9 walls, 14,000 sq. ft., acrylic on block. Integrating railroad and music imagery, the design flows around the entire building whereupon musical icons emerge from, and morph into the railroads. As the design progresses, colour coded railroad ‘tracks’ dance roller coaster style before plugging into a giant mixing board. Music genres are expressed as train graffiti.
This is a wraparound mural, where optics have to be considered to use corner elements, and design continuity is important as the entire mural can never be seen from a single point
This is a solo work on my part, the client simply wanted a mural with a music theme, which could be anything. I had carte blanche in creating this piece. So I considered Winnipeg's connection to the railways, and music's connection to the railroads, and Winnipeg's music scene. The metaphor evolved from these connections.
This is my largest Canadian mural. Project completed August 2004.
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