Street Artist Embeds Hearts Into Urban Environments

Street Artist Embeds Hearts Into Urban Environments

It's Valentine's Day, and this Montreal creative's public art intervention strikes a chord.

Kyana Gordon
  • 14 february 2012

Canadian street artist, Roadsworth began painting the streets of Montreal in opposition to car culture, deciding instead to promote bicycle use and more bike paths. Ten years later, he’s developed a body of stencils around elements of the city. In his latest series, Dead Hearts, each site specific image reveals a cut-out of a piece of an urban environment – from a chain link fence to a pile of asphalt, these captivating photos are anything but dead.

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