Time-lapse Video of Janaina Tschäpe’s “Forest Spirits” Mural


Janaina Tschäpe’s “Forest Spirits” mural is now complete and will be officially dedicated this Thursday at the brand new USF School of Music facility. As you can see in the time-lapse video above, this large scale mural project took several days to complete, and it is now alive with color in the building’s main lobby.

Now that the mural is complete, it’s time to dedicate this bright and engaging creative addition to the new state-of-the-art space. This Thursday you have the opportunity join Artist Janaina Tschäpe, IRA Director Margaret Miller, Paul Reller, and other art faculty at this public reception and dedication of this new work of public art.

Janaina Tschäpe “Forest Spirits”
Dedication and Reception
Thursday, March 31
6:00–7:30pm
Lobby of New School of Music Building (MUS)

  • Champagne reception and a short talk with artist Janaina Tschäpe about the conception and execution of Forest Spirits
  • New music composed in response to Janaina’s work by Paul Reller, School of Music professor and director of SYCOM

We hope to see you there!


This bold new Tschäpe work vividly represents the connection between the creative disciplines within the robust USF art community. Janaina Tschäpe has previously collaborated on campus with USF Graphicstudio artisans on projects including a new sculpture suite (more here) and was shown at USFCAM exhibition in 2004, Janaina Tschäpe: Blood, Sea.

More info here: http://www.ira.usf.edu/events.html

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