Painted Oceans – CANCELLED AS OF 2/23/16

*****UNFORTUNATELY THIS HAS BEEN CANCELLED BY TRISTAN EATON AS OF 2/23/16*******************

To pull off the most ambitious and adventurous mural project in history. Artist Tristan Eaton has been given approval to paint the historic Red Sands Sea Forts off the coast of the UK with a team of world renowned street artists. The entire project will be recorded on multiple platforms, and will be immortalized in a full-length documentary film.  Check the trailer below

“These forts are a timeless symbol of resistance. Whether it’s fighting the tyranny of the Nazis during WWII or fighting censorship in their Pirate Radio days in the 60’s – they’ve always been on the front-line of defense against oppression. This makes them a perfect icon for the spirit of the street art & graffiti movement and I think it’s important to share their story with a new generation.” – Tristan Eaton

WHO WILL PAINT THEM?

Tristan Eaton has assembled the perfect team for the job: Shepard Fairey, Futura 2000, How & Nosm, and The London Police. These artists are the best street artists the world has to offer. But it will take all their experience combined to tackle this ginormous task, all while hanging from a rope and harness high over the surging tides of the North Sea.

 

photo by Jon Furlong

photo by Jon Furlong

photo courtesy by Jerry Lore

 

photo by Debra Scherer

photo by Debra Scherer

photo by Freddie Claire

photo by Freddie Claire

 

WHAT ARE THE RED SANDS SEA FORTS?

Eight miles off the coast of England, the remains of seven historic sea forts sit dormant. The Painted Oceans project represents just another notch in the sea fort’s belt of cultural and historical significance. Since defending Great Britain against the Nazis in WWII, the forts have found themselves repeatedly in the spotlight. From their Pirate Radio notoriety in the 1960s to roles in feature films, the forts have never quite died away.

NOW THEY WILL BE REBORN

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