26 Sep '14, 4am
Leaf Powers Artist’s Tool
Nissan is highlighting London’s battle with air quality by using the Leaf EV to power a striking piece of street art in Waterloo, London, UK that depicts the Capital’s iconic skyline. The car manufacturer said it commissioned Reverse Graffiti artist, Moose – the founder of his field – to create the mass-scale mural which was unveiled September 25. Unlike traditional graffiti, Moose creates his art by cleaning dirt off surfaces using a power washer or wire brush, leaving a striking design in negative on the wall. Much of the dirt removed is caused by particulate matter from vehicle exhausts, levels of which are said to often exceed guidelines and limits in busy areas of London and other European cities. The artwork is on show in the subway on Station’s Approach, Waterloo, and portrays many of London’s most famous landmarks, including: Buckingham Palace, The Shard, Battersea...