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Venom GIF-ITI unveiled in Shoreditch, London, ahead of film's home entertainment release

Venom

Story by Jack Foley

To celebrate the release of the blockbuster comic book hit Venom on digital download now, acclaimed graffiti artist INSA has unveiled an animated GIF-ITI mural of Marvel’s legendary ‘Lethal Protector’ on Redchurch Street in Shoreditch, London.

INSA’s work is held in the V&A collection and has been presented at the Tate Britain.

Outside of the UK, INSA has left his mark in major cities around the world including; Tokyo, LA, New York, San Francisco, Luxembourg, Lisbon, Hong Kong, Berlin and Brussels.

The term GIF-ITI was coined by INSA when he started creating his unique animated paintings.

Created over five days, the installation captures the transformation of Eddie Brock (played by Tom Hardy), into the ferocious anti-hero VENOM!

Watch the making of Venom GIF-ITI

About Venom

One of Marvel’s most enigmatic, complex and badass characters comes to the big screen, starring Academy Award® nominated actor Tom Hardy as the lethal protector Venom.

Charting the evolution story of the character, the film follows Eddie Brock (Hardy), who has become a broken man after he loses everything, including his job and fiancee.

Venom

Just when his life is at its lowest, he becomes host to an alien symbiote which results in extraordinary superpowers – transforming him into Venom.

But will these powers be enough for this new lethal protector to defeat great evil forces, especially against the far stronger and more weaponised symbiote rival, Riot?

Venom also stars Riz Ahmed, Michelle Williams, Jenny Slate and Scott Haze and is directed by Ruben Fleischer.

A sequel to the film is currently in development.

Venom is available now on digital and on Blu-ray and DVD from February 4, 2019.