New Graffiti Job at Centre-Fuge Trailer on 1st Street

Posted on: March 12th, 2012 at 6:28 am by

Mother Nature cooperated nicely this weekend, bestowing the perfect weather for some street painting. From morning to evening on Saturday and Sunday, Pebbles Russell and Jonathan Neville of Centre-Fuge ushered in the new wave of artwork at the semi-permanent DOT trailer on East First Street.

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The gang of artists for Cycle 2 – Claw Money, Eiknarf, Julius Klein, Kenny Rodriguez and Yuri Velez – whitewashed and re-branded three of the four trailer exposures. Our favorite is the action-packed collaborative piece by Mastro and Ben Angotti on the northern side. As of dusk yesterday, much of the work was complete, however, we hear that final touch-up detail will continue today.

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In a little bit of backtracking, Pebbles told us that the process for permission to paint was surprisingly easy sailing.  Community Board 3 was all for it, and the DOT couldn’t get them in there quick enough. Thus far, response to the Cetre-Fuge project has been nothing less than positive.

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Cycle 2 will run through mid-May, at which point the new guard of replacements arrives. Speaking of which, if you’d like to be involved in Cycle 3, send proposals to Centre-fuge by April 13.

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