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Graffiti Artist Recreates Google Street View Images Where They Were Snapped

Graffiti Artist Recreates Google Street View Images Where They Were Snapped
technology

For the ‘Street Ghosts’ project, artist Paolo Cirio pastes life-sized pictures of people randomly snapped by the search giant's cameras back in the spot they were captured.

Emma Hutchings
  • 25 september 2012

Artist Paolo Cirio’s ‘Street Ghosts‘ project takes the images of people collected from Google Street View and puts them back on the street. Cirio pastes life-sized color posters of people randomly snapped by Google back in the spot they were found, creating a unique kind of street art. They are printed on thin paper, cut along the outline, and then affixed with wheatpaste on the walls of public buildings that are available for art interventions. Cirio writes in a statement:

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