Part interactive installation, part urban performance art, “Video Painting Europe” documents a kind of glow-in-the-dark graffiti that leaves no trace. Art collective Sweatshoppe uses ingenious infrared tracking to smear digital video over concrete surfaces with paint rollers. In this Vimeo Award-winning video, they travel to European cities like Paris, Belgrade, London, and more to paste their “video collages” on different architectural structures — including the Berlin Wall.
- The Atlantic.
The duo behind the Sweatshoppe collective, Blake Shaw and Bruno Levy, describe how they created the eye-popping setup in their interview with Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg, an associate editor at The Atlantic.