The largest graffiti art commission in history?! O1NE Yas Island

I finally got to the wall at O1NE Yas Island!!! A few of my students came (along with the most excellent photographer Scott Barfield) and we spent an hour basking in the literal awesomeness of this wall. The basics: 18 international artists, 5500 cans of paint, about 15? lifts, and an 18 meter high 2,500 sqm round building. Professional pics to come…but for now here is a link to the public Facebook Album.

Interested in some news on the project? Here are some links:

http://www.7daysindubai.com/PHOTOS-Graffiti-artists-brush-huge-wall-O1NE-Yas/story-19848992-detail/story.html

http://www.arabianbusiness.com/o1ne-yas-island-unveils-world-s-largest-graffiti-mural-519963.html

http://blogs.thenational.ae/lifestyle/scene-heard/new-graffiti-covered-nightclub-to-open-on-yas-island

http://www.dubainightplanner.com/NewsDetails.aspx?NID=349&t=Sky-Management-gives-a-peek-to-O1NE-Yas-Island—the-largest-privately-owned-graffiti-wall-in-the-world

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More Sneak Previews of Production on YAS island

Just a little update if anyone is paying attention. Facebook is a magical thing with lots of photos. It seems there is a team of writers (because the wall is GIANT), one of whom is ZEDZ from the Netherlands. Armed with 5500 cans here are some more process shots found on Facebook. Photos courtesy of RS Visuals and Karski Mooiemuur. More photos here: https://www.facebook.com/rsvisuals.nl

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