Max Zorn is a Dutch street artist, he uses brown packing tape as his medium by cutting & attaching it to acrylic glass, these portraits and scenes reveal themselves when the glass is lit from behind, his editioned works are presented inside a lightbox which can be presented on the wall.
Max Zorn's rise began after publishing a two-minute self-made video on YouTube “Street Art by Max Zorn Making of Tape Art” in November 2011. This film shows how Zorn hangs his art on street lamps in Amsterdam. This film attracted international media interest, and by April 2012 Max Zorn had created over 150 works of tape art.
Zorn’s work has been described as classic, film noir and nostalgic and has been presented on street lamps in Germany, United Kingdom, Portugal, Spain, France, The Netherlands, Florida, Canada and Hong Kong. Through his project Stick Together, his work has also been put on street lamps by fans worldwide.
In spring 2012, Max Zorn was invited by the Sovereign Art Foundation to perform a live tape at Art Basel Hong Kong, the proceeds of which went to the foundation for disadvantaged children in Southeast Asia.
At Amsterdam street art event Stick Together AMSTERDAM April 2013, Max Zorn created the largest tape art he ever made out of brown packing tape, at 9 square meters in size.
Max Zorn has made a total of four “making of” videos on YouTube, including a making of video specifically requested from French DJ Wax Tailor. Zorn is also the founder and creator of Stick Together, an online project that spreads street art around the world for free.
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