Everyday Objects and Buildings Float Atmospherically in Cinta Vidal’s Perception-Bending Murals


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September 19, 2022

Kate Mothes

“Public Space” (August 2022) in Toftlund, Denmark, curated by Kunstbureau Kolossal. All illustrations or photos © Cinta Vidal, shared with permission

It’s all about point of view in the multifaceted murals of Cinta Vidal, quite a few of which the artist just lately concluded in Italy, Portugal, Germany, and Denmark. When some operates emphasis on architectural particulars this sort of as gable finishes jutting out at unanticipated angles or clustered together in intellect-bending proportions, other parts emphasize the associations involving individuals and their interactions inside of space or with every other as they navigate their shifting surroundings.

In preparation for a new undertaking, Vidal researches the background and society of an region and the properties that encompass the wall wherever she strategies to perform. Her characteristically suspended constructions, residence objects, and geometric shapes (formerly) forged shadows and show up to sail by compositions that hook up thematically to community or distinctive occasions.  “All my murals play with their environment, reflecting and honoring the aesthetics and society that surrounds them,” she tells Colossal. “I generally do study, analyze the wall context, and paint a in-depth sketch before heading.”

Vidal’s portray “On Chairs” is also featured on the album address of Tears for Fears’ latest album The Tipping Issue. She is currently working toward a solo exhibition with Thinkspace Initiatives in New York in autumn of future year, and you can discover extra of her function on her web-site and Instagram.


“At work” (June 2022) in Covilhã, Portugal, for WOOL City Art Festival

“Neighborhood” (August 2022) in Horsens, Denmark, curated by Kunstbureau Kolossal.

“Behind” (July 2022) in Ludwigshafen, Germany, for Muralu Road Art

“Nonna” (July 2022) in Civitacampomarano, Italy, for CVTà Road Fest

A painted door in Civitacampomarano, Italy

Detail of “Behind”

“Neighborhood” in development

“Public Space” in progress

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