Urban Graffiti – Simpsons Street Art (10 photos)

Nakor – Warsaw, Poland

One of our favorite TV families just got a little more street cred. How cool are these Simpsons graffiti pieces from all over the world? The image of Homer breaking through a wall by Nakor is my favorite. While most of these other murals come to us from Vancouver, in honor of Vancouver’s 2010 Winter Olympics, one of these is from legendary street artist, Banksy. Can you tell which one?


Banksy – New Orleans

Queens, NYC

Jakarta, Indonesia

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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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