Tuesday, May 13, 2008
MUTO a wall-painted animation by BLU from blu on Vimeo.
Alex and I saw a similar installation at Jonathan Levine Gallery a while back during their "Streets of Europe" show. He just emailed me this link of a video made in Buenos Aires and Baden. Super awesome stuff - check it out!
About Blu, the artist:
With a penchant for drawing and public art, Blu started painting walls around his native Bologna in 2000. His pieces often cover entire sides of buildings, which he either paints using brushes mounted on long sticks, or by simply standing on a friend’s shoulders. He has painted walls in Italy, Spain, Germany, Brazil and England. In the fall of 2006, Blu, joined by filmmaker Lorenzo Fonda, and two friends documented an unscripted trip across South and Central America. They entitled the project: Megunica. The film is set to be released in late 2007 as a package that will include: a DVD of the documentary as well as a book featuring travel photos, wall pieces and a reproduction of an illustrated travel diary.