Urban Art Project Transforms a Derelict Gas Station into a Colorful Installation
Irish graffiti artist Maser has transformed a derelict gas station in Limerick City, Ireland, into a unique public art installation inspired by Ed Ruscha, an American artist associated with the Pop art movement. The project titled "No.27 - A Nod To Ed Ruscha" was created as part of a transformative urban art project collaboration between City Council and youth worker Catherine O'Hallora. "I converted a derelict petrol station in Limerick city into an interactive installation, as part of a an urban art project." says Maser, "My work often boldly juxtaposes old and new, past and present in the architectural elements, the visual grammar and choice of pallet. I hope to create work that surprises people and questions their relationship with the familiar and the norm and also how dissociated we are from the space around us."