Banksy’s Street Art Reimagined in LEGO

What would it look like if Banksy’s most famous street art pieces were reimagined in LEGO? What would the balloon girl look like and how would the rat on the wire appear? These are the questions photographer Jeff Friesen asked himself when he created his original series Bricksy. As he tells us,”There is something compelling about gritty street scenes rendered in clean, modernist LEGO bricks.”

All of the scenes that Friesen created were inspired by a Banksy artwork, but then, they’ve been given some very unexpected twists. Friesen infused each scene with his own, funny sense of humor. For example, in a tale of forbidden love, the iconic bouquet thrower is actually hurling flowers at his girlfriend, who just so happens to be a police officer. So far, 20 images have been made, of which 10 are featured here. The rest can be found at The Brick Fantastic.

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January 17, 2017

Former Industrialized Area in Belgium Transformed Into Futuristic Eco-Village

Belgian ecological designer Vincent Callebaut is a master of green sustainable architecture. With his new conceptual project, he creates yet another environmentally sensitive fantasy land, this time transforming Brussels’ historic Tour & Taxis. The resulting concept is a sleek, futuristic eco-village that any young professional would love to call home. As a former industrial site, Tour & Taxis was once a symbol of the golden age of Industrialization, and its approximately 100 acres (40 hectares)

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January 17, 2017

Liberating Portraits of Ballerinas Elegantly Dancing in the Streets of Cairo

Like many dance photographers, Mohamed Taher has a knack for beautifully capturing the body in motion. His interest in movement is evident in his Ballerinas of Cairo series, and the captivating collection of photos also serves a more poignant purpose: it helps women fight sexual harassment and reclaim the city’s streets. After learning about the Ballerina Project, an ongoing series that documents dancers in urban settings across the globe, Taher was inspired to carry out a similar undertaking in the Egyptian capital.

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