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Obey in Europe – Video

Some days ago, i actually wrote about the European Invasion by Obey aka Shepard Fairey with some really nice photos of his poster actions in London, Paris and Amsterdam.

Today I found this nice video of that action days. It includes a small statement by Obey and a lot of nice impressions from the streets.

I started in 1989 with that images of “André the Giant”, the wrestler, just as an inside-joke with some friends. But I really want it to put across the idea of an image, calling the use of public space in the question.

And I wanted to use a word with the image that really makes people think about the agenda of everything they’re confronted with. So I started to use the word “Obey”. And “Obey” is really reverse-psychology…
(Shepard Fairey)

Via Revok.

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It spreads the urban Berlin voice loud and clear to metropolises far and wide and celebrates the urban arts, urban exploration movement and guerilla art interventions with news about artists, trends and exhibitions, since 2009.

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