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352walls. Interview with Elian and Franco Fasoli JAZ
March 26, 2016

GNV: Elian, tell me…  How did you like the wall? What were your ideas? Maybe you were thinking about something else initially…? Elian: My wall was divided into 5 panels, so I worked with the idea of progression or the idea of fading out because my wall is on the hospice; so I tried to relate […]

352walls. Add Fuel’s Electrical Animals
March 13, 2016

Diogo Machado aka Add Fuel from Portugal did a series of seven painted urban equipment (GRU transformer boxes) throughout downtown Gainesville for the 352walls initiative. All of these interventions are part of the ‘Electrical Animal’ series he created specifically for our town. They are based on the ongoing reinterpretations of traditional Portuguese tiles but, with Florida’s fauna. Each painting […]

352walls. Pastel. Interview with the artist
January 18, 2016

How did you find those flowers, how did you choose the colors? As always, I work with local identity, with history, the geography, the society, how the city grows and all what is going on around and then try to use all this information about plants through local nature, as a symbol of identity. So […]

Gaia: What Are the Aesthetics of Reinvestment
November 30, 2015

  Entitled ‘What Are the Aesthetics of Reinvestment’ the mural seeks to develop a portrait of downtown Gainesville and locate the theoretical framework behind New Urbanism and its influence upon gentrification. On this side, continuing from the genesis of New Urbanism, beginning at the top, is the state flower, the orange blossom, that would change […]

Gaia. Open Walls Baltimore. Interview with the artist
October 25, 2015

Curator of Open Walls Baltimore – Gaia – is a Baltimore-based street artist, who is receiving significant museum showings and critical recognition. He has been creating large-scale murals worldwide to engage the community where he works in a dialogue by using historical and sociological references to these neighborhoods (wiki). Tell me about street art in […]

Murals
Behind the mural
July 6, 2015

This video shows the process of preparation for the mural, the artist in progress and some people that remained to be unknown but without whom it would be impossible to

352walls – 2501&G.MATTA
June 25, 2015

The first of 352walls was produced by an amazing internationally renowned Italian artist 2501 who travels with his partner G.Matta. It was their first stop on a 40-day road trip across the USA, the first mural in project ‘Glimpse of America.’