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Painting Reality Project

I love this project that I stumbled across recently.

It’s a real life painting of one of those fancy, light blurred, traffic photos. You know the type? Cityscape, lines of lights from where traffic has blurred past a camera with a long exposure. Like this one.

Well a group of guerilla artists in Berlin (IEPE & the anonymous crew) dropped 500L of brightly coloured, water-based paint in the middle of a busy intersection during rush hour. On bicycle, six intrepid artists dumped their bucketfuls of paint and quickly cycled off. The traffic then came and went through the intersection creating a great display, their wheels brushing the strokes on the tarmac.

Below is the finished result. Really impressive. Although, I don’t think such a stunt would go down well in Dublin. Personally, I could see a number of pointless arrests and claims for petty damage of property from the involved commuters with blue / purple tyres. What do you think?

About @seanearley

Twenty-something wannabe hipster. Head of Creative at New/Slang. Food rambler at Cluch.ie. Keen on Social Media. Advertising geek. Photo taker. Doodle drawer. Optimistic Pessimist. Chocoholic.

One comment on “Painting Reality Project

  1. Wow, this is awesome. The music in the video is great too. Feels very Matrix-y to me.

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