“It’s a spirit whale, and like the eclipse, only shows himself so very little. With the force of the moon pulling in the tides, the spirit whale appears, bringing fortune to all. The piercing in the moon are the shadows of the eclipse breaking through, the moon is once again illuminated, guiding the fortunate into prosperity. Life will balance out, and the new era will be at one with the past.”
Bauhaus Restaurant Washrooms
Street art, graffiti, Pac-man and the fundamentals of Bauhaus design create a graphic cornucopia in the bathrooms of Bauhaus Restaurant.
Fazakas Gallery’s Olliemoonsta – the Spanish artist duo of Naza del Rosal and Juan Rico – were excited by the challenge to create a graffiti-based work in Bauhaus Restaurant. Working together with gallery owner LaTiesha Fazakas and Natalie Boll from Bauhaus, they came up with an outstanding commission the likes of which Vancouver has never seen before.
“I knew the restaurant wanted to capture the feeling of Urban Berlin in Vancouver in a way that reflected back to the roots of Bauhaus, German design, so the artists and I did a lot of research and put a lot of thought into the intention behind the work to be done. Then the artists let their creativity fly!” said gallery owner, LaTiesha Fazakas.
Both the creativity and paint flew, and the result is an experience no one who enters these bathrooms will forget. Street-art, Pac-man and the fundamental Bauhaus circle, square and triangle meet to create a graphic cornucopia with such an unadulterated contrast to high-end dining experience that one cannot help being intrigued.