FX possess aMBUSH Gallery's outdoor public art space OPEN at Darling Quarter with the creation of a mural panel by James Jirat Patradoon based on Robert Kirman's successful new drama thriller OUTCAST.
To celebrate the global launch of the highly anticipated series OUTCAST, FX have commissioned local artist, Sydney’s ‘Dark Prince of Pop’, James Jirat Patradoon to construct a larger than life mural panel at aMBUSH’s OPEN Public Art Space in Sydney’s Darling Quarter, inviting residents and fans to witness the creation ‘brick by brick’ from start – Friday 27 May to finish – Monday 30 May.
Written by Robert Kirkman and based on illustrations provided by co-creator and illustrator of the OUTCAST comic book Paul Azaceta, the 2.4 x 4.8m artwork being created is part of a unique series of murals painted by local artists across the globe to coincide with the premiere of the TV series of the same name which will premiere in Australia on FX Saturday 8.30pm June 4, Only on Foxtel.
“I can’t wait to conjure up something spooky with FX for their next chapter in modern horror, Outcast. The Exorcist really messed me up as a kid so I’m glad I can finally face my demons now.’ Artist – James Jirat Patradoon.
OUTCAST, based on the Skybound/Image comic title follows Kyle Barnes (Starring Patrick Fugit –Gone Girl, Almost Famous), a young man who has been plagued by demonic possession all his life. Now, with the help of the Reverend Anderson, a preacher with personal demons of his own, Kyle embarks on a journey to find answers and regain the normal life he lost. But what Kyle discovers could change his fate — and the fate of the world — forever.
Each mural panel revealed in the 12 cities across the globe (including London, Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Istanbul) is a single frame from a larger back story that will reveal a glimpse into the lead characters past life and unlock a sneak preview from the first episode when onlookers stand directly in front of the artwork. They can then view the other panels and unlock the content by going to www.outcastonfx.com.au
What:Live art with James Jirat Patradoon
When: Friday 27 May 8-6pm, Saturday 28 May 1-8pm, Sunday 29 May 1-8pm & Monday 30 May 12-2pm
Where: aMBUSH Open Public Art Space at Darling Quarter
Address: 1-11 Harbour Street, Sydney