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Maya Glyphs as Street Art in Cracow

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3rd Cracow Maya Conference, 22 II 2013 - on mural that appeared on a wall in the centre of Cracow in december 2012.

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Maya Glyphs as Street Art in Cracow

  1. 1. Maya Glyphs as Street Art in CracowMichał Pałasz
  2. 2. What? Why? When? Where? Who?
  3. 3. What?
  4. 4. What? Wall painting inspired by Tortuguero Monument 6
  5. 5. What? Wall painting inspired by Tortuguero Monument 6 - version 2.0 common misinterpretation + media interest ~ media game with the subject
  6. 6. What? Wall painting inspired by Tortuguero Monument 6 - version 2.0 common misinterpretation + media interest ~ media game with the subject Maya Glyphs Mixed to Tetris
  7. 7. Why? The wall is 6 m long and 16 m high.
  8. 8. Why?Maya Culture• to take the advantage of the 2012 Maya culture interest phenomenon (media)• the biggest chance in history to promote Maya culture in the Western World
  9. 9. Why?Art & People• to promote Street Art as an art & society intervention in public space• to promote Citizens Initiative - dont criticise, act!
  10. 10. Why? :)• to show Poland that its not about: Autor: El Comandante Wikimedia Commons
  11. 11. When? feb - dec 2012
  12. 12. When? • Idea: February 2012Previous murals in Cracow by the primal originators of Mayamural.
  13. 13. When?• Idea: February 2012• Search for walls & money: July - November 2012
  14. 14. When?• Idea: February 2012• Search for walls & money: July - November 2012• Painting: 6-10 dec 2012
  15. 15. When?• Idea: February 2012• Search for walls & money: July - November 2012• Painting: 6-10 dec 2012 (minus 10 to plus 5 degrees Celsius)
  16. 16. When?• Idea: February 2012• Search for walls & money: July - November 2012• Painting: 6-10 dec 2012• Official presentation: 19 dec 2012
  17. 17. Where? Cracow, Jozefinska 24 Design: Aleksandra Toborowicz
  18. 18. Where?Mayamural:Cracow, PolandCorner of Krakusa and Limanowskiego StreetAddress: Jozefinska 2430 min walking from here :)
  19. 19. Who? So many people. So many institutions.
  20. 20. Who? So many people. So many institutions.
  21. 21. Who?A part of the Teatr Nowy Association’s “ART OF WRATH – involving art festival”. The project financially supported bythe Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of Poland, Municipality of Cracow and Małopolska Region.Project partners: Krakow Festival Office, Foundation of New Art “Znaczy się”, Culture Institute of JagiellonianUniversity, The Cervantes Institute in Cracow, Castorama, Props.Concept and organization: Michał PałaszDesign: Aleksandra ToborowiczRealisation: Dasza Abibok, Krzysztof Goliński, Weronika Kasprzyk, Paulina Lichwicka, Marta Ostrowska, AleksandraPiórek, Weronika Piórek, Alicja Płonka, Łukasz Podolak, Joanna Róg-Ociepka, Aleksandra Toborowicz, Konrad Turaj,Artur WabikMaya Culture Specialists: Jarosław Źrałka, Sven Gronemeyer, Monika Banach, Magda RusekCoordination: Agnieszka Unzeitig, Ola Dzwierzyńska, Joanna Foryś, Marta Sukiennik, Anna Kapusta, Iwona SztajnerFestival Curator: Tomasz KireńczukFestival Coordinator: Dana BieńProducer: Peter Sieklucki
  22. 22. More?Main newspapers in the region published on Mayamural.Main radios were talking about it.Not to mention the Internet.Nomination: Polish Graphic Design Project of the Year 2012facebook.com/mayamural2012 over 1.000 fanspinterest.com/mayamural - over 4.000 fans - biggest in Polandtwitter.com/mayamural - over 1.000 followers see more: mayamural.tumblr.com
  23. 23. ThankYou& havea nice2013Michał Pałasz

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