(Pics) FAILE’s Street Art Temple
The Cathedral Project is a detailed sculptural installation located in the heart of Lisbon.
New York based street art collective FAILE has constructed a lavish temple right in the middle of Restauradores Square in Lisbon.
Designed to be “camouflaged in plain sight,” FAILE’s Cathedral Project convincingly looks the part of an ancient monument. Upon closer inspection, details reveal themselves that are clearly from FAILE’s canon of pop-imagery. Featuring carved stone, tiles and iron, the temple offers an interesting juxtaposition of old and new.
FAILE’s Cathedral Project is part of the Portugal Arte10 festival, the first in a series of biannual exhibitions exploring new ideas from the global art community: