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VHILS in Shanghai

16 MAR 2012 | Posted By: SineadStubbins

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VHILS in Shanghai

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One time street artist VHILS took a trip to China, and started casually carving some walls up in Shanghai. The Portuguese artist was invited to show at the 18 Gallery Magda Danysz and while he was there he decided to get a little crafty.

For those of you unfamiliar with VHILS aka Alexandre Farto, his art is a little more complicated then grabbing a stencil and spraying on a wall. Through a complex system of carving an pyrotechnics, VHILS scratches beautifully detailed portraits on public walls (goodness knows how he managed to get away with in Shanghai– it doesn't seem like the kind if place where you could blow up public property and get away with it).

While the artist was there he filmed his wild and wonderful journey, and here's a little taster of the doco he's making about his time in China:


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