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I HAVE AN APP!!

SO after much development and waiting i am very excited to launch my new GIF-ITI VIEWING APP!

Available now to download for free (currently just for apple, but we’re working on it)

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The app allows you to veiw my GIF-ITI paintings on location in real life!

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You can even experience the magic at home by downloading the app and using it to see the VIEWABLE WALLS on the GIF-ITI webpage

Support this totally independent unfunded progressive art project by downloading the app and trying it out now!

GET THE APP HERE.

READ MORE At GIF-ITI.COM HERE

Check out below a video showing some passers by getting excited to see the app working and a preview of my newest GIF-ITI creation on Redchurch Street, London>

Roskilde Festival 2014

I painted at Roskilde Festival back in 2004 as part of the graffiti team. I was totally hyped to be invited back (10years later!!!) to produce a piece of work for the new ART ZONE area.

I painted 2 new GIF-ITI piece for the festival.

The first is perhaps my most technical challenging to date…..

Here are all 8 individual paintings, i wont be posting the finished GIF yet as i have exciting news about a new APP launching soon. And you will be able to see the piece come to life with the APP! Whoop whoop!
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The second GIF-ITI piece is a colaberation with artist MASER

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Here is an interview i did while at Roskilde with danish site THE MEAT

Thanks to Lars and everybody in ArtZone and Graff Camp for an awesome time! #RFgraff #OrangeFeeling

SHANGHAI G9

A couple of months back i was out in Shanghai to oversee the completion of my art/interior collaboration with Architect INDJ.

G九 上海 (G9 Shanghai) is a restaurant set within a dramatic triple height space that is part of main land China’s first luxury department store; Lane Crawford. The central focal point of the restaurant is this huge interactive Lighting installation that cascades through the space and down my ‘Grafitti Fetish’ light wall:

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14976 LED’s
9200m of cable
956 pendant light installation
99 seats
67sqm artwork
1 Kinect camera

Make this a truly unique and luxurious art piece that can be played with and controlled from the VIP seating mezzanine.
Watch this clip>>>

I feel extremely excited to show this piece as it was a great pleasure to work with INDJ and the restaurant owner on creating this piece.

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About the space:

G九 is a culmination of ideas that have influenced atelier I-N-D-J from the studios inception. Technology Industry Luxury and Excess collide; manifest in concrete, raw steel, black marble, shimmering gold, bright light and high art. G九 is a brash celebration for the rise of the Chinese economic super power, more so glittered with gold befitting of the Paris of the east – 上海

The notion of luxury and excess reaches it’s pinnacle with a major site specific super scaled artwork by British artist INSA. A user activated Lighting installation cascades through the space terminating in INSA’s trademark ‘Grafitti Fetish’ – an exploration of the iconography of modern aspirations: for the artist, the graffiti fetish concisely embodies the central concern of his output. The graffiti fetish pattern derives from two archetypal icons associated with contemporary femininity: high heels and curves – objects that have also become aspirational commodities. Within the undulating contours of this apparently abstract design, a two-fold vision of these icons is revealed: they simultaneously celebrate and question our consumerist ideology.

Balanced upon a lateral beam A VIP platform sits high above the banquette table, this elevated position serves as symbolic elevation of status, an exclusive position of grandeur from which to survey the space, here users are invited to engage in the light installation and art piece – a 3d depth sensing camera empowers the user with the ability to control the speed brightness and pattern of the light with simple hand gestures, In this way the light installation and art work in synchronisation controlled by a singular user.

The light installation and art work collaboration between indj and Insa marks an evolution of INSA’s pioneering work with the GIF medium; whereby multiple frames are painstakingly painted photographed and animated digitally. G9 is a reversal of this process whereby the digital is manifest physically in the 67sqm art work.

the largest gif-iti in the world!

I recently returned from Taiwan where i collaborated with friend and awesome artist MADSTEEZ for POW WOW TAIWAN
I kind of stupidly forced us into the challenge of creating my biggest and in turn the worlds biggest GIF-ITI piece yet!

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So 5 days painting dawn until dusk in and out of monsoon rain showers and on the scariest swing stages ever, we painted this 8 story (120 foot) high building 4 times……

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INSA x MADSTEEZ- The Worlds Largest GIF

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Here is a cool short film Mr Steez put together where you see a timelapse of us painting this beast, the view from the main subway line and the most beautiful shot from a helicopter of the wall in progress- WATCH IT:

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A physically and mentally challenging week, but snake blood shots and good old fashioned ego and beer drove us through it.

Thanks to Larry and Miya, Jasper and Kamea, Cherry, Elaine and Vicky and all of the people involved in POW WOW TAIWAN who help make this possible xxx

I PAINTED THE BONNAROO FOUNTAIN

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Bonaroo Festival is America’s largest music festival.

Located in small town Manchester,Tennessee.

One of the centre points of the festival is the Mushroom shaped water fountain, every year the festival invite an artist to paint it. I was honoured to be that artist this year.

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‘TIME YOU ENJOY WASTING IS NOT WASTED TIME’

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7 days on hands and knees painting stripes is possibly wasted time, but then……

…look at all the people enjoying it!

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Pictures above taken from Instagram using the search term #TheFountain #MushroomFountain #BonnarooFountain have a look at the thousands more there.

GIF-ITI LENTICULAR NUMBER 1

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TAKING GIF-ITI OFF THE INTERNET!

I am excited to show you the very first ‘GIF-ITI Lenticular’

If you enjoy my GIF-ITI experiments here is a chance to own a small piece of them, in the form of this 13 x 7.5 inches 3D Lenticular Animation Print.

Produced in conjunction with 1xRun www.1xrun.com

And available here now for a very limited time:  HERE

Only $75

Edition of 75

Thank you for your support and i hope you continue to enjoy my experiments in the world of GIF-ITI….

C’EST LA VIE

New GIF-ITI piece painted last week in Paris, France.
Thanks to Le Mur XIII for inviting me out to paint this billboard situated alongside the river seine.

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Piece entitled: ‘C’est La Vie’
2 days painting in rain and shine, 8 layers painted, a total of 72 skulls painted…….

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See all of my GIF-ITI on the GIF-ITI TUMBLR PAGE HERE

Bikinis Available Now

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The New INSA BIKINIS are in the shop NOW! BUY HERE

Available in all 4 colourways:

-Classic
-Hype Yellow
-Rainbow Fire
-Classic Multi

Price is £60 plus shipping.

BIKINIS IN HAWAII

While in Hawaii i did a special pre release of the new INSA BIKINIS.

They will be available in my shop next week! Be Ready!!

Here is a look at them on location in dreamy Hawaii:

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‘Classic’                                                                                      ’Rainbow Fire’

Worn by Kelsey Kekai shot by Greg Agunias

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Worn by Alyson Kintscher shot by Mike Popso

Hawaii 5-0

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Unfinished extra curricular fluro action on the beach of the north shore.

Rolled on by Hawaii 5-0……