Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Tape the streets red

Aakash Nihalani uses tape to express his reaction to his surroundings (New York). His technique plays with scale, perception and the usage of parallelograms to re-imagine the urban landscape.

"My street work consists mostly of isometric rectangles and squares. I selectively place these graphics around New York to highlight the unexpected contours and elegant geometry of the city itself...

...My work is created in reaction to what we readily encounter in our lives, sidewalks and doorways, buildings and bricks. I'm just connecting the dots differently to make my own picture. Others need to see that they can create too, connecting their own dots, in their own places" says Aakash.