5 responses to “Faile Temple”

  1. nookie

    sounds & looks amazing, would love to visit it:)
    *delete the last one:))

  2. districtofchic

    The detail here is off the hook! And so unexpected! I wish I could see it in real life!

  3. ÉminenceG

    Wow looks beautiful there wish I could see that. Weather alone looks lovely!

  4. Angeliska Gazette › Witchball Honey

    […] ★ The Brooklyn based street art collective Faile has made this incredible temple in Lisbon, that I want very badly to see in person. How wonderful it is! I love the mish-mash of typefaces and cultural references, and it tickles me to imagine the bewilderment of future archaeologists when they find this peculiar monument! “Known for adapting its signature mass culture-driven iconography to a wide array of media, from wooden boxes and window pallets to more traditional canvas, prints, sculptures, stencils, multimedia installation, and prayer wheels, Faile blurs the lines between commodity and art, and ‘high’ and ‘low’ culture, demonstrating a emphasis on audience participation, a sharpened critique of consumerism, and attempts to develop new forms of religious artifact. Situated smack right in the middle of one of the busiest streets of Lisbon and surrounded by classical buildings with history of its own, the temple is a giant sculptural installation that has been 2 years in the making. Shaped somewhat like a dilapidated mausoleum, the temple has everything you can imagine from a armed warrior horse, to Indian themed graffitis, to columns and totems inspired by pop culture.” – From Wicked Halo […]

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