Sunday, October 01, 2006


Stencilists create their designs in the form of a stencil, which they use to filter spray-painted images onto their surface of choice. They make stencils out of cardboard, metal or anything else that will allow a cutout. Stenciling, which has blown up in Melbourne, Australia – now known as the stencil capital of the world – seem to spread around the world.

Wondering if creative originality is some form of global, provincial activity, trying to centre periphery into the mainstream, Sam Renseiw recorded some stencils on walls in the old town in Vilnius, World heritage, in a way. View the mash-up with Lindgren electronica by clicking here, or decipher the semiotics by mousing in above. (patafilm # 268, 01'31'', 7.4 MB, Quicktime/mov - Streaming Flash version for PC at