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Brent artist creates eight foot pop up statue for the 2017 MTV EMA Awards

PUBLISHED: 18:48 10 November 2017

London artists, including Hunto from Brent, with their personalised MTV EMAs pop-up installations

London artists, including Hunto from Brent, with their personalised MTV EMAs pop-up installations

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A Brent-based artist has created a giant MTV award statue which is taking pride of place in Wembley.

Hunto from Brent with his MTV EMAs pop-up installation  (Hunto from Brent with his MTV EMAs pop-up installation (

Hunto is one of a group of artists commissioned by MTV to create giant sculptures ahead of the 2017 MTV EMAs on November 12.

The artist, who doesn’t show his face, wants his eight foot pop-up Picasso-inspired statue to gain the attention.

He said: “I didn’t have a plan for this installation; I let myself go to create an authentic design. I’m inspired by the beauty of people and their energy - working with MTV has allowed me to celebrate that by combing my love for art with music. I hope the people of Brent embrace both worlds and celebrate the talent of our Borough.”

Music fans will automatically entered into the draw to win tickets to the ceremony or an MTV Music Week event of their choice by sharing a selfie on Twitter or Instagram using #TakeMeToTheEMAs and the caption ‘I WANT TO GO’,

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