Game Over, 2006

Game-Over Paintant, 2006

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Print on vinyl, oils, silicomes
650 x 720cm
Installed as part of Public Image: Painting the City, Tilburg, Netherlands
Fundament Foundation
http://fundamentfoundation.nl/english/

“…Game-Over Paintant refers to both a fairly new form of image production, the videogame, and to recent wars, such as those in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Lebanon…An Animated version of Game-Over Paintant does exist, but it was created by Marcaccio himself, who first composed the still taking inspiration from a painting by Goya, and only then composed the moving image…Marcaccio chose as a location for his work a monumental wall that bears the scars of recent demolition work. The artist changed nothing about the situation and incorporated into his installation the tags that were already present, along with an advertising board for the demolition firm…”

Public Image: Painting the City, Fundament Foundation, Tilburg, Germany, 2006.

“…Final del juego, es el pintante mas parecido a un mural o pintura de calle. Se Realizo y instalo en una pared de un edificio a demoler en medio de la trama urbana.
No obstante, Su superficie estaba sostenida por una estructura que lo proyectaba fuera de la pared. La obra compartia la pared con letreros pertenecientes a la empresa demoledora en un ambiente de ruina urbana. El tema tratado era el contratista privado (private contractor) militar, como reportero de guerra. Aludiendo al pintor del frente de combate en guerras pasadas…”

Fabian Marcaccio