FUTURA 2000 URBANSPREE, Berlin

„The 5 Elements“ is not a retrospective show. On the contrary, Futura worked specifically on a large museum-style conceptual exhibition, tackling the ambitious theme of the Creation of the Universe, confronting himself to the cosmos, the planets, the infinitely small, the Big Bang and the fundamental elements, producing a corpus of works that becomes a personal path to the exploration of the universe and of course of Futura’s internal galaxy.

The works are displayed starting by the Big Bang, going through the birth of the solar system and to our perception of the 4 elements.

The works have been produced in early 2018 in Lille, France, during a  residency organized byArt-Together, a newly launched ambitious platform for the development of urban contemporary arts.

A set of 4 exclusive silk screen prints are being released on the Opening Night. The set is based on the painting series „Pure“. Each 8-color screen print is hand-pulled by Dolly Demoratti (Mother Drucker/Urban Spree Studio), signed and numbered by Futura. The 50 x 50 cm prints are only sold as a limited edition of 100 sets.

A 128-page companion book titled „Futura, les 5 éléments“, will also be released in Berlin on the Opening Night and will be signed by the artist. More than an exhibition catalogue, the book intends to share the creative path of the residency and provides scientific explanation to the series of paintings.

Work.Life Manchester Mural.

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The gang at Work Life have ventured northwards and have opened up a brand new space in the heart of Manchester city centre on Brown Street, a stones throw away from the Northern Quarter and Exchange Square. Always great to be working with the gang again and creating a Cityscape emcompassing the old with the new…

TODDS FESTIVE WINDOW - KÖLN.

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'Tis the Season and all! Had the chance to paint the shop window for the lovely gang at Todd’s in the beautiful Belgisches Viertel in Köln. The vision was to create an alternative Festive window including a lot of sassiness, style and with a huge pinch of naughtiness! Ho ho ho…..

Craftworks Padstow, shipping container painting.

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Another summer another location this time the beautiful Padstow where the lovely guys at Craftworks Kitchen got my to add a splash of colour to the shipping container! It’s a beautiful summer Pop Up restaurant if you’re down in Cornwall, definitly worth a visit… The dirty fries and Fish Po-Boy Burger are insane!

Concertus Stairwell Mural - Ipswich.

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To celebrate Concertus Headquarters 1st year anniversary in there brand spanking new studio space in Ipswich I was invited to add a splash of colour over the four floors in the stairwell. The key mural elements were based on the brands ethos and key milestones that the company has made to date. A massive thanks to both Daniel Luenswilken and Oliver Turner for creating the short video giving you an in-sight of the Mural process.

NIKE LONDON - MURAL TREATMENT.

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My biggest digital mural to date.. This huge 30 meter beast of a Mural is for the brand new Nike department in the recently revamped Flagship Sports Direct store on Londons Oxford Street.

Incorporating all elements London, from Buses, Big Ben and the Olympic Park! The amount of detail and time to create the content was intense but well worth the blood sweat and nearly tears! A huge thanks to Bec Dennison for art-working on the project. If in London and near to Oxford Street pop in enjoy the visual London delights!

London Infrastructure Summit - Live drawing.

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A fun days freestyle illustrating at the London First Infrastructure summit that took place in the QEII Centre in Westminster. This year’s key topics were discussing transport and developments with regards to Crossrail 2, environmental issues: improving air and water quality within London, housing and the need of more affordable housing within the capital and the digital infrastructure with 5G being a big topic. Throughout the day I got to talk to numerous attendees and ask them what key factors they’d like illustrated on the wall. It’s always slightly nerve-wracking not having a sketch to work from but just as exciting to see how a mural organically grows and takes shape throughout the day…. Hoping to do more jobs like this in the near future!