Invader returns with his first exhibition in Paris since 2011, taking over Le Musee en Herbe with Hello, My Game Is...
The exhibition, running until September 3rd, revisits his recognisable motifs and explores the current digital age with enticing new installations.
"I chose Invader as my pseudonym and I always appear behind a mask. As such, I can visit my own exhibitions without any visitors knowing who I really am." - So you might end up standing next to the artist himself if you get the chance to visit!
The pixelated playground includes replicas of popular cartoons and game characters familiar to kids, with a large 'rubikcubist' portrait (a portrait made
from Rubiks Cubes) of Peter Pan; appropriate being the boy who never wants to grow up.
The prolific artist is constantly installing works across the globe in what he calls 'Invasion Waves', introducing new pieces weekly. As part of the project he calls 'Urban Acupuncture', he documents the date, location and invasion score between 10 - 100 for each piece.
The highest Space Invader, has reached new limits, invading the International Space Station.
And the lowest can be witnessed by only the most experienced deep sea divers off the coast of Cancun Bay in Mexico...
Invader is recognised across the art world, alongside a few famous fans... Shepard Fairey sings his praises in a recent interview with the Huffington Post - "Invader is not new, but I still find his hybrid of ancient techniques with a digital aesthetic very powerful." Invader - Home (Lego White)
Check out what we have available in Invader's Catalogue.
Despite being banned from several countries for his interventions, he still continues invading the world and beyond...
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