Megunica, documentary about Blu (Streaming)
Italian street artist, engaged, prolific, excessively well rated in the high spheres of Art, Blu prefers anonymity, dirty walls and geographic scattering. Coming from Bologna, he developed a style characterized by figures between comics, electronic games and childish productions. A drawing serving a libertarian and transcultural ideology. Because limiting his artwork to the only technical specificity would be simplistic. His pieces location have a role as important.
Director, big fan of Blu and conscious of his particularity, Lorenzo Fonda decides, in 2006, to dedicate him a film and, once the italian production agency Mercurio convinced, to take him on a road-movie through South-America. A several months shooting willing to relay the places influence on the artist approach and to perceive its metamorphosis. The movie, displayed online for a month, presents the encounters, the frescoes, and the improvised exploration of Lorenzo Fonda and Blu through five countries (Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Argentina) whom initials joined form the entitled: “Megunica“. At last, animations created from Blu’s drawings, ensure, during the whole film, transitions between the States.