by Ariadna Zierold
“We did not want a conventional two-dimensional wall that we had done before – we wanted something different, special and unique… The connection between water and land on Granville Island, on the False Creek margins, also had a lot to do with the choice of location – for us, the water acts as a vein, symbolizing life, and it is very present in our work.”
The 70-foot tall silos with the total surface area of 23,500 square feet, will all be painted by Sept 7th, with an official public unveiling and celebration on the Island of Granville.
Check out their recent interview:
Photographs via Street Art News
World famous, Os Gemeos brothers and Mark Bode’s collaborative mural began today in San Francisco. The highly anticipated mural is scheduled for a reveal this Friday, Sept 27th on Turk and Taylor. Organized by Luggage Store Gallery and some help from friends like Chris Shaher of WallspaceSF.
In progress photos from today:
Brazilian favorite and renown graffiti artists, Os Gemeos landed in SF this week ready to collab with SF artist Mark Bode on a public mural site in downtown San Francisco, organized by Luggage Store Gallery. Due for a public unveiling Saturday, September 28th, the mural will be in progress throughout next week. In the meantime the Osgemeos bros are already busy at work, finishing a mural today. Photos courtesy of @ConspiracyTheory:
This one is going to be good. The Spanish Aryz is teaming with the Brazilian twins Os Gemeos on what will be a great mural in Lodz, Poland for the Urban Forms Project. Good things on the horizon… (via)
It may be hot as hell in Boston in August, but the Os Gemeos museum retrospective at the Boston ICA, the first for the Brazilian twins in the United States, will be a good reason to go. Known for their immersing installations and playful characters, Os Gemeos will surely turn the museum into their own playground… look forward to this one… it opens August 1, 2012.