Out of initial fascination for street-art developed a passion for party-decoration. Grille intends to create holistic fantasy worlds for the attendance
A Blacklite child has matured
Graffitis in lieu of paintings
Christian is simply called Grille by everyone. As a child he loved visual art – preferring graffitis over paintings. Jointly as a group of like-minded people in 2000 they started to design decoration themselves as “Schwarzlichtkinder” (children of blacklite). However, today, Grille continues by himself with his girl friend – despite his main job.
The fabric which makes worlds
The earlier focus on papier-maché has been substituted since by working with stretch fabrics mainly. Grille and Elocin go for an organic fantasy world, engulfing and affectionately ensnaring the dancers. “Often this is easier said than done. You have to overcome large, vacant spaces, in order to integrate these into the overall concept.”