A special version of the Nissan JUKE recently made an appearance in Melbourne, Australia much to the excitement of several local artists. In fact, this JUKE was glow-in-the-dark. You heard right. Nissan recently developed two models wrapped in a special skin, a distinct look that served as a canvas for a range of street artists.
According to Nissan, the glow-in-the-dark Nissan JUKE caused quite a stir at the White Night celebrations, a festival in Melbourne dedicated to local street artists. The JUKE models served as a canvas for artists to add black paint to, demonstrating their impressive talent. Onlookers could join in or simply watch, creating a unique collaborative atmosphere.
“Our initial impression when we saw the JUKE was it had snake-like characteristics,” said Josh Meyer and Josh Brown, local artists. “The grill, headlights and long smooth lines resonated immediately with us. We decided to create a series of snakes that traced the shapes and features of the JUKE. We utilized negative space, so that the snakes were glowing, and everything else would be blacked out.”
The two cars were turned into separate designs, “Snake Wrap” by Meyer and Brown, as well as “Journey to the West” by Chris Le. These distinct designs were on display throughout the festival, and they may just make a tour later in the year. Nissan has supported the Melbourne festival since 2013, and plans on continuing its unique sponsorship.