Enlighted Souls is a lightpainting project I started in May 2011 in Christchurch, New Zealand. I first thought of it as an artistic and morale contribution to the 6.3 quake’s aftermath. I used stencils to paint enlightened characters to remember human losses and to show the spirit of a wouned city. It turned out to be an intersting way to share ideas and feelings about society and life. After all, this is what street art is made for.

The process is long and complicated and still at the experimental stage. ”Too still” or “photoshoped like” are some reluctent criticisms I’m trying to shut down. By now, two series were made. The first one in Christchurch, NZ and the second one in Hanoi, Vietnam - where I found it funny to bring some kids, from the remote villages of North, into the capital.

This work is still in progress and other locations and subjects should join the project in a close future.

Watch “Christchurch Quake” seriesEnlightened_Souls_ChCh.html
Watch “Hanoi Countryside Mice” seriesEnlightened_Souls_Hanoi.html