THE BACK STORY. Once upon a time, a unique little boutique hotel and its charming establishments–Red Card, Uva Wine Bar, Cibo Trattoria, Viti Wine–located in the heart of downtown decided it wanted to be remarkable. Though it shined brilliantly with its ultra-stylish rooms and interiors on the inside, it wanted to glow with zeal and zest for all of Vancouver to admire. And so, Moda took action. Read more.
graffuturism.com | March 6, 2011 | review link
As we posted previously Remi Rough , Augustine Kofie, Scott Sueme, and Joker would be installing a mural. They finished there Mural Install at the Moda Hotel in Vancouver as part of their Unintended Calculations Show at Becker Galleries. Monumental in Size the 4 man team was able to tackle the walls in a 3 day period leading up to the opening. Indigo the curator of the install and event couldn’t have picked anyone else that would have complimented each others work so well. Thank to Aaron Smedley for the beautiful photographs as he was able to document the install. ...read more
granvilleonline.ca | March 3, 2011 | review link
Street art and abstract art intersect at the corner of Seymour and Smithe streets in downtown Vancouver with Unintended Calculations
Three days, four graffiti artists and two four-storey walls comprise the first component of Unintended Calculations, a local exploration and celebration of graffiti’s transition from fanciful lettering to high art.
Since Tuesday, the internationally renowned street artists have been tackling the walls outside of Moda Hotel on the corner of Seymour and Smithe streets downtown. The collaborative murals combine the individual styles of each artist in a showcase of graffiti-as-abstract-art on the walls of a 100-year-old historic building.
Unintended Calculations ...read more