Street Artist Embeds Hearts Into Urban Environments
It's Valentine's Day, and this Montreal creative's public art intervention strikes a chord.
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.
Roadsworth explains to us why he chose hearts: