marta grossi inscribes onto temporary canvas for banana graffiti marta grossi inscribes onto temporary canvas for banana graffiti
oct 21, 2013

marta grossi inscribes onto temporary canvas for banana graffiti

marta grossi inscribes onto temporary canvas for banana graffiti
all images courtesy of marta grossi




exploring a variety of techniques from black markers to glitter, italian born, hong-kong-based designer marta grossi has created this series of edible banana graffiti. each piece of fruit provides a simple and unique canvas upon which to inscribe the designs, transforming their exterior skin into a piece of artwork, at least temporarily. the photos were captured on an iPhone 5 and after the work is completed, the designer destroys it – by using it for what it was intended for – to be eaten.


‘I customize my banana during the night. I have my banana for breakfast the day after. this is a temporary space and love to prove that inspiration is everywhere.’ says designer marta grossi.



banana graffiti, words drawn using black pen



banana graffiti, blossom made using black pen and colored pencils



banana graffiti, first black pen then markers



banana graffiti waves black pen, markers



banana graffiti flamingos black pen, pink marker



banana graffiti flamingos black pen, pink marker



banana graffiti unicorn glue, glitter, markers



banana graffiti candy acrylic paint



banana graffiti pattern1 black pen, red and blue marker



banana graffiti sky black pen, tipp-ex correction fluid



banana graffiti risk, black pen



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