STRØK aka Anders Gjennestad (Norway) 

Bukit Lawang, Sumatra

Anders Gjennestad aka Strøk is a Norwegian Stencil artist. His hand cut multi layered stencils create birds eye view perspectives in brilliant light creating dramatic long shadows.

Anders contribution to Splash and Burn is inspired by Translocation a process of relocating orangutang caught in human-wildlife conflicts, discovered in isolated patches of forest or encroach onto Palm Oil Plantations. His piece shows the process of catching the animals safely from the trees prior to their removal. The Canvas is a rusted billboard, formerly a wildlife sanctuary and now a palm oil town.

I encountered a lot of contrasts during my visit; the biggest smiles and also the largest natural devastation I have seen in my life. It was shocking to experience the magnitude of these issues first hand, I left feeling overwhelmed by the dedication of the OIC and like minded institutions, in their tireless effort to combat corruption
— Anders Gjennestad