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"Hello my Game is...", Space Invader's solo show, Musee en Herbe, Paris 2017. Photo credit GraffitiStreet

Ten Stellar Facts About Invader, the Elusive Street Artist Taking Over the World, and Beyond!

September 28, 2022

Invader gained notoriety for his daring and unconventional approach to public art in 1998, when he began plastering mosaic versions of the Space Invaders character from the 1978 Atari game on the streets of Paris, a move that immediately captured the public’s attention. Today, Invader’s popular 8-bit characters appear in cities worldwide, including Los Angeles, […]

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Rubikcubism: A Captivating and Innovative Art Movement by INVADER, 2023

September 22, 2022

Invader, the pioneering artist behind the Rubikcubism movement, revolutionised the art world with his innovative approach. Rubik’s Cube, originally a mere puzzle, has been elevated to a significant element in art creation thanks to the emergence of Rubikcubism. “I’M WONDERING HOW PEOPLE ARE SO CREATIVE AND HOW MANY THINGS WERE BORN OUT OF AND INSPIRED […]

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Invader Rubikcubist Exhibition, MIMA Museum Brussels 2022

June 24, 2022

MIMA, the Millennium Iconoclast Museum of Art in Brussels, hosts Invader Rubikcubist, a solo exhibition by Invader.  Invader is the pseudonym of the anonymous, world-famous French urban artist whose majority of his work is modelled on the crude pixellation of the 1970s-1980s 8-bit video games. He took his name from the 1978 arcade game Space Invaders, and much of […]

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Invader’s Invasion of Potosi, Bolivia 2022

May 27, 2022

World-renowned French artist Invader has just completed his 80th invasion on the island of Potosi, in Bolivia. Potosi is especially famous for being the highest city in the world, just over 4,000 meters above sea level, and for the mines that are still active. “…it’s location, history and landscapes are breathtaking and it is definitely […]

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Sun, Sea and Space Invaders! Artist Invader’s Beaches Invasion, France 2021

August 22, 2021

On Saturday 21st of August 2021, go to any of the beaches of the French Riviera between Marseille and Cannes and stare at the horizon… You will see what the Beaches Invasion project looks like! Invader’s work is modelled on the crude pixellation of the 1970s-1980s 8-bit video games. His distinctive creations can be seen […]

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Invader’s Invasion of Ljubljana, Slovenia 2021

April 6, 2021

Fifteen years after Invader’s previous trip to Ljubljana, the mosaic artist is back in the capital city of Slovenia for a second wave of invasion and a solo show Prints on Paper  at MGLC. The invasion of Ljubljana wave2 counts 22 new mosaics in addition to the 20 first ones installed back in 2006 on the […]

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The Invader at Home Challenge, Home Invasion 2020

April 19, 2020

@nvdr_bnw is promoting Invader fun during COVID-19 lockdown with French artist Invader being the inspiration for the ‘Invader at home challenge’. Design your own Space Invader with whatever you have handy at home. ONLY ONE CONSTRAINT: do not use mosaics or tiles ! ?- Post a picture of the ?with the hashtag  #InvadersAtHomeChallenge  or  #invaderathomechallenge […]

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Invader pays Tribute to Cult Film Star Wars in Djerba, Tunisia 2019

December 30, 2019

The force is most definitely strong with French artist Invader as he visits the island of Djerba in Tunisia for a Star Wars invasion. To celebrate the release of the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker movie, Invader took it up a level and placed new mosaics in locations where the original films were shot. […]

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Invader’s Invasion of Djerba, Tunisia 2019

December 30, 2019

World-renowned French artist Invader has just completed his 79th invasion on the island of Djerba, in Tunisia. Invader’s work is modelled on the crude pixellation of the 1970s-1980s 8-bit video games. His distinctive creations can be seen in many highly visible locations in 79 cities around the world and to date invader has installed an […]

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A New World Record Art Auction Result for Invader’s Vienna Mosaic, Paris 2019

May 5, 2019

Invader‘s mosaic artwork reached a new world record this evening at a live auction in Paris. The world watched as “Vienna”, a  large mosaic ceramic tile panel was auctioned off as part of ArtCurial Urban Art auction. There were many Invader pieces that sold for great prices, including mosaic kits and rubikcubism work, however all eyes […]

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Invader, 7th Wave of Los Angeles invasion 2018. Photo Credit Invader

Invader Returns to Los Angeles for his Ninth Mosaic Invasion, America 2018

May 25, 2018

We last saw the French street artist Invader invading Bhutan! Now the artist has taken a flight to America and has just completed the 9th wave of invasion of Los Angeles. How this excites us! After 7 years out of city, Invader has been back in town with 29 new mosaics adding hundreds of points to the […]

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