Gif-itti: Animated Street Art For The Tumblr Generation
Tongue-in-cheek in nature, INSA's work makes a statement about how a majority of street art is currently looked at online.
London-based artist INSA, just finished his largest gif-itti piece to date in Newcastle, England for Unit 44’s White Walls Project. The piece took over three days to complete, and re-painting the wall four times yielded eye-popping results. Tongue-in-cheek in nature, INSA’s work makes a statement about how a majority of street art is currently looked at online. Unit 44 adds:
INSA’s gif-itti truly comes alive when viewed online, where these days most street art ends up being viewed, and exaggerates the ephemeral nature of graffiti as each layer is painted instantly over the last. Mixing retro internet technology and labour intensive painting, INSA creates slices of infinite un-reality, cutting edge art for the tumblr generation.