TAKING OVER THE KING'S LAND

a film by Gillian McIver

London Summer 2012. It's Jubilee year, Olympic year.
And in a forgotten corner of East London, in the shadow of the Olympic site, Egyptian artist Nazir Tanbouli is battling weather, vandalism and lack of funds, to create a massive mural installation throughout a condemned housing estate.

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One man, one brush. Taking Over the King's Land follows Nazir through his self appointed task on the Kingsland estate. Can art counter the urban atmosphere of deprivation, blight and neglect?

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What they said about The King's Land Murals

"the largest single-artist street art project in the UK" GlobalStreetArt

" (think Maurice Sendak’s ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ meets Picasso’s ‘Guernica’)."
TimeOutLondon

"an unlimited number of ideas and freedoms.., an extraordinary visual experience."
DistortedUK

"fantastical creatures with giant googly eyes and snaggle-toothed grins lurk around every corner..."
Brown Books


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"its a great video, very inspirational. Everyone should take the time to watch it." @LondonArtistQuarter (Twitter)

 

Taking Over The King's Land

A Film by Gillian McIver | 2013

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