Found Object Street Art Turn Derelict Cities Into A Canvas [Pics]

Found Object Street Art Turn Derelict Cities Into A Canvas [Pics]

Artist r1 transforms ordinary materials into master works, like placing crumpled paper flowers into broken windows and cans into street signs.

Emma Hutchings
  • 14 june 2013

Artist r1 transforms ordinary found objects into works of art on city streets in England and South Africa, by placing items like crumpled magazine paper into windows and tin cans into street signs.

Abandoned Objects Turn City Streets Into Artistic Canvases [Pics]

Viewing streets as open canvases and as the veins of a city, r1’s work subtly changes them to create a dialogue between the environment and people’s experience of it. The “urban interventions” modify streets by changing certain aspects into unusual works of art. r1 writes:

Access this article for free
Fill in your email below and you'll gain access to this article while also receiving a number of membership features as part of a special 30-day trial.
*Already a member? Log in here

Learn About Our Membership Services

Need Research Help?
As a member you can ask us any research questions and get complimentary research assistance with a 4-day turnaround. Reports inclde stats, quotes, and best-inclass examples on research topics.
Remain Informed & Strategic
We publish several trends reports each month. By becoming a member you will have access to over 100 existing reports, plus a growing catalog of deep topical analysis and debrief-style reports so you always remain in the know.
See Trends Come To Life
Meet your peers and immerse yourself in monthly trend and innovation webinars and discounted conferences.
No search results found.