Since 2013 the initiative URBAN NATION, under the direction of Yasha Young, has been inviting international luminaries and aspiring talents of Urban Contemporary Art (UCA) to Berlin to show their works within the urban fabric of Berlin: building façades, house walls and shop windows.
In town for Iceland Airwaves 2016, Herakut collaborated with Kronos Quartet, an American string quartet based in San Francisco to reinterpret their work on a wall. The end-result is astonishing and shows one of Herakut’s signature characters playing a cello while being surrounded by birds and a music partition. The text reads “Isn’t It Our Job To Be Collecting Great Moments”.
If you are in the area, you’ll be able to find it on Bakkastígur in Downtown Reykjavik.
October 10, 2016