DAKU'S TIME ACTIVATED MURAL IN DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS
Public Art Event
Client: Life Is Beautiful Festival
Location: Downtown Las Vegas, NV
Service: Concept, Curation, development and Production
Global creative house Justkids recently collaborated India’s most prominent anonymous street artist DAKU to create a site specific mural installation located on Fremont Street, in what is locally known and the writers corner. The time sensitive public art piece remains as an homage to the community bookstore the building formerly housed.
DAKU’s series of text-based works “Time Changes Everything” including light based site installations have gained him global notoriety, creating sensible work that quietly activates through the day, revealing to the city dwellers a poetic chant, as though from the conscious experience of time itself.
For downtown Las Vegas, the artist called upon the words of history’s most gifted poet, William Shakespeare, to express time through time itself:
“Very Slow For Those Who Wait
Very Fast For Those Who Are Scared
Very Long For Those Who Lament
Very Short For Those Who Celebrate”