Luis Grane/ Collaborator: Tomas Basile (Los Angeles) Pushing the Essentials
Essential traveling imply carrying our essential belongings. People and possessions amalgamate in one constant moving realm made of small components. Travelers in an airport, supermarket shoppers and homeless become indistinguishable in this endless cycle where we don't know who is going to be the next to vanish because of the horrific pandemic.
Los Angeles based visual artist, born in Argentina.
His murals and street art can be seen in Los Angeles, Mexico City, Buenos Aires and Tokyo. Grane worked in the entertainment industry as an animator and designer for studios like Sony, DreamWorks, Warner Bros, Disney, Pixar, Aardman and Laika. In such films as Ratatouille (Academy Award winner for best animated feature) The Matrix, The Boxtrolls, Hotel Transylvania and Spider Man 2 (Academy Award winner for Best Visual Effects) among others.
His art videos and installations like “Pachinko”, that he did as part of his Tokyo Wonder Site Arts Residency in Japan and most recently “FarFaLoo” had been shown in museums and festivals around the world. In 2019 he gave lectures at the Cineteca Nacional in Mexico City and at the Museum of Modern Art in Rio, Brazil. He completed the show “City of Ghosts” as supervisor director for Netflix and is currently the supervising director for the upcoming show “Carol” also for Netflix.