May 24, 2015
The wallpaper of this week is a photo I took in Hong Kong of one of the Space Invaders artwork. The exhibition was titled WIPE OUT and there were several amazing pieces from this legendary French artist. Invader is internationally known for his pixelated mosaic “space invaders” which he has placed in over 60 cities around the world for almost 20 years. In January 2014, the artist launched the third wave of his “invasion” in Hong Kong 13 years after he first hit the city.The works showed a significant evolution, displaying characters from local culture and classic cartoons, but still in the artist’s immediately recognisable pixel aesthetic.
I define myself as an ULA, an unidentified living artist. I chose Invader as my pseudonym and I always appear behind a mask. As such, I can visit my own exhibitions without any visitors knowing who I really am even if I stand a few steps away from them. Since 1998, I have developed a large scale project, code name: Space Invaders
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