New Mural @ Machina Loci space in Berkeley. Life is a Treasure was a live paint improvisation, for 3 hours while Anais Azul played music on September 27th 2020. Link to hear Anais’s music.
Thanks to Carol Mancke for the commission to create this piece.
You can see 3 hours work in one minute time-lapse HERE
Also here the Adrian Time-lapse collection and more in his VIMEO page
Adrian Arias is an American poet, visual artist and performer. He was born in Peru and has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2000. Winner of important prizes in visual arts and poetry in Peru, Argentina, Japan, Macedonia and the US. Adrian reinvents animals, creates dream-based languages and codes, explores the absurd and the surreal visually and creates paintings in action and murals related to the pandemic and the social revolution that we are experiencing.
Adrian use movement as a form of art, as a choreographer and visual poet. Adrian is also a cultural promoter, art teacher and artivist actively working in the community, receiving commissions to create murals in the San Francisco Bay Area and other parts of California.
Letter A as part of Black Lives Matter on the asphalt of Petaluma Public Library
“8:46” Altar installation for Day of the Dead at SOMARTS San Francisco, 2020
Mural commission in San Francisco’s Chinatown.
“Adrian Arias, the ever brilliantly inventive poet of the gesturing Word” Jack Hirschman, poet and activist, San Francisco Poet Laureate.
Adrian lives and works in Oakland, California.