FINTAN MAGEE (AU)
Born in 1985 in Lismore, Australia, Fintan Magee is considered one of the world’s leading leading social practice mural artists. Transporting the viewer into a world of unexpected beauty and chaotic balance, his paintings highlight the extraordinary and precarious nature of our everyday existence.
Magee’s large-scale murals combine imagery and styles taken from a wide range of influences, explained best by the artist himself: “Childhood memories and personal experiences inform my work but I also like to link personal experience to broader social issues like climate change or class struggle. In some works I feel like I’m telling stories that I don’t yet fully understand however, which brings an element of chaos or the subliminal.”