Gilles and Cecilie Studio is a multi-disciplinary agency for visual communication providing illustration, interior, installation and wallpainting for their clients. Here you can read about their inspiration, travels and work in progress.
We have just finished a tall wallpainting at Skullerud Torg in Oslo in which we titled Bird Nest. The birds are some of the local birds that live around the lake called Østensjøvannet. More than 209 bird species are residing in this area and the wall is a homage to the nature surrounding these new blocks of flats. We have painted magpies, wagtails and more.
The wall is 14.5m tall and 2m wide. You can visit by taking the tube number 3 in Oslo towards Mortensrud, stopping at Skullerud. Felix Arkitects have designed the buildings and StorOslo Prosjekt is the commissioner of the artwork.
During the first two weeks of may we painted a mural in Oslo for Wexels Plass. Wexels Plass is a newly constructed complex of flats at the border of Grunerløkka and Grønland. The commissioner wanted us to create an urban piece of work to bring colours to the entrance area. Wallpainting as urban art gives a new meeting place, in this occasion a transition between public and private space.