ludo colorizes the caribbean's tropical urban landscape
 
ludo colorizes the caribbean's tropical urban landscape  ludo colorizes the caribbean's tropical urban landscape
aug 15, 2014

ludo colorizes the caribbean's tropical urban landscape

ludo colorizes the caribbean’s tropical urban landscape
all images courtesy of ludo

 

 

 

using his trademark neon green and monochrome color palette, parisian street artist ludo has taken his motifs to the caribbean, painting throughout the neighborhoods of st. martin and st. barthélemy. the designs are connected to the natural world — plants, animals and produce are united with a technological universe, speaking for the material world around us while trying to highlight humanity. painted onto ships, docks and urban walls, the images and their location reflect the local culture, while juxtaposing the symbols of botanicals and flowers with armored vehicles, teeth, gas masks and goggles.

ludo colorizes the caribbean urban landscape
ludo paints a series of skulls on the side of a ship

ludo colorizes the caribbean urban landscape
a skull takes on characteristics of a pineapple

ludo colorizes the caribbean urban landscape
a split coconut refers to the image of a grenade, painted on the side of a local business

ludo colorizes the caribbean urban landscape
two images, a butterfly and a gun, are united into a single composition

ludo colorizes the caribbean urban landscape
one of ludo’s works on the wall overlooks the lush tropical landscape

ludo colorizes the caribbean urban landscape
half-insect-half-jet crawls along the beach

ludo colorizes the caribbean urban landscape
the pineapple-skull appears again on the side of a building

ludo colorizes the caribbean urban landscape
a banana is juxtaposed with the image of MAC lipstick

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