MF DOOM Lights up Rotterdam, thanks to animator Dus T’

Artists worldwide are paying tribute to the late, great rapper MF DOOM with countless murals. Animator Dustin “Dus T’” Garcia already honored the villain more than four years ago, but residents of Rotterdam get to see it in their city streets as of now. The animated film he made for the song Gas Drawls will be shown on huge screens and walls as part of HIJS Lights.

Art: Dus T’ | Lead photo: Sam Bos

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Your animation projected meters wide on the building facades of Rotterdam South?

Over the past two years, HIJS has put the Afrikaanderwijk neighborhood on the map as a hotspot for street art through the organization of POW! WOW! Rotterdam. Many mural artists were offered the opportunity to paint a mural or space there. And with many technological developments becoming available, we’ve decided to dive into digital arts as well. From December 18 to February 15, the dark winter days set the stage for a bright selection of digital artists.

On five locations surrounding the Afrikaanderplein and on the Santos-building on Katendrecht, a variety of graphic art and animation will be projected. And the great news is; as of right now we’ve opened our open call for artists who want to contribute. So in addition to the artists already selected, there’s a chance your artwork will also be visible ‘on South’!

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