 3D COMES
In Europe was promoted from a few years and recently has come to Spain driven by collectives and independent artists.
2015 – MIARCO LAUNCHES ITS NEW GAMA AZUL PACKING TAPE
MIARCO revolutionises the market with its Gama Azul. This packing tape is more resilient, sustainable and attractive thanks to its striking blue colour, which makes it unique.
2017 – MIARCO’S OFFICIAL SUPPLIER TAPE ART SOCIETY
2017 was the beginning of a faithful collaboration between MIARCO AND TAPE ART SOCIETY