MOROCCO’S RED CITY WELCOMES INTERNATIONAL STREET ARTISTS TO JOIN 6TH EDITION MARRAKECH BIENNALE
Not our usual bag, but this shit is insane. Chinese artist, Li Hongbo, creates classical busts and other objects out of paper, carefully glued together then sculpted to achieve the effect of realistic statues, statues that can flex and warp when moved. Literally off it’s head.
He has exhibited at Sydney’s Biennale and Klein Sun and Dominik Mersch galleries in New York, as well as numerous other spaces worldwide.
Vexta is one of the most interesting artists to come out of Australia. She was picked up by some guy called Banksy to feature in his ‘Cans’ Festival and subsequent film, Exit Through The Gift Shop. Recently, while every other wannabe was shamelessly networking at Miami Basel, Vexta was over on the other side of the world, working hard at India’s first Contemporary Art Biennale. Despite some near catastrophic events and a very temperamental internet connection, we managed to connect with her for a few words while she painted…
More jump off after the jump off!
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