ludo comments on consumerism and globalization for green berry
 
ludo comments on consumerism and globalization for green berry ludo comments on consumerism and globalization for green berry
jun 11, 2011

ludo comments on consumerism and globalization for green berry

ludo comments on consumerism and globalization for green berry images © LUDO

 

 

in the last couple of years LUDO has become one of the most talked about names in street art. the parisian artist’s work depicts technology and contemporary consumer goods fused with insects and plants. most pieces are produced as wheat pasted prints enhanced with fluorescent green spray paint. contained within the visually arresting concoctions LUDO creates there’s usually a critical comment on consumerism and globalization, with famous logos and iconic products transformed to have a more sinister appearance. LUDO’s feelings perhaps were most clearly displayed in his series ‘co-branding’ where the artist branded his own images with existing logos and placed them in bus shelters ‘commercializing’ his work in the process.

video by laurie grosset via arrested motion

 

LUDO takes on cellphone communication technology and links it to nature themed imagery. see him in the video with the intricate wheatpaste on a large scale commandeered billboard in paris.

‘greed is the new color’ © LUDO

‘coleospray’ © LUDO

‘tsing tsing fly’ © LUDO

‘co-branded – chanel’ © LUDO

‘co-branded – CK’ © LUDO

‘co-branded – H&M’ © LUDO

‘action flix’ © LUDO

‘action flix’ viewed from other side © LUDO

‘three headed taserpode’ © LUDO

untitled © LUDO

‘bee with protection mask’ © LUDO

‘atlantik wall’

© LUDO

‘grapes of skulls’ © LUDO

‘the cacktus’ mixed media polyamide / wood / spraypaint. limited edition of 5 sculptures. 20 cm high © LUDO

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