"When it comes to the artistic practice, it became more relevant to think about times than location. "
Ubiquity has become an ambiguous term in modern times. The immediate access to information that technology offers allows us to contemplate a practically unlimited collection of images and grants instant access to vast knowledge, whilst modern aviation shortens distances for us; the physical location of an artwork has now a different meaning.
This giant QR code speaks about universality and present times.
The mural is 30 meters long by 25 meters high and it was painted by Felipe Pantone with the help of his assistant David O. during the course of three days in May 2017. 403 Montana Cans were spent in the process. We hope to be adding some images of the process soon.
The city of Hasselt is once again a playground for international artists, in collaboration with Street Art Festival and Alley Gallery. This artwork is a part of MOTIF, created by Alley in collaboration with Street Art Festival. It’s all about using the city as a live artistic canvas.
Street Art festival is a well known organization in Belgium that organizes graffiti and street art events. For more than 20 years they are turning huge walls into artworks.
Alley Gallery is an art gallery with a focus on graphic design, illustration and street art by both national and international artists. But Alley’s world does not end on the gallery’s doorstep. They have also proved their worth as producers of different art projects on location.