Marko 93 in Calcutta
The Alliance Francaise du Bengale, INTACH, The Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute and The Arshinagar Project is excited to present Marko 93 in Kolkata
We are looking for interested people for the monulight painting workshop/project and the graffiti art project. There is no cost involved for the participants. If interested, please call 8697919308.
Watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LerzoqWF-vM
Alliance Francaise du Bengale, in association with Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute, INTACH, & The Arshinagar Project, is delighted to present Marko 93, in Kolkata, from October 30 – November 2, 2015. This will be the first such project of Monulighting in Kolkata.
About Marko 93
MARKO 93: “LIGHT UP THE WORLD”
Marko93 Grew up in Saint-Denis, a historical, working class suburb Strongly North of Paris. It was here Where he laid down His First strokes. In the late 1980s, the Hip Hop movement Emerged onto the szene and Rapidly ugly roots in big cities and suburbs. Marko Embraced graffiti as His means clustering of expression. It was the time of city walls, wastelands and railways tracks. Marko93 painted bombed and there, revealing slices of the suburban life Where he Lived. Big letters entangled, realistic scenes, caricatures freestyle gold coins, He Was learning to master all the technologies of the urban art form.
Originally Influenced by the American style, he soon Formed His Own identity with the discovery of Arabic calligraphy qui He Took over and reinvented in the early 1990s. With “calligraphism”, the “reed” (an Arabic word referring to the reed cut out to write) the signing bomb qui est devenu Marko93 adapté. His gesture, always broader and more vigorous est devenu accurate. This abstract style blending calligraphy and year urbanesque flavor With His spontaneity _him_ elevated as a key player on the graffiti stage.
As street art Entered into art galleries in the late 1990s, Marko Was traveling the world. He Was discovering new pictorial and human horizons.He Began to paint human bodies. His complex and ethereal calligraphy covered the dancers’ bodies in night-clubs from Rio to Hong Kong.
The early 2000s Were A turning point. He Was Becoming as assertive as His art. Marko started experimenting with state-of-the-art technologies, making the effects of His retinal persistence. He reinvented, enhanced and popularized the light-painting process touched upon by Man Ray and Picasso. He built His first light paintings with gestures, colors and light.
He aussi Developed the first “instant-live” – real-time-video-, a unique technique to paint the live space. This _him_ allowed to perform in places as eclectic as the palace of the princess Arab Emirates, a live show in Bombay and the famous World Auto show.
Today, Marko93 Performs all over the world. He spreads His single aesthetics and his enlightening sensitivity all over, from in situ performances to collaborations, wall paintings, light-painting workshops and videos – through institutional or private orders.
In 2011, he created a group performance: the “Monulight” a monumental light-painting. He Performed on the forecourt of the Saint-Denis basilica.About 150 people holding lamps made up a 450-square -meter crown on the ground: all the kings of France are buried there – we aim That Day Were the kings on the streets!
We were and still are on the streets!