30/06/18 – 31/12/18: 4D Graffiti Invasions by AUJIK

30/06/2018 - 31/12/2018


Polygon Graffiti: Karakuri cores, AUJIK

STRP x Emoves present the next level of street art in AR at Strijp-S
30/06/18 – 31/12/18

STRP and Emoves joined forces to present the next chapter of graffiti. Saturday 30 June, the slow moving, fluid graffiti in 4D designed by AUJIK had its world premiere in Eindhoven.

While walking on Strijp-S, you will experience a spectacular virtual layer on top of the physical environment through your smartphone. Graffiti in augmented reality (AR) can pop up anywhere and then disappear again. But it gets really exciting when this graffiti is not a frozen image in AR, but comes to life.

During Emoves 2018, STRP presented 12 new works of the Swedish artist AUJIK on Strijp-S. AUJIK has a background in the skateboard and graffiti scenes and combines elements from robot design, architecture and neuroscience in his work. He creates a fluid, slow-moving graffiti that takes you to another dimension, as if in a dream. In Eindhoven, the futuristic and imaginative virtual world of AUJIK blends together with the robust, down-to-earth architecture of Strijp-S. 4D Graffiti Invasions by AUJIK will be shown until 31 December.

Guided tours
If you are interested in a guided tour for a group, please contact Shirley Hendrikse via shirley@strp.nl or 040 2367228.

Want to experience the works of AUJIK at Strijp-S yourself? Start your tour at the AUJIK Homebase (MU, bus stop Strijp S). Here you can find the information about the app that you need to download and install, and all the locations of the 4D works.


Smartphone requirements
Download the 4D Graffiti Invasions app free of charge from the Google Play Store (Android) or the App Store (iOS). Experience the futuristic and imaginative virtual world of AUJIK that blends together with the robust, down-to-earth architecture of Strijp-S in Eindhoven.

The app is available in the App Store (requires iOS 11 or later, and iPhone 6S or higher) and Play Store (requires Android 7.0/8.0 or later depending on the device).

Please note: if you can’t find the app in the App/Play Store, your device does not meet the requirements – buy a new one or ask a friend to join you!

After installing the app, please run the tutorial. You will see an abstract 3D map that shows the locations of the artworks. Walk over to the locations and look for the STRP sticker on the ground. When you have found the location, tap on the pink square in your screen. The button “experience graffiti” will appear. If you tap the button, the camera on your phone will open. Scan the STRP sticker… Enjoy!

AUJIK is an artistic concept initiated by the Swedish artist Stefan Larsson. Its core themes are artificial intelligence, nature, technology, perception, future speculation, neuroscience and architecture. AUJIK resembles a fictive esoteric cult whose outlook contains elements from Shintoism, Zen Buddhism and Japanese nature religions. Its central idea is that everything, even the most artificial things, have consciousness and a soul. Stefan Larsson (born in Söderhamn, Sweden) graduated from the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts in 2005. He has lived for the past nine years in Ōtsu, Japan.

Concept | AUJIK – Stefan Larsson http://www.aujik.com/
Realisation | Sander Veenhof http://sndrv.nl/
Realisation toolkit | Dutch Rose Media – Augmented Reality Design https://www.dutchrosemedia.com/
4D Graffiti Invasions by AUJIK is supported by Brabant-C.

Download the Press Release and/or press images.
For interview requests, more information and press images, please contact Ton van Gool, STRP Director, by phone +31 (0)40-2367228 or mail: ton@strp.nl