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Axel Void


Splash and Burn: an art campaign taking aim at Indonesia’s palm oil industry

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It’s not the sort of street art you’d expect to find on a swampy patch of degraded forest land on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. But the renowned Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic spent the past 2 years selecting a group of international artists to work on an artistic response to the global palm oil industry. …

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Do you have an artist whose work you never get tired of? I do, and his name is Alejandro Hugo Dorda Mevs aka Axel Void. This time in Ostend, Belgium for the second edition of the always amazing The Crystal Ship street art festival, Axel Void  created “Leven” (Life), a haunting mural featuring the image of to …

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photo by fran cacirano

Axel Void was invited last month to Nuart Festival in Stavanger (Norway) to paint a mural entitled ‘Play’ following this year’s festival identity that was largly focused on concepts like play and Situationism. About the mural Axel Void‘s mural takes us back to childhood. It is painted in the playground of the St Johannes Kindergarten. It depicts a boy holding …

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Sisyphus by Axel Void. For Cities of Hope in Manchester, England. This piece is part of the “Gray” series. Sisyphus, written over the wall, is a king from Greek mythology that was punished by Zeus to roll a boulder up a hill and watch it roll back down, repeating this action for eternity. Albert Campus in 1942 …

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This piece is part of the “Mediocre” series. It’s painted on Chamberclerc, a social housing residence located in the center of Montreal, Canada. Chamberclerc provides housing to people with mental illnesses that have a history with homelessness and drug abuse. The image represented is a portrait of Adrian, one of the tenants who was living …

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