Dave Gibbons to curate Watchmen 3D art installation on London’s Southbank


This bit of news kind of slipped under our radar until today. We got sent this press release concerning a special event to  promote the DVD and Blu- Ray release of the awesome Watchmen film.

Check out the press release below for more info.
Acclaimed WATCHMEN illustrator, Dave Gibbons to curate a 3D graffiti art installation on London’s Southbank on July 28 2009

Who: Original WATCHMEN illustrator Dave Gibbons and graffiti artist CHU
What: Re-creating key scenes from the film in 3D comic book style
Where: The Skate Park, below London’s Southbank Centre, London SE1 8XX
When: 2pm – 5pm, Tuesday July 28 2009

To celebrate the DVD & Blu-ray release of WATCHMEN, London’s Southbank will stage an art exhibition with a difference on Tuesday July 28 2009.

This exclusive event sees acclaimed graffiti artist CHU showcase his artistic talents, as he and the infamous WATCHMEN illustrator, Dave Gibbons work alongside each other giving fans a one-off WATCHMEN experience to remember.

London’s Southbank will be transformed into the WATCHMEN world as CHU unveils his WATCHMEN masterpiece, and brings to life a selection of cult scenes and characters from the film in his own unique 3D comic book style.

With a running commentary from Dave Gibbons, this one-off event will be an amazing launch for one of Paramount Home Entertainment’s most anticipated DVD and Blu-ray releases of 2009.

The 2-disc DVD comes loaded with nearly 2 hours of special features, including ‘Real Superheroes, Real Vigilantes’, 11 Webisodes, four viral videos and the music video for the My Chemical Romance version of the Bob Dylan song, “Desolation Row”, which was recorded for the film.

WATCHMEN is available to buy on DVD & Blu-ray with Digital Copy on July 27 2009 from Paramount Home Entertainment.

GS Reporter: Nuge

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One comment

  1. Navind /

    I’m there!

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